Litigation and Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Address South Jersey Claims Association

betsy-ramosLora V. Northencharles-holmgrenAndrea L. SchlaferMt. Laurel, NJ – –  On September 9, 2015 Capehart Scatchard attorneys Betsy G. Ramos, Esq., Lora V. Northen, Esq., Charles F. Holmgren, Esq., and Andrea Schlafer, Esq. spoke on “Insurance Fraud” at a continuing legal education seminar sponsored by the South Jersey Claims Association.  Ms. Ramos and Mr. Holmgren focused their presentation on the Insurance Fraud Prevention Act (“IFPA”) as it pertains to liability matters and Ms. Northen and Ms. Schlafer addressed the issue of workers’ compensation fraud.

Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney, Ms. Ramos, a Mansfield resident, is an Executive Committee Member and Co-Chair of the  Litigation Department.  She is a seasoned litigator with over 25 years experience handling diverse matters and concentrates her practice in tort defense, business litigation,  insurance coverage,  estate litigation, employment litigation, and general litigation.

In addition to her responsibilities as Co-Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Department, Ms. Northen, a Pennsauken resident, focuses her practice in the representation of employers, self-insured companies, and insurance carriers.  Certified as a trial attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey in Workers’ Compensation Law, Ms. Northen is a member of the New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Burlington County and Camden County Bar Associations.

Mr. Holmgren, a Moorestown resident, handles defense litigation in the federal and state courts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, with a concentration on premises liability, products liability, fraud, construction, estates, employment and professional malpractice.  His clients include individuals, insurance companies, large and small businesses, manufacturers and public entities.

Ms. Schlafer, a Cherry Hill resident, represents insurance carriers and employers in the defense of workers’ compensation claims at all stages of litigation.  Ms. Schlafer received her law degree from Rutgers School of Law in Camden and her B.S. degree in Business Administration and Finance from the College of Charleston, cum laude.  Upon law school graduation, Ms. Schlafer worked as a law clerk to the Honorable Kevin T. Smith, in the New Jersey Superior Court, Gloucester County Vicinage.