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Defending Employers in New York, New Jersey, and Longshore.

Post-Webinar Video: Defending Motions for Temporary and Medical Benefits in New Jersey

Here is the post-webinar video from our most recent presentation, “Defending Motion for Temporary and Medical Benefits” which discusses motion filed by petitioner seeking additional medical care or lost time compensation under the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act. To join us for our monthly webinars on New York and New Jersey workers’ compensation law, Click here to register.

Subject: New Jersey, Workers’ Compensation Law, Defenses
Date Presented: August 22, 2016
Presenter(s): Lois LLC Partner Joe Jones, Esq., Michael Tomasino, Esq., and Greg Lois, Esq.
Run time: 30:35
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New York Workers’ Compensation Board Payor Compliance Project

Rachel Aronov
Rachel Aronov, Esq.

In an effort to curtail delays in initial payments made to injured employees, the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board  launched the Payor Compliance initiative. The stated goals of Payor Compliance are to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and improve the overall claims administration process. This project was launched in response to a comprehensive Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) review completed in 2014. As a result of the findings from the BPR review, and in accordance with the best industry practices, the Board announced the implementation of procedures for the periodic review and analysis of payor compliance with claims handling statutory and regulatory requirements.

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Post-Webinar Video: Medical Treatment Guidelines in New York (focusing on the Nonacute Pain Management Guidelines)

Here is the post-webinar video from our most recent presentation, “Medical Treatment Guidelines?” from our New York webinar training series. The complete archive of prior presentations is here.

Join us for our monthly webinars on New York and New Jersey workers’ compensation law. Click here to register.

Jeremy Janis, Esq., Declan Gourley, Esq., and Greg Lois present webinar.
Jeremy Janis, Esq., Declan Gourley, Esq., and Greg Lois present webinar.

Subject: New York, Workers’ Compensation Law, Medical Benefits, Nonacute Pain Management Guidelines
Date Presented: August 15, 2016
Presenter(s): Declan Gourley, Esq.Jeremy Janis, Esq., and Greg Lois, Esq.
Run time: 19:09

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Post-Webinar Video: Temporary Disability Benefits in New Jersey

Here is the post-webinar video from our most recent presentation, “Do I Have to Pay Temporary Disability?” which discusses the lost time benefit under the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act and recent case law. To join us for our monthly webinars on New York and New Jersey workers’ compensation law, Click here to register.

Subject: New Jersey, Workers’ Compensation Law, Defenses
Date Presented: July 25, 2016
Presenter(s): Lois LLC Partner Joe Jones, Esq., Michael Gervolino, Esq., and Greg Lois, Esq.
Run time: 20:54
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Defining “Similar Worker” In New York.

IMGP0281As per NY Workers’ Compensation Law § 14(1), a “claimant’s average daily wage is used in determining his or her annual average wage only when such claimant has worked in the same job for substantially all of the year preceding his or her injury.”

So what happens when the employee has worked for less than 52 weeks or if it is a brand new company? Let’s explore. Continue reading Defining “Similar Worker” In New York.

Post-Webinar Video: Temporary Disability in New York

Here is the post-webinar video from our most recent presentation, “Should I Pay Temporary Disability Benefits?” from our New York webinar training series. The complete archive of prior presentations is here.

Join us for our monthly webinars on New York and New Jersey workers’ compensation law. Click here to register.

Subject: New York, Workers’ Compensation Law, Indemnity Benefits, Temporary Disability
Date Presented: July 18, 2016
Presenter(s): Tashia Rasul, Esq., and Rachel Aronov, Esq.
Run time: 28:04

Rachel Aronov, Tashia Rasul, and Greg Lois present webinar on July 18, 2016.
Rachel Aronov, Tashia Rasul, and Greg Lois present webinar on July 18, 2016.

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