Workers' Compensation Attorney

James L. Creegan is a Shareholder and member of the Workers’ Compensation Group of Stark & Stark. He is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Workers’ Compensation Law Attorney. Mr. Creegan specializes in representing injured workers from a variety of backgrounds throughout the state, including those who have suffered significant spinal injuries, totally disabled individuals, and workers injured as the result of the negligence of a third party. He has obtained total disability benefits for injured workers, as well as treatment, and benefits for workers with carpal tunnel syndrome caused by work, and obtained awards of complete dependency benefits for the widows of deceased workers. He has also successfully litigated the denial of accidental disability benefits to a corrections officer who was injured while restraining an inmate in the appellate division. Mr. Creegan’s individual approach to each case allows him to obtain unique results for clients suffering from permanent or catastrophic injuries. Mr. Creegan’s background in the construction industry, working in both commercial and residential construction throughout college and law school, provides him with a unique understanding of the risks and pressures faced by construction workers on jobsites in New Jersey. He is currently an officer of the Mercer County Bar Association, serving as Secretary in the 2016 term. Mr. Creegan served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Mercer County Bar Association from 2009-2015, and previously served as the chair of the Workers’ Compensation Committee and the Young Lawyers Committee.

Bar Admissions

  • 2002 State Bar of New Jersey

Education

University of Mary Washington, 1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
BA - Bachelor of Arts - 1998
University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of Law, 0002, 28 Westhampton Way, Richmond, VA 23173
JD - Juris Doctor - 2001

Career Highlights

  • Rising Star - SuperLawyers - 2006 to 2011
  • Young Lawyer of the Year - Mercer County Bar Association - 2009
  • New Leaders of the Bar List issued by the New Jersey Law Journal, 2015

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