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Download PDF Version of 2021 New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Handbook

Fully updated for 2021, this is our essential handbook to defending New Jersey Workers’ Compensation claims. This edition includes an entirely new chapter analyzing how COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) claims are handled under the New Jersey Workers' Compensation Act. Also significant: the impact of recent case law on Medical Provider Claims. We also updated all references to rates and benefits references to 2020-21 information.

Written in plain English, this guide provides a detailed analysis of relevant statutes and regulations; a complete recap of recent court decisions including 2019 & 2020 cases; and a full description of current practice. This book provides a behind-the-scenes look at the complicated issues and makes the law understandable for business owners.

What’s New in the 2021 Edition?

  • Chapter 6: Expanded and enhanced section on dependency benefits including discussion of partial dependency and calculating death benefits.
  • Chapter 6: New discussion on apportionment of liability in successive employment exposure claims.
  • Chapter 9: Expansion of chapter on Medical Provider Claims to include updated practice tips and summary of recent litigation trends involving these actions. Extensive analysis of jurisdictional defenses available to combat these claims.
  • Chapter 12: Entirely new chapter analyzing how COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) claims are handled under the New Jersey Workers' Compensation Act.
  • Chapter 13: Updates to chapter on 'Trial & Judgment' to include latest filing statistics and trends.
  • Chapter 16: Updates to chapter on 'Medicare Secondary Payer' to simplify guidance and include current best practices, including recommendations regarding seeking CMS approval of a proposed Set Aside.
  • Updated Appendices including 2021 benefit maximums and minimums.
  • Corrected in line case citations throughout to a more uniform style (i.e., replaced underling 'Blue Book' method of citation in with inline italics in text). Passim.

Chapter List

  • INTRODUCTION
  • CHAPTER 1: INITIAL REPORTING, CLAIM PETITION, AND ANSWER
  • CHAPTER 2: JURISDICTION
  • CHAPTER 3: EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES
  • CHAPTER 4: ARISING OUT OF AND IN THE COURSE OF EMPLOYMENT
  • CHAPTER 5: DEFENSES
  • CHAPTER 6: TEMPORARY AND PERMANENT DISABILITY BENEFITS
  • CHAPTER 7: MEDICAL TREATMENT
  • CHAPTER 8: MOTIONS FOR TEMPORARY AND MEDICAL BENEFITS
  • CHAPTER 9: MEDICAL PROVIDER CLAIMS
  • CHAPTER 10: TRAUMATIC INJURIES
  • CHAPTER 11: OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE AND REPETITIVE USE CLAIMS
  • CHAPTER 12: COVID-19 CLAIMS *New Chapter for 2021*
  • CHAPTER 13: TRIAL & JUDGMENT
  • CHAPTER 14: LIENS, CREDITS, OFFSETS, AND RISK TRANSFER
  • CHAPTER 15: THE SECOND INJURY FUND
  • CHAPTER 16: MEDICARE SECONDARY PAYER ACT
  • CHAPTER 17: OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ACT
  • CHAPTER 18: HIPAA
  • APPENDIX I. 'CHEAT SHEETS.'
  • APPENDIX II: SCHEDULE OF DISABILITIES
  • APPENDIX III: BENEFIT RATES BY YEAR
  • ABOUT LOIS LLC
  • ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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BISAC: Law / Litigation

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    New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Webinar: Defending Off-Premises Injuries
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    New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Webinar: Defending Motions for Medical and Temporary Disability Benefits
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    About the Author, Gregory Lois, Esq.

    Gregory Lois represents employers, self-insured companies, third party administrators, and insurance carriers in workers' compensation matters. Greg has served as lead attorney on more than 100 trials involving workplace discrimination, workers' compensation, and civil claims.

    About New Jersey Defense at LOIS

    For more than 20 years we have represented insurance carriers, self-insured employers, third party claim administrators, and employers before New Jersey’s Division of Workers’ Compensation. Our founding partner, Gregory Lois, is co-author of the LexisNexis “Practice Guide to Workers’ Compensation in New Jersey” (2017, ISBN:9781632838735) and served as Law Clerk to Hon. Joan Mott, Administrative Supervisor of Workers Compensation.

    Along with partners Karen Vincent and Joe Jones (New Jersey Practice Group Team Leader) and a dedicated team of experienced attorneys and paraprofessionals, we handle New Jersey cases from cradle-to-grave. We want to be by your side, moving cases aggressively to closure from the start of litigation all the way through to settlement.

