New York Workers' Compensation Law: 2017 Edition

New York Workers' Compensation Law: 2017 Edition



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New York Workers' Compensation Law: 2017 Edition by Gregory Lois

THE MOST PRACTICAL, up-to-date and easy-to-understand guide to workers' compensation claims in New York. This book is designed for employers, attorneys, claim adjusters, physicians, self-insured employers and vocational rehabilitation workers. This guide is written in plain English by a New York State attorney and provides a detailed analysis of relevant statutes and regulations; a complete recap of recent court decisions including 2015 & 2016 cases; and a full description of current practice. This book provides a behind-the-scenes look at the complicated issues and makes the law understandable for business owners.

New in this edition:
* Updated rates and benefits sections with 2016-2017 rates.
* New "denied case" flowchart (Ch. 1).
* Expanded recommendations for use of surveillance at trial (Ch. 2).
* New discussion on "Owner Controlled Insurance Policies" (Ch. 23).
* Updated discussion of WCL §25-a to include discussion of April 14, 2016 finding closure of Special Fund for Reopened Cases unconstitutional (Ch. 18)
* New Appendix with chart of maximum rates in effect by year (App. 5).

Includes a summary of the Medical Treatment Guidelines and the New York State Guidelines for Determining Permanent Impairment. Up-to-date chapters on the Medicare Secondary Payer Act and MMSEA, OSHA regulations, and HIPAA considerations are included.
[Revision date: August 6, 2016]

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781536873917
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 08/02/2016
Pages: 282
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Gregory Lois is the Managing Partner at Lois LLC. Greg supervises the Firm's Workers' Compensation Department. Greg regularly appears in New York and New Jersey workers' compensation courts and in Federal courts on Longshore and Harbors' Workers Compensation matters (including claims under the Defense Base Act). Greg is the co-author of the LexisNexis "Practice Guide to Workers' Compensation in New Jersey" (2016, ISBN:9781632838735).

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