Defending Employers: Audio From Lois Law Firm Workers' Compensation Defense Attorneys

Defending Employers: Audio From Lois Law Firm Workers' Compensation Defense Attorneys

Our Monthly Workers' Compensation webinar series: The audio feed from Lois Law Firm's popular webinar training series is hosted here. Every month the Firm's attorneys present different topics in workers' compensation. Meant as a "101-" level training course, the attorneys present a fresh take on common issues in workers' compensation defense. Special Reports and Presentations: When emerging legal issues arise that impact employers, Lois Law Firm publishes special presentations. These special events, hosted by attorneys and presented in plain English, make the emergent changes understandable for business owners, insurance carriers, and other attorneys. The audio feed from these special presentations is available exclusively here. DISCLAIMER: This podcast is not legal advice! The materials presented by this podcast and any affiliated website are for informational purposes only and are not offered as legal advice as to any particular matter. No reader should act on the basis of these materials without seeking appropriate professional advice as to the particular facts and applicable law involved. The materials are not represented to be correct, complete, or up-to-date. Opinions presented by this podcast are the opinions of the author. Neither the use of this web site nor the transfer of information to or from this web site shall create or constitute an attorney-client relationship between Greg Lois or LOIS Law Firm LLC and any person. You should not send any confidential information to this web site until after you have entered into a written agreement for the performance of legal services.

Episodes

February 20, 2024 36 mins
In both New York and New Jersey, workers’ compensation is deemed primary to no-fault benefits, such that the carrier is expected to pay for medical treatment and indemnity in a work-related motor vehicle accident. What impact this has on the workers’ compensation claim and any third-party actions, however, differs vastly between the two States. In this episode, “Workers’ Compensation vs. PIP: The Interplay Between Comp and No-Fault...
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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 episode “Pleadings and Discovery (https://loisllc.com/webinar/pleadings-and-discovery/),” Greg Lois (https://loisllc.com/attorney/greg-lois/) will help you learn how to effectively and efficiently handle the various pleadings and discovery tools that are available in New Jersey workers’ compen...
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In this episode, Greg Lois (https://loisllc.com/attorney/greg-lois/) focuses on critical medical considerations within the realm of workers’ compensation. Whether you’re an attorney, claims adjuster, or employer, this course equips you with essential knowledge to handle medical aspects effectively. Join us for an enlightening exploration of medical intricacies in workers’ compensation, and enhance your ability to advocate for injur...
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While the workers’ compensation employer and carrier are generally immune from suit for work-related injuries in both New York (Sections 11 and 29(6)) and New Jersey (NJSA 34:15-8), sometimes the insured will be named a defendant in the claimant’s civil action. This could be for any number of reasons (discovery purposes only, an alleged intentional wrong, New York’s Scaffold Law, impleader for indemnification/contribution, etc.), b...
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This episode "Case Foundations: (https://loisllc.com/webinar/new-jersey-case-foundations/)," Greg Lois (https://loisllc.com/attorney/greg-lois/) dives into the fascinating world of New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Defense Strategies and will explore the ins and outs of defending claims in the context of workplace injuries.

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In this episode, Greg Lois (https://loisllc.com/attorney/greg-lois/) delves into the intricate world of Workers’ Compensation, focusing on critical decisions and procedural aspects. Whether you’re an attorney, claims adjuster, or employer, this course equips you with essential knowledge to navigate the complexities of workplace injury claims. Join us for an interactive learning experience that empowers you to make informed decision...
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In this episode, “2023 Year in Review of New York Workers’ Compensation Case Law (https://loisllc.com/webinar/2023-year-in-review-of-new-york-workers-compensation-case-law/),” Greg Lois (https://loisllc.com/attorney/greg-lois/) looks back to review and explain important case-law decisions, regulatory changes, and statutory updates that impact the handling and defense of New York workers’ compensation cases. We look at the game-chan...
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In this episode, “2023 Changes in the Law Affecting Subrogation (https://loisllc.com/webinar/2023-changes-in-the-law-affecting-subrogation/),” Christopher Major (https://loisllc.com/attorney/christopher-major/) partner at Lois Law Firm, looks back on trial and appellate decisions published over the year of 2023 and how those decisions impact the carrier’s rights under Section 29 in New York and Section 40 in New Jersey.

