Join Us for This Live Webinar on Monday, July 13, 2020 at 3:00 PM EST
In this live webinar, “The Serious Injury Threshold in New York,” Christopher Major, Civil Practice Team Leader at Lois Law Firm, leads a presentation and discussion on the basics of New York’s “Serious Injury Threshold.” Article 51 of the Insurance Law provides that a plaintiff in a personal injury action arising out of negligence in the use or operation of a motor vehicle must establish that he/she has incurred a basic economic loss exceeding $50,000 or must establish that he/she has suffered “serious injury.” Join us for this live discussion and Q & A.
Major will discuss the following:
- What is the legal definition of “serious injury” in in New York?
- What the “$50,000” carve out is and how it applies to reimbursement actions in New York.
- What risk professionals need to know about motor vehicle recoveries in New York.
- How recent case decisions will impact the practice in 2020.
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Why LOIS Has a Dedicated Civil Litigation Practice
Lois has a dedicated Civil Litigation Practice to serve general liability, premises liability, automobile liability insurance carriers and third party administrators in reimbursement claims under New York WCL § 29 and New Jersey’s Section 40 (N.J.S.A. 34:15-40). Our attorneys also regularly represent these clients’ insureds in defense of personal injury matters filed in all counties in Metropolitan New York, all counties in New Jersey and in the federal courts.
About the Host, Christopher Major, Esq.
At LOIS, Chris leads the Civil Litigation Practice, where he defends the interests of carriers and self-insureds in general liability claims including civil first-party defense in all personal injury, construction accident and motor vehicle accident negligence suits.
Christopher also protects and enforces the rights of carriers and self-insureds in all subrogation-related actions, including prosecuting subrogated actions in civil court under New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Statute Section 40 (N.J.S.A. 34:15-40) and New York Workers’ Compensation Law Section 29, asserting statutory demands for reimbursement under Section 40 and Section 29, litigating intercompany loss transfer in motor vehicle accident claims pursuant to New York Insurance Law Section 5105, and defending workers’ compensation carriers and self-insureds in New York HIMP-1 reimbursement requests.
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