Attorney Greg Lois discusses common defenses in New Jersey workers’ compensation claims.
Attorneys Joseph Melchionne and Greg Lois discuss defenses commonly raised in New York workers’ compensation cases. They discuss the defense of notice, statute of limitations, intoxication, and recreational loss among others.
Attorneys Karen Vincent and Greg Lois of the Lois Law Firm explain how New Jersey’s Second Injury Fund works, when relief can be obtained from the Fund, and strategies for maximizing the contribution of the Second Injury Fund. The presentation includes a practical step-by-step illustration of the impact of Fund contribution in a total disability case with pre-existing conditions.
Subject: New Jersey, Workers’ Compensation Law, Second Injury Fund
Date Presented: March 26, 2018
Presenter: Greg Lois and Karen Vincent
Run time: 23:08 Continue reading Video: The Second Injury Fund in New Jersey
This video from our March 19, 2018 webinar presentation is designed to answer the following questions:
- “What are the most common causes for penalties in New York?” and
- “How do we avoid case-level penalties?” and
- “What can we do to mitigate or resolve a penalty issue?”
Presenter Greg Lois has years of experience representing employers and carriers before the Board. At the end of the presentation, the attendees will have a basic understanding of the common penalties, tactics to avoid penalties, and the potential to mitigate or resolve some penalties.
Attorneys Joe Jones and Karen Vincent of the Lois Law Firm discuss appeals and reopeners of New Jersey workers’ compensation cases from the defense perspective.
Attorney Greg Lois discusses the availability of a lump-sum dismissal settlement in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation cases. The presentation looks at the limitations on this type of compromise in the statute (N.J.S.A. 34:15-20), the rules (N.J.A.C. 12:235-13.1) and the case law. Attorney Lois reviews the barriers to Section 20 settlements and presents practical advice and opinion on obtaining the dismissal in court. The discussion also include an overview of the Medicare Secondary Payer Act as a barrier to full compromise settlements in New Jersey, with practical tips for resolving cases quickly.
Subject: New Jersey, Workers’ Compensation Law, Exposure, Permanency, MMI
Date Presented: January 22, 2018
Presenter: Greg Lois
Run time: 34:34