COVID-19 Legal Update: Nebraska

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Workers' Compensation Administrative board/ commission

Workers' Compensation Court

 

How does the state define an occupational disease?

§ 48-151 (3) Occupational disease means only a disease which is due to causes and conditions which are characteristic of and peculiar to a particular trade, occupation, process, or employment and excludes all ordinary diseases of life to which the general public is exposed.

 

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

NE DHHS Updates

DOI Notice on Insurer Accommodations to Policyholders or Claimants Developed in Response to COVID-19
     March 27, 2020

WCC on Supreme Court Allowing Email Filing of Petitions & Motion for unpresented lititgants
April 27, 2020

Administrative Order on In-Person Trials and Hearings Scheduled in June 2020
May 22, 2020

WCC on Resuming Trials, Hearings, Filings and Deliveries
June 2, 2020

Administrative Order on In-Person Trials and Hearings Scheduled Until Otherwise Ordered
June 30, 2020

Court Closures & Modified Call

Chief Judge's Order

 

Is the administrative court system closed or open?

Open.

 

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

No.

 

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

Unemployment.

 

Last Updated: 7/14/2020