Defending Employers: Audio From Lois LLC, Workers' Compensation Defense Attorneys

By Lois LLC - Attorneys defending business. This is the audio-only feed of everything published by Lois LLC each month. Includes our "Third Fridays" broadcast hosted by Christian Sison, our Workers' Compensation training series, and special reports and presentations.

About the show

The firehose - everything published by Lois LLC each month. Includes our "Third Fridays" broadcast hosted by Christian Sison, our Workers' Compensation training series, and special reports and presentations.

What you will be listening to:
"Third Fridays" is a live, 30-minute legal talk show from Lois LLC featuring moderator Christian Sison. It is the original forum in which real attorneys discuss workers' compensation issues, share their opinions and engage in colorful conversations.

Our Monthly webinar series. The audio feed from Lois LLC'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. When emerging legal issues arise that impact employers, Lois LLC 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 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.

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Episodes

  • Episode 118: COVID-19 and New York Worker's Compensation: Your Questions Answered!

    March 24th, 2020  |  30 mins 9 secs
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    Attorney Greg Lois leads a webinar for clients on the compensability of infectious disease claims in New York workers' compensation courts. This audio is from a live webinar and question-and-answer session provided by the Firm on March 23, 2020.

  • Episode 119: COVID-19 and New Jersey Workers' Compensation: Your Questions Answered

    March 24th, 2020  |  30 mins 9 secs
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    Attorney Greg Lois leads a webinar for clients on the compensability of infectious disease claims in New Jersey workers' compensation courts. This audio is from a live webinar and question-and-answer session provided by the Firm on March 23, 2020.

  • Episode 117: Fraud case Law Update - New York Workers' Compensation

    March 17th, 2020  |  33 mins 9 secs
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    In this podcast, Greg Lois provides an overview of claims fraud in New York workers' compensation cases! This audio is from a live presentation on March 16, 2020. Covered in this episode:

    • Recent case law decisions on fraud.
    • Tactical and strategic considerations in raising fraud.
    • Red flags for fraud in New York workers’ compensation cases.
  • Episode 116: Liens, Consents, & "Cramdown Motions" in New York

    March 10th, 2020  |  24 mins 7 secs
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    In this podcast, “Understanding Verbal Threshold in New Jersey,” Christopher Major, Civil Practice Team Leader at Lois Law Firm, discusses what happens when the plaintiff and tortfeasor in a civil action attempt to resolve their case by settlement without the consent of the workers’ compensation carrier in New York. This audio is from a live presentation on March 9, 2020.

  • Episode 115: Workers' Compensation and Coronavirus (COVID-19): Your Questions Answered

    March 10th, 2020  |  29 mins 41 secs
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    Attorney Greg Lois leads a webinar for clients on the compensability of infectious disease claims in New York, New Jersey and Longshore workers' compensation courts. This audio if from a live webinar and question-and-answer session provided by the Firm on March 10, 2020.

  • Episode 114: New York Workers' Compensation for Construction Risk Professionals

    March 3rd, 2020  |  29 mins 6 secs
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    In this podcast, “New York Workers’ Compensation 101 for Construction Claim Professionals,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, provides an overview of the Workers’ Compensation law in New York with a focus on issues and topics which impact construction claims. This webinar is geared towards claim professionals who are more experienced with general liability claims but want to gain an understanding of how the workers’ compensation litigation unfolds.

    Tashia discusses the following:

    The basic benefits available under the New York Workers’ Compensation Law.
    Timelines for typical cases.
    Reporting injuries.
    How cases can be controverted.
    This podcast is taken from the live training provided by Tashia to the Firm's clients on March 2, 2020.

  • Episode 113: Appeals and Reopeners in New Jersey Workers' Compensation

    February 24th, 2020  |  37 mins 27 secs
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    Attorney Greg Lois leads a discussion on appeals (very quickly) and reopeners (most of the presentation). This presentation focuses on the practical approach to bringing reopener cases to closure (or avoiding them altogether!) This audio is from a live webinar provided to clients on February 24, 2020.

  • Episode 112: Appeals and Post-Trial Practice in New York Workers' Compensation cases

    February 20th, 2020  |  21 mins 13 secs
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    In this video, Tashia Rasul, Partner at LOIS, provides an overview of appeals and post-trial practice in New York workers' compensation cases! This audio is from a live presentation on February 17, 2020. In this podcast, Tashia discusses what decisions can be appealed, explores tactical and strategic considerations in deciding to file an appeal, and explains costs and practical considerations for appealing workers' compensation trial decisions.