    We only assign one attorney and one paralegal to each case. The attorney/paralegal assignments are made based on the court the case will be listed in.

    More about New Jersey Workers’ Compensation defense at LOIS.

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    Download PDF Version of 2021 New York Workers’ Compensation Handbook

    Extensively updated for 2021, this is our essential handbook to defending New York Workers’ Compensation claims. This edition includes an entirely new chapter analyzing how COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) claims are handled under the New York Workers' Compensation Law. Also included: a new overview and discussion of post-trial appeals, including sections on appeals from Board Panel Decisions, including appeal to the Full Board, Appeal to the Third Department of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, and final appeal to the New York Court of Appeals. We also updated all references to rates and benefits references to 2020-21 information.

    Written in plain English, this guide provides a detailed analysis of relevant statutes and regulations; a complete recap of recent court decisions including 2019 & 2020 cases; and a full description of current practice. This book provides a behind-the-scenes look at the complicated issues and makes the law understandable for business owners.

    What’s New in the 2021 Edition?

    • Introduction: Updated case filing facts and figures from latest (2019) Workers' Compensation Board Annual Report.
    • Chapter 1: Added information about new methods of sending information and documents to the Board, including Web Upload option.
    • Chapter 1: Added information about virtual hearing program and post-COVID hearings.
    • Chapter 3: Added information regarding payment of benefits and impact on tolling State of Limitations.
    • Chapter 5: Updated references in 'Attachment to the Workforce' section to include references to C-258.1 Form 'Claimant's Record of Independent Job Search.'
    • Chapter 7: Added section to discuss impact of 2020 case decisions and implications of claimant receiving both a SLU and LWEC award for same injury.
    • Chapter 8: Added references to additional Medical treatment Guidelines effective January 1, 2021. Added 'Elbow Injuries Medical Treatment Guidelines,' 'Ankle and Foot Injuries Medical Treatment Guidelines,' 'Hip and Groin Injuries Medical Treatment Guidelines,' and 'Occupational Interstitial Lung Disease Medical Treatment Guidelines.'
    • Chapter 9: Add information about dependency benefits available in same-sex marriage.
    • Chapter 13: Entirely new chapter analyzing how COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) claims are handled under the New York Workers' Compensation Law.
    • Chapter 14: Added new sections on appeals from Board Panel Decisions, including appeal to the Full Board, Appeal to the Third Department of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, and final appeal to the New York Court of Appeals.
    • Chapter 15: Added discussion of the 'Records Review' to the chapter on Independent Medical Evaluations.
    • Chapter 16: Added discussion of the impact of the 2017 reform creating credit for temporary disability after 130 weeks.
    • Chapter 22: Significant updates to chapter on 'Medicare Secondary Payer' to simplify discussion and include current practice tips regarding seeking CMS approval of a proposed Set Aside.
    • Added reference to 2020-2021 maximum benefit rates throughout.

    Chapter List

    • INTRODUCTION
    • CHAPTER 1: CLAIM OVERVIEW
    • CHAPTER 2: FIGHTING FRIVOLOUS CLAIMS
    • CHAPTER 3: JURISDICTION
    • CHAPTER 4: EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES
    • CHAPTER 5: DEFENSES
    • CHAPTER 6: ARISING OUT OF AND IN THE COURSE OF EMPLOYMENT
    • CHAPTER 7: INDEMNITY BENEFITS
    • CHAPTER 8: MEDICAL BENEFITS AND THE MEDICAL TREATMENT GUIDELINES
    • CHAPTER 9: DEATH BENEFITS
    • CHAPTER 10: OFF THE JOB INJURIES; DISABILITY BENEFITS
    • CHAPTER 11: TRAUMATIC INJURIES
    • CHAPTER 12: OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE & REPETITIVE USE CLAIMS
    • CHAPTER 13: COVID-19 CLAIMS *New Chapter for 2021*
    • CHAPTER 14: TRIALS AND HEARINGS
    • CHAPTER 15: INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS
    • CHAPTER 16: UNDERSTANDING LOSS OF WAGE EARNING CAPACITY (LWEC)
    • CHAPTER 17: SETTLING CLAIMS
    • CHAPTER 18: REOPENING CLOSED PERMANENT PARTIAL DISABILITY CASES
    • CHAPTER 19: LIENS, THIRD-PARTY SETTLEMENTS, SPECIAL FUND REIMBURSEMENT, AND LOSS TRANSFER LITIGATION
    • CHAPTER 20: PENALTIES
    • CHAPTER 21: WORLD TRADE CENTER HEALTH FUND
    • CHAPTER 22: MEDICARE SECONDARY PAYER ACT
    • CHAPTER 23: OSHA – DEVELOPING A COMPREHENSIVE PREVENTION STRATEGY FOR WORKPLACE INJURIES
    • CHAPTER 24: HIPAA
    • CHAPTER 25: OWNER CONTROLLED INSURANCE POLICIES (OCIP) AND CONTRACTOR CONTROLLED INSURANCE POLICIES (CCIP)
    • APPENDIX I: GLOSSARY OF TERMS
    • APPENDIX II: NEW YORK 'CHEAT SHEETS.'
    • APPENDIX III: SCHEDULED LOSS OF USE CHART
    • APPENDIX IV: LWEC WEEKS CHART
    • APPENDIX V: MAXIMUM RATES BY YEAR

