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File #: 16-0884    Version: 1 Name: Workers' Compensation Settlement (Leroy Brantley)
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.: 2013-22703 Claimant: Leroy Brantley Claimant's Attorney: Feeley & LaRocca Attorney's Address: 76 South Orange Avenue, Suite 211, South Orange, New Jersey 07079 Settlement Amount: $27,653.00 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.: 2013-22703
Claimant: Leroy Brantley
Claimant's Attorney: Feeley & LaRocca
Attorney's Address: 76 South Orange Avenue, Suite 211, South Orange, New Jersey 07079
Settlement Amount: $27,653.00
Funding Source: Insurance Fund Trust
Additional Comments:
Invitation: Corporation Counsel, June 14, 2016.
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WHEREAS, the Petitioner, Leroy Brantley, instituted suit in the Division of Workers Compensation of New Jersey, Essex County, bearing C.P. Number 2013-22703 against the City of Newark seeking workers' compensation benefits as a result of an accident that he sustained on July 2, 2013 while working for the Finance Department; and

WHEREAS, following settlement negotiations through Petitioner's attorney, Feeley & LaRocca, Corporation Counsel and/or his designee, Chasan Leyner & Lamparello, P.C. ("Outside Counsel") have agreed to amicably resolve and settle this matter under Section 22 of the Workers Compensation Act (N.J.S.A. 34:15-22) by payment in the amount of Twenty Four Thousand Three Hundred Eighty Seven Dollars and Zero Cents ($24,387.00). 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 Two Thousand Nine Hundred Twenty Six Dollars and Zero Cents ($2,926.00), a medical evaluation fee of Two Hundred Fifty Dollars and Zero Cents ($250.00) and a transcription fee of Ninety Dollars and Zero Cents ($90.00) for a total settlement of Twenty Seven Thousand Six Hundred Fifty Three Dollars and Zero Cents ($27,653.00); 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 distrib...

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