Recent Wins

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 […]

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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 […]

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Recent Win: Michael Certain v. Township of Woodbridge

Client: Central Jersey JIF and Qual-Lynx Trial attorney:  John Geaney, Esq. Brief attorney:  Keith Nagy, Esq. The petitioner sustained a compensable low back in jury on October 29, 2009 lifting garbage cans at work. He treated with Dr. Giordano who discharged petitioner in January 2010 with a final diagnosis of a sprain and strain superimposed […]

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Recent Win: Jennifer Hernandez v. Hackensack Board of Education

Client: Inservco/Hoboken Board of Education Trial and brief attorney: Nicholas A. Dibble, Esq. Jennifer Hernandez suffered a compensable ankle injury and received a month of authorized ankle treatment.  Thereafter she went to the authorized treating orthopedist and complained of right hip pain.  When right hip treatment was denied the petitioner filed a motion for medical and […]

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Recent Win: Quamina v. Stella Gardens Apartments

Attorney Laurel B. Peltzman recently won a case in the New Jersey Court of Appeals (Quamina v. Stella Gardens Apts., 2017 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 683 (App. Div. Mar. 21, 2017)) after successfully arguing that the lower court’s decision to grant summary judgment in her client’s favor should be upheld.

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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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