Category Archives: Construction Defense Practice

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.

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How to attend these webinars live and ask questions.

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Responding to the Catastrophic Workplace Accident: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, June 7, 2021 at 12PM EST

In this live webinar, “Responding to the Catastrophic Workplace Accident,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, discusses how the immediate post-accident onsite investigation is key to defense of the claim. Where there is injury involving fall from height, an immediate investigation MUST be conducted to preserve evidence and document witness statements.

Tashia will discuss the following:

  • Determining what construction site injuries require an immediate onsite investigation.
  • How an onsite investigation should be conducted.
  • Benefits of a cloaked or attorney-driven investigation.

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: Preparing for the Construction Loss

In this video taken from her popular webinar series, Tashia Rasul leads a discussion and answers questions about assembling a team of risk professionals to collaborate when a new construction project is contemplated. This team, assembled before any construction losses occur, can include the project owner, safety organization, investigators, on-site medical staff , insurance broker, third-party administrator, and any contractors present.

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

Tashia Rasul leads webinar

This video is from a live webinar recorded on May 3, 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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Preparing for the Loss: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 12PM EST

In this live webinar, “Preparing For the Loss,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, talks about the preparation necessary long before the construction project or program experiences any injury losses. If you are waiting until a loss has occurred to retain counsel and prepare a plan of action, you are waiting too long!

Tashia will discuss the following:

  • Assembling a team of risk professionals who will “swing into action” once a catastrophic loss occurs.
  • Who should be on the team.
  • Getting the team together, running a drill.

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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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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