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 139: Pre-Answer Motion Practice in New Jersey

    September 15th, 2020  |  20 mins 42 secs
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    In this episode, Lois Law Firm Attorney Chris Major leads a discussion on the use of pre-answer motion practice in New Jersey civil litigation. This podcast audio is taken from a live client webinar presented on September 14, 2020.

  • Episode 138: How To: Defending Motions for Med & Temp in New Jersey!

    August 28th, 2020  |  31 mins 11 secs
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    In this episode, we discuss defense strategies to handle Motions for Medical and Temporary Disability benefits in New Jersey workers' compensation cases. This audio is taken from a live webinar provided to clients on August 24, 2020.

  • Episode 137: Medical Treatment in New York UPDATE

    August 21st, 2020  |  30 mins 34 secs
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    In this episode we explore what's new in medical treatment in New York Workers' Compensation claims. This audio is from a live webinar provided to clients on August 17, 2020.

    We discuss the new Medical Treatment Guidelines coming into effect in January 2021; How the "Provider Expansion" rules are working; The impact of out-of-state care on exposure and costs;
    How telemedicine is impacting medical care in workers' compensation cases; The Drug Formulary; and Update on medicinal marijuana in New York workers' compensation cases.

  • Episode 136: Pre-Answer Motion Practice in New York

    August 14th, 2020  |  17 mins 47 secs
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    In this episode, “Pre-Answer Motion practice in New York," Christopher Major provides an overview of the use of motion practice to limit exposure in New York civil actions. This video is from a live presentation on August 10, 2020.

    • The value of Pre-Answer motions in reducing litigation in New York?
    • What risk professionals need to know about pre-suit preparation in New York.
    • How recent case decisions will impact the practice in 2020.
  • Episode 135: Coordinating Mulitjuridictional Defenses Using Milestones

    August 6th, 2020  |  44 mins 53 secs
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    In this video, “Coordinating Multijurisdictional Defense Using Milestones,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, explores the likely milestones to be reached in each jurisdiction. At each point, consideration should be made as to whether to convene a meeting of necessary stakeholders to decide on a unified course of action. Where a decision does not need to be made, these milestones serve as a marker for a meeting to be held between defense counsel to update as to the progress of each case.

    Tashia discusses the following:

    Workers’ Compensation defense milestones.
    General Liability/civil litigation milestones.
    How to convene a meeting of stakeholders.

  • Episode 134: How NOT TO Defend a Wage Reconstruction Case in New Jersey

    July 29th, 2020  |  31 mins 27 secs
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    Greg Lois discusses the recent decision in Calero v Target and explains how NOT TO defend wage reconstruction claims in New Jersey Workers' Compensation courts.

  • Episode 133: Case Law Update on Temporary Disability in New York

    July 28th, 2020  |  23 mins 36 secs
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    Greg Lois answers questions live about temporary disability benefits in New York.

  • Episode 132: New York's "Serious Injury" Threshold: Major Mondays

    July 14th, 2020  |  20 mins 50 secs
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    In this episode, “New York's Serious Injury Threshold," Christopher Major provides 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.

  • Episode 131: Legal Issues in Coordinating Multijurisdictional Defenses

    July 7th, 2020  |  31 mins 49 secs
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    Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm and Team Leader of the Construction defense practice, on legal issues in coordinating multijurisdictional defenses.

  • Episode 130: New Jersey Jurisdictional Defenses: Off-Premises Injuries

    June 22nd, 2020  |  19 mins 32 secs
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    Attorney Greg Lois leads a discussion on defending off-premises claims in New Jersey. This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on June 22, 2020.

  • Episode 129: Defending Off-Premises Injuries in New York

    June 16th, 2020  |  21 mins 13 secs
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    Attorney Greg Lois leads a discussion on defending off-premises claims in New York. This video is from a live webinar provided to clients on June 15, 2020.

  • Episode 128: Basics of Civil Practice in New Jersey

    June 9th, 2020  |  24 mins 15 secs
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    In this episode, “Basics of Civil Practice in New Jersey,” Christopher Major, provides an overview of civil litigation in New Jersey’s Superior courts.
    Major discusses the following:

    What are the jurisdictional requirements to bring a superior court action in New Jersey?
    The “who, what, where, and when” of how lawsuits are filed.
    What risk professionals need to know about civil practice in New Jersey.
    How recent case decisions will impact the practice in 2020.

  • Episode 127: Responding to the Catastrophic Construction lost: Dual Jurisdiction Claims

    June 2nd, 2020  |  26 mins 17 secs
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    In this episode, “Responding to the Catastrophic Construction Loss,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, discusses how the immediate post-accident onsite investigation is key to defense of the workers' compensation and general liability claim. Where there is injury involving fall from height, an immediate investigation MUST be conducted to preserve evidence and document witness statements.

  • Episode 126: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Workers' Compensation Update

    May 19th, 2020  |  21 mins 59 secs
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    In this episode, Greg Lois provides an update on the impact of coronavirus on workers' compensation cases in New York and New Jersey and answers questions live! This audio is from a live presentation on May 18, 2020.

  • Episode 125: Basics of Civil Practice in New York

    May 12th, 2020  |  21 mins 59 secs
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    In this episode, “Basics of Civil Practice in New York," Christopher Major, Civil Practice Team Leader at Lois Law Firm, provides an overview of civil litigation in New York's Supreme courts.

  • Episode 124: Preparing for the Loss: Construction Claims

    May 7th, 2020  |  35 mins 20 secs
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    In this episode, “Preparing for the Loss,” Tashia Rasul, partner at Lois Law Firm, talks about the preparation and planning needed long before the construction project or program experiences any injury losses. If you are waiting until a loss has occurred to retain counsel and prepare a plan of action, you are waiting too long!

    Topics discussed include:
    Assembling a team of risk professionals who will "swing into action" once a catastrophic loss occurs.
    Who should be on the team.
    Getting the team together, running a drill.