Today’s employers are facing wage-hour class action lawsuits, employee misclassification lawsuits, and other employment-related lawsuits based on federal, state, and local laws throughout the United States. Insurance coverage is sometimes available for employment-related claims under employment practices liability and directors and officers liability insurance policies. Blank Rome has significant experience advising and representing employers in connection with insurance issues related to employment law and myriad evolving employment regulations.
Attorneys in the insurance coverage practice work closely with attorneys in the Firm’s employment practice to help employers find insurance coverage when they are sued, defend themselves in employment lawsuits, and fully comply with employment laws and regulations to avoid becoming a target of an employment-related lawsuit. Blank Rome attorneys have worked with employers in a variety of industries, including retail, manufacturing, and food services, that have been the targets of employee lawsuits.