Category Archives: Video

Video: Coverage Disputes in Construction Litigation

In this video, “Coverage Disputes in Construction Litigation,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm and Construction Defense Team Leader discusses common coverage issues that arise in Owner Controlled Insurance Program (OCIP) and Contractor Controlled Insurance Program (CCIP) projects.

Tashia Rasul leads webinar

Some of the topics Tashia discusses include:

  • What is covered in a wrap-up policy.
  • How to prepare to handle coverage disputes.
  • How coverage issues are handled in court – practical advice..

This video is from a live presentation on October 5, 2020.

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Video: Expert Witnesses and COVID-19 Claims in New Jersey

In this video, we look at expert witnesses in general and then apply that to the defense of COVID-19 claims in New Jersey workers’ compensation cases.  This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on September 28, 2020.

Topics discussed:

  • General ins-and-outs of selecting a medical expert.
  • Defending your expert’s testimony at trial.
  • Use of expert witnesses in COVID-19 cases.
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Video: IME vs Records Review In New York

In this video, Attorney Greg Lois explores the methods and tactics to consider when choosing either an Independent Medical Evaluation or records review in New York Workers’ Compensation claims. This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on September 21, 2020.

In this video, Greg talks about what is changing now, such as:

  • The differences between an IME and a records review;
  • How the relevant rules (WCL Section 137 and 12 NYCRR 300.2 impact the decision of record review or IME;
  • The pros and cons of IME versus records review; and
  • Why records reviews may be preferable when defending COVID-19 claims.
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The Erosion of Labor Market Attachment: Third Fridays Podcast

Podcast host Christian Sison welcomes Addison O’Donnell to discuss the legal implications of labor market attachment and the changing landscape for this once-trusty defense. The two discuss the history and legal standards of the labor market attachment defense, the disruptions that rippled through the New York Workers’ Compensation system since March, and the path to restore the defense for a post-pandemic world.

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Video: How To Defend Motions for Med & Temp In New Jersey

In this video, we discuss defense strategies to handle Motions for Medical and Temporary Disability benefits in New Jersey workers’ compensation cases.  This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on August 24, 2020.

Topics discussed:

  • What are the rules? When the Petitioner can file a Motion seeking additional medical care under New Jersey’s Workers’ Compensation Law.
  • Common strategies in defending Motions for Med & temp.
  • The exposure to an employer when medical care becomes a litigated issue in a New Jersey case.
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Video: Update on Medical Treatment In New York

In this video, Attorney Greg Lois leads a discussion on what’s new in medical treatment in New York Workers’ Compensation claims. This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on August 17, 2020.

In this video, Greg talks about what is changing now, such as:

  • The new Medical Treatment Guidelines coming into effect in January 2021.
  • How the “Provider Expansion” rules are working.
  • The impact of out-of-state care on exposure and costs.
  • How telemedicine is impacting medical care in workers’ compensation cases.
  • The Drug Formulary.
  • Update on medicinal marijuana in New York workers’ compensation cases.
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