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File #: 19-1035    Version: 1 Name: Workers' Compensation Settlement - Luis Lanno
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 6/20/2019 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.: 2015-10751 Claimant: Luis Lanno Claimant's Attorney: Rinaldo Law Offices Attorney's Address: 1317 Morris Avenue, Suite 2B, Union, New Jersey 07083 Settlement Amount: $51,190.48 Funding Source: Insurance Trust Fund Additional Comments: Invitation: Corporation Counsel
Sponsors: Council of the Whole
Attachments: 1. certified resolution.pdf
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Dept/ Agency: Law
Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending
Purpose: Settlement of Workers' Compensation Claim
C.P. No.: 2015-10751
Claimant: Luis Lanno
Claimant's Attorney: Rinaldo Law Offices
Attorney's Address: 1317 Morris Avenue, Suite 2B, Union, New Jersey 07083
Settlement Amount: $51,190.48
Funding Source: Insurance Trust Fund
Additional Comments:
Invitation: Corporation Counsel
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WHEREAS, the Petitioner, Louis Lanno, instituted suit in the Division of Workers Compensation of New Jersey, Essex County, bearing C.P. Number 2015-10751 against the City of Newark seeking workers' compensation benefits as a result of injury of the chest wall, sprain of the ribs, right shoulder contusion and contusion of the lumbar region after slipping and falling on ice while attempting to close a gate, during the course of duty, on February 7, 2014 while employed by the City of Newark as a Laborer, Department of Neighborhood and Recreational Services; and

WHEREAS, following settlement negotiations through Petitioner's attorney, Rinaldo Law Offices and Corporation Counsel and/or his designee, The Woolridge Law Firm LLC ("Outside Counsel") have agreed to amicably resolve and settle this matter under Section 22 of the Workers Compensation Act (N.J.S.A. 34:15-20) by payment in the amount of Forty-Nine Thousand Five Hundred Fifty-Four Dollars and Zero Cents ($49,554.00), minus a voluntary tender of Five Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($5,000.00) which, will be Forty-Four Thousand Five Hundred Fifty-Four Dollars and Zero Cents ($44,554.00). 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 attorneys fee of Five Thousand Nine Hundred Forty-Six Dollars and Forty-Eight Cents ($5,946.48), a medical evaluation fee of Six Hundred Dollars...

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