Weber Gallagher’s Workers’ Compensation Partner Jeffrey D. Newby was the Keynote Speaker for South Jersey Claims Association Meeting


PHILADELPHIA, PA, November 16th, 2018- Jeffrey D. Newby was the Keynote Speaker at the South Jersey Claims Association meeting on November 14th.  The topic was Fraud: A simple 5 letter word but not so simple to prove. What is and what is not Fraud in New Jersey Workers' Comp. Jeff reviewed the statute and the cases interpreting the statute to summarize what has been deemed to amount to fraud and what conduct fell short.

About Jeffrey D. Newby

Jeffrey Newby, Partner, is the co-chair of Weber Gallagher’s Workers' Compensation Group.  He is a Certified Workers’ Compensation Attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court, defends Fortune 500 companies and mid-size and small businesses in workers' compensation matters. Jeff has handled thousands of workers' compensation defense cases and counsels clients from a wide range of industries including hospitality, transportation, healthcare and retail. Jeff has testified before the New Jersey State Senate regarding comprehensive changes to the Workers’ Compensation Statute as a member of the Executive Committee of the Bar Association. Jeff has also argued before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Pennsylvania Superior and Commonwealth Courts, Federal Court, and the New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division.  Chambers USA:  America's Leading Lawyers for Business recognized Jeff as a noted attorney in workers’ compensation matters in 2018-2019.  Jeff has also achieved an AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell. 

About Weber Gallagher

Weber Gallagher has more than 110 lawyers and 17 civil practice areas.  The firm provides legal counseling and representation in the Mid-Atlantic United States to local, national and international businesses, financial institutions and insurance companies.  To learn more, visit

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