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Defending Employers Podcast: Episode 286

No Double Recovery! Practical Advice for Avoiding Reimbursement Pitfalls

New York’s Section 29 and New Jersey’s Section 40 exist to prevent the claimant/petitioner from recovering twice for the same injury. That never seems to stop third-party attorneys from asking for a “1/3rd, 1/3rd, 1/3rd” split though. In this episode, “No Double Recovery! Practical Advice for Avoiding Reimbursement Pitfalls,” Christopher Major will address how to perfect your lien rights every step of the way so that you are holding the cards when the third-party action settles. We will also go over whether common threats such as quashing the lien or abandoning the civil action are legitimate.

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 and Presentations: 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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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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