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File #: 18-1841    Version: 1 Name: Workers Compensation Settlement - Lovie Gibson
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 11/29/2018 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.: 2013-11406 Claimant: Lovie Gibson Claimant's Attorney: Lord, Kobrin, Alvarez & Fattell Attorney's Address: 1283 Route 22 East, Mountainside, New Jersey 07092 Settlement Amount: $83,248.00 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.: 2013-11406
Claimant: Lovie Gibson
Claimant's Attorney: Lord, Kobrin, Alvarez & Fattell
Attorney's Address: 1283 Route 22 East, Mountainside, New Jersey 07092
Settlement Amount: $83,248.00
Funding Source: Insurance Trust Fund
Additional Comments:
Invitation: Corporation Counsel

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WHEREAS, the Petitioner, Lovie Gibson, instituted suit in the Division of Workers Compensation of New Jersey, Essex County, bearing C.P. Number 2013-11406 against the City of Newark seeking workers' compensation benefits as a result of an accident that he sustained on June 26, 2012, while working for the City of Newark Division of Sanitation, when he injured his lumbar spine while picking up garbage and slipping on debris; and

WHEREAS, following settlement negotiations through Petitioner's attorney, Lord Kobrin Alvarez & Fattell, 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 ($73,980.00) Seventy-Three Thousand Nine Hundred Eighty 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 ($8,878.00) Eight Thousand Eight Hundred Seventy-Eight Dollars and Zero Cents, medical evaluation fee of ($300.00) Three 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 ($83,248.00) Eighty Three Thousand Two Hundred Forty Eight Dollars and Zero Cents; and

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