Monthly Archives: April 2017

Capehart Scatchard Welcomes New Family Law Associate

Capehart Scatchard is pleased to announce that Vania Fider, Esq. recently joined the Firm’s Family Law Department in its Mt. Laurel office. Ms. Fider, a Mount Laurel resident, focuses her practice in all aspects of family law, including divorce, post judgment motions, custody and visitation, child support, alimony and simple adoption matters. Ms. Fider received her law degree […]

Read More

Public Entity Defeats Lawsuit Seeking Attorney’s Fees in OPRA Case

By:  Sanmathi (Sanu) Dev, Esq. On April 24, 2017, the New Jersey Superior Court, Camden County, denied a plaintiff’s request for attorney’s fees under the Open Public Records Act (“OPRA”) in the case Grieco v. Borough of Haddon Heights. The Court determined that the public entity inadvertently omitted a record in response to the plaintiff’s […]

Read More

Workers’ Compensation Attorney Addresses School Personnel Administrators

Capehart Scatchard Shareholder, Stephen T. Fannon, Esq., recently spoke in Trenton, New Jersey at a meeting of the New Jersey Association of School Personnel Administrators. Mr. Fannon presented various workers’ compensation case scenarios to the audience to generate a discussion on the issues contained in the scenarios. Additionally, he gave an update on recent New […]

Read More

Capehart Scatchard Attorney Addresses HRA of Southern New Jersey

Capehart Scatchard Shareholder, John H. Geaney, Esq., spoke in Vineland, New Jersey at a recent meeting of the Human Resource Association of Southern New Jersey. Mr. Geaney’s presentation was titled, “Cost Savings and Recent Cases in NJ Workers’ Comp and the Interaction Among Workers’ Comp, ADA and FMLA.”   In his presentation, Mr. Geaney addressed how […]

Read More

Recent Win: Emenegilda Vargas vs. Costco

Client: Liberty Mutual and Costco Trial attorney:  Ana-Eliza T. Bauersachs, Esq. Brief attorney: Katherine H. Geist, Esq. The petitioner filed a Motion for Medical and Temporary Disability Benefits in which she initially only sought treatment for the right shoulder.  Respondent initially opposed the motion as petitioner’s attorney failed to attach any medical documentation in support […]

Read More

Recent Win: Jessica Parmegiani vs. Cape May County

Client: County of Cape May and Inservco Trial attorney:  Michael L. Bileci, Esq.  In Claim Petition No. 2014-14853, petitioner, a CNA, alleged that occupational exposure due to constant and repetitive work from January 7, 2013 until February 14, 2014 caused injury to her lumbar spine.  Respondent denied this claim and petitioner filed a Motion for […]

Read More