Jones Jones LLC Managing Partner Sarah Thomas presented to the Long Island Chapter of RIMS on May 17th, 2022 in Farmingdale, New York. Sarah was honored to present her thoughts on strategic planning regarding settlements in NYS Workers’ Compensation along with her best practices on the issues of claim reporting, fraud litigation, as well as the management of workers’ compensation and general liability global settlements to the esteemed group of risk and insurance professionals in attendance.
As Managing Partner of Jones Jones LLC, Sarah Thomas leads attorneys and clients alike through the evolving technicalities of workers’ compensation and insurance defense law. She began her career working for the Special Funds Conservation Committee where she defended the Second Injury Fund and the Fund for Reopened Cases. Thereafter, she transitioned to an associate attorney position at Jones Jones LLC. As an associate, Sarah handled numerous claims from inception to closure before the NYS Workers’ Compensation Board. In her current position as Managing Partner, she has launched many successful programs such as a settlement initiative that mitigated the cost of claims for several national clients. She has submitted several successful briefs to the Third Department on a variety of difficult workers’ compensation matters. She travels cross-country speaking about emerging industry topics. Sarah serves on the Board of the Society of New York Workers’ Compensation Bar Association, oversees settlement initiatives, and handles complex litigation pertaining to New York State construction law. Known as an attorney who embraces the use of multifaceted defense strategies, clients often seek Sarah’s guidance when navigating complex claims. She has built a reputation as someone who is innovative and always in tune with the ever-changing issues in the world of workers’ compensation.
Sarah actively engages with employers, carriers, and third-party administrators on a daily basis in order to organize and execute an impactful settlement program that will increase the number of closed workers’ compensation claims.
She leads the Jones Jones LLC team in New York and New Jersey to review and litigate cases with a “closing” mentality; meaning that the attorneys of Jones Jones LLC will always analyze a workers compensation case from a settlement perspective first and foremost. Saving our clients time and money on their claims is a priority to Sarah and the Jones Jones LLC team.
Contact Sarah and the many settlement focused partners at Jones Jones LLC at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to see how a targeted settlement approach can increase the number of your claim closures