Christopher Major is the Senior Associate in the general litigation department at Lois LLC.
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.
December 16th, 2019 | 29 mins 44 secs
defense attorneys, lois law firm, new jersey, new york, workers' compensation
Attorneys Christian Sison and Christopher Major discuss the the risk transfer options available to workers' compensation carriers in New York Workers' Compensation cases under Section 29 of the WCL.
December 27th, 2017 | 29 mins 43 secs
n.j.s.a. 34:15-40, new jersey, pino v. polanco, reimbursement, subrogation, vitale v. schering plough, workers' compensation
Attorneys Christopher Major and Greg Lois present a webinar on carrier recovery through reimbursement and subrogation under New Jersey's Section 40 (N.J.S.A. 34:15-40). They discuss the impact of recent cases, such as the December 11, 2017 Supreme Court decision in Vitale v. Schering Plough and the November 22, 2017 Appellate Decision in Pino v. Polanco. The attorneys discuss reimbursement to the carrier/employer from the proceeds of civil actions as well as tactics for maximizing recovery - including practical negotiation tips for dealing with plaintiff's attorneys who always demand a lien reduction to "1/3rd."
December 18th, 2017 | 22 mins 51 secs
burns v. varriale, kelly calculation, lien recovery, new york, subrogation, wcl § 29, workers' compensation lien
Attorneys Christopher Major and Glenn Johnston lead a presentation on Section 29 reimbursement and subrogation in New York workers' compensation claims. The attorneys discuss reimbursement to the carrier/employer from the proceeds of civil actions as well as tactics for maximizing recovery - including negotiation tips for dealing with plaintiff's attorneys who always demand a lien reduction to "1/3rd."