Monthly Archives: October 2017

Plaintiff’s Claim against School District based upon Sexual Abuse by Teacher Barred Due to Failure to Timely File Tort Claims Notice

By: Betsy G. Ramos, Esq. Plaintiff (“J.D.”) alleged that his high school teacher sexually abused him between 1983 and 1987. J.D. began having panic attacks in June 2013, which led to his hospitalization. He was diagnosed with panic disorder and either major depressive disorder or bipolar disorder. In May 2015, in psychotherapy, he disclosed his […]

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Paid Break or Flex Time?

By: Ralph R. Smith, 3rd, Esq. When is an employee entitled to be paid for taking a break at work? That was the question that the Third Circuit Court of Appeals had to address in the recent case of Secretary United States Department of Labor v. American Future Systems, Inc., No. 16-2685 (October 13, 2017). […]

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Capehart Scatchard Attorneys Address Charter School Professionals

Capehart Scatchard school lawyers, Sanmathi Dev and Joseph F. Betley recently spoke at the New Jersey Charter School Conference in  Newark, New Jersey.  Ms. Dev and Mr. Betley spoke on the topic of “Do’s and Don’ts of Special Education Law.” Their presentation focused on common mistakes made by charter school staff in the area of […]

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Capehart Scatchard’s Sanmathi Dev Named A Diverse Attorney Of The Year

Capehart Scatchard Shareholder, Sanmathi (Sanu) Dev was recently selected by the New Jersey Law Journal as a 2017 Diverse Attorney of the Year.  Ms. Dev is one of fifteen attorneys selected to the list, which honors excellence among diverse attorneys in New Jersey.  The New Jersey Law Journal will be featuring the accomplishments of all […]

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Land Use Law: Current Issues in Subdivision, Annexation and Zoning

Confidently Handle Subdivision, Annexation and Zoning Processes Looking for the latest developments on land use law? Want to know how to use the laws and regulations to your fullest advantage? With this one-day seminar, quickly advance your understanding and learn how to avoid legal entanglements to make sure every transaction is smooth and successful. Don’t […]

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Capehart Scatchard Shareholder Presents Seminar to MaidenRe Insurance

On September 29, 2017, Christopher J. Hoare, Esq. presented a seminar at Capehart Scatchard entitled, “Trucking Liability Overview and Claims Update 2017” to 27 claims adjustors and underwriters from the trucking insurance company MaidenRe Insurance. The seminar covered the current state of the trucking industry, new regulations for CDL driver training, new requirements for mandatory […]

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