Category Archives: Insurance

Video: Loss Transfer in Ridesharing and Transportation Network Cases

The “Major Monday’s” Webinar

In this video, “New York Loss Transfer in Ridesharing and Transportation Network Cases” Christopher Major provides an overview of recover options for carriers in these types of cases. This video is from a live presentation on January 11, 2021.

Major discusses the following:

  • New York “No Fault” Law Article 51;
  • New York Loss Transfer;
  • Transportation network Companies and Article 44-B of the Vehicle and Traffic Law;
  • Weight and use requirements;
  • The Effect on the Workers’ Compensation carriers;
  • The “carve out” and ways around it.

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Video: Year End Review- New York and New Jersey Civil Litigation

The “Major Monday’s” Webinar

In this video, “Year End Review : New York and New Jersey Civil Litigation” Christopher Major provides an overview of the new case law developments that impact New York and New Jersey civil actions. This video is from a live presentation on December 14, 2020.

Major discusses the following:

  • New York “No Fault” Law update;
  • New York Loss Transfer;
  • New Jersey Verbal Threshold;
  • Settlement Consent and Cramdown Motions in New York

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Video: Pre-Answer Motion Practice in New Jersey

The “Major Monday’s” Webinar

In this video, “Pre-Answer Motion Practice in New Jersey,” Christopher Major provides an overview of the use of motion practice to limit exposure in New Jersey civil actions. This video is from a live presentation on September 14, 2020.

Major discusses the following:

  • The value of Pre-Answer motions in reducing litigation in New Jersey?
  • What risk professionals need to know about pre-suit preparation in New Jersey.
  • How recent case decisions will impact the practice in 2020.

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Video: Pre-Answer Motion Practice in New York

The “Major Monday’s” Webinar

In this video, “Pre-Answer Motion practice in New York,” Christopher Major provides an overview of the use of motion practice to limit exposure in New York civil actions. This video is from a live presentation on August 10, 2020.

Major discusses the following:

  • The value of Pre-Answer motions in reducing litigation in New York?
  • What risk professionals need to know about pre-suit preparation in New York.
  • How recent case decisions will impact the practice in 2020.

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Video: New York’s “Serious Injury” Threshold

The “Major Monday’s” Webinar

In this video, “New York’s Serious Injury Threshold,” Christopher Major provides an overview of Article 51 of the Insurance Law which provides that a plaintiff in a personal injury action arising out of negligence in the use or operation of a motor vehicle must establish that he/she has incurred a basic economic loss exceeding $50,000 or must establish that he/she has suffered “serious injury.” This video is from a live presentation on July 13, 2020.

Major discusses the following:

  • What is the legal definition of “serious injury” in in New York?
  • What the “$50,000” carve out is and how it applies to reimbursement actions in New York.
  • What risk professionals need to know about motor vehicle recoveries in New York.
  • How recent case decisions will impact the practice in 2020.

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Back on Track: Third Fridays Podcast

Christian Sison welcomes Lois Law Firm Partner and Construction Practice Group Leader Tashia Rasul back to the Third Fridays podcast. Together, Christian and Tashia learn about “Back on Track,” a new initiative from Willis Towers Watson. Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broker, and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. David Barry, National Director of Casualty Risk Control, and Brian Palmer, Northeast Construction Claims Area Practice Leader, introduce a playbook designed for businesses to safely reopen and mitigate risk during the COVID-19 pandemic. The panel of four try to predict how Workers’ Compensation defense will adapt to new types of claims associated with COVID-19 and remote employees

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