Capehart Scatchard Attorney Addresses NJSIG – NJEIF Subfund

Capehart Scatchard Shareholder, John H. Geaney, Esq., recently spoke at a meeting of the NJSIG – NJEIF Subfund.

Mr. Geaney addressed issues school boards face in workers’ compensation cases, including pension issues as decided in the case of James v. Board of Trustees and the issue of why workers’ compensation payments are not taxable.  He also spoke about how boards of education can reduce their workers’ compensation costs.

A seasoned workers’ compensation practitioner for over 30 years, Mr. Geaney, a Moorestown resident, 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.