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In this episode “Ethical Considerations for Defense Counsel in a New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Case (https://loisllc.com/webinar/ethical-considerations-for-defense-counsel-in-a-new-jersey-workers-compensation-case/),” Greg Lois (https://loisllc.com/attorney/greg-lois/) focuses on the ethical issues for respondent’s counsel in a New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Case and discusses conflicts of interest relating to insured clients,...
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In this episode, “Ethical Considerations for Defense Counsel in a New York Workers’ Compensation Case (https://loisllc.com/webinar/ethical-considerations-for-defense-counsel-in-a-new-york-workers-compensation-case/),” Greg Lois (https://loisllc.com/attorney/greg-lois/) focuses on the ethical issues for defense counsel in a New York Workers’ Compensation Case and will discuss conflicts of interest relating to insured clients, such a...
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The employee files a workers’ compensation claim and, assuming they prove their case, we pay medical and/or indemnity. Seems straightforward enough. Recently, however, demands for various types of “reimbursement” under workers’ compensation policies have been increasing. Providers are suing employers/carriers in civil court as assignee of the claimant. No-fault insurers are demanding reimbursement of amounts they believe the worker...
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In this episode, “Calculating Exposure in Dual Jurisdiction Claims (https://loisllc.com/webinar/calculating-exposure-in-dual-jurisdiction-claims-2023/),” Tashia Rasul (https://loisllc.com/attorney/tashia-rasul/), partner at Lois Law Firm, explains how an experienced defense litigator evaluates catastrophic construction accident claims to provide accurate estimates of exposure throughout the lifecycle of the litigated case.

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Your goal is to move your New Jersey workers’ compensation case to a timely closure, but there are some commonly-overlooked issues that can complicate the final resolution or settlement. In this episode "New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Settlements: Second Injury Fund Contribution (https://loisllc.com/webinar/new-jersey-workers-compensation-settlements-second-injury-fund-contribution/)," Greg Lois (https://loisllc.com/attorney/greg...
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Your goal is to move your New York workers’ compensation case to a timely closure, but there are some commonly-overlooked issues that can complicate the final resolution or settlement. In this episode, “Ending Future Exposure in New York: The Release and Resignation Guide,” Greg Lois explores some complications that must be considered BEFORE a case is settled.

In this episode we take a look at:

Full and Final Settlements H...
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The claimant/petitioner filing a civil action is useful for more than just lien rights. Many times, discovery responses or deposition transcripts are filed in support of motions. The employer/carrier can also intervene and subpoena records. What might this discovery yield, and how can we weaponize it? In this LIVE webinar, Christopher Major, partner at Lois Law Firm, will cover how to investigate and leverage a civil case, principl...
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In this episode, “Coverage Disputes in Construction Litigation (https://loisllc.com/webinar/coverage-disputes-in-construction-litigation-2023/),” Tashia Rasul (https://loisllc.com/attorney/tashia-rasul/), partner at Lois Law Firm, leads a discussion and answers questions about litigating policy disputes in construction accident cases.

Tashia discusses the following:

Who is covered in a Wrap-Up policy? What is an “enrolled”...
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Your goal is to move your New Jersey workers’ compensation case to a timely closure, but there are some commonly-overlooked issues that can complicate the final resolution or settlement. In this episode, “Common Pitfalls to Avoid in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Settlements: Medicare as Secondary Payer (https://loisllc.com/webinar/common-pitfalls-to-avoid-in-new-jersey-workers-compensation-settlements-medicare-as-secondary-payer...
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Your goal is to move your New York workers’ compensation case to a timely closure, but there are some commonly-overlooked issues that can complicate the final resolution or settlement. In this episode, “Closing Cases in New York When Aggregate Trust Fund Deposit is Required: How to Calculate and Handle (https://loisllc.com/webinar/closing-cases-in-new-york-when-aggregate-trust-fund-deposit-is-required-how-to-calculate-and-handle/),...
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In this episode, “Global Settlements in Multijurisdictional Construction Claims (https://loisllc.com/webinar/global-settlements-in-multijurisdictional-construction-claims-2023/),” Tashia Rasul (https://loisllc.com/attorney/tashia-rasul/), partner at Lois Law Firm, explores the advantages of resolving the general liability and workers’ compensation cases at the same time. Further, defense counsel representing general litigation defe...
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Your goal is to move your New Jersey workers’ compensation case to a timely closure, but there are some commonly-overlooked issues that can complicate the final resolution or settlement. In this episode, “Common Pitfalls to Avoid in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Settlements: Risk Transfer (https://loisllc.com/webinar/common-pitfalls-to-avoid-in-new-jersey-workers-compensation-settlements-risk-transfer/),” Greg Lois (https://lois...
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