November 30th, 2018 | 12 mins 3 secs
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On December 3, 2018, the Jamaica hearing point goes "virtual." This hearing point serves the Bronx and Queens and is the largest single hearing point in the New York workers' compensation system. This transition to virtual hearings caps off a year-long project by the Board to roll out virtual hearings across the State and make attorney check in through the virtual hearing system mandatory across the entire system. Lois Attorneys Joe Jones, Declan Gourley, and John Marzolla present a roundtable discussion on what this means for employers and carriers.
November 19th, 2018 | 31 mins 46 secs
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Attorneys John Marzolla and Tim Kane discuss their approaches to evaluating New York workers' compensation claims for exposure. This is the audio from a live presentation offered by the attorneys on November 19, 2018.
November 5th, 2018 | 15 mins 25 secs
On October 25, 2018 the Board announced that the virtual hearing pilot program was permanent across New York. Lois Attorneys John Marzolla, Christian Sison, and Declan Gourley present a roundtable discussion on what this means for employers and carriers.
Episode 81: Independent Medical Evaluations and Second Opinions in New Jersey Workers' Compensation cases
October 22nd, 2018 | 23 mins 39 secs
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Attorney Greg Lois provides an overview of independent medical evaluations in New Jersey Workers' Compensation cases. This audio is taken from the October 22, 2018 webinar provided by the Firm.
October 16th, 2018 | 31 mins 11 secs
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Presenters Greg Lois and Tashia Rasul represent employers and carriers before the Board. At the end of the presentation, attendees will have a better understanding of the use of independent medical evaluators, how to choose an examiner, and how best to prepare your IME doctor to provide you with the best report for your case.
August 28th, 2018 | 21 mins 11 secs
Employers lose control of medical in New Jersey when they are unsuccessful in defending a Motion for Medical and Temporary Disability Benefits. Attorney Greg Lois discusses these common motions and provide an overview of the strategies used to defend them. This presentation includes a discussion of the recent decisions, stemming from Motions for Med & Temp, that led to medicinal marijuana being ordered in two recent cases. This is the audio from a LIVE webinar presented August 27, 2018.
August 7th, 2018 | 42 mins 3 secs
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Attorneys Tashia Rasul and Greg Lois discuss the recent case law developments in New York and New Jersey workers' compensation cases involving medical marijuana.
July 5th, 2018 | 11 mins 5 secs
Attorney Karen Vincent presents a webinar on the Going and Coming defense in New Jersey workers' compensation claims. This is the audio from a LIVE webinar presented June 25, 2018.
June 18th, 2018 | 20 mins 30 secs
This is the audio from our June 18, 2018 webinar presentation discussing the facts of Matter of Rodriguez v New York City Tr. Auth., decided May 31, 2018, and the impact of the decision on the defense of off-premises cases in New York as well as answering questions LIVE about specific fact scenarios like this one.
May 31st, 2018 | 31 mins 1 sec
New York is replacing in-person hearings with “Virtual Hearings” held via web conference. LOIS Attorneys Declan Gourley, Esq., Christian Sison, Esq. , and Tashia Rasul, Esq., discuss the impact of virtual hearings in New York workers’ compensation claims, particularly in regards to what this means for claims handling, claim defense, and costs.
May 28th, 2018 | 18 mins 36 secs
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Attorney Greg Lois presents a webinar on "common defenses" in New Jersey.
May 21st, 2018 | 25 mins 14 secs
Attorneys Joseph Melchionne and Greg Lois discuss defenses commonly raised in New York workers' compensation cases. They discuss the defense of notice, statute of limitations, intoxication, and recreational loss among others.
April 23rd, 2018 | 21 mins 42 secs
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Attorneys Karen Vincent and Chris Diaz of the Lois Law Firm present a webinar on the defense of "lack of employment" in New Jersey workers' compensation claims.
April 4th, 2018 | 23 mins 24 secs
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Attorneys Karen Vincent and Greg Lois of the Lois Law Firm explain how New Jersey's Second Injury Fund works, when relief can be obtained from the Fund, and strategies for maximizing the contribution of the Second Injury Fund. The presentation includes a practical step-by-step illustration of the impact of Fund contribution in a total disability case with pre-existing conditions.
March 20th, 2018 | 19 mins 16 secs
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Today’s podcast is designed to help the attendee answer the following questions:
• “What are the most common causes for penalties in New York?” and
• “How do we avoid case-level penalties?” and
• “What can we do to mitigate or resolve a penalty issue?”
Presenters Greg Lois has years of experience representing employers and carriers before the Board. At the end of the presentation, the attendees will have a basic understanding of the common penalties, tactics to avoid penalties, and the potential to mitigate or resolve some penalties.
March 1st, 2018 | 26 mins 46 secs
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Attorneys Joe Jones and Karen Vincent of the Lois Law Firm discuss appeals and reopeners of New Jersey workers' compensation cases from the defense perspective.