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A Civil Litigation Webinar

New York’s “Serious Injury” Threshold

In this video, “New York’s Serious Injury Threshold,” we provide an overview of Article 51 of the Insurance Law which provides that a plaintiff in a personal injury action arising out of negligence in the use or operation of a motor vehicle must establish that he/she has incurred a basic economic loss exceeding $50,000 or must establish that he/she has suffered “serious injury.” This video is from a live presentation on July 13, 2020.

We discuss the following:

  • What is the legal definition of “serious injury” in in New York?
  • What the “$50,000” carve out is and how it applies to reimbursement actions in New York.
  • What risk professionals need to know about motor vehicle recoveries in New York.
  • How recent case decisions will impact the practice in 2020.

Civil Litigation Webinar Series

The Civil Litigation Webinar Series, from Lois Law Firm, is held on the THIRD MONDAY of the month at 3:00 PM EST. 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. To register for a Civil Litigation Webinar, click the button below:

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Why LOIS Has a Dedicated Civil Litigation Practice

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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