Dario practices exclusively in the area of workers' compensation defense. He handles matters for clients in many industries, including national hotel chains, national department stores and other retail chains, national restaurant chains, national consumer goods manufacturers (including baked goods), paint and personal care products manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, regional farms and dairies, and regional health care facilities.
Dario is a writer and editor of the firm's What's Hot In Workers' Comp, providing a monthly update on significant developments in New Jersey workers' compensation law.
In 1988, Dario received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from New York University. After working as a paralegal for the publishing house Simon & Schuster, Inc., he entered Rutgers School of Law, Newark, in 1995. Dario received his juris doctor in 1998 and began clerking for the New Jersey Division of Workers' Compensation, Newark.
•IMEs, Case Management and Peer Review, CEU Institute, November 13, 2013
•Tri-State Workers' Compensation Legal Update, Roadmap to Success - Understanding Workers' Compensation, Marshall Dennehey seminar, October 24, 2013
• What's Hot in Workers' Comp, Marshall Dennehey Worker' Compensation Department newsletter
•Navigate Through the Intentional Tort Exception To the New Jersey Workers' Compensation Act, New Jersey Law Journal, Vol. 202 No. 5, November 1, 2010
•The Motion for Emergent Medical Care and a Swifter, Stronger Division of Workers' Compensation, Defense Digest, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 1
Honors & Awards
• Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
Year Joined Organization
Whats Hot in Workers Comp, Vol. 19, No. 3, March 2015
Whats Hot in Workers Comp • March 10, 2015
Whats Hot in Workers Comp, Vol. 19, No. 2, February 2015
Whats Hot in Workers Comp • February 10, 2015
Whats Hot in Workers Comp, Vol. 19, No. 1, January 2015
Whats Hot in Workers Comp • January 13, 2015
The Appellate Division quashes an “intentional tort” challenge to the exclusive remedy provision of the Workers' Compensation Act.
Law Alerts • January 6, 2015
The petitioner was employed as a commercial pesticide applicator, and he was licensed by the State of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection. He participated in the state's certification program, and he also attended..., Case Law Alerts, 1st Quarter, January 2015
Whats Hot in Workers Comp, Vol. 18, No. 12, December 2014
Whats Hot in Workers Comp • December 18, 2014
Whats Hot in Workers Comp, Vol. 18, No. 10, October 2014
Whats Hot in Workers Comp • October 31, 2014
Interpreting the definition of “employment” under N.J.S.A. 34:15-36 of the Act in the context of off-premises employment.
Law Alerts • October 1, 2014
The petitioner, a school bus aide, filed a claim with the Division of Workers' Compensation seeking medical and indemnity benefits after she was injured while stepping from the school bus. The respondent denied that the petitioner's..., Case Law Alerts, 4th Quarter, October 2014
Exclusion of petitioner's medical expert's testimony as an inadmissible “net opinion” upheld.
Law Alerts • October 1, 2014
The petitioner's expert in orthopedics testified that he had no specific knowledge of the work that the petitioner performed as a dental hygienist, had not read any literature regarding the work, and had not viewed a surveillance video of the..., Case Law Alerts, 4th Quarter, October 2014
Whats Hot in Workers Comp, Vol. 18, No. 9, September 2014
Whats Hot in Workers Comp • September 15, 2014
Whats Hot in Workers Comp, Vol. 18, No. 8, August 2014
Whats Hot in Workers Comp • August 13, 2014
NJSIA Spring Conference
Conference • May 7, 2015
Dario Badalamenti, a shareholder in the Workers' Compensation Department, will be a featured panel member for the Workers' Compensation 101 educational session at the NJSIA Spring Conference and Vendor Fair. Dario will join other...