Category Archives: New York

Video: Preparing for the Construction Loss

In this video, “Preparing for the Loss,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, talks about the preparation and planning needed long before the construction project or program experiences any injury losses. If you are waiting until a loss has occurred to retain counsel and prepare a plan of action, you are waiting too long!

Some of the topics Tashia discusses include:

  • Assembling a team of risk professionals who will “swing into action” once a catastrophic loss occurs.
    Who should be on the team.
    Getting the team together, running a drill.

This video is from a live presentation on May 4, 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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Preparing for the Loss: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, May 4, 2020 at 12PM EST

In this live webinar, “Preparing For the Loss,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, talks about the preparation necessary long before the construction project or program experiences any injury losses. If you are waiting until a loss has occurred to retain counsel and prepare a plan of action, you are waiting too long!

Tashia will discuss the following:

  • Assembling a team of risk professionals who will “swing into action” once a catastrophic loss occurs.
  • Who should be on the team.
  • Getting the team together, running a drill.

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: Employee Status In New York Workers’ Compensation

In this video, Greg Lois provides an overview of employee status in New York workers’ compensation cases! This video is from a live presentation on April 20, 2020.

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

  • Recent case law decisions on employee status that answer the question, “Is the Claimant My Employee?”
  • Tactical and strategic considerations in challenging employment
  • Consistent issues regarding employment status, including independent contractor status, in New York workers’ compensation cases.
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Case Law Update on Employee Status: New York Workers’ Compensation Webinar

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

In this LIVE webinar on Monday, April 20, 2020 at 12 PM EST, Greg Lois leads a presentation and discussion on recent case law decisions touching on employee status in regards to workers’ compensation claims 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 employee status that answer the question, “Is the Claimant My Employee?”
  • Tactical and strategic considerations in challenging employment
  • Consistent issues regarding employment status, including independent contractor status, 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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Video: Construction Risk Transfer and Reduction Schemes That Complicate Case Handling

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

Some of the topics Tashia discusses include:

  • 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.

This video is from a live presentation on April 6, 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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Risk Transfer Schemes That Complicate Case Handling: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, April 6, 2020 at 12PM 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).

Continue reading Risk Transfer Schemes That Complicate Case Handling: Construction Defense Webinar