Employment problems makes the opposing side in personal injury cases offers less money than the amount to be considered appropriate.
Due to the situation with COVID-19, there is a global recession. For this reason, millions of people have lost their jobs, many more live in fear that their job might be next. Finding a new job in this environment can be, at the very least, challenging. This plays into the FUD element of negotiations. Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt, and will serve the opposing side and may embolden them to offer you less money than would ever be considered appropriate in different economic times. Rely on your attorney to combat that tactic, insisting that you have lost significant money due to inability to work as a result of the injury, unrelated to COVID-19.