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.
May 13th, 2016 | 15 mins 45 secs
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Question & answer session on the impact of the Board’s decision to appeal the recent appellate panel decision finding the closure of the Special Fund for Reopened Cases unconstitutional.
April 22nd, 2016 | 27 mins 23 secs
Attorneys Tashia Rasul, Declan Gourley, and Greg Lois from Lois LLC provide Q & A on impact of the decision in American Economy Insurance Company v. State of New York, decided April 14, 2016 which found that the retroactive application of New York WCL 25-a(1-a) to policies issued before October 1, 2013 was unconstitutional.
Episode 8: Interplay between the Medicare as Secondary Payer Act and Workers' Compensation Settlements in New York
January 18th, 2016 | 21 mins 15 secs
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Audio from the Lois LLC New York Webinar “Understanding our Medicare Secondary Payer Act Obligations (Medicare Secondary Payer).” Attorney Declan Gourley leads a presentation and discussion on the handling cases with Medicare Secondary payer Act exposure in New York.