Employer Liability

Touchstone Bernays has extensive experience in defending employers on gross negligence and punitive damages cases filed by families of workers killed in the course and scope of employment. The scope of this practice area also includes defending non-subscriber employers from negligence suits, and defending employers from employee suits alleging various liability theories such as libel and slander, invasion of privacy, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.  Our attorneys and staff have experience in dealing with OSHA and knowledge of the various state and federal regulations which impact these cases.  Touchstone attorneys recognize the value of investigating these claims and accidents early on, selecting the right experts, and !mowing the steps to take to protect privileged information and documents in subsequent litigation.  Early attorney involvement is essential in maximizing the result desired by the client.  Touchstone attorneys and staff have the experience and knowledge to evaluate and handle these claims effectively and efficiently.

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