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New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Webinar: Year in Review

Join us for our “Year End Review of New Jersey Workers’ Compensation”

Register for this webinar:

Register for this Webinar, 12 PM EST Session

In this LIVE webinar on January 25, 2021 at 12 PM EST, Greg Lois leads a year-end review of important New Jersey workers’ compensation decisions. We will discuss:

  • New case law developments of note from 2020.
  • Changes in the Statute and Regulations which affect workers’ compensation claims, including a discussion of New Jersey’s “Presumption” for Essential Workers in COVID-19 Claims.
  • Upcoming changes which will impact the practice in 2021.

Join us by registering for the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Webinar Series Session on January 25, 2021 12:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5291331929217948419 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. This webinar series is offered at at 12:00 PM EST, always on the Fourth Monday of the month. You can register here.

Download the 2021 New Jersey Handbook

Download the PDF (Adobe Acrobat) version of “New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Law – 2021 Edition” by Gregory Lois. This is the most practical, up-to-date and easy-to-understand guide to New Jersey workers’ compensation claims available. This book is designed for employers, attorneys, claims adjusters, physicians, self-insured employers and vocational rehabilitation workers. This guide is written in plain English by a New Jersey attorney and provides a detailed analysis of relevant statutes and regulations; a complete recap of recent court decisions; and a full description of current practice and procedure.  This book provides a behind-the-scenes look at the complicated issues and makes the law understandable for business owners.

You can download the Handbook here

Download the 2021 New Jersey Handbook

A comprehensive description of the Handbook, including a list of what was updated since the last edition and complete chapter list is here.

New York Workers’ Compensation Webinar: Year in Review (3 PM EST Session)

Title: “Year End Review of New York Workers’ Compensation, 3 PM EST Session”

Register for our monthly webinar series:

Register for this Webinar, 3 PM EST Session

In this LIVE webinar on January 19, 2021 at 3 PM EST, Greg Lois leads a year end review of New York workers’ compensation decisions. This webinar is offered at two different times, always on the Third Monday of the month, at 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM EST.

We will discuss:

  • New case law developments of note from 2020.
  • Changes in the Statute and Regulations which affect workers’ compensation claims.
  • The impact of COVID-19 on claim defenses.

Join us by registering for the New York Workers’ Compensation Webinar Series, 3 PM EST Session on January 19, 2021 at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7249849108834235650

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. This webinar is also offered earlier, at 12 PM EST also the Third Monday of the month. You can register for the 12 PM EST Session here.

New York Workers’ Compensation Webinar: Year in Review (12 PM EST Session)

Title: “Year End Review of New York Workers’ Compensation, 12 PM EST Session”

Register for our monthly webinar series:

Register for this Webinar, 12 PM EST Session

In this LIVE webinar on January 19, 2021 at 12 PM EST, Lois Law Firm Attorneys lead a presentation and discussion on the year end review of New York workers’ compensation decisions. This webinar is offered at two different times, always on the Third Monday of the month, at 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM EST.

We will discuss:

  • New case law developments of note from 2020.
  • Changes in the Statute and Regulations which affect workers’ compensation claims.
  • The impact of COVID-19 on claim defenses.

Join us by registering for the New York Workers’ Compensation Webinar Series, 12PM EST Session on January 19, 2021 12:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2268573251846804738

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. This webinar is also offered in a second session, also the Third Monday of the month. You can register for the 3PM EST Session here.

Q & A on New Jersey’s COVID-19 Presumption

New Jersey ‘s new law, signed September 14, 2020 and effective retroactively back to March 9th, creates a presumption in favor of compensability of all COVID-19 claims for those working in “essential” businesses.
We are defending dozens of coronavirus-related cases in New Jersey and New York and have a full analysis here as well as a webinar Q& A scheduled for Thursday at 12PM EST on how this law change will impact claims.

Back on Track: Third Fridays Podcast

Christian Sison welcomes Lois Law Firm Partner and Construction Practice Group Leader Tashia Rasul back to the Third Fridays podcast. Together, Christian and Tashia learn about “Back on Track,” a new initiative from Willis Towers Watson. Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broker, and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. David Barry, National Director of Casualty Risk Control, and Brian Palmer, Northeast Construction Claims Area Practice Leader, introduce a playbook designed for businesses to safely reopen and mitigate risk during the COVID-19 pandemic. The panel of four try to predict how Workers’ Compensation defense will adapt to new types of claims associated with COVID-19 and remote employees

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More Covid-19 Claims: Third Fridays Podcast

We live in a COVID-19 quarantine world now, so host Christian Sison is taking a “business as usual” approach with the second iteration of the Third Fridays podcast using remote appearances from guests. This month, Jeremy Janis and Adam Lowenstein discuss their recent litigation wins at the Appellate Division level. With practical advice to use in an impractical world, Christian can’t help but call foul on a new Board Panel Decision refuting the need for work search during the quarantine restrictions. discuss practical aspects of defending COVID-19 claims before the Workers’ Compensation Board in New York.

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