Category Archives: Construction Defense Practice

Year-End Review of Construction Case Law: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, December 6, 2021 at 12PM EST

In this live webinar, “Year-End Review of Construction Case Law,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, looks back at the important case law decisions of 2020 which will have an impact on how we defend claims in the future! Join us for this live discussion and Q & A.

Tashia will discuss the following:

  • Most important Workers’ Compensation construction accident trial and appellate decisions.
  • New case law impacting civil litigation.
  • A look ahead at how these case decisions will impact the practice in 2021.

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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Evaluating Exposure in Catastrophic Construction Losses: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, November 21, 2021 at 12PM EST

In this live webinar, “Evaluating Exposure in Catastrophic Construction Losses,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, will explain how an experienced defense litigator evaluates catastrophic construction accident claims to provide accurate estimates of exposure throughout the lifecycle of the litigated case.

Tashia will discuss the following:

  • Workers’ Compensation exposures, including medical, indemnity, and permanency exposure.
  • Exposure in the civil litigation.
  • How and When exposure estimates should be provided by counsel to risk professionals and stakeholders.

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Video: Litigating Policy Disputes in Construction Cases

In this video taken from her popular webinar series, Tashia Rasul leads a discussion and answers questions about litigating policy disputes in construction accident cases.

Tashia is a partner at Lois Law Firm and Construction Defense Team Leader. This video is from a live webinar recorded on October 4, 2021.

In this video, Tashia talks about:

  • Who is covered in a Wrap-Up policy? What is an “enrolled” contractor and why does it matter?
  • What is covered in a wrap-up policy? Why is project definition and “phasing” important?
  • An overview of common issues that arise from a construction policy dispute.

Tashia is a partner at Lois Law Firm and Construction Defense Team Leader. This video is from a live webinar recorded on October 4, 2021. Here’s a direct link to watch this video now: link to video (registration required).

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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Coverage Disputes: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, October 4, 2021 at 12 PM 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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Global Settlements: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on TUESDAY, September 7th, 2021 at 12PM EST

In this live webinar, “Global Settlements in Multijurisdictional Construction Claims,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, explores the advantages of resolving the general liability and workers’ compensation cases at the same time. Further, defense counsel representing general litigation defendant and workers’ compensation claim should be brought together at the time the arbitration, mediation, or other settlement opportunity arises.

Tashia will discuss the following:

  • Workers’ Compensation reimbursement and leverage.
  • General Liability/civil litigation settlement allocation.
  • Using counsel effectively to negotiate settlements.
  • Practical examples.

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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Video: Coordinating Multijurisdictional Construction Litigation Using Milestones

In this video taken from her popular webinar series, Tashia Rasul leads a discussion and answers questions about using litigation milestones to coordinate counsel representing construction entities in actions pending in civil court and workers’ compensation court at the same time.

Tashia is a partner at Lois Law Firm and Construction Defense Team Leader. This video is from a live webinar recorded on August 2, 2021.

In this video, Tashia talks about:

  • Coordinating litigation proceeding in both workers’ compensation court AND a civil court;
  • Milestones in a typical workers’ compensation proceeding in New York;
  • Milestones in a construction general liability action in New York.
  • Best Practices for reaching global settlements, including advice on mediation strategy.

Tashia is a partner at Lois Law Firm and Construction Defense Team Leader. This video is from a live webinar recorded on August 2, 2021. Here’s a direct link to watch this video now: link to video (registration required).

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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