Legal Alerts

Recent Win: Fitzgerald v. Walmart

Appeal Argued by Lora V. Northen, Esq. Briefed by Andrea L. Schlafer, Esq. Just because an incident occurs at work does not mean that it is compensable.  In fact, there are many health issues that manifest during work that are not necessarily caused by work.  In Fitzgerald v. Walmart, the Appellate Division recently affirmed the […]

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Recent Win: Lesley Joseph v. Monmouth County

Client: Monmouth County Appeal Argued by Carla P. Aldarelli Recently, in Joseph v. Monmouth County, A-4144-13T3 (App. Div. December 14, 2015), the Supreme Court of New Jersey denied certification of the Appellate Division’s affirmation of the trial court’s dismissal of this case. Lesley Joseph, a nursing supervisor, worked at a nursing home owned by Monmouth County.  On […]

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John Geaney’s Workers’ Comp Blog Named Top 25 by LexisNexis

Mt. Laurel, NJ – – For the fourth consecutive year, LexisNexis has named the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Law Blog, published by John Geaney, Esq., as one of its “Top 25 Blogs for Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Issues.” A seasoned workers’ compensation practitioner for over 30 years, Mr. Geaney, a Moorestown resident, is the author of […]

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Beware of Upcoming New Jersey Minimum Wage Increase

By Ralph R. Smith, 3rd, Esq. As previously reported in this newsletter, a New Jersey Constitutional Amendment that was approved in 2013 requires that the state’s minimum wage rate be adjusted annually, effective January 1st of each year, by any annual increase in the Consumer Price Index (“CPI”) calculated by the United States Bureau of […]

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N.J. Appellate Division Affirms Summary Judgment on Liability Waiver

On October 31, 2014, the New Jersey Appellate Division affirmed the Trial Court’s grant of Summary Judgment in the case of Steinberg v. Sahara Sam’s Oasis, et al.  In its 2-1 decision, the majority affirmed the 2013 dismissal of all injury claims against the owner of an indoor water park arising from an accident on […]


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New Ligament in Knee May Be Cause of Complications Post-Surgery

By: Ian Zolty, Esq. Have you ever heard of the anterolateral ligament? If you have not, don’t feel bad because almost no one was aware of it until recent months. The research of two orthopedic surgeons, Dr. Steven Claes and Dr. Johan Bellemans from University Hospitals Leuven in Belgium, may be breaking new ground in the […]

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