Category Archives: Video

Video: The Second Injury Fund in New Jersey

In this video, Greg Lois explains how the Second Injury Fund in New Jersey works and how obtaining contribution from the Fund reduces exposure in total disability cases .  This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on March 22, 2021.

Topics discussed:

  • Overview of the Second Injury Fund, including a discussion of the types of cases where the Fund must contribute.
  • Practical Example, including calculations of Fund contribution and impact on exposure.
  • Live Q & A on topic.
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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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Video: Appeals & Post-Trial Practice in New York Workers’ Compensation Cases

In this video, Greg Lois provides and overview and answers questions about appeals in New York Workers’ Compensation claims. This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on February 16, 2021.

In this video, Greg talks about:

  • What kinds of decisions can be appealed;
  • How and where to make the appeal;
  • The tactical use of Board Panels appeals;
  • Answers to frequently-asked appeals questions.
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Video: Overview of New York Construction Litigation

Tashia Rasul, Partner at Lois Law Firm and Construction Defense Team Leader, discusses the patchwork of numerous sources of law which form the basis for construction accident claims in New York. Examining these topics from the perspective of the builder or owner of a construction project, Tashia will provide an overview of the relevant New York common laws and statutory Labor Laws that impose duties and obligations on builders and owners and govern the civil claims that plaintiffs file.

Tashia Rasul leads webinar

Some of the topics that Tashia discusses:

  • Common and statutory law for owners and contractors.
  • The Impact of New York’s Labor Law Sections 200, 240, & 241.
  • Recent case law affecting how these statutes are interpreted.

This video is from a live webinar recorded on February 1, 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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Video: New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Year-in-Review

In this video, we look back at the statutory changes and case law developments from 2020 that will impact New Jersey workers’ compensation cases in 2021.  This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on January 25, 2021.

Topics discussed:

  • Impact of statutory presumption on COVID-19 claims.
  • New case law on Medical Provider reimbursement claims.
  • Update on court closures and new presiding judges appointed.
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