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4 Tips For Flu Shot Programs That Won't Get You Sued

By Braden Campbell (October 18, 2017, 9:07 PM EDT) -- Health care employers and certain others have increasingly required their workers to get flu shots as a condition of employment, but these programs can invite suits from workers or the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission if implemented poorly.

With flu season just around the corner, employers that have implemented or are thinking about implementing mandatory flu shot programs need to tread carefully to avoid exposing themselves to liability, experts say.

"It's certainly an interesting area [of law] that could be handled pretty seamlessly if [programs are] set up correctly," Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC disability access practice group co-chair...

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