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James L. Creegan

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jcreegan@stark-stark.com
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993 Lenox Dr
Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648

James L. Creegan is a Shareholder and member of the Workers’ Compensation Group of Stark & Stark. Mr. Creegan represents injured workers in claims for workers’ compensation benefits, totally disabled individuals in Social Security Disability appeals, as well as handling disability pension appeals for public employees before the Office of Administrative Law. He has obtained total disability benefits for injured workers, treatment and benefits for workers’ whose employers deny that carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by work and obtained an award of complete dependency benefits for the widow of a deceased truck driver. He has also successfully litigated the denial of accidental disability benefits to a corrections officer injured while restraining an inmate in the appellate division.

Mr. Creegan is currently serving a second three-year term as a Trustee of the Mercer County Bar Association. Mr. Creegan is certified as a New Jersey Supreme Court Board Certified Workers' Compensation Law Attorney. He was recognized by the New Jersey Law Journal in 2015 as a New Leader of the New Jersey Bar, emblematic of a new wave of leadership in the New Jersey legal profession. Mr. Creegen is honored by his inclusion in the 2006 - 2012 lists of New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars in the area of Workers' Compensation*. Mr. Creegan is a frequent contributor to the Personal Injury Law Journal. You can read Mr. Creegan's most recent blog post here.

Education

J.D., University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law, 2001

B.A., Political Science, Mary Washington College, 1998

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

New Jersey

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

New Jersey State Bar Association
Member

The Justice James H. Coleman, Jr. New Jersey Workers' Compensation American Inn of Court
Member

New Jersey Association for Justice
Member

Mercer County Bar Association
Trustee; Workers' Compensation Committee, Past Chair; and Young Lawyers Committee, Former Chair

New Jersey Supreme Court Board Certified Workers' Compensation Law Attorney

Decisions

  • Class v Board of Trustees, Police and Firemen’s Retirement System, 2007 WL 17535562 (N.J.Super.A.D.)(Not Reported in A.2d)






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