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Apr 2017
18th Apr 2017

Emenegilda Vargas vs. Costco

Client: Liberty Mutual and Costco Trial attorney:  Ana-Eliza T. Bauersachs, Esq. Brief attorney: Katherine H. Geist, Esq. The petitioner filed a Motion for Medical and Temporary Disability Benefits in which she initially only sought treatment for the right shoulder.  Respondent ini...
18th Apr 2017

Jessica Parmegiani vs. Cape May County

Client: County of Cape May and Inservco Trial Attorney:  Michael L. Bileci, Esq.  In Claim Petition No. 2014-14853, petitioner, a CNA, alleged that occupational exposure due to constant and repetitive work from January 7, 2013 until February 14, 2014 caused injury to her lumbar spine....
18th Apr 2017

Michael Certain v. Township of Woodbridge

Clients: Central Jersey JIF and Qual-Lynx Trial attorney:  John Geaney, Esq. Brief attorney:  Keith Nagy, Esq. The petitioner sustained a compensable low back in jury on October 29, 2009 lifting garbage cans at work. He treated with Dr. Giordano who discharged petitioner in January...
18th Apr 2017

Jennifer Hernandez v. Hackensack Board of Education

Clients: Inservco/Hoboken Board of Education Trial and brief attorney: Nicholas A. Dibble, Esq. Jennifer Hernandez suffered a compensable ankle injury and received a month of authorized ankle treatment.  Thereafter she went to the authorized treating orthopedist and complained of ri...
Mar 2017
28th Mar 2017

Quamina v. Stella Gardens Apartments

Attorney Laurel B. Peltzman recently won a case in the New Jersey Court of Appeals (Quamina v. Stella Gardens Apts., 2017 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 683 (App. Div. Mar. 21, 2017)) after successfully arguing that the lower court's decision to grant summary judgment in her client's favor...
15th Mar 2017

Resolution of First Railroad Eminent Domain Matter In NJ In Fifty Years

On February 22, 2017, Capehart Scatchard obtained a consent judgment from the USDC D N.J. granting title to the property sought for a price less than the amount previously offered in settlement to the defendants. Transportation Department Chair, John K. Fiorilla, Esq., along with shar...
Apr 2016
20th Apr 2016

Recent Win: Fitzgerald v. Walmart

Appeal Argued by Lora V. Northen, Esq. Briefed by Andrea L. Schlafer, Esq. Just because an incident occurs at work does not mean that it is compensable.  In fact, there are many health issues that manifest during work that are not necessarily caused by work.  In Fitzgerald v. Walm...
20th Apr 2016

Recent Win: Lesley Joseph v. Monmouth County

Client: Monmouth County Appeal Argued by Carla P. Aldarelli Recently, in Joseph v. Monmouth County, A-4144-13T3 (App. Div. December 14, 2015), the Supreme Court of New Jersey denied certification of the Appellate Division’s affirmation of the trial court’s dismissal of this case....
Jun 2015
30th Jun 2015

Recent Win: Mary Grace Lawson v. New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority

Client: New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority Case Tried by Prudence M. Higbee, Esq. The Petitioner alleged that on August 14, 2009, while working at her part-time job as an usher/ticket-taker, she was struck by the closing doors of a freight elevator causing her to fracture...
30th Jun 2015

Recent Win: Anitre Dorman v. Nordstrom

Client: Nordstrom Case tried by: John H. Geaney, Esq. The petitioner filed three claim petitions in connection with this matter.  In the first the petitioner alleged her occupational duties as a sales manager caused hand problems and left and right elbow problems, specifically ulnar...
Nov 2013
24th Nov 2013

Case Win: Gerald L. Hallquist vs. E.I. Dupont de Nemours

Client:  E.I. Dupont de Nemours Case tried by Stephen T. Fannon The decedent, Gerald L. Hallquist, initially filed an inter vivos claim alleging that his occupational exposure to chemicals, primarily benzene, caused multiple myeloma (a hematological cancer). Following his death,...
22nd Nov 2013

Case Win: McQuaid v. Camden Board of Social Services

Client:  Camden Board of Social Services Case tried by Stephen T. Fannon, Esq. Petitioner, a security guard, filed a claim alleging that on October 1, 2009, he slipped and fell on a sidewalk at an entranceway, resulting in numerous orthopedic injuries. Respondent denied the alle...
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