For the first time in the show’s history, Third Fridays podcast host Christian Sison comes to you live and without any guests. The topic is #DefendFromDay1, and the show focuses on how the movement began, how it can be currently implemented, and how we can use it for the future.
Within the construct of #DFD1, Christian reviews a recent Appellate Division case involving conflicting medical testimony on the causal relationship of a requested surgery. In analyzing the Court’s decision, it becomes clear that #DFD1 strategies would have best been used to procure an IME report much sooner and with the benefit of the pre-accident records. As to the future, Christian projects an interesting possibility as to how the Board may use medical records and testimony, in light of its recent trend towards efficiency and expediency.
What is “Third Fridays”?
“Third Fridays” is a live, 30-minute legal talk show from Lois LLC featuring moderator Christian Sison. It is the original forum in which real attorneys discuss workers’ compensation issues, share their opinions and engage in colorful conversations.
The goal of the show is to showcase the diverse perspectives of the attorneys handling workers’ compensation cases. Attorneys discuss case law trends, practical litigation strategies, and hot topics.
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About the Host, Christian Sison.
Christian defends employers in New York workers’ compensation matters. He has extensive experience in trial advocacy, regularly appearing in the Garden City, Hauppauge, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Jamaica workers’ compensation courts. Christian is credited as starting the #DefendFromDay1 movement and provides in-person and web-based seminars for Firm clients. He is also the host and moderator of the monthly workers’ compensation podcast, Third Fridays, which premiered December 16, 2016.