Topic: Workers’ Compensation

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

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

An Easy Pill to Swallow: How New Jersey’s New Opioid Legislation Will Impact Workers’ Compensation

Written By: Daniela C. Vizcarra, Esq. In an effort to address the state-wide opioid addiction public health crisis, Governor Christie recently signed Senate Bill 3 into law, which becomes effective on May 16, 2017.  The controversial bill, categorized as one of the nation’s most aggressive anti-opioid laws, limits the prescription of opioids and mandates drug-addicted […]

Read More

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 […]

The post Judge of Compensation Rejects Medical Reimbursement Claim And Adopts Paid Fees As Being Most Reliable Measure Of Reasonable and Necessary Care appeared first on NJ Workers’ Comp Blog.

Read More

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 […]

The post Upcoming Seminar appeared first on NJ Workers’ Comp Blog.

Read More