Episode 207

Leveraging a Third-Party Action in a Workers’ Compensation Claim


September 13th, 2021

20 mins 39 secs

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About this Episode

In this episode, “Leveraging a Third-Party Action in a Workers’ Compensation Claim,” Christopher Major leads a presentation and discussion on how the strategic risk professional will increase their bargaining power in resolving a workers’ compensation action when a claimant has a civil action pending against an actual tortfeasor. We’ll talk about global resolutions, waiver of reimbursement, and the use of discovery in impacting the workers’ compensation claim.

Christopher Major discusses the following:

  • The value of strategic coordination when resolving workers’ compensation case sin the presence of a third-party action.
  • What risk professionals can do to maximize leverage and obtain amicable resolutions.
  • Real life examples of strategic leverage and global settlement.
  • How recent case decisions will impact the practice in 2021 and beyond.

This audio is from a live webinar provided to clients on September 13, 2021.

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