The time to think about managing a workplace crisis is now. Crises can occur in any business at any time. When tragedy strikes, you must be ready to respond. Quick action will minimize the negative impact of a crisis and prevents the snowball effect. This is no substitute for a comprehensive crisis management plan, but […]
By: Tyler Jones, Esq.
When crisis hits, there is little time to consider the implications of every minor maneuver, communication, and decision that is made in what is likely a more than usually chaotic situation. While the immediate focus after a crisis situation occurs is the immediate physical reaction such as providing medical treatment, notifying emergency […]
By: Jarvis B. Läkemäker, Esq.
In December we discussed when you should have an MSA done and when you would need the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approval. We provided a Medicare Checklist to assist you in that evaluation. This month, we will focus on the steps CMS’ Workers’ […]
By: Ken David, Esq.
make something hard a little bit easier. We are still confronted with the
challenge of how to deal with Medicare’s interests in many of our settlements,
particularly six figure ones. Although it is certainly possible to write a book
on all the requirements and details of navigating the MSA system, here you will
find a […]
Statutory Employer Concerns: How Contractors Can Protect Themselves From Liability When Using Subcontractors
By: Emily Anderson, Esq.
Any contractor who hires subcontractors wants to know whether the subcontractors have workers’ compensation insurance. We have recently seen issues arise where a subcontractor signs a contract stating they will obtain insurance, and may even provide a certificate of insurance, but it does not fully protect the contractor. If this […]