Category Archives: Video

Video: Defending Motions for Medical and Temporary Disability Benefits in New Jersey

How to aggressively defend Motions for Medical and Temporary Disability Benefits in New Jersey to reduce medical costs and legal fees payable to Petitioner’s counsel. In this video, Greg Lois discusses best practices for defending Motions for Med & Temp and provides answers to common questions.  This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on August 23, 2021.

Topics discussed:

  • An overview of what types of medical care are required under the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act;
  • How to reduce costs of care by directing treatment and using networks;
  • What happens when a Petitioner is successful on a Motion for Med & temp and how attorneys’ fees are calculated;
  • Strategies to control exposure for Petitioner’s attorneys’ fee costs in Motions for Med & Temp;
  • An overview of the parts of a basic motion for Med & Temp and what the Petitioner is required to prove in order to be successful;
  • The courtroom procedure and timing for defending these Motions;
  • The differenced between and “Emergent” and “Standard” Motion for Med & Temp;
  • Best practices for Risk Professionals and Attorneys defending these claims.
  • Live Q & A on topic.
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Video: Update on Medical Treatment Issues in New York

In this video, Greg Lois provides an overview and answers questions about rule changes and implementation of new Guidelines which impact the way medical treatment is delivered and paid for in New York Workers’ Compensation claims. This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on August 16, 2021.

In this video, Greg talks about:

  • When the new Medical Treatment Guidelines will be implemented;
  • How the new “Onboard Limited Release” computer system being rolled out by the Workers’ Compensation Board will impact carriers and employers;
  • Defending out-of-state medical claims;
  • Drug formulary implementation update;
  • Medicinal marijuana FAQs;
  • Answers questions live.

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Video: The Carrier’s Rights Under Kelly, Burns, & Bissell

The “Major Monday’s” Webinar

In this video, “The Carrier’s Rights Under Kelly, Burns, and Bissell,” Christopher Major explores the carrier’s right to reimbursement and subrogation under Section 29 of the New York workers’ compensation law. This video was recorded live from training provided by Lois LLC on August 9, 2021.

Major discusses the following:

  • There’s no such thing as 1/3rd, 1/3rd, 1/3rd in New York!
  • How Kelly apportionment works with examples.
  • How the Burns decision impacts recovery for Loss of Wage Earning Capacity awards.
  • Understanding how the share of litigation expense impacts recovery.
  • What the Matter of Stenson means for lien waiver.
  • The Bissell decision and speculative medial expenses.

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Video: Coordinating Multijurisdictional Construction Litigation Using Milestones

In this video taken from her popular webinar series, Tashia Rasul leads a discussion and answers questions about using litigation milestones to coordinate counsel representing construction entities in actions pending in civil court and workers’ compensation court at the same time.

Tashia is a partner at Lois Law Firm and Construction Defense Team Leader. This video is from a live webinar recorded on August 2, 2021.

In this video, Tashia talks about:

  • Coordinating litigation proceeding in both workers’ compensation court AND a civil court;
  • Milestones in a typical workers’ compensation proceeding in New York;
  • Milestones in a construction general liability action in New York.
  • Best Practices for reaching global settlements, including advice on mediation strategy.

Tashia is a partner at Lois Law Firm and Construction Defense Team Leader. This video is from a live webinar recorded on August 2, 2021. Here’s a direct link to watch this video now: link to video (registration required).

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Video: How NOT to Defend a Wage Reconstruction Case in New Jersey

In this video, Greg Lois discusses wage reconstruction in New Jersey workers’ compensation cases.  This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on July 26, 2021.

Topics discussed:

  • What is Wage Reconstruction?
  • When wage reconstruction is appropriate;
  • When you should challenge wage reconstruction;
  • Live Q & A on topic.
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Video: Temporary Disability and Labor Market Attachment in New York

In this video, Greg Lois provides an overview and answers questions about defenses to temporary disability and provides an update on Labor Market Attachment as a defense in New York Workers’ Compensation claims. This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on July 19, 2021.

In this video, Greg talks about:

  • Waiting Period and Payor Compliance;
  • AWW and Maximum Rate;
  • When you can stop paying Temp;
  • Labor Market Attachment.

Here’s a direct link to watch this video now: link to video (registration required).

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