Episode 195

Workers' Compensation Exclusivity and Coverage Issues


June 15th, 2021

16 mins 6 secs

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About this Episode

In this episode, “Workers’ Compensation Exclusivity and Coverage Issues,” Christopher Major provides an overview of how the workers’ compensation bar applies to prohibit certain actions against the employer and how “Part B” coverage works.

Major discusses the following:

  • What is “Part B” workers’ compensation coverage?
  • What is workers’ compensation exclusivity and when does it apply? To which types of claims?
  • What are the limits to “Part B” coverage?
  • The differences between “Part B” Employer’s Liability coverage and EPLI insurance coverage.
  • How Third Party “Action Over” lawsuits work.”
  • How Contractual Indemnification works in the Employer Liability context.
  • An overview of the duty to defend and the duty to indemnify under Employers’ Liability coverage.
  • How and when to use reservation of rights letters.

This audio is from a live webinar provided to clients on June 14, 2021.

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