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Video: Cross-Border Medical Claims

Today we are talking about how an October 2020 New Jersey caselaw decision is impacting medical fee disputes in New York workers’ compensation claims. If You have ever been dragged into a New Jersey court to resolve a New York Medical fee Schedule dispute, this episode is for you! This recording is taken from a live training provided on October 19, 2020.

In this video, Greg talks about what is changing now, such as:

  • The impact of the New Jersey court decision on New York claims;
  • How to challenge jurisdiction in Medical Provider Claims in New Jersey;
  • What carriers and insureds can do about New Jersey fee disputes;
  • What New York claims are going to be impacted.
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Scheduled Loss of Use “What’s Working Now”: New York Workers’ Compensation Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday October 19, 2020 at 12PM EST or 3PM EST

In this LIVE webinar on Monday, October 19, 2020 at 12 PM EST, Greg Lois leads a discussion and answers questions on Schedule Loss of Use awards in New York. We will focus on the recent case law and practical advice on how to minimize the employer’s exposure in these types of awards. This webinar is offered at two different times, always on the Third Monday of the month, at 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM EST.

We will discuss:

  • Definition of “Schedule Loss of Use,” including what classes of injuries may qualify for this type of award.
  • Overview of how awards are calculated.
  • Te use of IMEs and Disability Duration Guidelines to challenge excessive SLU awards.
  • Answers to common Schedule Loss of Use questions.

To register for our New York Workers’ Compensation Webinar Series, a monthly discussion offered at your choice of time in two sessions of recent case law developments and best practices for handling civil claims and reimbursement actions, click the buttons below (or register here).

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Video: Coverage Disputes in Construction Litigation

In this video, “Coverage Disputes in Construction Litigation,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm and Construction Defense Team Leader discusses common coverage issues that arise in Owner Controlled Insurance Program (OCIP) and Contractor Controlled Insurance Program (CCIP) projects.

Tashia Rasul leads webinar

Some of the topics Tashia discusses include:

  • What is covered in a wrap-up policy.
  • How to prepare to handle coverage disputes.
  • How coverage issues are handled in court – practical advice..

This video is from a live presentation on October 5, 2020.

How to attend these webinars live and ask questions.

To register for our Construction Litigation Webinar Series, a monthly discussion of recent case law developments and best practices for handling construction accident claims in New York, click the button below (or register here).

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Discovery Devices in New Jersey: Civil Litigation Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 3:00 PM EST

In this live webinar, “Discovery Devices in New Jersey,” Christopher Major, Civil Practice Team Leader at Lois Law Firm, leads a presentation and discussion on the use of discovery devices in New Jersey superior court (civil) actions. Join us for this live discussion and Q & A.

Major will discuss the following:

  • The value of Pre-suit discovery in reducing litigation in New Jersey.
  • What risk professionals need to know about litigation discovery devices, including Requests for Admissions, Interrogatories, and Depositions, in New Jersey actions.
  • How recent case decisions will impact the practice in 2020.

To register for our Civil Litigation Webinar Series, a monthly discussion of recent case law developments and best practices for handling civil claims and reimbursement actions, click the button below (or register here).

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Video: Expert Witnesses and COVID-19 Claims in New Jersey

In this video, we look at expert witnesses in general and then apply that to the defense of COVID-19 claims in New Jersey workers’ compensation cases.  This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on September 28, 2020.

Topics discussed:

  • General ins-and-outs of selecting a medical expert.
  • Defending your expert’s testimony at trial.
  • Use of expert witnesses in COVID-19 cases.
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Coverage Disputes: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, October 5, 2020 at 12PM EST

In this live webinar, “Coverage Issues in Multijurisdictional Construction Claims,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, discusses the challenges in defending catastrophic construction losses when coverage is an issue.

Tashia will discuss the following:

  • Workers’ Compensation coverage issues.
  • Differences between operational policy coverage and wrap up coverage.
  • How and in which venue coverage issues are resolved.

To register for our Construction Litigation Webinar Series, a monthly discussion of recent case law developments and best practices for handling construction accident claims in New York, click the button below (or register here).

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