Category Archives: Workers Compensation

Risk Transfer Schemes That Complicate Case Handling: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, April 5, 2021 at 12 PM EST

In this live webinar, “Risk Transfer Schemes that Complicate Case Handling,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, will discuss the various ways that construction project risk transfer plans can result in convoluted case handling. Tashia will explain the nuances of “wrap up” insurance plans and how the subrogation and reimbursement rights of the parties can be affected.

Tashia will discuss the following:

  • How a “wrap up” insurance program works and is created.
  • Coverage issues unique to wrap ups.
  • Types of risk typically covered by wrap ups.
  • Complications in case handling for defense counsel and risk professionals.

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: The Second Injury Fund in New Jersey

In this video, Greg Lois explains how the Second Injury Fund in New Jersey works and how obtaining contribution from the Fund reduces exposure in total disability cases .  This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on March 22, 2021.

Topics discussed:

  • Overview of the Second Injury Fund, including a discussion of the types of cases where the Fund must contribute.
  • Practical Example, including calculations of Fund contribution and impact on exposure.
  • Live Q & A on topic.
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Video: Fraud in New York Workers’ Compensation Cases

In this video, Greg Lois provides and overview and answers questions about raising fraud in New York Workers’ Compensation claims. This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on March 15, 2021.

In this video, Greg talks about:

  • What constitutes claim fraud under Section 114-a of the New York Workers’ Compensation Law;
  • How and when to raise fraud in a litigated case;
  • The use of surveillance video in establishing fraud;
  • Answers to frequently-asked appeals questions.
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Fraud Update: New York Workers’ Compensation Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday March 15, 2021 at 12PM EST or 3PM EST

In this LIVE webinar on Monday, March 15, 2021, Greg Lois leads a presentation and discussion on the impact of claim fraud on workers’ compensation 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:

  • Recent case law decisions on fraud.
  • Tactical and strategic considerations in raising fraud.
  • Red flags for fraud in New York workers’ compensation 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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New York Workers’ Compensation 101 for Construction Claim Professionals: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, March 1st at 12PM EST

In this live webinar, “New York Workers’ Compensation 101 for Construction Claim Professionals,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, will provide an overview of the Workers’ Compensation law in New York with a focus on issues and topics which impact construction claims. This webinar is geared towards claim professionals who are more experienced with general liability claims but want to gain an understanding of how the workers’ compensation litigation unfolds.

Tashia will discuss the following:

  • The basic benefits available under the New York Workers’ Compensation Law.
  • Timelines for typical cases.
  • Reporting injuries.
  • How cases can be controverted.

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: Appeals & Post-Trial Practice in New York Workers’ Compensation Cases

In this video, Greg Lois provides and overview and answers questions about appeals in New York Workers’ Compensation claims. This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on February 16, 2021.

In this video, Greg talks about:

  • What kinds of decisions can be appealed;
  • How and where to make the appeal;
  • The tactical use of Board Panels appeals;
  • Answers to frequently-asked appeals questions.
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