Dario J. Badalamenti


Dario practices exclusively in the area of workers' compensation defense. He handles matters for clients in many industries, including national hotel chains, national department stores and other retail chains, national restaurant chains, national consumer goods manufacturers (including baked goods), paint and personal care products manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, regional farms and dairies, and regional health care facilities. 

Dario is a writer and editor of the firm's What's Hot In Workers' Comp, providing a monthly update on significant developments in New Jersey workers' compensation law.

In 1988, Dario received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from New York University. After working as a paralegal for the publishing house Simon & Schuster, Inc., he entered Rutgers School of Law, Newark, in 1995. Dario received his juris doctor in 1998 and began clerking for the New Jersey Division of Workers' Compensation, Newark.  

Classes/Seminars Taught

Defense Counsel Wish List, Marshall Dennehey Workers' Compensation Seminar, October 27, 2016

Workers' Compensatin 101, New Jersey Self Insurers’ Association Spring Conference, May 7, 2015

IMEs, Case Management and Peer Review, CEU Institute, November 13, 2013

Tri-State Workers' Compensation Legal Update, Roadmap to Success - Understanding Workers' Compensation, Marshall Dennehey seminar, October 24, 2013

Published Works

"Navigate Through the Intentional Tort Exception To the New Jersey Workers' Compensation Act," New Jersey Law Journal, Vol. 202 No. 5, November 1, 2010 

"The Motion for Emergent Medical Care and a Swifter, Stronger Division of Workers’ Compensation," Defense Digest, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 1

Case Law Alerts, regular contributor, 2010-present

What's Hot in Workers' Comp, Marshall Dennehey Worker' Compensation Department newsletter

New Jersey
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law-Newark (J.D., 1998)
New York University (B.A., 1988)
Associations & memberships
American Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
Justice James H. Coleman Jr. New Jersey Workers' Compensation American Inn of Court, Pupilage Leader, Essex/Union; Executive Committee on Education, member
Year joined