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Nov 2019
7th Nov 2019

Emily Manuel/High Point Prop. and Casualty v RWJ Barnabas Health

Client: RWJ Barnabas Health Court:  Superior Court of New Jersey Appellate Division Trial Attorney:  Christina M. Adinolfi Shea, Esq. Brief Attorney: Christina M. Adinolfi Shea, Esq. and Caroline N. Yount, Esq. The New Jersey Appellate Division decided on October 16, 2019, that a...
Sep 2019
16th Sep 2019

Rodriguez v. Costco Wholesale Corp

Client: Costco Wholesale Corp. Court: Superior Court, Middlesex County, Law Div. Trial Attorney:  Betsy G. Ramos, Esq. Brief Attorney:  Voris M. Tejada, Jr., Esq. We were successful in obtaining summary judgment, dismissing a civil lawsuit filed against Costco, who had been sued b...
13th Sep 2019

Washington Township Board of Education v. H.M. on Behalf of R.M.

Client: Washington Township Board of Education Court: Office of Administrative Law Brief Attorney:  Sanmathi (Sanu) Dev, Esq. The Board sought to compel the triennial reevaluation of a student receiving special education and related services when the parent of a special education l...
Aug 2019
20th Aug 2019

Wolfington v. Rothman Institute

Client: Rothman Institute Court: Third Circuit Court of Appeals Trial Attorney:  Laura D. Ruccolo, Esq. The Third Circuit in a precedential opinion affirmed the judgment of the trial court dismissing the Plaintiff’s Class Action under the Truth in Lending Act (“TILA”) lawsuit becau...
5th Aug 2019

Marconi v. United Airlines

Client: United Airlines/Sedgwick Court:  Workers’ Comp Court in Newark Trial Attorney:  Prudence M. Higbee, Esq. In the reported case of Marconi v. United Airlines, A-0110-18T4 (App. Div. July 22, 2019), the Appellate Division affirmed the dismissal of two claims against United Air...
Jul 2019
31st Jul 2019

Boyle v. Giannakis, et al., Docket No. MID-L-6571-18

Client: School Board Member Defendants Court: Superior Court, Law Division, Civil Part, Middlesex County Trial Attorney:  Cameron R. Morgan, Esq. Brief Attorney: Cameron R. Morgan, Esq. A member of the South Plainfield Board of Education, Deborah Boyle, and her husband, brought su...
24th Jul 2019

Patricia Costanzo vs. Meridian Rehab

Client: Meridian Rehab Court: Freehold Workers’ Compensation Court Trial Attorney:  Carla P. Aldarelli, Esq. Brief Attorney:  Maura Burk, Esq.  Petitioner filed a Motion for Medical and/or Temporary Disability Benefits seeking treatment for her left knee as recommended by her medi...
24th Jul 2019

Mary Grace Lawson v New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority, DOCKET NO. A-4058-17T1

Client: New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority Court:  Appellate Division Trial Attorney:  Keith E. Nagy, Esq. Brief Attorney:  Keith E. Nagy, Esq. and John H. Geaney, Esq. Petitioner appealed the Workers Compensation Court’s finding that she was not entitled to wage reconstru...
19th Jul 2019

Alma Camarena v. Sprint PCS, No. A-2205-17T2

Client: Sprint PCS Court:  Appellate Division Trial Attorney:  Michelle L. Duffield, Esq. Petitioner obtained an award of 30% permanent partial disability in 2003 arising from a work-related motor vehicle accident dating back to 1999. The award was for a bulging disc at C6-7 and di...
17th Jul 2019

Liberty Mutual Insurance o/b/o Sabert Corp. v. Rodriguez, 458 N.J. Super. 515 (App. Div. 2019), certif. denied, __ N.J. __ (July 11, 2019)

Client: Liberty Mutual Court: Appellate Division Trial Attorney:  Betsy G. Ramos, Esq. Arising out of an injury in 2012, Mr. Rodriguez received workers’ compensation benefits, including medical and temporary disability benefits, paid by Liberty Mutual. He then went on to sue the to...
Jun 2019
20th Jun 2019

M.S. and N.S. v. Board of Education of the Township of Hainesport, (OAL DKT. NO. EDU 08878-16)

Client: Board of Education of the Township of Hainesport Court: Commissioner of Education Brief Attorney:  Sanmathi (Sanu) Dev, Esq. The parents of a student sought to overturn a determination by the Hainesport Board of Education that their child had engaged in conduct against a fe...
5th Jun 2019

Goffe v. Foulke Management Corp, et als.

