Attorneys Tashia Rasul and Greg Lois discuss the recent case law developments in New York and New Jersey workers’ compensation cases involving medical marijuana. They cover the practical aspects of defending claims where medical marijuana is available, what standards the courts use when authorizing the use of marijuana, and practical aspects of paying for a substance that is on the Federal controlled substances list.
Attorney Karen Vincent leads a presentation on the defense of off-premise injuries in New Jersey. In this presentation she discusses lunchtime injuries, accidents occurring during commutes to work, and “special missions.”
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This is the video from our June 18, 2018 webinar presentation discussing the facts of Matter of Rodriguez v New York City Tr. Auth., decided May 31, 2018, and the impact of the decision on the defense of off-premises cases in New York as well as answering questions LIVE about specific fact scenarios like this one.
New York is replacing in-person hearings with “Virtual Hearings” held via web conference. LOIS Attorneys Tashia Rasul, Esq., Declan Gourley, Esq., and Christian Sison, Esq., discuss the impact of virtual hearings in New York workers’ compensation claims, particularly in regards to what this means for claims handling, claim defense, and costs.
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Attorney Greg Lois discusses common defenses in New Jersey workers’ compensation claims.
Attorneys Joseph Melchionne and Greg Lois discuss defenses commonly raised in New York workers’ compensation cases. They discuss the defense of notice, statute of limitations, intoxication, and recreational loss among others.