Episode 32

Scheduled Loss of Use in New York Update


October 18th, 2019

27 mins 7 secs

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About this Episode

On October 4th, the New York Workers’ Compensation Board issued a Subject Number that addressed the age-old decision of how we close cases when schedule and non-schedule body parts are established. Host Christian Sison recaps where we were when the landmark 2018 Appellate Division case of Taher v Yiota Taxi was decided. The ensuing chaos that enveloped even the most experienced practitioners resulted in unreliable decisions across the State. Christian discusses the significance of the new Schedule Loss of Use “Attachment,” to give feedback on how a closure of the case can be decided with less risk of the unknown

What is “Third Fridays”?

"Third Fridays" podcast is a live, 30-minute legal talk show from Lois Law Firm 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.