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2022 Edition

New York Risk Transfer Handbook

Christopher Major, Esq.

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. We are going to try to distill from the verbose and ponderous words of the New York State Legislature one single, simple thing: strategy.”

This book covers the following:

  • Basics of Section 29
  • Time Limitations & Notice Requirements
  • The Right to a Lien
  • Lien Reimbursement & the Kelly Calculation
  • Future Credit/Offset Rights (Reconciling Kelly & Burns)
  • Interplay with New York’s No Fault Law
  • Third Party Consent, Cramdown, and Global Settlements
  • Subrogation Under Section 19(2)
  • Multijurisdictional issues and Choice of Law
  • Health Insurance Matching Program Claims
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About the Author

New York Risk Transfer Handbook by Christopher Major

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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    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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