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File #: 18-1021    Version: 1 Name: Workers Compensation Settlement - Verneida Bailey
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 6/22/2018 In control: Law
On agenda: 3/20/2019 Final action: 3/20/2019
Title: Dept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Workers' Compensation Claim C.P. No.: 2014-20548 Claimant: Verneida Bailey Claimant's Attorney: Law Office of Andrea N. Mazzula, LLC. Attorney's Address: 481 Bloomfield Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07107 Settlement Amount: $37,817.00 Funding Source: Insurance Trust Fund Additional Comments: Invitation: Corporation Counsel
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.: 2014-20548
Claimant: Verneida Bailey
Claimant's Attorney: Law Office of Andrea N. Mazzula, LLC.
Attorney's Address: 481 Bloomfield Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07107
Settlement Amount: $37,817.00
Funding Source: Insurance Trust Fund
Additional Comments:
Invitation: Corporation Counsel
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WHEREAS, the Petitioner, Verneida Bailey, instituted suit in the Division of Workers Compensation of New Jersey, Essex County, bearing C.P. Number 2014-20548 against the City of Newark seeking workers' compensation benefits as a result of a slip and fall accident on snow and ice that occurred on January 10, 2014, while working for the City of Newark; wherein she sustained injuries to her right shoulder; and

WHEREAS, following settlement negotiations through Petitioner's attorney, Andrea N. Mazzula, LLC., Corporation Counsel and/or Chasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo ("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 ($33,507.00) Thirty-Three Thousand Five Hundred Seven Dollars and Zero Cents. 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's fee of ($4,020.00) Four Thousand Twenty Dollars and Zero Cents, medical evaluation fee of ($200.00) Two Hundred Dollars and Zero Cents, and a transcription fee of ($90.00) Ninety Dollars and Zero Cents; and

WHEREAS, the total value of this settlement with the above referred to fees amounts to ($37,817.00) Thirty-Seven Thousand Eight Hundred Seventeen Dollars and Zero Cents; and

WHEREAS, this settlement is subject to approval ...

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