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 2011& 2012 cases; and a full description of current practice and procedure. This book provides a behind-the-scenes look at the complicated issues and makes the law understandable for business owners. Includes a summary of the Medical Treatment Guidelines and the New York State Guidelines for Determining Permanent Impairment and Loss of Wage Earning Capacity. New for 2013 is an entirely new chapter on penalties, expanded discussion of the "attachment" defense, and an easy-to-read scheduled loss of use chart. Up-to-date chapters on the Medicare Secondary Payer Act and MMSEA, OSHA regulations, and HIPAA considerations are included. [Revision date: Nov. 2012.]
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Author Gregory Lois has served as lead attorney on more than 100 trials involving workplace discrimination, workers' compensation, and civil claims. Greg is a Partner at Tompkins, McGuire, Wachenfeld & barry LLP and practices in the Firm’s Workers’ Compensation Department. Tompkins, McGuire's clients include Fortune 50 companies. Greg is also active in the New York State, Massachusetts, and New Jersey State Bar Associations. He is the author of the prior editions of "New York Workers' Compensation Law" and "New Jersey Workers' Compensation Law."
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Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 280 pages. 9.00x0.64x6.00 inches. This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # zk1479280453