Category Archives: New Jersey

Year In Review: New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, January 25, 2021 at 12PM EST

In this live webinar, “Year End Review of Important Cases in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation” Greg Lois leads a presentation and discussion on the important cases and rule changes. Join us for this live discussion and Q & A.

We will discuss the following:

  • A review of important case law changes in New Jersey with analysis of how these decisions will affect employers and insurance carriers.
  • A review of rule and statute changes.
  • What’s happening with Medical Provider Claims in 2021.
  • How recent case decisions will impact the practice in 2021.

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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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Defending Medical Provider Claims: New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, December 28, 2020 at 12 PM EST

In this LIVE webinar on Monday, December 28, 2020 at 12 PM EST, Greg Lois discusses the latest development in Medical Provider Application for Payment Claims in New Jersey workers’ compensation court. We will discuss:

  • Jurisdiction for these cases under New Jersey’s Workers’ Compensation Act, Section 15.
  • Recent case law decisions affecting exposure.
  • Practical tips for pricing and resolving these medical provider reimbursement claims.

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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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Evaluating Claims for Permanency Exposure: New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, November 23, 2020 at 12 PM EST

In this LIVE webinar on Monday, November 23, 2020 at 12 PM EST, Greg Lois provides an overview and answers questions about how attorneys value exposure in New Jersey cases. We will discuss:

  • Types of permanency benefits available under the New Jersey’s Workers’ Compensation Law.
  • Recent case law decisions affecting exposure.
  • Practical tips for analyzing and assessing exposure in New Jersey cases.

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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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    Here are some upcoming New York Workers’ Compensation webinars:

    Jan
    25
    New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Webinar: Year in Review
    Join us for our “Year End Review of New Jersey Workers’ Compensation” Register for...
    Feb
    22
    New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Webinar: Appeals and ReOpeners
    Join us for our “Appeals and ReOpeners in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation” Regist...
    Mar
    22
    New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Webinar: The Second Injury Fund
    Join us for our “Understanding the Second Injury Fund’s Role in New Jersey Workers’...
    Apr
    26
    New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Webinar: The Non-Employment Defense
    Live training on Monday, April 27th at 12PM EST! Bring your questions about New Jersey workers' comp...
    May
    24
    New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Webinar: Overview of Defenses
    Join us for “Overview of Defenses in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Cases” Regis...

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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.

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