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With the extensive expansion of oil and gas work in the region comes the inevitable personal injury lawsuits. Those suits require your company and your insurers to deal with a litany of claims involving multiple parties in multiple jurisdictions. This jurisdictional survey will help educate you on the “hot button” issues involved in those suits filed in West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania and offer recommendations on how to protect yourself.
In this webcast, Randy Fife and Phillip Glyptis will discuss how courts in each of these jurisdictions will treat the following claims:
- Deliberate intent
- Premises liability
- Ultra-hazardous and ultra-dangerous activities
- Compensatory and punitive damages