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File #: 19-0993    Version: 1 Name: Workers' Compensation Settlement-Lamont McLaurin
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 6/12/2019 In control: Law
On agenda: 8/7/2019 Final action: 8/7/2019
Title: Dept/ Agency: Law Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Purpose: Settlement of Workers' Compensation Claim C.P. No.: 2000-7479 Claimant: Lamont McLaurin Claimant's Attorney: Rothenberg Rubenstein Berliner & Shinrod, LLC. Attorney's Address: 70 South Orange Avenue, Suite 205, Livingston, New Jersey 07039 Settlement Amount: $82,422.00 Funding Source: Insurance Trust Fund Additional Comments: Invitation: Corporation Counsel
Sponsors: Council of the Whole
Attachments: 1. 19-0993 certified resolution.pdf
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Dept/ Agency: Law
Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending
Purpose: Settlement of Workers' Compensation Claim
C.P. No.: 2000-7479
Claimant: Lamont McLaurin
Claimant's Attorney: Rothenberg Rubenstein Berliner & Shinrod, LLC.
Attorney's Address: 70 South Orange Avenue, Suite 205, Livingston, New Jersey 07039
Settlement Amount: $82,422.00
Funding Source: Insurance Trust Fund
Additional Comments:
Invitation: Corporation Counsel
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WHEREAS, the Petitioner, Lamont McLaurin, instituted suit in the Division of Workers Compensation of New Jersey, Essex County, bearing C.P. Number 2000-7479 against the City of Newark seeking workers' compensation benefits as a result of an accident that he sustained on February 2, 1999, while working for the City of Newark when he injured both shoulders while using a jackhammer; and

WHEREAS, following settlement negotiations through Petitioner's attorney, Rothenberg Rubenstein Berliner & Shinrod, LLC, Corporation Counsel and/or his designee, Chasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo, P.C., ("Outside Counsel") has 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 $59,850.00 (Fifty-Nine Thousand Eight Hundred Fifty 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 $7,182.00 (Seven Thousand One Hundred Eighty-Two Dollars and Zero Cents), medical evaluation fee of $300.00 (Three Hundred Dollars and Zero Cents), a transcription fee of $90.00 (Ninety Dollars and Zero Cents) and a Motion for Medical and Temporary Benefits fee in the amount of $15,000.00 (Fifteen Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents) ; and

WHEREAS, the total value of this settlement with the above referred to fees ...

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