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HTMLRecent Win: Fitzgerald v. Walmart
Lora V. Northen, Andrea L. Schlafer; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 26, 2016, previously published on April 20, 2016
Just because an incident occurs at work does not mean that it is compensable. In fact, there are many health issues that manifest during work that are not necessarily caused by work. In Fitzgerald v. Walmart, the Appellate Division recently affirmed the decision of the trail court finding the...

 

HTMLMunicipality Found Not Liable for Fall on Boardwalk Based Upon Snow Removal Immunity
Betsy G. Ramos; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 26, 2016, previously published on March 31, 2016
Plaintiff Kimberly Walter was attending a fireworks display on New Year’s Eve when she slipped and fell on the Ocean City boardwalk. Although it had not snowed that day, it had snowed between 5 to 10 inches a few days earlier. City employees cleared a pathway on the boardwalk for the...

 

HTMLRegulatory, Reputational and Techno-Legal Considerations Facing Employers and Government in the Smartphone ERA
Vincent T. Cieslik, Samantha J. Vander Wielen (Née Foss); Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 26, 2016, previously published on April 27, 2016
Over the past few months, a struggle for control over smart phone technology has emerged in federal courts in both New York and California. In the midst of investigations into the San Bernardino mass shooting and in a drug case in New York, a new legal battle has erupted over the lengths the...

 

HTMLTownship Found Not Liable for Fatality Caused by Falling Tree Limb from Tree on Township’s Right-of-Way
Betsy G. Ramos; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 26, 2016, previously published on April 28, 2016
Tragically, James Connor was killed when he was clearing snow from his driveway and a 25 foot tree limb from a Bradford Pear tree fell on him, killing him instantly. The tree was located in the right-of-way owned and controlled by the Township of East Brunswick. In Connor v. Township of East...

 

HTMLRecent Win: Lesley Joseph v. Monmouth County
Carla P. Aldarelli; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 26, 2016, previously published on April 20, 2016
Recently, in Joseph v. Monmouth County, A-4144-13T3 (App. Div. December 14, 2015), the Supreme Court of New Jersey denied certification of the Appellate Division’s affirmation of the trial court’s dismissal of this case.

 

HTMLThe Legal Importance of the Interactive Process
Ralph R. Smith; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 26, 2016, previously published on April 28, 2016
One of the most important duties that is imposed by anti-disability discrimination laws is the obligation to accommodate the disabled employee in performing the essential job duties of a desired employment position. As part of that obligation, both federal and New Jersey state law impose a duty...

 

HTMLThe Gig Economy and Employment Classification
John W. Pszwaro; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 26, 2016, previously published on April 20, 2016
Using a taxi to get from point A to point B is changing. All you need is a smart phone and a destination. Click on an app and within minutes a driver will arrive at your location and take you wherever you want to go. Uber and other “ride-sharing” companies such as Lyft have completely...

 

HTMLEvidence of Past Discrimination Claims Relevant even if Based on Different Protected Classification
Ralph R. Smith; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 26, 2016, previously published on March 31, 2016
One issue that frequently comes up in employment discrimination litigation is whether an employer must identify as part of the discovery process past discrimination claims that may have been previously brought or asserted against it. Often, employers try to avoid disclosure of such information on...

 

HTMLSpring Clean Up For Your Business
Vincent T. Cieslik; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 15, 2016, previously published on March 2, 2016
New Year’s Resolutions have come, and in some instances, passed. Spring is now upon us and there is no better time than now to give your business a Spring Clean Up. Often times in business, we do not know what we need, until we need it, and then it may be too late. You can be proactive by...

 

HTMLAccess to Personnel Files in Pennsylvania and New Jersey
Laurel B. Peltzman; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 15, 2016, previously published on February 29, 2016
You have just terminated your most problematic and least productive employee. The employee leaves the premises immediately after his termination but then returns a few hours later with a request. He wants to review his personnel file. As an employer that terminated this employee just a few short...

 


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