Category Archives: New York

Point/Counterpoint On The Medical Treatment Guidelines: Third Fridays Podcast

In this episode, host Christian Sison welcomes welcomes fellow LOIS Partner Declan Gourley to the podcast. The Medical Treatment Guidelines were on track to be in effect for several new body parts and conditions, but what happened?

Why is the implementation being delayed?

Christian and Declan use the update to take two opposing positions: are the Guidelines more favorable to claimants or employers? Tune in to find out!

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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.

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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Video: Goals of Multijurisdictional Coordination in Construction Litigation

In this video taken from her popular webinar series, Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm and Construction Defense Team Leader starts off 2021 by looking at the goals of construction clients in coordinating the defense litigation involving the same plaintiff/claimant in multiple jurisdictions.

Tashia Rasul leads webinar

Some of the topics that Tashia discusses:

  • Weaponizing Coordination: Tactics that Benefit the Employer.
  • Reduction of Litigation Costs – Reducing Duplicative Effort.
  • Avoiding Collateral Estoppel.
  • Pursuing Global Settlement.

This video is from a live webinar recorded on January 4, 2021.

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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The Goals of MultiJurisdictional Coordination: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, January 4th at 12PM EST

In this live webinar, “Goals of Multijurisdictional Coordination,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, provides an overview of the goals of the Construction Defense Practice when handling a catastrophic construction accident claim.

Tashia will discuss the four common goals she pursues:

  • Weaponizing Coordination: Tactics that Benefit the Employer.
  • Reduction of Litigation Costs – Reducing Duplicative Effort.
  • Avoiding Collateral Estoppel.
  • Pursuing Global Settlement.

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: The Importance of Risk Transfer In New York Workers’ Compensation cases

In this video, Greg Lois talks about reimbursement and subrogation as means to reduce exposure in New York Workers’ Compensation claims. This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on December 21, 2020.

In this video, Greg talks about:

  • The differences between a reimbursement right and subrogation;
  • How to maximize reimbursement under New York’s Section 29;
  • Limitations on the right of subrogation in New York; and
  • How to evaluate the amount of recovery in a reimbursement or subrogation action.
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Appellate Division Review Episode- Policarpio v Rally Restoration: Third Fridays Podcast

Podcast host Christian Sison welcomes Addison O’Donnell to discuss the brand new case from the Appellate Division and its impact on labor market attachment. How can employers and carriers use this defense for claimants that are undocumented or who do not have a Social Security Number? Listen for the attorneys’ analysis and find out

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