    About the Publication

    List Price: $199.00 (Amazon)
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    ISBN-13: 979-8678291097
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      New York Workers’ Compensation Webinar: The Grey Area Rule (12 PM EST Session)
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      New York Workers’ Compensation Webinar: Case Law Update on Temporary Disability Benefits (12 PM EST Session)
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      New York Workers’ Compensation Webinar: Case Law Update on Temporary Disability (3 PM EST Session)
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      New York Workers’ Compensation Webinar: Medical Treatment Guidelines (12 PM EST Session)
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      About the Author, Gregory Lois, Esq.

      Gregory Lois represents employers, self-insured companies, third party administrators, and insurance carriers in workers' compensation matters. Greg has served as lead attorney on more than 100 trials involving workplace discrimination, workers' compensation, and civil claims.

      About New York Defense at LOIS

      We represent insurance carriers, self-insured employers, third party claim administrators, and employers before the New York State Workers' Compensation Board. We handle cases from cradle-to-grave. We want to be by your side, moving cases aggressively to closure from the start of litigation all the way through to settlement.

      We only assign one attorney and one paralegal to each case. This means that your team members always have one contact to go to for any questions. We do not have 'hearing attorney' or a 'negotiation attorney' or 'appeal department' or anything else! All of our attorneys handle all of those roles – meaning cases are not 'passed around' as they move through the litigation process. Your risk professional or adjuster always knows who is assigned – because the attorney does not change.

      More about New York Workers’ Compensation defense at LOIS.

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      Download PDF Version of 2021 Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Handbook

      Extensively updated for 2021, this is our essential handbook to defending Longshore claims. This edition contains an entirely new chapter analyzing the compensability of COVID-19 claims and our latest guidance on efficient defense of Longshore and Defense Base Act matters.

      2021 Longshore and Harbor Workers

      This is the PDF (Adobe Acrobat) version of “Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Law – 2021 Edition” by Gregory Lois. This is the “Go To” Handbook for Defending Longshore and Defense Base Act Claims and is written in plain English for the risk professional, self-insured employer, and carrier.

      This book covers the basics of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act with references to the LHWCA, practical tips for defending claims brought under the Act, and review of recent relevant case law.

      This is also a Practical Guide to Defense Base Act Litigation.

      This book covers the differences between the LHWCA and the Defense Base Act, as well as provides a practical guide to defending DBA claims brought by employees doing public work overseas, including  government-related construction projects, work connected with the national defense, or employment under a service contract supporting either activity.  This handbook discusses working abroad both in- and out- of the “zone of special danger” and provides practical guidance to risk professionals.

      What’s New in the 2021 Edition?

      • Entirely new chapter on COVID-19 Claims!
      • Expansion of Chapter 15, “The Defense Base Act.”
      • Updates to Chapter 4 “Employers and Employees” to include a discussion of the presumptions afforded to claimants under Section 20 of the Act.
      • Changes to Chapter 14, “Medicare Secondary Payer Act” to reflect current best practices for set-asides.
      • Updated all references to maximum and minimum rates with latest benefits rates and National Average Weekly Wage Information.

