Christian defends employers in New York workers’ compensation matters at Lois LLC. He has extensive experience in trial advocacy, regularly appearing in the Garden City workers’ compensation court. Christian is active in the Firm’s Diversity Committee.
Some of Christian's recent article son workers' compensation defense topics can be found here.
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.
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.
January 9th, 2018 | 31 mins 28 secs
impairment guidelines, lois law firm llc, new york workers' compensation, scheduled loss of use
LOIS Partner Christian Sison leads a presentation on the new-for-2018 New York Guidelines for Determining Impairment. The new Guidelines replace the prior methods of determining Scheduled Loss of Use for all claims where an impairment report was not submitted before January 1, 2018 and will have an impact on exposure join all future claims. Attorney Sison provides examples including side-by-side exposure analysis of the same impairment under the old and new Guidelines and answers questions live from the webinar audience.
October 3rd, 2017 | 30 mins 38 secs
draft guidelines, lois llc, new york workers' compensation, schedule loss of use, slu, wcb
Attorneys Greg Lois and Christian Sison on the interpretation and application of the draft guidelines for determining Scheduled Loss of Use awards in New York. The draft guidelines were issued on September 1, 2017. The presenters answer questions from a live audience.
September 20th, 2017 | 13 mins 52 secs
lois llc, new york workers' compensation, occupational exposure, repetitive use
Attorneys Declan Gourley and Kristen Kapur discuss the defense of occupational exposure and repetitive use injuries in New York workers’ compensation cases. This audio comes from a LIVE webinar presentation.
May 26th, 2017 | 21 mins 36 secs
#defendfromdayone, additional sites, christian sison, dfd1, lois llc, new york, workers' compensation
Attorney Christian Sison presents strategies for defending New York claims against additional sites and consequential injuries being added later – beginning with “Day One” tactics to preserve all defenses!
March 17th, 2017 | 17 mins 51 secs
fraud, lois llc, third fridays
Today's topic is fraud. Attorney Christian Sison welcomes Attorney Usra Hussain to the show to discuss fighting fraud in New York workers' compensation claims. Can employers prove that claimants "knowingly" violate Section 114-a? Is it always beneficial to raise fraud at the outset of a claim? The episode ends with Usra taking her turn at "Guess the Outcome"!
February 17th, 2017 | 23 mins 28 secs
claimants, lois llc, new york, representative, workers' compensation
Christian Sison welcomes guest attorney, Timothy Kane, to the third Episode of the Firm's Third Friday podcast. Christian and Tim discuss Tim’s prior role as a claimant’s attorney in New York Workers’ Compensation cases and how that has helped him to be a zealous advocate for employers. The two of them then talk about using that information to stress aggressive investigation into claims, in preparation for litigation of several issues. After Tim plays “Guess the Outcome,” he and Christian conceptualize the difficulty of rebutting the presumption afforded to claimants pursuant to Section 21 of the New York Workers’ Compensation Law.
December 19th, 2016 | 25 mins 12 secs
liens, lois llc, section 29, subrogation, workers' compensation
Christian Sison, Esq., and Greg Lois, Esq., discuss reimbursement and subrogation under Section 29 in New York workers compensation matters.
November 14th, 2016 | 10 mins 37 secs
christian sison, declan gourley, medical treatment guidelines, new york workers' compensation law, opiates
"Third Fridays" is a live, 30-minute legal talk show from Lois LLC featuring moderator Christian Sison. In this episode, Christian Sison is joined by attorney Declan Gourley for a freewheeling discussion of opiate weaning in New York workers' compensation cases. Recent Board panel decision on the issue is discussed.