Category Archives: Workers Compensation

Video: New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Year-in-Review

In this video, we look back at the statutory changes and case law developments from 2020 that will impact New Jersey workers’ compensation cases in 2021.  This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on January 25, 2021.

Topics discussed:

  • Impact of statutory presumption on COVID-19 claims.
  • New case law on Medical Provider reimbursement claims.
  • Update on court closures and new presiding judges appointed.
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Year In Review: New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, January 25, 2021 at 12PM EST

In this live webinar, “Year End Review of Important Cases in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation” Greg Lois leads a presentation and discussion on the important cases and rule changes. Join us for this live discussion and Q & A.

We will discuss the following:

  • A review of important case law changes in New Jersey with analysis of how these decisions will affect employers and insurance carriers.
  • A review of rule and statute changes.
  • What’s happening with Medical Provider Claims in 2021.
  • How recent case decisions will impact the practice in 2021.

To register for our New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Webinar Series, a monthly discussion click the button below (or register here).

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Video: “Year In Review” Of New York Workers’ Compensation Defense

In this video, Greg Lois talks about the trends and new caselaw that will impact 2021 New York Workers’ Compensation claims. This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on January 19, 2021.

In this video, Greg talks about:

  • What types of cases are trending from 2020;
  • How carriers can respond to HIMP-1 claims;
  • The increasing importance of risk transfer opportunities in New York cases;
  • Publication updates.
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Point/Counterpoint On The Medical Treatment Guidelines: Third Fridays Podcast

In this episode, host Christian Sison welcomes welcomes fellow LOIS Partner Declan Gourley to the podcast. The Medical Treatment Guidelines were on track to be in effect for several new body parts and conditions, but what happened?

Why is the implementation being delayed?

Christian and Declan use the update to take two opposing positions: are the Guidelines more favorable to claimants or employers? Tune in to find out!

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Video: Goals of Multijurisdictional Coordination in Construction Litigation

In this video taken from her popular webinar series, Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm and Construction Defense Team Leader starts off 2021 by looking at the goals of construction clients in coordinating the defense litigation involving the same plaintiff/claimant in multiple jurisdictions.

Tashia Rasul leads webinar

Some of the topics that Tashia discusses:

  • Weaponizing Coordination: Tactics that Benefit the Employer.
  • Reduction of Litigation Costs – Reducing Duplicative Effort.
  • Avoiding Collateral Estoppel.
  • Pursuing Global Settlement.

This video is from a live webinar recorded on January 4, 2021.

How to attend these webinars live and ask questions.

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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The Goals of MultiJurisdictional Coordination: Construction Defense Webinar

Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, January 4th at 12PM EST

In this live webinar, “Goals of Multijurisdictional Coordination,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, provides an overview of the goals of the Construction Defense Practice when handling a catastrophic construction accident claim.

Tashia will discuss the four common goals she pursues:

  • Weaponizing Coordination: Tactics that Benefit the Employer.
  • Reduction of Litigation Costs – Reducing Duplicative Effort.
  • Avoiding Collateral Estoppel.
  • Pursuing Global Settlement.

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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