employer's liability insurance

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employer’s liability insurance

Insurance protection for the employer against claims by employees for damages which arise out of injuries or diseases sustained in the course of their work and which are based on common law negligence rather than on liability under workmen’s compensation acts.
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Public and employer's liability covers potential risks to employees and the public visiting your practice.
The High Court originally ruled that the employer's liability policies that should respond to claims are those that were in force at the time of exposure to the harmful cancer causing materials and not those that were in place when the disease actually manifests, often some 30 to 40 years later.
If that is the case, the workers' compensation and employer's liability insurance policy of the employer is not going to apply to a claim by the child since that policy responds to consequential injury claims.
However, the elimination of this duty to withhold will substantially reduce the employer's liability.
Mr Williams said: ``There are several hundred firms which we can identify that have either gone out of business, can't afford insurance or, I'm sorry to say, may be trading without employer's liability insurance as we speak.
In a post-Meritor policy statement, the EEOC distinguished between the two types of sexual harassment in determining an employer's liability and examined the Meritor Court's handling of this subject.
The answer to these questions may fall under an obscure 82-year-old statute called the Federal Employer's Liability Act (FELA).
Assess the effect of the government's assumption of early retiree costs--especially on your client's or employer's liability under Financial Accounting Standards Board Statement no.
2 The analysis of "two-part liability" argues that, in addition to an employer's liability to the worker for optimal compensation, liability to the state (or payment of a fine) will be necessary to create optimal prevention incentives to employers (see Spence, 1977, and Danzon, 1987, for details.
The law was expanded in 1986 to allow for virtually any commercial liability coverage except worker's compensation and employer's liability to be written by a Risk Retention Group.
A market based report looking in-depth at the three key liability sectors about which little objective information is available: employer's liability, professional indemnity and directors and officers.
Is there a minimum amount of employer's liability insurance that must be taken out?
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