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File #: 19-0214    Version: 1 Name: Workers Compensation Settlement - John Casalinho
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 2/1/2019 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.: 2017-8215 Claimant: John Casalinho Claimant's Attorney: Gill & Chamas, L.L.C. Attorney's Address: 655 Florida Grove Road, P.O. Box 760, Woodbridge, New Jersey 07095 Settlement Amount: $25,310.00 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.: 2017-8215
Claimant: John Casalinho
Claimant's Attorney: Gill & Chamas, L.L.C.
Attorney's Address: 655 Florida Grove Road, P.O. Box 760, Woodbridge, New Jersey 07095
Settlement Amount: $25,310.00
Funding Source: Insurance Trust Fund
Additional Comments:
Invitation: Corporation Counsel
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WHEREAS, the Petitioner, John Casalinho, instituted suit in the Division of Workers' Compensation of New Jersey, Ocean County, bearing C.P. Number 2017-8215, against the City of Newark seeking workers' compensation benefits as a result of an accident that he sustained on December 7, 2015, while working as a Police Officer for the City of Newark, Department of Public Safety, Police Division; and

WHEREAS, following settlement negotiations through Petitioner's attorney, Gill & Chamas, L.L.C., Corporation Counsel and/ or his designee, Martin M. Glazer, Esq. ("Outside Counsel"), the parties have agreed to amicably resolve this matter under Section 22 of the Workers' Compensation Act (N.J.S.A. 34:15-22) by payment in the amount of Twenty Thousand Five Hundred Twenty Dollars and Zero Cents ($20,520.00). 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 One Hundred Dollars and Zero Cents, ($4,100.00), a medical evaluation fee of Six Hundred Dollars and Zero Cents ($600.00) and a transcription fee of Ninety Dollars and Zero Cents ($90.00) for a total settlement of Twenty-Five Thousand Three Hundred Ten Dollars and Zero Cents ($25,310.00); 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 the amoun...

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