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Thursday, June 11, 2020

Listen to the COVID-19 Claims and Workers’ Compensation Law Webinar

Click here to listen to the recording of the COVID-19 Claims and Workers’ Compensation Law Webinar. The program was originally broadcast on June 11, 2020.

The discussion addressed global issues impacting the workers’ compensation claim process including claim identification and processing, pre-trial activity and trial preparation.

The distinguished panel is extremely experienced in complex occupational disease litigation. They are based in New Jersey, an epicenter of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Judge Ray A. Farrington, Retired SJC
John H. Geaney, Esq.
Jon L. Gelman, Esq.

This complementary webinar is being offered by Innovative Claims Strategies [ICS].

The Honorable Ray A. Farrington. Before retiring in 2007, after 20 years as a Supervising Judge of Workers’ Compensation, Judge Farrington served as a house counsel for the Prudential Insurance Company; and eight years as an assistant Bergen County Prosecutor, including as Chief of Trials. He graduated serving four years as a judge Advocate General officer in the 25thInfantry Division, on active duty and served 17 years with the 50thArmored Division of the New Jersey National Guard, retiring as Staff Judge Advocate with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Judge Farrington has served as a trustee of the Berge County 200 Club and as attorney for the Wyckoff Zoning Board of Adjustment prior to becoming a judge.

John H. Geaney, Esq. Mr. Geaney’s practice involves representation of employers, self-insured companies, TPA’s, and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation, the ADA and FMLA. Mr. Geaney is certified by the Supreme Court of NJ as a WC Law attorney and was selected to the “NJ Super Lawyer” list from 2005 –2017. In additional to writing many publications, Mr. Geaney has been a frequent lecturer and presenter. With a degree from Boston College Law School, he is a member of the American Bar Association, NJ Bar Association, Fellow of the College of WC Lawyers, and many more. In addition, he serves on multiple Boards and Committees.

Jon L. Gelman, Esq. Jon L. Gelman is nationally recognized as an author, lecturer and skilled trial attorney in the field of workers' compensation law and occupational/environmental disease litigation. Over a career spanning more than four decades he has been involved in complex litigation involving thousands of clients challenging the mega-industries of: asbestos, tobacco and lead paint. Gelman is the author NJ Workers' Compensation Law (Thomson-Reuters) and co-author of the national treatise, Modern Workers' Compensation Law (Thomson-Reuters). He is the former Vice-President of The Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG) and a charter member of The College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers. 

Innovative Claim Strategies [ICS] is a national provider of risk management solutions for employers, third party administrators, insurance companies, and government agencies seeking to control costs and promote positive outcomes.

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Jon L. Gelman of Wayne NJ is the author of NJ Workers’ Compensation Law (West-Thomson-Reuters) and co-author of the national treatise, Modern Workers’ Compensation Law (West-Thomson-Reuters). For over 4 decades the Law Offices of Jon L Gelman  1.973.696.7900  has been representing injured workers and their families who have suffered occupational accidents and illnesses.
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