Monthly Archives: December 2013

Capehart Scatchard Congratulates 2013 Awesome Attorneys

Capehart Scatchard is pleased to announce that twenty-nine attorneys were recently named to the list of “Awesome Attorneys” as voted by readers of South Jersey Magazine.  Hundreds of residents from across the area took part in the voting and selection process of the 235 attorneys who were given this title. The twenty-nine Capehart Scatchard named […]

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Petitioner Prevails in Alleged Traumatic Injury Claim Even Though Pleadings Were Filed as Occupational In Nature

It is not uncommon for a claimant to file an occupational disease claim but then at trial attempt to prove a case that is much more like a traumatic injury claim.  The reverse is also sometimes true.  How do courts treat these shifting proofs? In Rivera v. United Parcel Service, the claimant began with UPS […]

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Five New Years Resolutions for Your Workplace in 2014

By: Ralph R. Smith, 3rd, Esq. With 2014 around the corner, employers are presented with a wonderful opportunity to review internal policies/procedures and hopefully help avoid future workplace legal problems.  Here are five suggested New Year’s Workplace Resolutions for 2014. When was the last time your employee handbook was reviewed and updated?  Policies and procedures need […]

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Appellate Division Reverses Award to Petitioner in Occupational Pulmonary Case

Anthony DiFabrizio worked for US Airways since 1985 at both Newark Airport and LaGuardia Airport.  At Newark Airport he loaded and unloaded baggage from planes, trucks and conveyor belts, as well as driving equipment to push back planes from ramp areas.  At LaGuardia he worked from 1995 to 2008 doing similar work. He also worked […]

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Ethics and the Employment Lawyer

While every practice discipline gives rise to its own ethical questions and dilemmas, some of the more interesting are posed in the Labor and Employment field. This seminar will go over a few factual scenarios raising some of the most common ethical issues arising in this field and discuss ways of analyzing and resolving such […]

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