COVID-19 Legal Update: ARKANSAS
Workers' Compensation Administrative board/ commission
How does the state define an occupational disease?
11-9-601 - e) (1) (A) "Occupational disease", as used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, means any disease that results in disability or death and arises out of and in the course of the occupation or employment of the employee or naturally follows or unavoidably results from an injury as that term is defined in this chapter.
COVid-19 Specific Laws, agency declarations/ press releases, or enacted regulation?
DOI Bulletin on Business Interruption Insurance
March 24, 2020
Court Closures & Modified Call
Is the administrative court system closed or open?
Modified - all prehearing conferences, joint petitions & full hearings postponed through 5/29/20; employees working remotely.
Does this state have a shelter-in-place in order?
ANY STATE-SPECIFIC GUIDANCE ON DISABILITY, UNEMPLOYMENT, OR HEALTH BENEFITS FOR COVID-19?
Last Updated: 7/29/2020