Multi-Jurisdictional Workers' Compensation Claims
Selecting the Jurisdiction and Navigating Conflicting State Laws Regarding Benefits, Rights and Responsibilities
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for claimants and employers on handling multi-jurisdictional workers' compensation claims. The panel will discuss how to determine the appropriate jurisdiction and what to do when conflicts of law arise.
- Factors for Determining Jurisdiction of a Workers’ Comp Claim
- Multi-Jurisdictional Issues
- Differing Benefits
- Differing Claimant and Employer Rights
- Differing Responsibilities
- Employer Tort Liability
- Subrogation and Recovery
- Best Practices for Resolving Multi-Jurisdictional Claims
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- How is it determined which state has jurisdiction over a workers' comp claim?
- What happens in the event of conflicting subrogation laws?
- What effect does workers' comp jurisdiction have on an employer's tort liability?
- What are the best practices for handling benefits paid partially by two states?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Thomas O. Sippel
Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan
He primarily represents employers and insurers in a variety of matters, including employment law matters, workers'... | Read More
He primarily represents employers and insurers in a variety of matters, including employment law matters, workers' compensation claims, and products and premises liability claims. He provides guidance and coverage opinions to carriers, including excess and surplus lines providers, and he represents insurance companies in multi-state subrogation of workers' compensation and third-party claims.Close
Sean W. Martin
Leitner Williams Dooley & Napolitan
His areas of practice include commercial litigation, construction, professional liability, transportation / railroad,... | Read More
His areas of practice include commercial litigation, construction, professional liability, transportation / railroad, and workers' compensation.Close
Michael C. Milstein
Bryce Downey & Lenkov
He concentrates his practice in workers’ compensation defense. He has experience working on a variety of matters... | Read More
He concentrates his practice in workers’ compensation defense. He has experience working on a variety of matters including slip and falls, construction accidents, toxic tort, wage differentials and psychological injuries among others. His clients have included construction-related firms, trucking companies, manufacturers and insurance companies.Close