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Jul 26, 2018

Elizabeth Adekunle, an attorney in Goldberg Segalla’s Workers’ Compensation Group, discusses dual employment issues in workers’ compensation claims. Elizabeth provides a big-picture overview of the significant threshold issue of whether a worker is actually considered an employee. She then walks us through an analysis of determining whether a worker is a dual employee. Elizabeth also discusses unique dual employee issues that arise with staffing companies and construction contractors. She outlines the potential remedies available to an employer when it believes it has been improperly named in a lawsuit. To conclude, Elizabeth provides a key strategy for employers to avoid an unexpected dual employee dilemma.