COVID-19 Legal Update: ARIZONA

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Workers' Compensation Administrative board/ commission

Industrial Commission

 

How does the state define an occupational disease?

23-901. (13)(c) An occupational disease that is due to causes and conditions characteristic of and peculiar to a particular trade, occupation, process, or employment, and not the ordinary diseases to which the general public is exposed, and subject to section 23-901.01 or, for heart-related, perivascular, or pulmonary cases, section 23-1105.

 

COVid-19 Specific Laws, agency declarations/ press releases, or enacted regulation?

Updates to the 2019/2020 Fee Schedule re E-Services, Virtual Check-ins & COVID-19 Testing
 March 26, 2020

Governor Ducey Issues Workers' Compensation Executive Order
 April 14, 2020

Industrial Commission Policy Statement on Work Comp COVID-19 Claims
 May 14, 2020

 

Court Closures & Modified Call

Statewide Update

 

Is the administrative court system closed or open?

Open - but recommends to continue to do business remotely if possible

 

Does this state have a shelter-in-place in order?

No - order was 3/31/20 to 5/15/20; phased in reopening began 5/4/20.

 

ANY STATE-SPECIFIC GUIDANCE ON DISABILITY, UNEMPLOYMENT, OR HEALTH BENEFITS FOR COVID-19? 

Unemployment.

 

Last Updated: 7/14/2020