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Workers’ Compensation Exclusivity & Employer Coverage Issues: Civil Litigation Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, June 14, 2021 at 3:00 PM EST

In this live webinar, “Workers’ Compensation Exclusivity and Employer Coverage Issues,” Christopher Major, Civil Practice Team Leader at Lois Law Firm, provides an overview of employment civil litigation focusing on exclusivity and coverage issues. Join us for this live discussion and Q & A.

Major will discuss the following:

  • What is exclusivity and how does it impact civil actions?
  • The “who, what, where, and when” of how lawsuits are filed.
  • What risk professionals need to know about employer coverage issues.
  • How recent case decisions will impact the practice in 2021.

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Video: Consent to Third Party Settlement and Nunc Pro Tunc Motions

The “Major Monday’s” Webinar

In this video, “Third-Party Settlements in New York – Consent to Settlement and Nunc Pro Tunc Motions,” Christopher Major provides an overview of civil settlement in New York’s Supreme courts and the impact on workers’ compensation actions. This video was recorded live from training provided by Lois LLC on May 10, 2021.

Major discusses the following:

  • What third-party settlements (in supreme court actions) require consent in New York?
  • How nunc pro tunc motions are used to facilitate settlements.
  • What workers’ compensation risk professionals need to know about civil settlements in New York.
  • How recent case decisions will impact the practice in 2021.

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Video: A Deeper Look at LIEN, SUBROGATION, AND OFFSET RIGHTS UNDER SECTION 29 IN NEW YORK

The “Major Monday’s” Webinar

In this video, Christopher Major discusses the practical aspects of seeking Section 29 reimbursement for the workers’ compensation carrier in New York. This video is from a live presentation on March 8, 2021.

Major discusses the following:

  • What are the rights of the workers’ compensation carrier under WCL Section 29 to the proceeds of a third-party lawsuit?
  • What happens when the parties to the civil action do not obtain consent to settlement.
  • The remedy available to the third parties when the workers’ compensation carrier refuses to consent to a settlement.
  • How recent case decisions will impact the practice in 2021.

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Video: Defending HIMP-1 Claims in New York

The “Major Monday’s” Webinar

In this video, Christopher Major provides an overview and answers questions about defending HIMP-1 (Health Insurance Matching Program) claims in New York. This video is from a live presentation on February 8, 2021.

Major discusses the following:

  • What is a Health Insurance Matching Program claim?
  • How the HIMP-1 can be defended.
  • Common defenses raised for HIMP-1 claims.
  • What type of results to expect from a HIMP-1 defense.

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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

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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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