Category Archives: Webinars

Scheduled Loss of Use “What’s Working Now”: New York Workers’ Compensation Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday October 19, 2020 at 12PM EST or 3PM EST

In this LIVE webinar on Monday, October 19, 2020 at 12 PM EST, Greg Lois leads a discussion and answers questions on Schedule Loss of Use awards in New York. We will focus on the recent case law and practical advice on how to minimize the employer’s exposure in these types of awards. This webinar is offered at two different times, always on the Third Monday of the month, at 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM EST.

We will discuss:

  • Definition of “Schedule Loss of Use,” including what classes of injuries may qualify for this type of award.
  • Overview of how awards are calculated.
  • Te use of IMEs and Disability Duration Guidelines to challenge excessive SLU awards.
  • Answers to common Schedule Loss of Use questions.

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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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Coverage Disputes: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, October 5, 2020 at 12PM EST

In this live webinar, “Coverage Issues in Multijurisdictional Construction Claims,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, discusses the challenges in defending catastrophic construction losses when coverage is an issue.

Tashia will discuss the following:

  • Workers’ Compensation coverage issues.
  • Differences between operational policy coverage and wrap up coverage.
  • How and in which venue coverage issues are resolved.

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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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Medical Proofs and IMEs: New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, September 28, 2020 at 12 PM EST

In this LIVE webinar on Monday, September 28, 2020 at 12 PM EST, Greg Lois will discuss medical proofs and IME testimony at trial in New Jersey workers’ compensation cases. We will discuss:

  • What medical proofs are required under New Jersey’s Workers’ Compensation Law.
  • How to choose and prepare your independent medical expert.
  • Practical use of Independent Medical Evaluations in a New Jersey case.

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