Capehart Scatchard Attorneys Present at NJ Workers’ Compensation Seminar

Mt. Laurel, NJ – – Capehart Scatchard Workers’ Compensation Department attorneys, John H. Geaney, Esq.Prudence M. Higbee, Esq., Christina Adinolfi Shea, Esq., and Ted Yoa, Esq. were featured speakers at a Millennium seminar event held on July 16, 2015 at the Holiday Inn & National Conference Center in East Windsor, New Jersey.

In addition to moderating the one-day program, Mr. Geaney presented “How Employers Can Consistently Win in Workers Comp” and “Where Workers’ Comp and ADA/FMLA Come Together.”  Ms. Higbee presented “Hot Topics in Workers’ Comp and What the Statute Teaches Us” and also served as moderator for a presentation titled, “IMEs in Workers’ Comp.”   Ms. Adinolfi Shea was a panelist on “IMEs in Workers’ Comp,” and Mr. Yoa presented on “Recent Decisions You Need to Know.”

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.

Ms. Higbee, an East Greenwich resident, focuses her practice in the representation of employers, self-insured companies, and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation defense matters.  Ms. Higbee received her law degree from Widener University School of Law, where she was a member of the Widener Law Symposium Journal, and her B.A. degree from Rowan University.  Prior to joining the firm, she served as a Judicial Clerk to the Honorable Samuel G. DeSimone, Assignment Judge of Vicinage 15.

Ms. Adinolfi Shea, a Chesterfield resident, represents insurance carriers and employers in the defense of workers’ compensation claims at all stages of litigation.  Ms. Adinolfi Shea received her law degree from Rutgers University School of Law in Camden and her B.A. degree from Villanova University.  Upon law school graduation, Ms. Adinolfi Shea worked as a law clerk to the Honorable Marie E. Lihotz, Appellate Division, State of New Jersey.

Mr. Yoa, a Collingswood resident, focuses his practice in the representation of employers, self-insured companies, and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation defense matters.  He received his law degree from Rutgers University School of Law in Camden, magna cum laude, and his B.A. degree in Psychology, cum laude from The College of New Jersey.  Upon law school graduation, Mr. Yoa worked as a law clerk to the Honorable Lawrence DeBello, in the New Jersey Superior Court, Mercer County Vicinage.