Christopher Major is an attorney in the general litigation department at Lois LLC. Christopher defends the rights of carriers and self-insureds in reimbursement claims pursuant to New Jersey’s Section 40 (N.J.S.A. 34:15-40) as well as any other related litigation.
January 19th, 2018 | 23 mins 16 secs
assumption of risk, vitale v. schering plough, waivers
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's client or customer. Host Christian Sison welcomes returning guest Christopher Major to the latest episode of Third Fridays.
November 17th, 2017 | 23 mins 54 secs
#dfd1, article 51 of the new york insurance law, new york workers' compensation law section 29
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 between the carve out of reimbursement and when it applies in New York workers' compensation cases. This episode is a must-listen for subrogation specialists, carrier risk professionals, and New York attorneys handling motor vehicle and workers' compensation cases in New York.
October 20th, 2017 | 29 mins 14 secs
third-party lawsuit waivers, vitale v. schering plough corp., workers compensation
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. Can an employer contract with a willing employee to waive liability of its customers? Christian and Chris try to predict the Supreme Court’s next move!