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December 2014

AMCOMP Views Publishes Article By Merton Marks

Gordon & Rees Phoenix of counsel Merton Marks authored an article titled “Injuries at Company Events – Who Pays?” in the fall 2014 edition of AMCOMP Views, published by The American Society of Workers Comp Professionals.

Marks discussed how integral company recreation events are to a job, but who pays if someone is injured? “The knee-jerk reaction is “The Boss.” But, not necessarily so. Whether such injuries are covered by workers’ compensation benefits depends on whether the injury arose ‘out of and in the course of the employment,’” Marks wrote.

Marks represents the medical products, insurance and hospitality industries in litigation and arbitrations. He has broad experience in pharmaceutical drug and medical device litigation involving anti-miscarriage drugs, anti-depressants, surgical and dental implants, and dietary supplements. His insurance and reinsurance litigation and arbitration experience includes coverage disputes, bad faith claims, agent, broker and claim administrator liability, premium fraud and audit disputes.

To read the AMCOMP Views article, click here


Merton E. Marks