Christopher J. Major, Esq., is Partner in the general litigation department at Lois Law Firm. Prior to joining Lois Law Firm, Christopher practiced in the areas of New Jersey workers’ compensation claims and personal injury lawsuits. Since joining Lois Law Firm, Christopher has engaged in a wide array of practice areas including claims before the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board, defending carriers and self-insureds in general liability claims including civil first-party defense in all personal injury, construction accident and motor vehicle accident negligence suits, subrogation, HIMP-1 defense, and claims under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA).
In addition to general liability defense and LHWCA claims, Christopher protects and enforces the rights of carriers and self-insureds in all subrogation-related actions, including prosecuting subrogated actions in civil court under New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Statute Section 40 (N.J.S.A. 34:15-40) and New York Workers’ Compensation Law Section 29, asserting statutory demands for reimbursement under Section 40 and Section 29, litigating intercompany loss transfer in motor vehicle accident claims pursuant to New York Insurance Law Section 5105, and defending workers’ compensation carriers and self-insureds in New York HIMP-1 reimbursement requests.