COVID-19 injury claims – emerging trends?

As the number of infections within the UK population continues to rise, it may come as no surprise that claims for compensation for COVID appear to be gathering some momentum.  From statistics obtained from the Department of Work and Pensions, we can see that the number of claims registered with the Compensation Recovery Unit (CRU) – most of which relate to employer’s liability (EL) – look to be trending upwards since September, albeit that monthly levels are extremely low. The CRU data are broken down by a range of factors in the remainder of this post.

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