78 episodes

"Third Fridays" 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.

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"Third Fridays" 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.

    Episode 78: When is Specificity of Occupational Duties Specific Enough?

    Episode 78: When is Specificity of Occupational Duties Specific Enough?

    A recent Board Panel Decision overturned a Judge’s ruling that the claimant had a compensable repetitive use claim. Christian Sison is joined Senior Associate Olivia Barna and her Paralegal, Brenna O’Brien, to discuss how this happened. Well-versed in occupational disease claims, Olivia and Brenna dive into Matter of Skanska Civil USA Northeast to give takeaways to employers about how use job duties for a positional advantage in litigation.





    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.
    Special Guests: Brenna O'Brien and Olivia Barna.

    • 32 min
    Episode 77: Is 20 Days Too Long to Receive Due Process?

    Episode 77: Is 20 Days Too Long to Receive Due Process?

    Host Christian Sison welcomes fellow Lois Partner Jeremy Janis back to the show to discuss an adverse Board Panel Decision that affects all employers and carriers across the State of New York. The two attorneys discuss how the Board applied a so-called “humanitarian” principle to force employers and carriers to pay a higher compensation rate even in light of conflicting disability evidence. This one’s worth a listen, if you feel that an Appellate Division appeal is in your wheelhouse!





    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.
    Special Guest: Jeremy Janis.

    • 33 min
    Episode 76: What Can Brown Do For You?

    Episode 76: What Can Brown Do For You?

    Host Christian Sison kicks off the New Year by inviting LOIS Partner Tim Kane back to the show for Tim's 6th guest appearance. The two discuss a successful Appellate Division outcome in Brown v Buffalo Transportation. The world of Professional Employer Organizations and coverage gets a swift update based on a justifiable easing of the burden of proof a PEO Carrier is required to meet!





    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.
    Special Guest: Tim Kane.

    • 33 min
    Episode 75: What a Year It's Been!

    Episode 75: What a Year It's Been!

    To recap the successes of 2023, host Christian Sison welcomes Christopher Major and Addison O'Donnell back to the podcast. The 3 Lois Attorneys discuss incredible wins from Timothy Kane, Hannah Bacon, and Aly Yacyshyn to round out the year. From procedural wins to substantive wins, to a "grab bag" win, what momentum can we build into 2024?





    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.
    Special Guests: Addison O’Donnell and Christopher Major.

    • 59 min
    Episode 74: Debating Espinoza and Course of Employment

    Episode 74: Debating Espinoza and Course of Employment

    For the first time in Third Fridays history, host Christian Sison welcomes a claimant's attorney, Sarah Baia, to debate the merits of an Appellate Division in Espinoza v City Safety Compliance Corp. LOIS Partner and Construction Claims expert Noah Pollack also joins the show to provide some feedback, as the three attorneys ponder "what could have been." Have a listen!





    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.
    Special Guest: Noah Pollack.

    • 40 min
    Episode 73: A Jurisdiction Disallowance? Tell Me More!

    Episode 73: A Jurisdiction Disallowance? Tell Me More!

    Christian Sison hosts this month's episode of the Third Fridays podcast and invites Jessica Blydenburgh to discuss a monumental trial win based on a jurisdiction denial. Jessica recaps the investigation work that she and Paralegal Michaela Cavanagh did to supplement their litigation position that a claim should not have been filed in a New York court. If you're an employer doing business in more than one State, then you'll love this episode!





    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.
    Special Guest: Jessica Blydenburgh.

    • 26 min

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Incredible Legal Insight

Great podcast, truly insightful commentary on the legal intricacies of workers’ comp cases.

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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.

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Great 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!

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