Category Archives: Construction Defense Practice

Risk Transfer Schemes That Complicate Case Handling: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, April 5, 2021 at 12 PM EST

In this live webinar, “Risk Transfer Schemes that Complicate Case Handling,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, will discuss the various ways that construction project risk transfer plans can result in convoluted case handling. Tashia will explain the nuances of “wrap up” insurance plans and how the subrogation and reimbursement rights of the parties can be affected.

Tashia will discuss the following:

  • How a “wrap up” insurance program works and is created.
  • Coverage issues unique to wrap ups.
  • Types of risk typically covered by wrap ups.
  • Complications in case handling for defense counsel and risk professionals.

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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New York Workers’ Compensation 101 for Construction Claim Professionals: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, March 1st at 12PM EST

In this live webinar, “New York Workers’ Compensation 101 for Construction Claim Professionals,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, will provide an overview of the Workers’ Compensation law in New York with a focus on issues and topics which impact construction claims. This webinar is geared towards claim professionals who are more experienced with general liability claims but want to gain an understanding of how the workers’ compensation litigation unfolds.

Tashia will discuss the following:

  • The basic benefits available under the New York Workers’ Compensation Law.
  • Timelines for typical cases.
  • Reporting injuries.
  • How cases can be controverted.

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: Overview of New York Construction Litigation

Tashia Rasul, Partner at Lois Law Firm and Construction Defense Team Leader, discusses the patchwork of numerous sources of law which form the basis for construction accident claims in New York. Examining these topics from the perspective of the builder or owner of a construction project, Tashia will provide an overview of the relevant New York common laws and statutory Labor Laws that impose duties and obligations on builders and owners and govern the civil claims that plaintiffs file.

Tashia Rasul leads webinar

Some of the topics that Tashia discusses:

  • Common and statutory law for owners and contractors.
  • The Impact of New York’s Labor Law Sections 200, 240, & 241.
  • Recent case law affecting how these statutes are interpreted.

This video is from a live webinar recorded on February 1, 2021.

How to attend these webinars live and ask questions.

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Overview of New York Construction Claim Litigation: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, February 1st at 12PM EST

In this live webinar, “Overview of New York Construction Claim Litigation,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, will discuss the patchwork of numerous sources of law which form the basis for construction accident claims in New York. Examining these topics from the perspective of the builder or owner of a construction project, Tashia will provide an overview of the relevant New York common laws and statutory Labor Laws that impose duties and obligations on builders and owners, and that govern the civil claims that plaintiffs file.

Tashia will discuss the following:

  • Common and statutory law for owners and contractors.
  • The Impact of New York’s Labor Law Sections 200, 240, & 241.
  • Recent case law affecting how these statutes are interpreted.

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: Goals of Multijurisdictional Coordination in Construction Litigation

In this video taken from her popular webinar series, Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm and Construction Defense Team Leader starts off 2021 by looking at the goals of construction clients in coordinating the defense litigation involving the same plaintiff/claimant in multiple jurisdictions.

Tashia Rasul leads webinar

Some of the topics that Tashia discusses:

  • Weaponizing Coordination: Tactics that Benefit the Employer.
  • Reduction of Litigation Costs – Reducing Duplicative Effort.
  • Avoiding Collateral Estoppel.
  • Pursuing Global Settlement.

This video is from a live webinar recorded on January 4, 2021.

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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The Goals of MultiJurisdictional Coordination: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, January 4th at 12PM EST

In this live webinar, “Goals of Multijurisdictional Coordination,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, provides an overview of the goals of the Construction Defense Practice when handling a catastrophic construction accident claim.

Tashia will discuss the four common goals she pursues:

  • Weaponizing Coordination: Tactics that Benefit the Employer.
  • Reduction of Litigation Costs – Reducing Duplicative Effort.
  • Avoiding Collateral Estoppel.
  • Pursuing Global Settlement.

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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