Commentary: California Supreme Court Finds Employers Have No Liability for Take-Home Exposure to COVID
October 11, 2023
By Michael L. Fox and Anshul Agrawal, Duane Morris LLP
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Editor's Note: This commentary was previously was published in a member newsletter of the International Association of Defense Counsel, of which co-author Michael Fox is a member.
If an employee contracts COVID-19 at the workplace and brings the virus home to other members of their households, can these household members bring negligence claims against this employer for failing to prevent the spread of the virus? In Kuciemba v. Victory Woodworks, Inc., the California Supreme Court answered this question in the negative, indicating …