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File #: 18-1582    Version: 1 Name: Workers Compensation Settlement - Aida Montoya
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 10/2/2018 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.: 2006-16630 Claimant: Aida Montoya Claimant's Attorney: Tobin, Kessler, Greenstein, Caruso, Weiner & Konray Attorney's Address: 136 Central Avenue, Clark, New Jersey 07066 Settlement Amount: $70,155.12 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.: 2006-16630
Claimant: Aida Montoya
Claimant's Attorney: Tobin, Kessler, Greenstein, Caruso, Weiner & Konray
Attorney's Address: 136 Central Avenue, Clark, New Jersey 07066
Settlement Amount: $70,155.12
Funding Source: Insurance Trust Fund
Additional Comments:
Invitation: Corporation Counsel
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WHEREAS, the Petitioner, Aida Montoya, instituted suit in the Division of Workers Compensation of New Jersey, Morris County, bearing C.P. Number 2006-16630 against the City of Newark seeking workers' compensation benefits as a result of injuries that she sustained from a slip and fall on January 19, 2005, while working for the Department of Economic and Housing Development; and

WHEREAS, following settlement negotiations through Petitioner's attorney, Tobin, Kessler, Greenstein, Caruso, Weiner & Konray, Corporation Counsel and/or his designee, Chasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo, 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 ($62,200.12) Sixty-Two Thousand Two Hundred Dollars and Twelve 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 ($7,465.00) Seven Thousand Four Hundred Sixty-Five Dollars and Zero Cents, medical evaluation fee of ($400.00)(Four 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 ($70,155.12) Seventy Thousand One Hundred Fifty-Five Dollars and Twelve Cents; and

WHEREAS, this settlement is subject to approval by the Judge of the Division o...

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