Litigation in workers' compensation disputes: how we can avoid it

Scott Sanderson

In the second part of our two-part series on the limitations of litigation in workers' compensation disuputes, we look at what employers can do to avoid it.

In ‘Litigation in workers’ compensation: why we should avoid it’ we looked at the factors that drive employees to seek legal advice. We now turn to the practical steps employers can take to avoid such litigation. WHAT CAN EMPLOYERS DO? The Workers’ Compensation Research Institute (WCRI)’s study, Avoiding Litigation: What Can Employers, Insurers and State Workers’ Compensation Agencies Do, found tha...

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Published 21 November, 2011 | Updated 15 March, 2016