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Pleadings and discovery are the essential steps of any litigation process, and New Jersey workers’ compensation law is no exception. In this seminar, you will learn how to effectively and efficiently handle the various pleadings and discovery tools that are available in New Jersey workers’ compensation cases.
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from the best and enhance your career. Register now and join us for this informative and dynamic seminar!
Who Should Attend?
Here is what we cover:
Requests for discovery: How to request and obtain relevant information and documents from the opposing party, and how to respond to requests from the other side, including the scope, timing, and format of the discovery.
Request for production of medical records: How to request and obtain the medical records of the injured worker, and how to deal with issues such as privacy, consent, and authorization.
Answers to interrogatories: How to answer and pose written questions that seek information about the facts, opinions, and contentions of the parties, and how to avoid objections and sanctions for incomplete or evasive answers.
Subpoenas: How to use subpoenas to compel the attendance of witnesses or the production of documents or other evidence, and how to deal with issues such as service, compliance, and quashing.
Statement of pre-existing conditions: How to prepare and file a statement of pre-existing conditions that may affect the extent of the disability or the causal relationship of the injury, and how to challenge or verify the accuracy of such statements.
Deposition of infirm testificant: How to request and conduct a deposition of a witness who is unable to attend the trial due to physical or mental incapacity, and how to use the deposition testimony as evidence at the trial.
Additional discovery methods: How to use other discovery methods that may be appropriate or necessary in certain cases, such as physical or mental examinations, requests for admissions, and expert reports.
Answering statements: How to prepare and file an answering statement that responds to the allegations and claims of the petition, and how to amend or supplement the answering statement as the case progresses.
This seminar is designed for attorneys, law judges, and risk professionals who want to improve their skills and knowledge in New Jersey workers' compensation law. It will provide you with practical tips, techniques, and examples from experienced and qualified instructors and speakers. It will also give you the opportunity to interact with your peers and discuss your cases and issues.
About the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Webinar Series
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:
Gregory Lois is the Managing Partner of Lois Law Firm LLC. Greg is the co-author of the LexisNexis “Practice Guide to Workers’ Compensation in New Jersey” published by Matthew Bender (2017 – 2023, ISBN: 9781663363053). In October 2019, Greg earned the designation “Certified Litigation Management Professional (CLMP)” at the Litigation Management Institute hosted at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
Gregory Lois represents employers, self-insured companies, third party administrators, and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation matters. Greg has served as lead attorney on more than 100 trials involving workplace discrimination, workers’ compensation, and civil claims.
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This is the 2023 edition of Gregory Lois’ “New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Law Handbook.”
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.
Learn More About New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Defense at LOIS
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, Gregory Lois, is co-author of the LexisNexis “Practice Guide to Workers’ Compensation in New Jersey” (2017, ISBN:9781632838735) and served as Law Clerk to Hon. Joan Mott, Administrative Supervisor of Workers Compensation.
Along with partners Karen Vincent and Joe Jones (New Jersey Practice Group Team Leader) 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.