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Posted by: Alan Pierce & Judson Pierce on Jun 3, 2021

As the fully vaccinated emerge and more and more offices welcome employees back in-person, employers may be looking for creative ways to reconnect their teams in the office and on the softball field.

Before organizing that company picnic or sponsoring, they may want to check their liability for employees.

Hosts Judson and Alan Pierce address the “deceptively simple and litigiously prolific” workers comp doctrine of recreational injuries, varying standards of proof, and possible defenses. 

Jud and Alan parse the various work-related factors, including how voluntary the activity is and the benefit the employer gets from hosting or sponsoring the off-premises activity.

 

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