As the HR specialist for a large technology company, your next task is as follows:
1. Review the following fact pattern:
Eva, an IT employee, was driving a company car headed to a supplier to pick up computer parts to repair a downed server. On her way to the supplier, her car was struck from behind by another vehicle whose driver was texting. Eva suffered a concussion, back and neck injuries, and broken ribs. She was taken to a local hospital after the accident and has been recovering at home for the past month.
2. Prepare a Memorandum:
a. outlining the steps to be taken in evaluating the workerâ€™s injury and the companyâ€™s responsibility under the applicable workersâ€™ compensation laws; and
b. addressing steps that should be taken in the future to avoid or reduce the companyâ€™s legal liability in this regard.