Attorneys Christopher Major and Glenn Johnston lead a presentation on Section 29 reimbursement and subrogation in New York workers’ compensation claims. The attorneys discuss reimbursement to the carrier/employer from the proceeds of civil actions as well as tactics for maximizing recovery – including negotiation tips for dealing with plaintiff’s attorneys who always demand a lien reduction to “1/3rd.”
Subject: New York, Workers’ Compensation Law, LWEC, Permanency, Exposure
Date Presented: December 18, 2017
Presenter(s): Christopher Major and Glenn Johnston
Run time: 22:51
Attorneys Karen Vincent and Greg Lois discuss the role of defense counsel in providing timely and accurate exposure analysis to clients. The attorneys discuss the “when” of providing an exposure analysis – when during the litigation lifecycle the attorney should be providing estimates of exposure and likelihood of prevailing at trial. The attorneys also discuss the “how” of exposure – how estimates of permanent disability are made. This webinar presentation is a must-watch for risk professionals and adjusters relying on outside counsel to provide exposure analysis.
Subject: New Jersey, Workers’ Compensation Law, Exposure, Permanency, MMI
Date Presented: November 27, 2017
Presenter(s): Karen Vincent and Greg Lois
Run time: 31:46
This is video from a live presentation from Dr. Jennifer Yanow and Greg Lois. Dr. Yanow is a double Board-certified in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The discussion focuses on the use of IMEs and second opinion consultation in both acute cases and non-acute long term chronic pain claims. Dr. Yanow’s expertise in treating RSD and CPRS claims as well as her approach to opiate medications is explored.
Subject: New Jersey, Workers’ Compensation Law, IMEs, Second Opinions, Opiates, Weaning
Date Presented: October 23, 2017
Presenter(s): Dr. Jennifer Yanow and Greg Lois
Run time: 40:31
Attorney Greg Lois leads a seminar on the use of Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs) in New York workers’ compensation cases. The discussion includes the new IME requirements including the new SLU-1 form.
Attorneys Greg Lois and Christian Sison discuss the draft Disability Duration Guidelines relating to Schedule Loss of Use injuries in New York. The presenters discuss the new IME requirements including the new SLU-1 form, the new formula for calculating schedule loss of use exposures, and go through a practical example.