Jones Jones LLC Partner Kathleen (Kassy) Ginnane provided her expert opinion as part of a panel discussion at the New Jersey Self Insurer’s Association (NJSIA) Conference May 13th, 2022 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Kassy provided the New York perspective as part of a panel discussion entitled, “What Really Happens when you Presume: Presumption Laws and their Impact”
Kassy is often asked to provide her legal analysis to clients and conferences alike on a variety of workers’ compensation issues. At Jones Jones LLC she is a Supervising Partner, meaning she leads a team of attorneys to tailor their practice to the needs of our clients. Kassy counsels clients and attorneys on the intricacies of workers’ compensation and insurance defense law. Kassy began her legal career at Jones Jones LLC as an associate, handling thousands of New York State claims from inception through closure. As a Supervising Partner, Kassy has spearheaded many successful settlement initiatives, often hosting bulk settlement days at our firm’s office. Kassy enjoys educating employer and carrier clients on various aspects of worker’s compensation law, most recently on issues including electronic claims filing and reporting, settlement strategies, and updates to the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board internal processes. Kassy earned her LL.M. in International Legal Studies from New York University School of Law, and her LL.B. from Queen’s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
The May 13, 2022 panel discussion at the NJSIA was a lively one! Kathleen educated the attendees on the current state of presumptions in the NYS Workers’ Compensation system; specifically as it relates to World Trade Center and Covid-19 claims. Kassy also provided an insight in to the possible future of presumptions – with a particular focus on what the legal future might hold for Covid-19 claims.
Kassy is happy to discuss presumptions and how they affect your claims in New York State—reach out to the firm today at email@example.com to schedule a time and talk tailored for you and your claims team!