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File #: 16-0883    Version: 1 Name: Workers' Compensation Settlement (Luis Seguinot)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 5/18/2016 In control: Law
On agenda: 6/15/2016 Final action: 6/15/2016
Title: Dept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Workers' Compensation Claim C.P. No.: 2013-15632 Claimant: Luis Seguinot Claimant's Attorney: Brooke Bagley, Esq. Attorney's Address: 482 Notch Road, Woodland Park, New Jersey 07424 Settlement Amount: $39,075.00 Funding Source: Insurance Fund Trust Additional Comments: Invitation: Corporation Counsel, June 14, 2016.
Sponsors: Council of the Whole
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Dept/ Agency: Law
Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending
Purpose: Settlement of Workers' Compensation Claim
C.P. No.: 2013-15632
Claimant: Luis Seguinot
Claimant's Attorney: Brooke Bagley, Esq.
Attorney's Address: 482 Notch Road, Woodland Park, New Jersey 07424
Settlement Amount: $39,075.00
Funding Source: Insurance Fund Trust
Additional Comments:
Invitation: Corporation Counsel, June 14, 2016.
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WHEREAS, the Petitioner, Luis Seguinot, instituted suit in the Division of Workers Compensation of New Jersey, Essex County, bearing C.P. Number 2013-15632 against the City of Newark seeking workers' compensation benefits as a result of an accident that he sustained on August 31, 2012 , while employed by the Newark Police Department; and

WHEREAS, following settlement negotiations through Petitioner's attorney, Brooke Bagley, Esq. and Corporation Counsel and/or his designee, The Woolridge Law Firm LLC ("Outside Counsel") have agreed to amicably resolve and settle this matter under Section 22 of the Workers Compensation Act (N.J.S.A. 34:15-20) by payment in the amount of Thirty Four Thousand Five Hundred and Eighty Five Dollars and Zero Cents ($34,585.00). Pursuant to the terms of the Settlement Order to be executed by the Judge of the Division of Workers' Compensation, the City of Newark will also pay an attorney fee of Four Thousand Two Hundred Dollars and Zero Cents ($4,200.00), a medical evaluation fee of Two Hundred Dollars and Zero Cents ($200.00) for Dr. Arthur Tiger and a transcription fee of Ninety Dollars and Zero Cents ($90.00) for a total settlement of Thirty Nine Thousand Seventy Five Dollars and Zero Cents ($39,075.00); and

WHEREAS, this settlement is subject to approval by the Judge of the Division of Workers' Compensation; and

WHEREAS, the total settlement amount may be subject to minor changes in amount or distribution at th...

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