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Voris M. Tejada Jr.

Mr. Tejada focuses his practice in the representation of clients in business disputes arising from breaches of contract, complex financial transactions, investment fraud, real estate acquisition and development, and ownership disputes. Practice includes the defense of commercial entities in matters involving insured claims including commercial torts, tort defense, class actions, and general liability.

Divided Supreme Court Finds Employers May Pursue Subrogation for Workers’ Compensation Benefits Paid for Economic Loss Where Employee Did Not Seek or Receive PIP Benefits

By on June 19, 2020 in Awards with 0 Comments

On May 12, 2020, the Supreme Court of New Jersey addressed whether an employer can maintain a subrogation action to recoup workers’ compensation benefits paid for economic loss where (1) its employee is barred from maintaining an action against the tortfeasors due to his election of the limitation-on-lawsuit option in his personal automobile policy; (2) […]


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Court Not Required to Charge Comparative Negligence Where No Evidence that Subcontractor’s Employee Acted Unreasonably

By on October 9, 2015 in Blog with 0 Comments

Plaintiff, the employee of a subcontractor, sued the general contractor for negligence after he suffered serious injury while working at the jobsite.  In Fernandes v. DAR Development Corp., 2015 N.J. LEXIS 811 (N.J. 2015), the Supreme Court of New Jersey considered whether the negligence of an employee injured in a workplace accident may be submitted […]


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