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Defending Employers Podcast: Episode 250

Keep it Under One Roof: Harmonizing Defense and Subrogation Efforts Across the Workers’ Compensation Claim

Too often, defense of a workers’ compensation claim and recovery on the subrogation side are managed separately. You can posture both claims for success, however, by coordinating efforts. In this episode, “Keep it Under One Roof: Harmonizing Defense and Subrogation Efforts Across the Workers’ Compensation Claim,” Christopher Major, Civil Practice Team Leader at Lois Law Firm, dives into the issues of investigation, damages, discovery, trial strategy, and “global” settlements.

Major discusses the following:

  • How to identify third-party action potential when you onboard a new claim
  • The benefit of constant communication between the handling claims professional and recovery specialist
  • Keeping an eye out for potential exposure beyond just workers’ compensation, such as intentional wrong claims, the “Scaffold Law,” HIMP-1 reimbursement requests, etc.
  • How to push for a “global” settlement of all claims simultaneously, with examples

What is “Defending Employers: Audio From Lois Law Firm, Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys”?

This is the audio feed from Lois Law Firm’s popular webinar training series. Every month the Firm’s attorneys present different topics in workers’ compensation. Meant as a “101-” level training course, the attorneys present a fresh take on common issues in workers’ compensation defense.

Special Reports. When emerging legal issues arise that impact employers, Lois Law Firm publishes special presentations. These special events, hosted by attorneys and presented in plain English, make the emergent changes understandable for business owners, insurance carriers, and other attorneys.

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New for 2022, Chris Major has written the “New York Risk Transfer Handbook" which he describes as "an effort to present to you, the curious claims professional, supervisor, manager, risk transfer or recovery specialist, or even fellow lawyer, just how subrogation makes sense in the context of your claims.”

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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.

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