Monthly Archives: December 2015

Maura Burk Joins Workers’ Compensation Department

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

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Stephen Fannon Named to Capehart Scatchard’s Executive Committee

Mt. Laurel, NJ – Capehart Scatchard is pleased to announce that Workers’ Compensation Department Shareholder Stephen T. Fannon, Esq. has been named to the firm’s Executive Committee. Mr. Fannon, a Marlton resident and co-chair of the firm’s Workers’ Compensation Department, has been with the firm for 36 years and concentrates his practice in the representation […]

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Appellate Division Affirms Trial Court’s Decision Dismissing Claim Petition Due to Fraud

Recent Win Argued / Briefed by Nicholas A. Dibble, Esq. The Appellate Division recently affirmed the decision of the trial court  terminating benefits for fraud pursuant to N.J.S.A. 34:15-57.4(c)(1) when a claimant made a false statement in obtaining benefits. While cutting down a tree, the petitioner sustained severe injuries and filed a claim for medical […]

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Proof a Petitioner Would be Working But For a Compensable Accident is Prerequisite to the Receipt of Temporary Disability Benefits

By Katherine H. Hellander, Esq. It is well-established that N.J.S.A. 34:15-12 entitles a petitioner to temporary disability benefits provided petitioner is unable to work for more than seven days due to a work-related accident. This principle is not absolute, however, as courts have placed several limitations on such an entitlement. One such exception, known as […]

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Workers’ Comp Attorneys Present at Seminar in Parsippany, NJ

Mt. Laurel, NJ – – Capehart Scatchard Workers’ Compensation Department attorneys, John H. Geaney, Esq.,  Stephen T. Fannon, Esq., and Nancy J. Johnson, Esq. were featured speakers at a Millennium seminar event held on December 3rd at the Hilton in Parsippany, New Jersey. In addition to moderating the one-day program, Mr. Geaney presented “Tips You […]

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