Christian Sison has hosted 25 episodes.
Christian Sison is a Partner at LOIS. Christian defends employers in New York workers’ compensation matters. He has extensive experience in trial advocacy, regularly appearing in the Garden City, Hauppauge, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Jamaica workers’ compensation courts. Christian is credited as starting the #DefendFromDay1 movement and provides in-person and web-based seminars for Firm clients. He is also the host and moderator of the monthly workers’ compensation podcast, Third Fridays, which premiered December 16, 2016.
Declan Gourley has hosted 15 episodes.
Declan Gourley is a Partner at Lois LLC. Declan is licensed to practice law in New Jersey, New York and the U.S. District Court of New Jersey. Declan concentrates on New York Workers’ Compensation Defense; representing insurance companies and self-insured employers before the New York Workers’ Compensation Board. He regularly attends hearings at the following hearing points: Hudson, Newburgh (New Windsor), New City, Menands, Poughkeepsie, and White Plains.
Prior to joining Lois LLC, Declan worked for an insurance defense firm where he focused on workers’ compensation matters. Declan previously worked for a disability law firm representing claimants applying for Social Security Disability Benefits and various disability retirement pension programs for New Jersey state employees. Declan is the author of a book on Social Security Disability benefits.
Declan also has experience in assisting former National Football League (NFL) Players apply for disability retirement benefits through the Bert Bell/Pete Rozelle NFL Player Retirement Plan.
Greg Lois has hosted 142 episodes.
Gregory Lois represents employers, self-insured companies, third party administrators, and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation matters. Greg has served as lead attorney on more than 100 trials involving workplace discrimination, workers’ compensation, and civil claims.
Gregory Lois is the Managing Partner of Lois Law Firm LLC. Greg is the co-author of the LexisNexis “Practice Guide to Workers’ Compensation in New Jersey” published by Matthew Bender (2017 – 2019, ISBN: 9781522159360). In October 2019, Greg earned the designation “Certified Litigation Management Professional (CLMP)” at the Litigation Management Institute hosted at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
Joe Jones has hosted 16 episodes.
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.
John Marzolla has hosted 5 episodes.
John Marzolla is a Partner at Lois LLC where he defends employers in workers’ compensation matters. A former prosecutor, John has extensive cross-examination experience. He draws on that experience to successfully challenge the compensability of claims and need for medical treatment.
Having been responsible for plea bargaining on behalf of the State of New Jersey in several jurisdictions, John also specializes in negotiating settlements on behalf of his clients. In addition, John has secured several favorable Board Panel decisions reversing trial level Orders of the New York Worker’s Compensation Court.
John’s brief in the matter of Villanova v. Innovative Investigations became a published decision and set precedent for privacy laws in New Jersey in the context of private investigations.
Joseph Melchionne has hosted 3 episodes.
Joseph Melchionne is an attorney licensed to practice law in New York, New Jersey and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. Joseph concentrates his practice on New York Workers’ Compensation Defense; representing insurance companies and self-insured employers before the New York Workers’ Compensation Board. He primarily appears in the Manhattan hearing point. Joseph is the author of numerous articles on workers’ compensation defense which can be found here.
Prior to joining Lois, LLC, Joseph worked for a law firm where his practice was focused on New Jersey family law and matrimonial matters such as divorce, child custody, and the equitable distribution of marital property. Prior to that, Joseph completed clerkships in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, Family Part and General Equity Part, Essex Vicinage for the Honorable Garry J. Furnari, J.S.C. and the Honorable David B. Katz, P.J.S.C.
Before embarking on a career in law, Joseph earned a Master’s degree in Psychotherapy & Human Services and worked as a psychological counselor. Joseph is certified as a New Jersey State Family Court and Special Civil mediator.
Tim Kane has hosted 4 episodes.
Timothy Kane is a Partner as Lois LLC. Timothy joined Lois after spending many years prosecuting workers’ compensation claims on behalf of injured workers throughout New York City. He has experience with all aspects of comp litigation, including trials, appeals, and negotiating settlements. Tim is able to draw upon his years of workers’ compensation experience in order to formulate comprehensive defense strategies on behalf of carriers and employers.
During law school, Timothy was a judicial intern for Hon. Michael Gerstein at Manhattan and Brooklyn Criminal Courts. He also participated in a post-graduate fellowship at Bedford-Stuyvesant Legal Services, representing tenants in eviction proceedings in housing court.
Tashia Rasul has hosted 42 episodes.
Tashia Rasul is a partner at Lois LLC where she defends employers in New York workers’ compensation matters and leads the Construction Defense Practice team. She frequently visits construction and other work sites to develop defense strategies. Tashia routinely handles complex cases involving occupational injuries, pulmonary diseases and catastrophic injuries. Tashia also works on Longshore workers’ compensation claims.
In addition to her trial practice, Tashia leads the Firm’s Diversity Committee. Tashia is active in the National Alliance of Women in Workers’ Compensation, a think tank of engaged female thought leaders committed to discussing challenges and emerging trends in the Workers’ Compensation industry.
Before joining Lois LLC, Tashia was an in-house counsel for a national insurance company, where she handled personal injury protection (PIP) and “No-fault” cases. Tashia has also represented school boards, police departments and municipalities in cases involving claims against Public entities under New Jersey’s Title 59.
Tashia frequently provides on-site training for employers and carriers. She is the author of numerous articles on workers’ compensation, some of which can be found on her LinkedIn page.
Christopher Major has hosted 36 episodes.
Prior to LOIS, Christopher practiced in the areas of New Jersey workers’ compensation claims and personal injury lawsuits. Since joining LOIS, Christopher has engaged in a wide array of practice areas including defending workers’ compensation carriers and self-insureds in claims before the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board. In addition to coordinating defense efforts with LOIS attorneys in related workers’ compensation claims, Christopher defends the interests of carriers and self-insureds in general liability claims including civil first-party defense in all personal injury, construction accident and motor vehicle accident negligence suits.
Christopher also protects and enforces the rights of carriers and self-insureds in all subrogation-related actions, including prosecuting subrogated actions in civil court under New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Statute Section 40 (N.J.S.A. 34:15-40) and New York Workers’ Compensation Law Section 29, asserting statutory demands for reimbursement under Section 40 and Section 29, litigating intercompany loss transfer in motor vehicle accident claims pursuant to New York Insurance Law Section 5105, and defending workers’ compensation carriers and self-insureds in New York HIMP-1 reimbursement requests.
Karen Vincent has hosted 9 episodes.
LOIS Partner, LOIS Diversity Committee Co-Chair, and NJ Ethics Committee Member Karen Vincent is a veteran New Jersey workers’ compensation defense attorney whose achievements have vaulted her to the top of her profession. With over twenty years of experience, Karen has become the “go to” lawyer for those employers seeking aggressive, personal defense.
Karen is active in the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Justice Coleman Inn of Court and was named to the New Jersey SuperLawyer “Rising Star” list from 2013 through 2018.
Michael Gervolino has hosted 6 episodes.
Senior Associate Michael Gervolino defends employers and carriers in New Jersey workers’ compensation matters.
Jeremy Janis has hosted 3 episodes.
Jeremy defends employers in New York workers’ compensation matters. He regularly handles trials and hearings in the Jamaica hearing point. Jeremy has extensive experience deposing medical professionals and other experts and advising on all aspects of workers’ compensation law.