Episode 310

Ethical Considerations for Defense Counsel in a New York Workers’ Compensation Case


November 20th, 2023

44 mins 34 secs

Your Host

About this Episode

In this episode, “Ethical Considerations for Defense Counsel in a New York Workers’ Compensation Case,” Greg Lois focuses on the ethical issues for defense counsel in a New York Workers’ Compensation Case and will discuss conflicts of interest relating to insured clients, such as:

  • Triadic or Tripartite Relationship: Respondent/Employer/Client
  • Ethical Implications of Triadic or Tripartite Relationship
  • Counsel to Insured
  • Counsel to Insurance Company

Greg also discusses legal billing guidelines, representation that exceeds boundaries of workers’ compensation act (particularly in the context of release and resignation requests), candor to the tribunal and adversary, sworn pleadings, and contact and co-operation with adversary.

How to attend these webinars live and ask questions

Join us for our monthly webinars on New York and New Jersey workers’ compensation law.

Schedules and Information

Handout materials are provided in advance of each session. The webinar courses follow the "life cycle" of a claim and correspond to chapters in the Workers' Compensation Handbooks offered by the Firm.

Webinar Archive


This webinar is not legal advice! The materials presented by this webinar/podcast and any affiliated website are for informational purposes only and are not offered as legal advice as to any particular matter. No viewer/listener/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 video/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, the presenter in the video/podcast, or LOIS LAW FIRM 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.