Monthly Archives: June 2016

Township Found Not Liable to Pedestrian for Injury Resulting From Tripping Over Depression in Middle of Roadway While Jaywalking

By: Betsy G. Ramos The Plaintiff Patricia Shilinsky “Shilinsky” went to visit her son at his home on Abbott Avenue in Ridgefield. She parked her car across the street from his home. As she jaywalked across the street, she tripped and fell on a depression in the middle of the roadway. In Shilinsky v. Borough […]

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Capehart Scatchard Attorney Interviewed on Podcast

Capehart Scatchard Shareholder, Thomas D. Begley III, was recently interviewed by Bob Mason, a nationally known elder law attorney from North Carolina, who has created a podcast known as the Trust Hacker.  In these podcasts, Mr. Mason interviews attorneys from all over the country regarding issues effecting trusts, estates, elder law and special needs planning. […]

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Capehart Scatchard Associate to Write Column for National Claims Publication

Capehart Scatchard is pleased to announce that Nicholas A. Dibble, Esq. will be writing a recurring column for WC Magazine.  The magazine is published six times a year and covers the trends and topics of interest to professionals responsible for the cost-effective resolution of workers’ compensation claims. Mr. Dibble’s column will focus on legal issues […]

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Capehart Scatchard Partner Installed as President of NJ-AAML

On June 11, 2016, Amy Goldstein was sworn in as President of the New Jersey State Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (NJ.AAML.org).   The AAML is a national non-profit membership organization of 1,600 members that encourages the study, improves the practice, elevates the standards and advances the cause of matrimonial law to the […]

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Judge of Compensation Rejects Medical Reimbursement Claim And Adopts Paid Fees As Being Most Reliable Measure Of Reasonable and Necessary Care

The New Jersey Division of Workers’ Compensation has thousands of medical reimbursement claims in various stages of negotiation and litigation.  Few cases actually get tried because most medical providers do not want to come to court to defend their charges. The vast majority of cases get settled through negotiations.  One recent case, however, involved testimony […]

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Rutgers Student Receives Scholarly Award from Capehart Scatchard Law Firm

Ryann Aaron was the recipient of the 17th Annual Blaine E. Capehart Legal Writing Award, presented at the law firm of Capehart Scatchard on May 16th.  The award recipient graduated from Rutgers University School of Law in Camden on May 19, 2016. The Mt. Laurel-based firm presented Mr. Aaron with a $2,500 award in recognition […]

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Capehart Scatchard Shareholder Addresses New Jersey Association of Counties

Capehart Scatchard Shareholder Thomas J. Walls, Jr., Esq. recently addressed attendees at the New Jersey Association of Counties Annual Conference held in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Mr. Walls’ presentation was entitled, “Reinventing Your Workers’ Comp Program to Reduce Losses and Costs.”  In his presentation he covered what is driving comp losses and what can be […]

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