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Video: Challenging Additional Sites of Injury in New York

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!

Subject: New York, Workers’ Compensation Law, DFD1, #DefendFromDayOne
Date Presented: May 26, 2017
Presenter(s): Christian Sison
Run time: 21:41 Continue reading Video: Challenging Additional Sites of Injury in New York

Which Defenses Applies? Overview of Common Defenses in New Jersey

Attorneys Karen Vincent and Michael Gervolino cover the fundamentals or challenging the the basic presumptions relied upon by the petitioner in establishing their case. They discuss some little used (but available) defenses, such as the intoxication defense. At the end of the presentation attendees will have a basic understanding of various common defenses under the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act and case law.

Subject: New Jersey, Workers’ Compensation Law, Second Injury Fund
Date Presented: May 22, 2017
Presenter(s): Karen Vincent, Esq. and Michael Gervolino, Esq.
Run time: 20:54 Continue reading Which Defenses Applies? Overview of Common Defenses in New Jersey

The Employer’s Perspective – Third Fridays Podcast

In this episode, Christian Sison welcomes the employer’s perspective to the Third Fridays podcast. Christopher Lahey, a Senior Supervising Engineer from National Grid, starts a discussion about the issues involved when investigating alleged work accidents. Christopher talks about the types of injuries sustained by National Grid employees, and how the company puts its employees in the best position to return to full duty work. Continue reading The Employer’s Perspective – Third Fridays Podcast

Video: Impact of Law Changes on Workers’ Compensation in New York

This is our updated presentation on impact of the 2017 legislative changes to the New York Workers’ Compensation Law. The New York workers’ compensation statute was changed on April 10, 2017. Lois LLC held a webinar for clients and guests on how the statutory changes will affect employers, carriers, and self insureds in New York.

Subject: New York, Workers’ Compensation Law, Reforms
Date Presented: May 17, 2017
Presenter(s): Greg Lois, Esq.
Run time: 21:41 Continue reading Video: Impact of Law Changes on Workers’ Compensation in New York

Video: Which Defense Applies? Common Defenses in New York

Attorneys Tim Kane and Greg Lois cover the fundamentals on challenging the the basic presumptions relied upon by the claimant in establishing their case, disputing new “consequential” body parts, and raising all applicable defense. We discuss some little used (but available) defenses, such as the intoxication defense. At the end of the presentation attendees will have a basic understanding of various common defenses under the New York Workers’ Compensation Law.

Subject: New York, Workers’ Compensation Law, Intoxication, Idiopathics, Consequential, Notice, Statute of Limitations, Defenses, Employer-Employee
Date Presented: May 15, 2017
Presenter(s): Greg Lois, Esq.
Run time: 29:26 Continue reading Video: Which Defense Applies? Common Defenses in New York

This is how we partner with clients.

You don’t need a Firm, you need an attorney. That relationship is powerful when it is working well. And when it isn’t – when your attorney is not communicating with you, when your attorney is not asking the right questions, and when you do not think your attorney is being aggressive enough – the relationship has failed. You deserve a partner, not a vendor.

We handle all of our workers’ compensation defense cases from cradle-to-grave. We want to be by your side, moving cases aggressively to closure from the start of litigation all the way through to settlement. We only assign one attorney and one paralegal to each case. The attorney/paralegal assignments are made based on the court the case will be listed in.

This means that your team members always have one contact to go to for any questions. We do not have “hearing attorney” or a “negotiation attorney” or “appeal department” or anything else! All of our attorneys handle all of those roles – meaning cases are not “passed around” as they move through the litigation process. Your adjuster always knows who is assigned – because the attorney does not change.

All of our attorneys are 100% dedicated to defending worker’s compensation claims. While we do some associated general litigation (usually subrogation related to the workers’ compensation claims we handle) all of my attorneys focus their practice on workers’ compensation.

We currently handle all of the hearing points from Albany on south (“downstate.”). We are in every city court every day. We handle the entire state of New Jersey.

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