Category Archives: Workers Compensation

Video: Responding to the Catastrophic Construction Loss

In this video, “Responding to the Catastrophic Construction Loss,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, discusses how the immediate post-accident onsite investigation is key to defense of the workers’ compensation and general liability claim. Where there is injury involving fall from height, an immediate investigation MUST be conducted to preserve evidence and document witness statements.

Some of the topics Tashia discusses include:

  • Determining what construction site injuries require an immediate onsite investigation.
  • How an onsite investigation should be conducted.
  • Benefits of a cloaked or attorney-driven investigation.

This video is from a live presentation on June 1, 2020.

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More Covid-19 Claims: Third Fridays Podcast

We live in a COVID-19 quarantine world now, so host Christian Sison is taking a “business as usual” approach with the second iteration of the Third Fridays podcast using remote appearances from guests. This month, Jeremy Janis and Adam Lowenstein discuss their recent litigation wins at the Appellate Division level. With practical advice to use in an impractical world, Christian can’t help but call foul on a new Board Panel Decision refuting the need for work search during the quarantine restrictions. discuss practical aspects of defending COVID-19 claims before the Workers’ Compensation Board in New York.

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Responding to the Catastrophic Workplace Accident: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, June 1, 2020 at 12PM EST

In this live webinar, “Responding to the Catastrophic Workplace Accident,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, discusses how the immediate post-accident onsite investigation is key to defense of the claim. Where there is injury involving fall from height, an immediate investigation MUST be conducted to preserve evidence and document witness statements.

Tashia will discuss the following:

  • Determining what construction site injuries require an immediate onsite investigation.
  • How an onsite investigation should be conducted.
  • Benefits of a cloaked or attorney-driven investigation.

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: Coronavirus and Workers’ Compensation Update

In this video, Greg Lois provides an update on the impact of coronavirus on workers’ compensation cases in New York and New Jersey and answers questions live! This video is from a live presentation on May 18, 2020.

In this video, Greg provides answers to common questions, such as:

  • Emerging issues in COVID-19 claims, such as PTSD and anxiety claims.
  • Tactical and strategic considerations in challenging compensability of coronavirus claims.
  • Likely impact of pending legislation in New Jersey (New Jersey Senate passed S 2380, now pending in Assembly as A3999).
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Overview of Jurisdictional and Legal Defenses: New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 12PM EST

In this LIVE webinar on TUESDAY, May 26, 2020 at 12 PM EST, Greg Lois will lead a presentation on the common legal and jurisdictional defenses often used in New Jersey workers’ compensation cases. We will discuss:

  • Overview of all jurisdictional defenses available under New Jersey’s Workers’ Compensation Law.
  • A look at common substantive or legal defenses.
  • Practical aspects of sustaining your defenses in court, including a discussion of the proofs needed at trial.

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Defending Construction Claims: New York Workers’ Compensation Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday May 18, 2020 at 12PM EST or 3PM EST

In this LIVE webinar on Monday, May 18, 2020, Tashia Rasul and Greg Lois discuss practical and legal aspects of defending construction accident claims in New York. 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:

  • How New York’s Labor Law impacts workers’ compensation claims.
  • Tactical and strategic considerations in defending construction accident cases in New York.
  • How to defend dual jurisdiction catastrophic construction accident cases.

To register for our New York Workers’ Compensation Webinar Series, a monthly discussion offered at your choice of time in two sessions of recent case law developments and best practices for handling civil claims and reimbursement actions, click the buttons below (or register here).

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