ROGER W. THOMAS
Specializing in the Practice of:
Zoning, Planning and Land Use
Contact Mr. Thomas:
Roger Thomas directs the Workers’ Compensation practice section of the firm and is a frequent lecturer on workers’ compensation, social security and land use law.
|College:||Seton Hall University, B.A.|
|Law School:||University of Cincinnati, J.D.|
|Member:||Sussex County Bar Association|
New Jersey State Bar Association (Workers’ Compensation and Land Use Sections) Trustee (1994-2000) Executive
Committee Member (2000-2006)
American Bar Association
Institute of Municipal Attorneys (former member of the
Drafting Committee of Municipal Land Use Law)
Sussex County Community College (Board of Trustees and
Foundation Board Member)
|Of Note:||Certified by the New Jersey State Department of Community|
Affairs to teach the statutory mandated training course for
zoning and planning board members throughout the state.
Instructor for the New Jersey Planning Officials
Named “Super Lawyer” among New Jersey Attorneys in
|Reported Cases:||Pickett v. Lloyd’s, 131 N.J. 457, 621 A.2d 445 N.J. (1993)|
This New Jersey Supreme Court case resulted in the authorization of litigants to obtain damages in actions where insurance companies have acted in bad faith.
Schorpp-Replogle v. New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company, 395 N. J. Super. 277 (Appellate Division 1977).
This New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Court ruling established the right to obtain disability benefits for tinnitus.
Hanrahan v. Township of Sparta, 143 N.J. 326, 670 A.2d 1067 (1996), This New Jersey Supreme Court decision led to a clarification of the Workers’ Compensation law involving the responsibility of insurance companies to provide palliative care for injured workers .