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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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They argue that had the accident happened in the UK, it would have been covered through employers' liability insurance or public liability insurance.
More than one in 10 businesses admit they have chosen not to have employers' liability insurance, and the same number didn't know if they had it or not, according to Aviva's Working Lives report.
She rejected suggestions the Government didn't care and had done nothing, and said it had already stepped in over the weekend to help ensure employers' liability insurance and workers had been paid.
Stonetrust is a mutual insurance company that provides workers' compensation and employers' liability insurance coverage to over 5,100 policyholders in Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.
A spokesman for Allianz said: "Some years ago we provided employers' liability insurance to the BBC.
Other areas of investigation could include whether the gangmasters have Employers' Liability Insurance.
The newly released statistics figures prompted legal experts to call again for the formation of an Employers' Liability Insurance Bureau that will provide a source of comfort to asbestos exposure victims who are unable to trace an insurer for their former employer.
The decision makes it even more urgent for the government to step in and introduce an Employers' Liability Insurance Bureau as a central fund for claimants who can't trace their employers, to ensure they get the compensation they are legally entitled to.
That would involve workers' compensation or employers' liability insurance.
A quarter of small businesses in Wales could face legal action as theywere unaware that temporary workers and sub-contractors must be covered under statutory Employers' Liability insurance - risking heavy fines of up to pounds 2,500 a day by failing to provide cover.
If adopted, the measure would oblige companies to conduct detailed and regular risk assessments in order to keep their employers' liability insurance down to affordable levels, according to Darren Smith, an associate in the Midlands office of international law firm Reed Smith.
The Huddersfield-based Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce wants the Government to help companies improve their health and safety policies - and cut the amount they pay in employers' liability insurance premiums.
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