      Chapter List

      • CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO THE LONGSHORE ACT
      • CHAPTER 2: INITIAL REPORTING
      • CHAPTER 3: JURISDICTION
      • CHAPTER 4: EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES
      • CHAPTER 5: ARISING OUT OF AND IN THE COURSE OF
      • CHAPTER 6: DEFENSES
      • CHAPTER 7: MEDICAL BENEFITS
      • CHAPTER 8: INDEMNITY BENEFITS
      • CHAPTER 9: WAGES & RATES
      • CHAPTER 10: TRAUMATIC INJURIES
      • CHAPTER 11: OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE CLAIMS
      • CHAPTER 12: COVID-19 CLAIMS (new for 2021 edition)
      • CHAPTER 13: TRIAL, SETTLEMENT & DISMISSAL
      • CHAPTER 14: DEFENSE BASE ACT
      • CHAPTER 15: MEDICARE SECONDARY PAYER ACT
      • CHAPTER 16: HIPAA
      • APPENDIX: THE ACT
      • ABOUT LOIS LLC
      • ABOUT THE AUTHOR

      About the Publication

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        About the Author, Gregory Lois, Esq.

        Gregory Lois represents employers, self-insured companies, third party administrators, and insurance carriers in workers' compensation matters. Greg has served as lead attorney on more than 100 trials involving workplace discrimination, workers' compensation, and civil claims.

        About Longshore Defense at LOIS

        We defend employers and carriers in workers' compensation claims arising under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act in litigation before the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Office of Administrative Law Judges. The LHWCA is a federal statute designed to provide medical benefits and compensation for lost income to longshoremen, harbor workers, dock men, ship repairmen, ship builders, and other maritime workers who are injured during the course of their employment.

        In the event that a work-related injury or accident results in the death of an employee covered under the LHWCA, the Act also provides death benefits to the decedent's eligible survivors. We analyze whether Longshore jurisdiction applies, defend claims, and pursue lien recovery.

        More about Longshore and Defense Base Act defense at LOIS.

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        Download PDF Version of 2020 Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Law Handbook

        2020 Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Law HandbookThis is the PDF (Adobe Acrobat) version of “Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Law – 2020 Edition” by Gregory Lois. This is the “Go To” Handbook for Defending Longshore and Defense Base Act Claims.

        This book covers the basics of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act with references to the LHWCA, practical tips for defending claims brought under the Act, and review of recent relevant case law.

        This is also a Defense Base Act Practical Guide.

        This book covers the differences between the LHWCA and the Defense Base Act, as well as provides a practical guide to defending DBA claims brought by employees doing public work overseas, including  government-related construction projects, work connected with the national defense, or employment under a service contract supporting either activity.  This handbook discusses working abroad both in- and out- of the “zone of special danger” and provides practical guidance to risk professionals.

        A comprehensive description, including a list of what was updated since the last edition and complete chapter list is here.

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          Download PDF Version of 2020 Construction Claims Handbook

          Construction injuries often lead to two claims: one pending in workers' compensation court and a civil case based on New York's Labor Law. These cases are multi-jurisdictional as the two courts reviewing the same set of facts have very different jurisdictional limitations and powers. The injured worker is typically represented by seasoned counsel (from one of just a few firms who have turned construction claims into a specialty) and is aided by a statutory scheme in New York which creates a cottage industry of strict liability claims for employers. The embattled construction employer is therefore required to defend two claims at once filed by the same employee.

          2020 Construction Defense Handbook
          Cover of 2020 Construction Defense Handbook, by Tashia Rasul, Esq.

          This is the PDF (Adobe Acrobat) version of “Defending Construction Claims in New York' (2020 Edition) by Tashia Rasul, Esq.

          Subtitled 'A Practical Protocol for Coordinating Workers' Compensation and General Liability Defense in Catastrophic Construction Claims' this book is intended for employers, risk managers, insurance brokers and adjusters who are involved in the defense of construction accident claims in New York, and who are looking for a plain-English guide to defending these claims.

          Chapter List:

          • CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION
          • CHAPTER 2: OVERVIEW OF NEW YORK CONSTRUCTION CLAIM LITIGATION
          • CHAPTER 3: OVERVIEW OF NEW YORK WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW
          • CHAPTER 4: RISK REDUCTION AND TRANSFER SCHEMES THAT COMPLICATE CASE HANDLING
          • CHAPTER 5: BEFORE THE LOSS
          • CHAPTER 6: AT THE TIME OF THE LOSS
          • CHAPTER 7: MAINTAINING PRIVILEGE
          • CHAPTER 8: LEGAL DEFENSE BEST PRACTICES
          • CHAPTER 9: GLOBAL SETTLEMENTS
          • CHAPTER 10: OSH ACT OVERVIEW
          • CHAPTER 11: HIPAA
          • APPENDIX: NEW YORK WORKERS' COMPENSATION 'CHEAT SHEETS.'

