Motor Vehicle Accidents: Legal, Strategic and Monetary Impact [4824]
Date: Thursday, March 8, 2018
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: Union Station Ballroom A

   Lauri Cochran, Vice President, Comprehensive Risk Management Inc.
   Brian Brittain, Attorney, Ross, Brittain & Schonberg Co. LPA

Track: Workers' Compensation
Secondary Track: Driving and Transportation
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Advanced

This session guides employers on the workers’ compensation-related legal aspects of motor vehicle accidents (MVA) occurring in the course and scope of employment. The presenters share how to develop strategies for managing on-the-clock MVA claims. They discuss House Bill 207 and its impact on non-at-fault MVAs and employer premiums. This session is for safety and workers’ compensation professionals who oversee accident investigation and/or policy implementation.

Learning Objectives:
Describe the legal review of course and scope issues as they affect the compensability of MVAs
Identify strategies for investigating/defending alleged work-related motor vehicle accidents
Discuss requirements of the new legislation and how it could impact employer experience rates and premiums

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  CLE: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

File & Handouts:
File 1

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