Subrogation: The employer (insurance company for the employer) will not doubt eventually file an action to recover damages against the machine manufacturer. Any recover may be offset against contributing fault of the employer for lack of supervison and lack of adequate training. Employers should address this subject in their account instructions.
Design hazards out of equipement! Litigation Managers can take a proactive approach to reducing injuries by educating divisions of your company about product safety and design.
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