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Jul 2019
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...
Aug 2018
1st Aug 2018

Malone v. Pennsauken Board of Education, No. A-3181-16T1, 2018 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1559 (App. Div. June 29, 2018)

Client: Pennsauken Board of Education Appeal argued by: Adam M. Segal, Esq.  In Malone v. Pennsauken Board of Education, A-3181-16T1 (App Div June 29, 2018), the Superior Court of New Jersey Appellate Division reversed the decision of a workers’ compensation judge finding compensabi...
1st Aug 2018

Munch v. Atlantic Health System, No. A-1265-16T1, 2017 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 3153 (App. Div. December 21, 2017)

Client: Atlantic Health System Appeal argued by: John W. Pszwaro, Esq.  In Munch v. Atlantic Health System, A-1265-16T1 (App. Div. December 21, 2017) the Appellate Davison held that a Judge of Compensation cannot order a respondent to pay temporary disability benefits without the fi...
Jul 2018
11th Jul 2018

Maradiaga-Munguia v. Pleasantville Public Schools, et als., Docket Number ATL-L-830-15

Client: Pleasantville Public Schools Brief Attorney:  Jessica M. Anderson, Esq. Plaintiff, a special needs student at Pleasantville High School, claimed that he was assaulted by a substitute teacher who pulled down his pants in the hallway of the high school causing him emotional inju...
11th Jul 2018

J.L. v. City of Vineland Board of Education, Docket Number CUM-L-193-18

Client: Vineland Board of Education Brief Attorney:  Jessica M. Anderson, Esq. Plaintiff, a student, claimed that she was sexually assaulted by a janitor who grabbed her by the shoulder while she was walking down the hallway, hugged her, gave her a kiss, and told her that he loved her...
Jun 2018
29th Jun 2018

Marano v. Clifford J. Schob, M.D.

Client: PMA and GSMJIF Court:  Appellate Division Brief Attorney:  Christopher J. Carlson, Esq. In Marano v. Clifford J. Schob, M.D., A-33915-16T2 (App. Div. June 20, 2018), the Appellate Division held that New Jersey’s lien provision does apply to funds that an injured worker receive...
Feb 2018
28th Feb 2018

Perkins v. County of Monmouth, MON-L-2916-17

Client: County of Monmouth Brief Attorney:  Jessica M. Anderson, Esq. Plaintiff suffered a broken collar bone, two fractured vertebrae, and required fifty stitches to his head when he dove into a piling at Whiting Beach.  Plaintiff claimed that the area was marked off by flags indic...
27th Feb 2018

Colgan v. County of Monmouth, Docket Number MON-L-1761-16

Client: County of Monmouth Brief Attorney:  Jessica M. Anderson, Esq. Plaintiff suffered an injury to his hand requiring open reduction and internal fixation surgery when he tripped on the lip of a sidewalk which abutted a gravel parking lot.  Plaintiff’s liability expert opined tha...
20th Feb 2018

Beiu v. Mall Chevrolet, Inc.

Client: The Defendant Employer, Mall Chevrolet, Inc. Trial Attorney:  Laura D. Ruccolo, Esq. The Plaintiff, who was an immigrant from Moldavia, claimed that he was the victim of discrimination based on his national origin.  Plaintiff alleged that he followed his employer’s anti-disc...
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