Category Archives: Civil Litigation

Lois LLC counts among its clients several general liability, premises liability and automobile liability insurance carriers and third party administrators. Our attorneys regularly represent these clients’ insureds in defense of personal injury matters filed in all counties in Metropolitan New York, all counties in New Jersey and in the federal courts. We also defend the rights of carriers and self-insureds in reimbursement claims under New York WCL § 29 and New Jersey’s Section 40 (N.J.S.A. 34:15-40).

As with all litigated matters, we take a proactive approach to the defense of claims of personal injury and, as a result, our clients enjoy a very high rate of success in settlement and at trial. Learn more here: https://loisllc.com/general-litigation/

Video: Liens, Consents, & “Cramdown Motions” in New York

The “Major Monday’s” Webinar

In this video, “Understanding Verbal Threshold in New Jersey,” Christopher Major, Civil Practice Team Leader at Lois Law Firm, discusses what happens when the plaintiff and tortfeasor in a civil action attempt to resolve their case by settlement without the consent of the workers’ compensation carrier in New York. This video is from a live presentation on March 9, 2020.

Major discusses the following:

  • What are the rights of the workers’ compensation carrier under Section 29 to the proceeds of a third-party lawsuit?
  • What happens when the parties to the civil action do not obtain consent to settlement.
  • The remedy available to the third parties when the workers’ compensation carrier refuses to consent to a settlement.
  • 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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Cramdown Motions in New York: Civil Litigation Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, March 9, 2020 at 3:00 PM EST

In this live webinar, “Cramdown Motions in New York,” Christopher Major, Civil Practice Team Leader at Lois Law Firm, discusses what happens when the plaintiff and tortfeasor in a civil action attempt to resolve their case by settlement without the consent of the workers’ compensation carrier in New York. Join us for this live discussion and Q & A.

Major will discuss the following:

  • What are the rights of the workers’ compensation carrier under Section 29 to the proceeds of a third-party lawsuit?
  • What happens when the parties to the civil action do not obtain consent to settlement.
  • The remedy available to the third parties when the workers’ compensation carrier refuses to consent to a settlement.
  • 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: Impact of New Jersey’s Verbal Threshold on Risk Transfer

The “Major Monday’s” Webinar

In this video, “Understanding Verbal Threshold in New Jersey,” Christopher Major, Civil Practice Team Leader at Lois Law Firm, discusses the right to sue after being injured in a motor vehicle accident and how that right can be complicated by a New Jersey law referred to as the “verbal threshold.” This video is from a live presentation on February 10, 2020.

Major discusses the following:

  • What is New Jersey’s Limitation Lawsuit option?
  • How the Limitation affects our reimbursement and subrogation rights.
  • When the verbal threshold applies.
  • 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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Understanding Verbal Threshold in New Jersey: Civil Litigation Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 12PM EST

In this live webinar, “Understanding Verbal Threshold in New Jersey,” Christopher Major, Civil Practice Team Leader at Lois Law Firm, discusses the right to sue after being injured in a motor vehicle accident and how that right can be complicated by a New Jersey law referred to as the “verbal threshold.” Join us for this live discussion and Q & A.

Major will discuss the following:

  • What is New Jersey’s Limitation Lawsuit option?
  • How the Limitation affects our reimbursement and subrogation rights.
  • When the verbal threshold applies.
  • 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: Loss Transfer Claims in New York

The “Major Monday’s” Webinar

In this video, “Loss Transfer Claims in New York,” Christopher Major, Civil Practice Team Leader at Lois Law Firm, discusses claims for reimbursement made between carriers for first-party benefits. This video is from a live presentation on January 13, 2020.

Major discusses the following:

  • How N.Y. Ins. Law § 5105(a) allows for loss transfer.
  • Which accident claims qualify for loss transfer.
  • 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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Loss Transfer Claims in New York: Civil Litigation Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, January 13, 2020 at 12PM EST

In this live webinar, “Loss Transfer Claims in New York,” Christopher Major, Civil Practice Team Leader at Lois Law Firm, discusses claims for reimbursement made between carriers for first-party benefits. Join us for this live discussion and Q & A.

Major will discuss the following:

  • How N.Y. Ins. Law § 5105(a) allows for loss transfer.
  • Which accident claims qualify for loss transfer.
  • 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).

Continue reading Loss Transfer Claims in New York: Civil Litigation Webinar