Category Archives: New York

Risk Transfer Schemes That Complicate Case Handling: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, April 5, 2021 at 12 PM EST

In this live webinar, “Risk Transfer Schemes that Complicate Case Handling,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, will discuss the various ways that construction project risk transfer plans can result in convoluted case handling. Tashia will explain the nuances of “wrap up” insurance plans and how the subrogation and reimbursement rights of the parties can be affected.

Tashia will discuss the following:

  • How a “wrap up” insurance program works and is created.
  • Coverage issues unique to wrap ups.
  • Types of risk typically covered by wrap ups.
  • Complications in case handling for defense counsel and risk professionals.

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: Fraud in New York Workers’ Compensation Cases

In this video, Greg Lois provides and overview and answers questions about raising fraud in New York Workers’ Compensation claims. This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on March 15, 2021.

In this video, Greg talks about:

  • What constitutes claim fraud under Section 114-a of the New York Workers’ Compensation Law;
  • How and when to raise fraud in a litigated case;
  • The use of surveillance video in establishing fraud;
  • Answers to frequently-asked appeals questions.
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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.

To register for our Civil Litigation Webinar Series, a monthly discussion of recent case law developments and best practices for handling civil claims and reimbursement actions, click the button below (or register here).

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Fraud Update: New York Workers’ Compensation Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday March 15, 2021 at 12PM EST or 3PM EST

In this LIVE webinar on Monday, March 15, 2021, Greg Lois leads a presentation and discussion on the impact of claim fraud on workers’ compensation 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:

  • Recent case law decisions on fraud.
  • Tactical and strategic considerations in raising fraud.
  • Red flags for fraud in New York workers’ compensation cases.

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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A Deeper Look at Lien, Subrogation, and Offset Rights under Section 29 in New York: Civil Litigation Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, March 8, 2021 at 3:00 PM EST

In this live webinar, “A Deeper Look at Lien, Subrogation, and Offset Rights Under Section 29 in New York,” Christopher Major, Civil Practice Team Leader at Lois Law Firm, discusses the practical asects of seeking Section 29 reimbursement for the workers’ compensation carrier in New York. Join us for this live discussion and Q & A.

Major will discuss the following:

  • What are the rights of the workers’ compensation carrier under 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.

To register for our Civil Litigation Webinar Series, a monthly discussion of recent case law developments and best practices for handling civil claims and reimbursement actions, click the button below (or register here).

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New York Workers’ Compensation 101 for Construction Claim Professionals: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, March 1st at 12PM EST

In this live webinar, “New York Workers’ Compensation 101 for Construction Claim Professionals,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, will provide an overview of the Workers’ Compensation law in New York with a focus on issues and topics which impact construction claims. This webinar is geared towards claim professionals who are more experienced with general liability claims but want to gain an understanding of how the workers’ compensation litigation unfolds.

Tashia will discuss the following:

  • The basic benefits available under the New York Workers’ Compensation Law.
  • Timelines for typical cases.
  • Reporting injuries.
  • How cases can be controverted.

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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