Dinsmore, an OMA Connections Partner, reports an uptick in workers’ compensation claimant allegations that an employer has caused an accident due to violation of a specific safety requirement (VSSR). VSSRs are additional awards paid to injured workers, and they are billed directly to employers.
Dinsmore has published a summary on VSSRs. The summary includes information on how employers can prepare to defend against VSSR claims. 4/17/2019