Video: How Not To Defend Wage Reconstruction Cases In New Jersey

We talk about the mind-bogglingly terrible decision Calero v. Target, a June 10, 2020 case where the employer was hit with a doubled award because of defenses not raised! This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on July 27, 2020.

Topics discussed:

  • What is wage reconstruction and when is it appropriate?
  • When and how to raise legal defenses to wage reconstruction cases.
  • Practical aspects of defending wage reconstruction claims, including a discussion of the proofs needed at trial.
  • In depth discussion of Calero and other case law that counsel should know about.

About the Host, Gregory Lois

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.

Gregory Lois is the Managing Partner of Lois Law Firm LLC and the co-author of the LexisNexis “Practice Guide to Workers’ Compensation in New Jersey” published by Matthew Bender (2017 – 2019, ISBN: 9781522159360). 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.

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We represent insurance carriers, self-insured employers, third party claim administrators, and employers before the New Jersey’s Division of Workers’ Compensation. We regularly appear in ALL New Jersey courts on behalf of our clients.

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