Injury Claims and Workers' Comp for Remote Employees: OSHA Requirements, Documentation, State Regs
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will advise counsel on establishing policies for remote employees in order to mitigate the risks of workers' compensation claims. The panel will discuss best practices to mitigate risks, how to comply with various state requirements, and what documentation of injuries will be necessary for both insurance and OSHA compliance purposes.
- Workers' compensation claims
- State and fact specific evaluations
- Traveling vs. stationary
- Activities for employer vs. serving employee's purpose
- Coming and going rule
- Permission to work from home
- State examples
- New York
- Best practices to mitigate liability
The panel will discuss these and other key topics:
- How do workers' compensation boards evaluate risks that are inherent to the home vs. those that are brought about by employment activities?
- What is the "coming and going rule"?
- When does an employee have to have permission to work from home to establish workers' compensation rights?
Partner; Co-Chair of the Workers' Compensation Practice
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith
Ms. Motola-Davis has decades of trial practice and civil litigation experience representing insurance companies,... | Read More
Ms. Motola-Davis has decades of trial practice and civil litigation experience representing insurance companies, insureds, and self-insureds in a broad range of subject matters including admiralty, employment discrimination, personal injury, and workers’ compensation matters. She has handled hundreds of trials and depositions of expert witnesses in workers’ compensation matters and has argued successfully before the Rhode Island Supreme Court several times. Additionally, Ms. Motola-Davis has represented clients in the hospitality industry, including many well-known national restaurants, retail stores, and hotels, in general liability and workers’ compensation matters. She frequently provides education and training on relevant topics and presents seminars on admiralty law and workers’ compensation.Close
The Chartwell Law Offices
Mr. Lewis concentrates his practice on workers’ compensation defense, representing large self-insured employers... | Read More
Mr. Lewis concentrates his practice on workers’ compensation defense, representing large self-insured employers and construction companies through all aspects of litigation, from inception through trial and appeals. He is also well versed in general municipal law representing municipalities as well as numerous public sector unions on behalf of police, fire and correctional personnel with matters regarding Section 207(a) and 207(c) claims.Close
Kenneth G. Scholtz
Shareholder; Chair, Workers' Compensation Group
Mr. Scholtz defends long-term care clients’ workers’ compensation litigation claims and advises clients on... | Read More
Mr. Scholtz defends long-term care clients’ workers’ compensation litigation claims and advises clients on a variety of issues ranging from OSHA compliance to subrogation recovery of medical bills for residents. His practice as a workers’ comp defense attorney also includes local manufacturers, and the Port Authority of Allegheny County. Mr. Scholtz also represents clients who own and/or manage rental properties in a variety of matters including landlord-tenant disputes, condemnation and eminent domain litigation, PA realty transfer tax matters, property disputes, and tax assessment appeals.Close
Kristi L. Thomas
Ms. Thomas’ practice involves representing employers in the defense of complaints for class action and... | Read More
Ms. Thomas’ practice involves representing employers in the defense of complaints for class action and single-plaintiff matters. She also provides day-to-day counseling on a wide variety of labor and employment law issues, including wage-and-hour issues, disability and family/medical leave issues, discipline, and termination. Ms. Thomas also conducts supervisor and non-supervisor trainings on behalf of clients regarding sexual harassment and workplace behavior.Close