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File #: 18-1786    Version: 1 Name: Workers Compensation Settlement - Troy Williams
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 11/14/2018 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.: 2016-5957 Claimant: Troy Williams Claimant's Attorney: Gerald Tamburino, Esq. Attorney's Address: 292 Lafayette Street, Newark, New Jersey 07105 Settlement Amount: $44,316.24 Funding Source: Insurance Trust Fund Additional Comments: Invitation: Corporation Counsel
Sponsors: Council of the Whole
Attachments: 1. 18-1786 certified resolution.pdf
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Dept/ Agency: Law
Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending
Purpose: Settlement of Workers' Compensation Claim
C.P. No.: 2016-5957
Claimant: Troy Williams
Claimant's Attorney: Gerald Tamburino, Esq.
Attorney's Address: 292 Lafayette Street, Newark, New Jersey 07105
Settlement Amount: $44,316.24
Funding Source: Insurance Trust Fund
Additional Comments:
Invitation: Corporation Counsel
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WHEREAS, the Petitioner, Troy Williams, instituted suit in the Division of Workers Compensation of New Jersey, Essex County, bearing C.P. Number 2016-5957 against the City of Newark seeking workers' compensation benefits as a result of an accident that he sustained on November 11, 2015, while working for the City of Newark, Department of Public Works, Sanitation Division, when he suffered a compensable injury to his right shoulder and neck as he was assisting bulk pickup; and

WHEREAS, following settlement negotiations through Petitioner's attorney, Gerard Tamburino, Esquire, 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 $38,952.00 (Thirty-Eight Thousand Nine Hundred Fifty-Two 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 $4,674.24 (Four Thousand Six Hundred Seventy-Four Dollars and Twenty-Four Cents), medical evaluation fee of $600.00 (Six Hundred Dollars and Zero Cents), 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 $44,316.24 (Forty-Four Thousand Three Hundred Sixteen Dollars and Twenty-Four Cents); and

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