Topic: Workers’ Compensation

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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Upcoming Seminar

On Wednesday July 20, 2016, John H. Geaney, Esq. will moderate a one-day seminar entitled “Fundamentals & Essentials in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation.” The seminar will be held at the Holiday Inn & National Conference Center in East Windsor, NJ. To register, click the below button to visit the Millenium Seminars website, or contact Carol […]

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Maura Burk Joins Workers’ Compensation Department

Mt. Laurel, NJ – – Capehart Scatchard is pleased to announce that Maura Burk, Esq. recently joined the Firm’s Workers’ Compensation Department in its Mt. Laurel office. Ms. Burk, a Mt. Laurel resident, represents insurance carriers and employers in the defense of workers’ compensation claims at all stages of litigation. Ms. Burk received her law […]

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Appellate Division Affirms Trial Court’s Decision Dismissing Claim Petition Due to Fraud

Recent Win Argued / Briefed by Nicholas A. Dibble, Esq. The Appellate Division recently affirmed the decision of the trial court  terminating benefits for fraud pursuant to N.J.S.A. 34:15-57.4(c)(1) when a claimant made a false statement in obtaining benefits. While cutting down a tree, the petitioner sustained severe injuries and filed a claim for medical […]

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Recent Trial Win for Christopher Emrich

On January 22, 2013, the petitioner, a nurse, filed Claim Petition No. 2013-1691, alleging that on March 29, 2012, she slipped and fell in the course of her employment, causing injuries to her lumbar spine and right knee.  She conceded that she fell in the parking lot after finishing her shift and clocking out.  The […]

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Workers’ Compensation Shareholder John Geaney Addresses Rehabilitation Professionals

Mt. Laurel, NJ – – Capehart Scatchard Shareholder, John H. Geaney, Esq., recently spoke at the 16th Annual PA/NJ Conference of the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals held at the Tropicana Casino & Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Mr. Geaney’s presentation was titled, “Legal Perspectives:  Workers’ Compensation, FMLA and Implications of Social Media.”  Mr. […]

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