Client:  Defendants in Consolidated Actions, Foulke Management Corp. and Mall Chevrolet, Inc. Court: Supreme Court of New Jersey Brief Attorney:  Laura D. Ruccolo, Esq. Resolving novel legal issues created by the Appellate Division decision, and relying upon the public policy in f...
May 2019
7th May 2019

Coard v. Oaks Integrated Care, Inc.

Client: Oaks Integrated Care, Inc. Court:  Appellate Division Brief Attorney:  Joseph F. Betley, Esq. and Sanmathi (Sanu) Dev, Esq. Plaintiff, who is African-American, alleged that he was improperly terminated from his position at Oaks Integrated Care, Inc. (“Oaks”), because of his...
Apr 2019
10th Apr 2019

Multiple Medical Reimbursement Cases Dismissed for Lack of Jurisdiction

A number of medical providers for New York workers’ compensation claimants had filed medical reimbursement applications in the Division of Workers’ Compensation in New Jersey seeking the higher New Jersey rates.  We filed motions to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction with briefs arguing...
9th Apr 2019

Rose v. Lasasso et al.

Client: Farmers Insurance Company of Flemington Court:  Appellate Division Brief Attorney:  Christopher J. Carlson, Esq. Our insured was one of dozens of attendees at a party where Plaintiff claimed that he was assaulted. At deposition, Plaintiff acknowledged that he had no proof t...
9th Apr 2019

Chinchilla v. Walmart

Client:  Claims Management, Inc. Attorney:  Ana-Eliza T. Bauersachs, Esq. Petitioner filed a Motion for Temporary and/or Medical Benefits requesting lumbar spine surgery and injections to the cervical spine, as well as temporary disability benefits.  The respondent opposed the motio...
Feb 2019
6th Feb 2019

Chavez v. Orange Board of Education et al., Docket Number ESX-L-451-17

Client: Orange Board of Education Brief Attorney:  Jessica M. Anderson, Esq. Plaintiff, a 17 year old senior at Orange High School, left school without permission in the early afternoon to go skateboarding and was injured when he hit a defect in the roadway.  Plaintiff’s claimed inj...
Jan 2019
25th Jan 2019

N.P., o/b/o M.B v. Oaklyn Borough Board of Education, (OAL DKT. NO. EDS 10187-18)

Client: Oaklyn Borough Board of Education Venue: New Jersey State Office of Administrative Law Brief Attorney: Robert A. Muccilli, Esq. The parents of a special education student brought a due process petition against the Oaklyn Borough Board of Education seeking,...
25th Jan 2019

M.F. and W.W. o/b/o A.F. v. Collingswood Borough Board of Education, (OAL DKT. NO. EDS 13180-18)

Client: Collingswood Borough Board of Education Venue: New Jersey State Office of Administrative Law Brief Attorney: Robert A. Muccilli, Esq. The parents of a special education student who transferred into the Collingswood School District brought an emerg...
25th Jan 2019

Heather Deitch v. Camden County Educational Services Commission, (OAL DKT. NO. EDU 11837-18)

Client: Camden County Educational Services Commission Venue: New Jersey State Office of Administrative Law Brief Attorney: Robert A. Muccilli, Esq. Heather Deitch alleged that the Camden County Educational Services Commission violated her tenure and s...
25th Jan 2019

Southampton Board of Education v. Southampton Township Education Association, (PERC DKT. NO. C-2018-269)

Client: Southampton Board of Education Venue: State of New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission Brief Attorney: Robert A. Muccilli, Esq. The Education Association charged that the Board of Education failed to negotiate regarding the scheduling of...
Dec 2018
19th Dec 2018

McNeil v. Township of Ewing et al.

Client: NIP Management Services, LLC, Claims Administrator for the Garden State Municipal Joint Insurance Fund Court:  Mercer County Superior Court Trial Attorney:  Christopher J. Carlson, Esq. Plaintiff brought a claim alleging a variety of very serious injuries to several parts of h...
3rd Dec 2018

Richard Marconi v. United Airlines, No. A-000110-18T4

Client: United Airlines Trial Counsel: Prudence M. Higbee, Esq.  The petitioner, a New Jersey resident who works for the respondent as an aircraft mechanic at the Philadelphia International Airport in Pennsylvania, filed two claim petitions. Claim Petition 2016-31488 alleges that on...
3rd Dec 2018

Emily Manuel v. St. Barnabas Health, No. A-000270-18

Client: St. Barnabas Health Trial Counsel: Christina M. Adinolfi Shea, Esq.  Capehart Scatchard recently prevailed at trial in the matter of Emily Manuel v. St. Barnabas.  In that case the court bifurcated the trial to first address whether the injury sustained by the petitioner was...
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