Monthly Archives: January 2015

Parents’ Emotional Distress Claim Due to Drowning of Son Barred Due to Failure to Meet Monetary Threshold of Tort Claims Act

By Betsy G. Ramos, Esq. While the Title 59 permanency threshold, N.J.S.A 59:9-2, is a well known defense against bodily injury claims asserted against public entities, less publicized is the monetary threshold in that statutory section. No pain and suffering award can be asserted against a public entity unless the medical expenses incurred are in […]

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Mary Ellen Rose Named to Executive Committee

Mt. Laurel, NJ – – Capehart Scatchard is pleased to announce that Shareholder Mary Ellen Rose, Esq. has been named as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and as the Assistant Managing Shareholder of the firm. Ms. Rose, a lifelong resident of New Jersey, focuses her practice in the areas of commercial and business […]

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John Geaney’s Workers’ Comp Blog Named Top 25 by LexisNexis

Mt. Laurel, NJ – – For the fourth consecutive year, LexisNexis has named the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Law Blog, published by John Geaney, Esq., as one of its “Top 25 Blogs for Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Issues.” A seasoned workers’ compensation practitioner for over 30 years, Mr. Geaney, a Moorestown resident, is the author of […]

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Background Checks: Top Ten Do’s and Don’t’s

On Wednesday, March 4, Ralph R. Smith, 3rd, Esq. will present a webinar addressing best practices for employers conducting background checks on prospective employees: “An ever increasing number of employers are recognizing the benefits that can be derived from conducting background checks on both current and prospective employees. While background checks can be an effective […]

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