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"Third Fridays" is a live, 30-minute legal talk show from Lois LLC featuring moderator Christian Sison. It is the original forum in which real attorneys discuss workers' compensation issues, share their opinions and engage in colorful conversations. The goal of the show is to showcase the diverse perspectives of the attorneys handling workers' compensation cases. Attorneys discuss case law trends, practical litigation strategies, and hot topics.
||CleanEpisode 22: LWEC Plus SLU: Evaluating Exposure in New York Workers' Compensation Cases||Back in July, Andrea Abudayeh joined Christian Sison on the podcast to discuss the game-changing court case Taher v. Yiota Taxi decided by the Appellate Division. Now that Judges have implemented the Taher concepts at the trial level for the past four m||11/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21: Tactical and Practical Use of Independent Medical Exams in New York||Attorney Christian Sison and Attorney Joseph Melchionne discuss the practical and the tactical use of Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs) in New York Workers' Compensation cases from a defense standpoint.||10/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20: Investigating Date of Contracture in New York||An interesting New York Board Panel Decision is discovered by Timothy Kane who joins host Christian Sison for his 2nd guest appearance on the podcast. Apportionment and date of contracture become ripe issues when an established occupational disease clai||9/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19: Review of Appeals in New York Workers' Compensation Cases||Attorney Jeremy Janis joins Christian Sison to discuss the "grey area" argument in a recent case involving traumatic injury in a New York workers' compensation case and the resulting appeal in light of the new scrutiny placed by the Board on cover sheet||8/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18: The Impact of the Taher v. Yiota Taxis Decision||After last month’s episode discussed a favorable Board Panel Decision to employers and carriers, life at the Workers’ Compensation Board resumes normal claimant-friendly activity with the recent Third Department decision in Taher v. Yiota Taxi. And||7/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: Winning Trials Involving Lunchtime Accident - #DFD1||Christian Sison reveals a favorable Board Panel Decision and invites Joseph Melchionne to the podcast to analyze the case. Joseph, the trial attorney responsible for securing a key win for the firm’s client, recaps how all parties worked together to||6/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16: Defend From Day One||Host Christian Sison comes to you live and without any guests for the first time in the show’s history. The topic is #DefendFromDay1, and the show focuses on how the movement began, how it can be currently implemented, and how we can use it for the f||5/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: State of the Virtual Hearing||"Virtual Hearings" have been a real thing in New York Workers’ Compensation for almost 6 months now. What works and what doesn’t work? Does it help or hurt employers and carriers? Host Christian Sison invites attorney Declan Gourley to the podcas||4/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: Third Department Review||Christian Sison and guest Timothy Kane review five Third Department decisions that were issued last month. Claimants in these cases alleged neck injuries after decelerating 5 miles per hour in a truck, alleged being smashed like a jelly donut by an ele||3/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Defending Specific Accident Claims||Today's topic: defending specific, traumatic losses. Who was the claimant working with? Who was the claimant's supervisor? What accident reporting or investigation is available? Investigating accidents, working with risk professionals, and preparing the||2/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Litigations Waivers, Assumption of Risk, and the General-Special Employee||Discussion following up on the Appellate Division and Supreme Court's decision in Vitale v. Schering Plough containing an analysis of contracts of employment where an employee waives the right to pursue damages when injured by the acts of the employer'||1/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Scheduled Loss of Use Guidelines in New York||Host Christian Sison welcomes guest attorney Declan Gourley to this episode of Third Fridays to discuss the draft Schedule Loss of Use Guidelines coming into New York workers' compensation cases in January 2018. The attorneys discuss the first draft Gui||12/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Loss Transfer in New York: Third Fridays Podcast||Discussion of New York's No Fault Insurance Law (Article 51) and Workers' Compensation Law Section 29 liens in New York. Host Christian Sison welcomes returning guest Christopher Major to the latest episode of Third Fridays to discuss the interplay betw||11/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Contractors, Staffing Agencies, and Waivers||An important case involving special employment, liability waivers, and contractors is headed to the New Jersey Supreme Court. Christian Sison welcomes Christopher Major to the latest episode of Third Fridays to discuss the ramifications of this case.||10/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Cross-State Issues in Jurisdiction||Host Christian Sison is joined by attorney Joe Jones to discuss a New Jersey Supreme Court case concerning cross-state jurisdiction.||9/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Labor Market Attachment||The defense of "Labor Market Attachment" in New York workers' compensation cases. Attorney Declan Gourley joins host Christian Sison in a discussion of the defense.||6/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Employer's Perspective||In this episode, Christian Sison welcomes the employer's perspective to the Third Fridays podcast. Christopher Lahey, a Senior Supervising Engineer from National Grid, starts a discussion about the issues involved when investigating alleged work accide||5/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Permanency||Today's topic is permanent residual disability. Attorney Joe Jones joins moderator Christian Sison in discussing this topic.||4/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Claim Fraud||Today's topic is fraud. Christian Sison welcomes Usra Hussain to the show to discuss fighting fraud in New York workers' compensation claims. Can employers prove that claimants "knowingly" violate Section 114-a? Is it always beneficial to raise fraud at||3/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: The Claimant Attorney Perspective||Christian Sison welcomes guest attorney, Timothy Kane, to the third Episode of the podcast. Christian and Tim discuss Tim’s prior role as a claimant’s attorney, and how that has helped him to be a zealous advocate for employers. The two of them th||2/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Wrap Up Policies||Host Christian Sison and Attorney Tashia Rasul discuss owner-controlled insurance policies in the context of workers' compensation claims.||1/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Opioids||Christian Sison hosts the premiere episode of Third Fridays!||12/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Excellent workers’ compensation discussions!
I really enjoy this podcast which is from the perspective of a defense attorney handling workers’ compensation cases for employers. The host is fun and keeps the conversation with guests topics and fun. Great legal podcast.
This is a fun, informative podcast! I really loved the latest episode with the fresh perspective, it was great to hear what a large company is actively doing to minimize risks!
My new favorite legal podcast!