COVID-19 Legal Update: North Dakota
Workers' Compensation Administrative board/ commission
How does the state define an occupational disease?
"65-01-02(11) ""Compensable injury"" means an injury by accident arising out of and in the course of hazardous employment which must be established by medical evidence supported by objective medical findings.
a. The term includes:
(1) Disease caused by a hazard to which an employee is subjected in the course of employment. The disease must be incidental to the character of the business and not independent of the relation of employer and employee. Disease includes effects from radiation."
COVid-19 Specific Laws, agency declarations/ press releases, or enacted regulation?
Court Closures & Modified Call
Is the administrative court system closed or open?
Closed to public.
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: 8/10/2020