Category Archives: Construction Defense Practice

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.

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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.

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Coordinating Multijurisdictional Defense Using Milestones: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, August 2, 2021 at 12PM EST

In this live webinar, “Coordinating Multijurisdictional Defense Using Milestones,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, explores the likely milestones to be reached in each jurisdiction. At each point, consideration should be made as to whether to convene a meeting of necessary stakeholders to decide on a unified course of action. Where a decision does not need to be made, these milestones serve as a marker for a meeting to be held between defense counsel to update as to the progress of each case.

Tashia will discuss the following:

  • Workers’ Compensation defense milestones.
  • General Liability/civil litigation milestones.
  • How to convene a meeting of stakeholders.

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: Legal Issues in Coordinating Multijurisdictional Construction cases

In this video taken from her popular webinar series, Tashia Rasul leads a discussion and answers questions about coordinating counsel across multiple jurisdictions in construction accident cases. Topics include:

  • Privileges, disclosures, and collateral estoppel;
  • Protected and unprotected documents; and
  • Investigation Reports.

Tashia is a partner at Lois Law Firm and Construction Defense Practice Team Leader.

Tashia Rasul leads webinar

This video is from a live webinar recorded on July 6, 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.

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Legal Issues in Coordinating Multijurisdictional Defense: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Tuesday, July 6, 2020 at 12 PM EST

In this live webinar, “Legal Issues in Coordinating Multijurisdictional Defense,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, discusses how counsel representing the employer in regard to the civil or worker’s
compensation proceeding must consider whether the transfer of information, documents, medical records, surveillance materials, etc., creates a disclosure or privilege issue in the other case. In order to do this, counsel must be cognizant of the relevant disclosure requirements in each jurisdiction. Further, counsel must be familiar with the relevant discovery tools available in each jurisdiction.

Tashia will discuss the following:

  • Which side of the house takes the lead on investigation?
  • Which parts of the investigation are revealed to which counsel,
    and when?
  • What are the applicable privileges, and how could they be abrogated?

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Video: Responding To the Construction Loss

In this video taken from her popular webinar series, Tashia Rasul leads a discussion and answers questions about responding to new catastrophic losses at construction sites. Tashia is a partner at Lois Law Firm and Construction Defense Practice Team Leader.

Tashia Rasul leads webinar

This video is from a live webinar recorded on June 7, 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.

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