Multiparty Litigation Issues

9:45 – 11:00 am

Grand Ballroom 8A
Convention Level

The more the merrier? Not necessarily. With claimants switching employers and employers switching carriers, questions abound regarding the liability of particular employers and carriers. This panel will address the last responsible employer/carrier rule, as well as the aggravation rule. Topics will also include logistical issues, such as filing multiple claims for multiple injuries against the same employer, and how a carrier can recoup money—if possible—once it is determined that a different carrier is liable for the claimant’s injury. Finally, the panel will briefly discuss the party—or parties—liable for the payment of attorney’s fees in last responsible claims.

Evelyn Brothers, MBA
Senior Claims Consultant, Risk Control and Claim Advocacy Practice
Willis Towers Watson
Addison TX

Daniel J. Louis
Flicker Garelick & Associates, LLP
New York, NY

David Duhon
District Director
OWCP 7th Compensation District
New Orleans, LA

Javier Ruiz
Attorneys Jo Ann Hoffman & Assoc.
Lauderdale by the Sea, FL


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