Joe Jones is a Partner at Lois, LLC. Joe focuses his practice on defense of New Jersey Workers’ Compensation cases and regularly appears at all hearing points throughout the state.
Joe is also the Municipal Court Judge of Hasbrouck Heights and has served in that position for the last 10 years.
Before joining LOIS LLC, Joe owned and ran a law firm in Clifton, NJ. He had a general practice and handled cases in the following areas: Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury, Criminal Law, Municipal Court, Real Estate, Contract review and litigation, Collections, Family Law and Landlord/Tenant matters.
Episode 68: Appeals and Reopeners in New Jersey
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.
Episode 57: Practical Defense of Occupational Exposure Claims in New Jersey
September 26th, 2017 | 22 mins 3 secs
This is audio from a live presentation from attorneys Joseph Jones and Michael Gervolino and answers the following questions: “How do I defend a claim alleging occupational exposures led to a permanent disability in New Jersey?” Two expert attorneys from LOIS discuss the defense of environmental inhalation injuries, practical aspects of preparing an exposure claim for trial, and repetitive use injury defense.
Episode 56: Defending Occupational Exposure and Repetitive Use Claims in New York
September 20th, 2017 | 13 mins 52 secs
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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.
Episode 52: Temporary Disability Benefits in New York
July 18th, 2017 | 33 mins 6 secs
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Attorneys Elizabeth Perez and Greg Lois discuss the nuts-and-bolts of issuing temporary disability benefits – when the benefits are due, how much to pay, and when benefits can be stopped. They also discuss the new C-258.1 work search form issued by the Board on July 14, 2017 and the newly-changed rate of temporary disability compensation.
Episode 51: Defending Off-Premises Workers' Compensation Accidents in New Jersey
June 27th, 2017 | 14 mins 19 secs
Attorneys Karen Vincent and Joe Jones discuss the issues surrounding off-premises accidents. They address injuries arising during commutes to work, paid travel time, and business travel. The two litigators have a dialog about various fact scenarios as examples of when an off-premises injury will be and will not be considered compensable by the courts. At the end of the presentation attendees have a basic understanding of the “Going and Coming” defense under the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act and case law.
Episode 45: Is the Petitioner an Employee? The Defense of No Employment in New Jersey
April 24th, 2017 | 20 mins 1 sec
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Here is the post-webinar audio from our most recent presentation, “Is the Petitioner an Employee?" from our New Jersey workers' compensation webinar training series.
The webinar was presented live by Lois LLC partner Joe Jones and associate Angiola DiPopolo and audience questions are addressed such as:
- “How is 'employment' defined in New Jersey?”
- “How is the defense of 'Lack of Employment' raised?”
- “How do the courts define an 'independent contractor' in New Jersey” and
- “What about 'undocumented' or illegal workers - can they get benefits as a petitioner in a New Jersey workers' compensation claim?”
Episode 32: Indemnity Exposure Analysis in New Jersey
November 28th, 2016 | 20 mins 42 secs
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Attorney Joe Jones, partner at Lois LLC, discusses case exposure analysis for the indemnity aspects of a workers' compensation case in New Jersey.