A New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Webinar

New Jersey: Case Foundations

This LIVE webinar on Monday, January 8, 2024, at 1PM EST, Greg Lois dives into the fascinating world of New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Defense Strategies. In this engaging presentation, Greg explores the ins and outs of defending claims in the context of workplace injuries.

  • Course Outline

Here is what we cover:

  • Welcome to our journey through the intricacies of workers’ compensation defense. We’ll define the scope of our exploration and set the stage for what’s to come.
  • Imagine you’re sitting across from a client who needs your expertise. How do you approach the initial meeting? We’ll discuss strategies for effective client intake and provide an overview of the defense process.
  • Who’s who in the legal drama? We’ll introduce the key players and discuss their roles (Parties and Opposing Counsel).
  • The heart of any case lies in the details. Let’s delve into gathering information about employment history, accidents, and alleged injuries.
  • Money matters! We’ll calculate the petitioner’s average weekly wage and understand its significance.
  • The insurer’s stance matters. We’ll dissect their decisions and their impact on the case.
  • Legal maneuvers! We’ll explore the procedures for seeking temporary disability benefits and medical coverage.
  • Paper trails matter. We’ll collect relevant employment records and documents.
  • Sherlock Holmes mode: Activate! Techniques for investigating injury claims.
  • Time travel to the past! Uncover historical data and commission investigations.
  • Doctor’s orders: Analyze medical evidence like a pro.

Development of Defense Strategy (§ 2.13). The chessboard is set. Key considerations:

  1. Admit or Deny? Determining whether to accept or deny the claim.
  2. Medical Intel: Scheduling independent medical examinations.
  3. Risk Management: Advising insurers on reducing overall exposure.
    1. Return to Work
    2. Voluntary Tender

New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Webinar Series

Lois Law Firm presents a monthly live seminar on Defending Workers’ Compensation Claims in New Jersey. These webinars are focused on practical claims-handling and perfect for your team members who need state-specific training or a refresher course for this jurisdiction! Each webinar features a live presentation followed by a Question & Answer session.

Starting in 2024, the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Webinar Series will be held at 1:00 PM EST on either the FIRST or SECOND Monday of the month. Please check each webinar listing for the exact day they will take place. To register for a New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Webinar, click the button below:

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THE MOST PRACTICAL, up-to-date, and easy-to-understand guide to workers' compensation claims in New Jersey. This book is designed for employers, attorneys, claim adjusters, physicians, self-insured employers, and vocational rehabilitation workers. This guide is written in plain English by a New Jersey State attorney and provides a detailed analysis of relevant statutes and regulations; a complete recap of recent court decisions including 2021 & 2022 cases; and a full description of current practice.

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New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Defense at Lois Law Firm

For more than 20 years we have represented insurance carriers, self-insured employers, third party claim administrators, and employers before New Jersey’s Division of Workers’ Compensation. Our founding partner, Greg Lois, is co-author of the LexisNexis “Practice Guide to Workers’ Compensation in New Jersey published by Matthew Bender (2017-2023, ISBN:9781663363053) and served as Law Clerk to Hon. Joan Mott, Administrative Supervisor of Workers Compensation.

Along with managing partner Greg Lois and a dedicated team of experienced attorneys and paraprofessionals, we handle New Jersey cases from cradle-to-grave. We want to be by your side, moving cases aggressively to closure from the start of litigation all the way through to settlement.

We only assign one attorney and one paralegal to each case. The attorney/paralegal assignments are made based on the court the case will be listed in.

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