Cleveland Attorneys Spotlight Workers Compensation Insurance Gaps that Expose Employers to Injury Lawsuits
Employers and the risk management community generally think of workers’ compensation as the exclusive remedy for injured employees. The truth is that state legislatures and the courts have, over time, allowed employees to bypass the workers’ compensation system and bring lawsuits directly against employers for workplace injuries. Exceptions to employer immunity have created significant gaps in employer insurance coverage. In an article for Risk Management magazine, Daniel O’Brien and Scott Gedeon and Jerry Cline outline steps risk management professionals should take to address this potential liability.
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