Monthly Archives: May 2015

Katheryn E. Eisenmann Appointed to Board of Young Professionals Association

Mt. Laurel, NJ – – Capehart Scatchard is pleased to announce that Katheryn Eisenmann, Esq., an associate in Firm’s Labor and Employment Group, has recently been selected to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of South Jersey Young Professionals Association (“SJYPA”).   Eisenmann has also volunteered to co-chair a fundraiser to be held […]

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Be Prepared… Amtrak Train 188 Derailment

By Vincent T. Cieslik, Esq. Shortly after 9:30 pm on May 12, 2015, Amtrak Regional Train #188 left the tracks on a curve in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia, north of 30th Street Station.  Amtrak and emergency response personnel rushed to the late-night accident scene and the nightly news reported the disaster in real […]

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Plaintiff’s Failure to File Timely Notice of Tort Claim Due to Attorney’s Illness May Constitute Extraordinary Circumstances and Justify Late Notice of Claim

By Betsy G. Ramos, Esq. In the published opinion of Beyer v. Sea Bright Borough, 2015 N.J. Super. LEXIS 84 (App. Div. May 19, 2015)), the Plaintiff Brian Beyer claimed that the Sea Bright Police Department physically abused him when he was arrested in August 2013. Upon his release from jail, he consulted with Clifford […]

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John W. Pszwaro Joins Capehart Scatchard’s Workers’ Compensation Department

Mt. Laurel, NJ – – Capehart Scatchard is pleased to announce that John W. Pszwaro, Esq. recently joined the Firm’s Workers’ Compensation Department in its Mt. Laurel office. Mr. Pszwaro, a Collingswood resident, represents insurance carriers and employers in the defense of workers’ compensation claims at all stages of litigation. Mr. Pszwaro received his law […]

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Michael L. Bileci Addresses Insurance Professionals

Mt. Laurel, NJ – – Workers’ Compensation Attorney and firm Shareholder, Michael L. Bileci, Esq.,   recently spoke at a seminar sponsored by Brown & Brown Public Risk Advisors of New Jersey. Mr. Bileci spoke on the topics of “Recent Cases and Trends in Workers’ Compensation” and “Key Defenses in Workers’ Compensation.”  Mr. Bileci summarized recent […]

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Coverage Disputes Between PIP Carriers Subject to Arbitration

By Gina M. Zippilli, Esq. In New Jersey, it is statutorily mandated that disputes between insurance companies over contribution for personal injury protection (“PIP”) benefits be arbitrated.  What happens, however, where coverage between those carriers is disputed and must be resolved?  Who decides, the courts or an arbitration panel?  This was the issue addressed in […]

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John H. Geaney Addresses New Jersey Self Insurer’s Association

Mt. Laurel, NJ – – Capehart Scatchard Shareholder, John H. Geaney, Esq., recently spoke at the New Jersey Self Insurers’ Association Spring Conference held at Harrah’s Resort and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Mr. Geaney’s presentation was titled, “Guess the Defense.”   His talk featured the presentation of several scenarios covering all the defenses in […]

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