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Defending Employers Podcast: Episode 305

The Impact of Civil Cases on Workers’ Compensation Claims: Investigation, Leverage, and the Global Defense Model

The claimant/petitioner filing a civil action is useful for more than just lien rights. Many times, discovery responses or deposition transcripts are filed in support of motions. The employer/carrier can also intervene and subpoena records. What might this discovery yield, and how can we weaponize it? Christopher Major covers how to investigate and leverage a civil case, principles of res judicata and collateral estoppel, and how the “global defense” model is the key to driving down exposure.

What is “Defending Employers: Audio From Lois Law Firm, Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys”?

This is the audio feed from Lois Law Firm’s popular webinar training series. Every month the Firm’s attorneys present different topics in workers’ compensation. Meant as a 101 level training course, the attorneys present a fresh take on common issues in workers’ compensation defense.

Special Reports and Presentations: When emerging legal issues arise that impact employers, Lois Law Firm publishes special presentations. These special events, hosted by attorneys and presented in plain English, make the emergent changes understandable for business owners, insurance carriers, and other attorneys.

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