Capehart Scatchard Shareholder, John H. Geaney, Esq., addressed attendees of a virtual meeting of the Human Resource Association of Southern New Jersey on November 19, 2020.
Mr. Geaney’s presentation was titled, “COVID-19 and Workers’ Compensation.” In his presentation, Mr. Geaney addressed recently enacted laws in New Jersey pertaining to the presumption of compensability for essential employees and first responders. Additionally, he provided tips on the proper investigation of COVID-19 claims and questions to ask during discovery.
A seasoned workers’ compensation practitioner for over 35 years, Mr. Geaney is the author of Geaney’s New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Manual and A Guide to Employment Issues Under the ADA & FMLA distributed by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education. Mr. Geaney concentrates his practice in the representation of employers in workers’ compensation defense matters, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Family and Medical Leave Act.