  • Episode 111: Understanding Verbal Threshold in New Jersey

    February 11th, 2020  |  19 mins 9 secs
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    In this episode, “Understanding Verbal Threshold in New Jersey," Christopher Major, Civil Practice Team Leader at Lois Law Firm, discusses the right to sue after being injured in a motor vehicle accident and how that right can be complicated by a New Jersey law referred to as the “verbal threshold.” This podcast is audio taken from a LIVE webinar offered February 10, 2020.

    Major will discuss the following:

    • What is New Jersey's Limitation Lawsuit option?
    • How the Limitation affects our reimbursement and subrogation rights.
    • When the verbal threshold applies.
    • How recent case decisions will impact the practice in 2020.

    To register for our Civil Litigation Webinar Series, a monthly discussion of recent case law developments and best practices for handling civil claims and reimbursement actions, register here.

  • Episode 110: Overview of New York Construction Litigation

    February 4th, 2020  |  28 mins 46 secs
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    In this live webinar, “Overview of New York Construction Claim Litigation,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, discusses the patchwork of numerous sources of law which form the basis for construction accident claims in New York. Examining these topics from the perspective of the builder or owner of a construction project, Tashia provides an overview of the relevant New York common laws and statutory Labor Laws that impose duties and obligations on builders and owners, and that govern the civil claims that plaintiffs file.

    Tashia discusses the following:

    Common and statutory law for owners and contractors.
    Labor Law Sections 200, 240, & 241.
    Recent case law affecting how these statutes are interpreted.

    This audio is from a live webinar originally presented on February 3, 2020.

  • Episode 109: A Look Back: New Jersey Workers' Compensation Year-in-Review

    January 28th, 2020  |  36 mins 36 secs
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    In a look back at all the changes and developments in New Jersey Workers' Compensation law and Practice from 2019, Greg Lois discusses the most important decisions and provides insights into how these case decisions will impact the practice in 2020. Audio is taken from a live webinar offered tot he Firm's clients on January 27, 2020.

  • Episode 108: New York WC Year-in-Review

    January 21st, 2020  |  38 mins 8 secs
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    Attorney Greg Lois provides a "look back" at the most important case law developments, rule changes, and case handling changes impacting New York workers' compensation claims in 2019!

  • Episode 107: Loss Transfer Claims in New York: Civil Litigation Practice

    January 14th, 2020  |  19 mins 46 secs
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    In this video, “Loss Transfer Claims in New York," Christopher Major, Civil Practice Team Leader at Lois Law Firm, discusses claims for reimbursement made between carriers for first-party benefits. Join us for this live discussion and Q & A.

    Major discusses the following:

    • How N.Y. Ins. Law § 5105(a) allows for loss transfer.
    • Which accident claims qualify for loss transfer.
    • How recent case decisions will impact the practice in 2020.
  • Episode 106: The Goals of Multijurisdictional Litigation: Construction Defense in New York

    January 7th, 2020  |  14 mins 24 secs
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    In this episode, “Goals of Multijurisdictional Coordination,” Construction Practice Leader and Lois Law Firm Partner Tashia Rasul provides an overview of the goals of the Construction Defense Practice when handling a catastrophic construction accident claim. Tashia discusses the four common goals she pursues:

    Weaponizing Coordination: Tactics that Benefit the Employer.
    Reduction of Litigation Costs – Reducing Duplicative Effort.
    Avoiding Collateral Estoppel.
    Pursuing Global Settlement.
    This video is from a live presentation on January 6, 2020.

  • Episode 105: Section 40 Reimbursement and Subrogation in New Jersey Workers' Compensation Claims

    December 24th, 2019  |  13 mins 52 secs
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    Attorney Christopher Major of Lois Law Firm LLC discusses reimbursement and subrogation of New Jersey workers' compensation indemnity and medical costs through third-party action. This audio is taken from a live training provided by Major on December 23, 2019.

  • Episode 104: Exposure Evaluation in New Jersey Workers' Compensation cases

    November 26th, 2019  |  22 mins
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    Attorney Joe Jones, who leads the New Jersey Workers' Compensation Defense Practice at LOIS, explains the factors lawyers consider when providing an estimate of exposure to a client. Jones talks about Jersey-specific factors that influence indemnity exposure in a workers' compensation claim. This audio is from a live webinar provided to clients on November 25, 2019.