Christopher Major, Esq.

Video: “Liening” Over State Lines: Multi-jurisdictional Issues in Workers’ Compensation Subrogation

The “Major Monday’s” Webinar

What happens when your employee gets injured by a tortfeasor while in another state? Does the employer/carrier have the ability to assert a demand for reimbursement of the worker’s compensation cost against the party residing in another state? How does the employer/carrier maximize its recovery? 

In this video, Chris Major discusses  answers to all of those questions as well as the following:

  • New York and New Jersey Subrogation generally;
  • The New York standard for reimbursement rights across state lines in third-party cases;
  • How to Apply the New York standard for reimbursement across state lines in context with examples;
  • The New Jersey standard for seeking reimbursement across state lines;
  • Applications of New Jersey’s law with examples;
  • Other jurisdictional issues, including prohibitions on reimbursement and subrogation claims.

This video is taken from a live webinar provided to Firm clients on July 12, 2021. 

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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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