Our Monthly Workers' Compensation webinar series: The audio feed from Lois Law Firm's popular webinar training series is hosted here. Every month the Firm's attorneys present different topics in workers' compensation. Meant as a "101-" level training course, the attorneys present a fresh take on common issues in workers' compensation defense.
Special Reports and Presentations: When emerging legal issues arise that impact employers, Lois Law Firm publishes special presentations. These special events, hosted by attorneys and presented in plain English, make the emergent changes understandable for business owners, insurance carriers, and other attorneys. The audio feed from these special presentations is available exclusively here.
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July 25th, 2016 | 20 mins 54 secs
defenses, lois llc, maximum medical improvement, mmi, new jersey, temporary disability, workers’ compensation law
When must I pay temporary disability benefits in New Jersey? How much should I pay? When can I discontinue paying? Three attorneys (Joe Jones, Michael Gervolino,and Greg Lois) have a discussion about New Jersey's temporary disability benefit.
July 22nd, 2016 | 28 mins 3 secs
indemnity benefits, lois llc, new york, temporary disability, workers’ compensation law
Three attorneys (Tashia Rasul, Rachel Aronov, and Greg Lois) discuss the statutory requirement to pay lost time wage compensation, when it applies, and and when not to pay.
June 27th, 2016 | 25 mins 45 secs
defenses, lois llc, new jersey, parking lots, special mission, travel time, workers’ compensation law
Attorney Greg Lois discusses the legal defenses and practical claims handling considerations when an injury occurs off-premises.
June 17th, 2016 | 18 mins 56 secs
general defenses, new york, off premises, workers’ compensation law
Two trial attorneys (Tashia Rasul and Emily Flasz) discuss practical aspects of the handling cases where the injury to the employee occurs off premises.
May 23rd, 2016 | 28 mins 45 secs
defenses, intoxication, jurisdiction, lois llc, new jersey, notice, workers’ compensation law
Attorney Joe Jones and attorney Michael Gervolino explore the most commonly-used defenses in New Jersey workers' compensation law, including lack of jurisdiction, lack of notice, intoxication, and "no accident."
May 16th, 2016 | 23 mins 27 secs
defenses, intoxication, jurisdiction, lois llc, new york, notice, statute of limitations, workers' compensation
Two Lois LLC Attorneys discuss the common defenses raised in opposition to New York workers' compensation claims.
May 13th, 2016 | 15 mins 45 secs
lois llc, new york, reopened, special fund, workers' compensation
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 25th, 2016 | 21 mins 43 secs
defenses, employee-employer, new jersey, uninsured employer's fund, workers’ compensation law
In New Jersey, it's not always easy to determine if an injured worker was actually the employee of the insured. Attorneys Joe Jones and Michael Tomasino tackle this topic.
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.
April 18th, 2016 | 15 mins 51 secs
casual employees, employer-employee, independent contractors, new york, workers’ compensation law
Is this injured worker really the employee of my insured? Two Attorneys (Steve Bedoya and Christian Sison) explore this topic.
March 28th, 2016 | 21 mins 28 secs
new jersey, second injury fund, workers’ compensation law
Attorney Greg Lois discusses the functioning of New Jersey' Second Injury Fund and the impact the participation of the Fund can have on case exposures.
March 21st, 2016 | 24 mins 6 secs
new york, no coverage, penalties, penalty, uninsured employer, workers’ compensation law
New York's workers' compensation law are a minefield of potential penalties and traps for the unwary. This episode discusses common penalties imposed on employers and carriers and discusses the penalties for failing to carry workers' compensation insurance.