Monthly Archives: January 2014

Eighteen-Foot Fall from Ladder Did Not Aggravate Preexisting Back Condition

Remi Beausejour had problems with his lower back dating back to 2006, when he injured his back at work.  He had pain in his back, and down through his right leg.  An MRI showed degenerative disc disease and a disc herniation at L3-4 and L4-5 levels.  He also experienced radiculopathy at the time, and was […]

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IRS Provides Portability Relief

Since the federal estate tax was resurrected on January 1, 2011, the IRS has allowed for the concept of portability as a valuable post-mortem planning tool for married couples.  When an individual dies, his or her estate is exempt from this tax for an amount known as the “applicable exclusion amount.”  This amount is in […]

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Associate Andrea L. Schlafer Joins Capehart Scatchard

Mt. Laurel, NJ – – Capehart Scatchard is pleased to announce that Andrea L. Schlafer, Esq. recently joined the Firm’s Workers’ Compensation Department in its Mt. Laurel office. Ms. Schlafer, a Cherry Hill resident, represents insurance carriers and employers in the defense of workers’ compensation claims at all stages of litigation. Ms. Schlafer received her […]

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Protecting the Family-Owned Business

By: Thomas D. Begley, III, Esq. The most important asset for many individuals and families is their business.  Whether it is a sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability or corporation, it represents not just its present economic worth, but a reflection of substantial personal and emotional effort in developing the venture into the success it has […]

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Kramer, Scuteri, and Mignogna Voted in as Partners

Mt. Laurel, NJ – – Capehart Scatchard is pleased to announce that Kurt E. Kramer, Sergio I. Scuteri and Melissa L. Mignogna were recognized as excellent attorneys and voted in as partners of the 137 year old law firm. Mr. Kramer, a Cherry Hill resident, is a trial lawyer with over 25 years of experience in commercial, […]

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Covering the Bases for Children with Special Needs

By Thomas D. Begley, III Planning for children with special needs is a complicated undertaking. In addition to ensuring that an inheritance with minimal exposure is left to these children, and overcoming the customary obstacles of death taxes and unnecessary probate costs, parents have to guarantee that personal and financial objectives are met as well. In […]

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The Agenda May No Longer Be Simply a List of Items to be Considered at a Public Meeting

By Robert A. Muccilli, Esq. A recent unpublished Superior Court Law Division decision may cause surprise and discomfort to persons responsible for developing an agenda for a public meeting.  In Opderbeck v. Midland Park Board of Education, BER-L-8571-13 (Law Div. Dec. 24, 2013), the Honorable Peter E. Doyne found that the term “agenda” in the […]

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