Tag Archives: New Jersey workers’ compensation

Video: Defending Motions for Medical and Temporary Disability Benefits in New Jersey

How to aggressively defend Motions for Medical and Temporary Disability Benefits in New Jersey to reduce medical costs and legal fees payable to Petitioner’s counsel. In this video, Greg Lois discusses best practices for defending Motions for Med & Temp and provides answers to common questions.  This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on August 23, 2021.

Topics discussed:

  • An overview of what types of medical care are required under the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act;
  • How to reduce costs of care by directing treatment and using networks;
  • What happens when a Petitioner is successful on a Motion for Med & temp and how attorneys’ fees are calculated;
  • Strategies to control exposure for Petitioner’s attorneys’ fee costs in Motions for Med & Temp;
  • An overview of the parts of a basic motion for Med & Temp and what the Petitioner is required to prove in order to be successful;
  • The courtroom procedure and timing for defending these Motions;
  • The differenced between and “Emergent” and “Standard” Motion for Med & Temp;
  • Best practices for Risk Professionals and Attorneys defending these claims.
  • Live Q & A on topic.
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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.

Webinar: Section 40 Reimbursement Claims and Subrogation in New Jersey

Title: “Section 40 Reimbursement Claims and Subrogation in New Jersey”

Attorney Greg Lois leads a presentation and discussion on reimbursement from the proceeds of third-party claims against actual tortfeasors under the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act.

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All webinars begin with a 10-15 minute overview of a general topic, and then a Question and Answer session is held for the balance of the time. Questions can be on any topic in workers’ compensation law (not limited to the topic). Handout materials are provided in advance of each session.

Webinar: Evaluating Claims for Permanency Exposure in New Jersey

Title: “Evaluating Claims for Permanency Exposure in New Jersey.”

Attorney Greg Lois leads a presentation and discussion on evaluation of case for permanency exposure in New Jersey workers’ compensation claims.

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All webinars begin with a 10-15 minute overview of a general topic, and then a Question and Answer session is held for the balance of the time. Questions can be on any topic in workers’ compensation law (not limited to the topic). Handout materials are provided in advance of each session.

Webinar: Effective Use of Expert Witnesses and IMEs in New Jersey

Title: “Effective Use of Expert Witnesses and Independent Medical Evaluations in New Jersey”

Attorney Greg Lois leads a presentation and discussion on practical aspects and legal procedure for obtaining an expert opinion in a New Jersey workers’ compensation claim.

Register for our monthly webinar series:

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All webinars begin with a 10-15 minute overview of a general topic, and then a Question and Answer session is held for the balance of the time. Questions can be on any topic in workers’ compensation law (not limited to the topic). Handout materials are provided in advance of each session.

Webinar: Defending Occupational Exposure Claims in New Jersey

Title: “Defending Occupational Exposure Claims in New Jersey.”

Attorney Greg Lois leads a presentation and discussion on the defense of occupational exposure New Jersey workers’ compensation claims.

Register for our monthly webinar series:

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All webinars begin with a 10-15 minute overview of a general topic, and then a Question and Answer session is held for the balance of the time. Questions can be on any topic in workers’ compensation law (not limited to the topic). Handout materials are provided in advance of each session.