Legal Issues When Volunteers Are Injured: Is Your Nonprofit At Risk?
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Volunteers are the lifeblood of your nonprofit and essential to the mission. Although many nonprofits believe that they are still shielded from civil liability as to their volunteers, that landscape has changed and is continuing to evolve in our society.
A significant claim from an injured volunteer can devastate a small nonprofit in financial and reputational impact. But forewarned is forearmed.
From this webinar you will obtain a better understanding as to how the law is evolving in its view of who is a "volunteer" and who is an "employee", why that might impact your mission, the types of injuries for which volunteers have and are making claims against the nonprofit, and risk management tips to protect your volunteers and to continue to fulfill your mission.
The Changing Face of Nonprofits
Correcting Classifying Volunteers
- Charitable Immunity
- Volunteer Protections Act
- Tracking Volunteer Injuries Through the DLI
Identifying the Risks
- What Are the Risks of Misclassifying a Volunteer?
- Wages Liability
- Workers' Comp
- Civil Liability
- Impact of the New DOL Rules on Volunteers
- Tests for Distinguishing Between Employee and Volunteer
Injuries Resulting From Violence
- What Are the Basic Legal Theories of Civil Liability?
- How Are These Applied to Mission Related Activities?
- Premises Liability
- Driving and Transportation
- Personal Injury While Performing the Activity
- Professional Liability for Rendering Aid
Controlling the Risks
- Liability for Risks Posed by Co-Workers/Co-Volunteers
- Liability for Risks Posed by Clientele
- Liability for Risks Posed by Outside/Third Parties
About The Presenter
- Risk Transfer
- The Corporate Shield
Karen A. Kalzer
- Lead Counsel for the Employment & Labor and Religion & Social Services groups at Helsell, Fetterman LLP, recognized as one of the Best Law Firms in America by US News and World Report
- Practice emphasizes all aspects of liability for small businesses, communities of faith, nonprofits and independent schools
- Co-chair of the Religious and NonProfit section of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
- Regularly speaks and publishes locally and nationally on ethics, conflict resolution and best practices to avoid liability
- Recent publications include A Separation Maintained, regarding the application of the ministerial exception to employment discrimination claims against communities of faith and their mission based entities, and Respecting the Work Life Balance, regarding the evolving area of family discrimination claims
- J.D. degree, cum laude, Seattle University School of Law, 1995
- Member Defense Research Institute, American Bar Association, Education Law Association
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