Saturday, May 28, 2022

No ins. coverage for volunteers

Randy McFarland

Hi List members,
We have occasionally have volunteers come in and observe and
sometimes work here to get some experience in O and P.
I just learned that we don’t have insurance coverage if they got hurt
here. (preceptors do have coverage through their O&P school programs)
It has been recommended by my insurance carrier to have a lawyer write
up a waiver notifying the volunteers of this. This wouldn’t stop them
from going after me, though.
Randy McFarland, CPO
Fullerton, CA

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