Category Archives: New York

Video: Coordinating Multijurisdictional Defenses Using Milestones in New York

In this video, “Coordinating Multijurisdictional Defenses Using Milestones,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, builds on last month’s webinar (“Legal Issues in Coordinating Defenses“) to explore the likely milestones to be reached in each jurisdiction. At each point, consideration should be made as to whether to convene a meeting of necessary stakeholders to decide on a unified course of action. Where a decision does not need to be made, these milestones serve as a marker for a meeting to be held between defense counsel to update as to the progress of each case.

Tashia Rasul leads webinar

Some of the topics Tashia discusses include:

  • Workers’ Compensation defense milestones.
  • General Liability/civil litigation milestones.
  • How to convene a meeting of stakeholders.

This video is from a live presentation on August 3, 2020.

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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Coordinating Multijurisdictional Defense Using Milestones: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, August 3, 2020 at 12PM EST

In this live webinar, “Coordinating Multijurisdictional Defense Using Milestones,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, explores the likely milestones to be reached in each jurisdiction. At each point, consideration should be made as to whether to convene a meeting of necessary stakeholders to decide on a unified course of action. Where a decision does not need to be made, these milestones serve as a marker for a meeting to be held between defense counsel to update as to the progress of each case.

Tashia will discuss the following:

  • Workers’ Compensation defense milestones.
  • General Liability/civil litigation milestones.
  • How to convene a meeting of stakeholders.

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: Case Law Update on Temporary Disability In New York

In this video, Attorney Greg Lois leads a discussion on temporary disability benefits in New York Workers’ Compensation claims. This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on July 21, 2020.

In this video, Greg provides answers to common questions, such as:

  • When must temporary disability benefits be issued?
  • What is the waiting period of issuing benefits? How does the Payor Compliance rule affect the starting or timing of benefits?
  • How is COVID-19 affecting temporary disability benefits?
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Appeal Win: Team Approach Pays Off

This June, we received a major victory on a Board Panel review that required a lot of detail work and persistence over several months, and it paid off.

The claimant alleged that in October of 2018, a one pound shower rod fell on her upper shoulder and neck while she was working as a housekeeper at a New York hotel. She alleged, initially, that this shower curtain injured her head, neck, both shoulders, and back. She alleged that the shower curtain striking her neck caused her to become so dizzy that she needed to sit on the floor until security and an engineer arrived.

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The Future is Now: Third Fridays Podcast

The future is NOW at Lois Law Firm. While COVID-19 has certainly slowed down some businesses, the pandemic has not resulted in fewer great results for our clients. To demonstrate the growth and continued success of the firm, Christian Sison welcomes attorneys Vandana Saunders, Connor Wetherington, Bailey Ott, and Steve McLinden to this month’s episode for a panel discussion. The five attorneys chat about successful wins at the trial and appellate levels, while understanding that there are always a few takeaways that our clients can use for the future.

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Case Law Update on Temporary Disability Benefits: New York Workers’ Compensation Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday July 20, 2020 at 12PM EST or 3PM EST

In this LIVE webinar on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 12 PM EST, Greg Lois leads a discussion and answers questions on temporary disability benefits in New York. This webinar is offered at two different times, always on the Third Monday of the month, at 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM EST.

We will discuss:

  • How Average Weekly Wage is calculated in New York.
  • Recent case law developments on when temporary disability benefits are payable.
  • How to resolve AWW and temporary disability issues in New York.

To register for our New York Workers’ Compensation Webinar Series, a monthly discussion offered at your choice of time in two sessions of recent case law developments and best practices for handling civil claims and reimbursement actions, click the buttons below (or register here).

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