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Are Truck Drivers in Danger of Contracting COVID-19?

As essential workers, truck drivers are facing increased risks during the COVID-19 pandemic. Call a workers’ compensation lawyer if you have been harmed.

While stay-at-home orders have mandated many businesses to shut down and for workers to perform their jobs from the safe confines of their home, truck drivers are not part of a class of workers that has such protections during the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, now more than ever before, truck drivers are at an increased risk of harm due to the very nature of their jobs. If you are a truck driver who has suffered an injury as a result of your employment, please call Andres Law Offices, PC LLO today for a free consultation.

Risks to Truck Drivers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Truck drivers are in a class of workers that has been immediately and severely impacted by the coronavirus outbreak. Truck drivers are essential during this time, responsible for getting materials, supplies, and food distributed across the country. Yet truck drivers are at a greater risk of injury and harm, as well as stress and burnout. Risks, dangers, and concerns faced by truck drivers during this trying time include:

Call Our Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Today

Without truck drivers, hospitals, businesses, and citizens would not have access to critical supplies and food. These workers are heroes of this pandemic and should be treated with care and consideration. At Andres Law Offices, PC LLO, our experienced Omaha workers’ compensation lawyers will advocate for you if you are a truck driver who has been harmed during this time. Please call our law office today for a free consultation.