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Capano v. Bound Brook Relief Fire Co. #4

December 17, 2002

FRANK CAPANO, PETITIONER-RESPONDENT,
v.
BOUND BROOK RELIEF FIRE CO. #4, RESPONDENT-APPELLANT.



On appeal from the New Jersey Department of Labor, Division of Workers' Compensation, Somerset District, Docket No. 95-035613.

Before Judges Stern, Coburn and Alley.

The opinion of the court was delivered by: Stern, P.J.A.D.

As amended December 19, 2002.

FRANK CAPANO, PETITIONER-RESPONDENT,
v.
BOUND BROOK RELIEF FIRE CO. #4, RESPONDENT-APPELLANT.

On appeal from the New Jersey Department of Labor, Division of Workers' Compensation, Somerset District, Docket No. 95-035613.

Convery, Convery & Shihar, attorneys for appellant (Bernard H. Shihar, of counsel and on the brief).

Vogel & Gast, attorneys for respondent (Theodore E. Gast, of counsel and on the brief).

Before Judges Stern, Coburn and Alley.

The opinion of the court was delivered by: Stern, P.J.A.D.

NOT FOR PUBLICATION WITHOUT THE APPROVAL OF THE APPELLATE DIVISION

Submitted October 1, 2002

Respondent Bound Brook Relief Fire Company appeals from an award of workers' compensation benefits to petitioner, Frank Capano, as a result of an accident on February 19, 1994. The benefits included $2,431.41 for "temporary disability" and $115,722.86 for "permanent disability" for a total of 251 4/7 weeks from the time of the accident to the time of petitioner's death in January of 1999. Although not without difficulty given the nature of the services petitioner performed for respondent volunteer fire company and the nature of his relationship with the squad, we conclude that the controlling statute and our scope of review mandate affirmance of the judgment.

I.

Petitioner, age 93 at the time of the accident in question, became a volunteer fireman for the Borough of Bound Brook when he turned eighteen in 1918. He served as chief of the fire company twice, in 1939 and in 1959. He ...


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