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            About Our Construction Defense Team

            Tashia Rasul, Esq.
            Attorney Tashia Rasul leads the Construction Defense Practice at LOIS.

            Our Construction Defense Team is led by Partner Tashia Rasul, Esq. This dedicated team exclusively handles workers' compensation claims arising out of construction accidents. Tashia’s expertise lies in complex coverage issues, wrap-ups, and claims arising out of catastrophic injuries. As part of her practice, Tashia frequently visits accident sites and provides on-site training to employers regarding workers' compensation claims, as well as to develop defense strategies. Tashia is the author of the “Defending Construction Claims in New York” Handbook, available here.

            Tashia regularly counsels clients on the importance of coordinating defense of workers' compensation and general liability claims, and has a track record of favorable outcomes as a result of such coordination. In concert with Lois Law Firm's recommended protocol for coordinating workers' compensation and general liability defense, Tashia led a discussion of the protocol at the 2019 Annual Claims and Litigation Management (CLM) Conference to educate her peers on the importance of joint defense.

            Who We Represent

            We represent large project owners, OCIP and CCIPs, insurance carriers, self-insured employers, third party claim administrators, and employers before the New York State Workers' Compensation Board. We handle cases from cradle-to-grave. We want to be by your side, moving cases aggressively to closure from the start of litigation all the way through to settlement.

            We only assign one attorney and one paralegal to each case. This means that your team members always have one contact to go to for any questions. We do not have 'hearing attorney' or a 'negotiation attorney' or 'appeal department' or anything else! All of our attorneys handle all of those roles – meaning cases are not 'passed around' as they move through the litigation process. Your risk professional or adjuster always knows who is assigned – because the attorney does not change.

            Our Approach.

            Within seven (7) days of referral, we provide your adjuster with a comprehensive legal action plan and budget, setting out the likely exposure, plan of action to get the case to close, analysis of any potential legal defenses, and identify the handling/trial attorney and paralegal assigned to the case. We provide you with any court- or venue- specific information, such as who the judge is, evaluation of the treating providers, best IME doctor to use, etc.

            About LOIS.

            All of our attorneys are 100% dedicated to defending employers and carriers in worker's compensation claims. While we do some associated general litigation (usually subrogation related to a workers' compensation claims we handle) all LOIS attorneys focus their practice on workers' compensation.

            We have tried dozens of cases to conclusion this year in each of the courts we go to. We are aggressive in pursuing appeals and our practice has an above-average record on winning appeals.

            We Handle the Entire State.

            We appear in all New York City courts and all “upstate” hearings. We handle all workers’ compensation hearing locations in the State of New York.

            City hearing points:

            • Brooklyn
            • Manhattan
            • Queens (Jamaica)
            • Staten Island
            • White Plains
            • Garden City
            • Hauppauge

            We attend all Hearing Points statewide:

            • Albany (Menands)
            • Batavia
            • Binghamton
            • Buffalo
            • Elmira
            • Hudson
            • Jamestown
            • Newburgh (New Windsor)
            • New City
            • Poughkeepsie
            • Plattsburgh
            • Norwich
            • Rochester
            • Saranac Lake
            • Syracuse
            • Utica
            • Watertown

            Rates.

            We are strictly time and expense. Contact Team Leader Tashia Rasul, Esq., or Practice Manager Lauren Rella for our rates to provide a workers' compensation defense in New York.

            Attorney Contact.

            Contact partner Tashia Rasul, Esq., Construction Defense Team Lead, with questions or to make referrals.

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            2020 Construction Defense Handbook
            Cover of 2020 Construction Defense Handbook, by Tashia Rasul, Esq.

            This is the PDF (Adobe Acrobat) version of the “Defending Construction Claims in New York” Handbook by Tashia Rasul

            A comprehensive description of what was updated since the last edition and complete chapter list is here.

            To request a copy of this handbook in PDF format, contact Tashia Rasul.