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$100,000 for Slip and Fall on Pavers

Jim Dunn, Esq., a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, recently resolved a case on behalf of a Hunterdon County client was caused to fall on unsecured temporary pavers. Discovery determined that this area that all tenants would have...Read More


Cumberland County Dog Summoned to Jury Duty

A summons mistakenly addressed to one Bridgeton man’s dog requested the canine’s presence at jury selection in Cumberland County. IV Griner is a 5-year-old German Shephard, which doesn’t exactly make her...Read More


GM Rejected Improved Ignition Switch Design in Favor of Lower Costs, Advocates Say

In a letter to CEO Mary Barra, heads of the NHTSA and the Center for Auto Safety allege the company chose not to use a more robust spring in the ignition switches of 2003 Chevrolet Cobalts because of the expense of the new part....Read More


Distracted Drivers Cause Nearly Half of Past Decade's Accidents

Almost half of New Jersey’s motor vehicles accidents in the past ten years have been attributed to distracted or inattentive drivers. During a speech at a traffic safety event in Paramus, New Jersey’s acting Attorney...Read More


Pervasive Phone Scam Prompts IRS to Renew Consumer Warning

A widespread phone scam has garnered the dubious distinction of being the largest scam of its kind, according to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. The IRS has just renewed its Oct. 2013 warning about...Read More


$100,000 for Injuries Sustained in a Motorcycle Accident

Jim Dunn, Esq., a Certified Civil Trial Attorney , recently resolved a matter involving a Somerset County resident who was driving a motorcycle and had an accident when the defendant made a left hand turn directly in front ...Read More


Auto Accidents Decrease in Monmouth County for Third Straight Year

Monmouth County car accidents resulting in injuries and death have gradually been decreasing in recent years, according to new data. NJ Department of Transportation statistics show drivers in Monmouth County have been involved...Read More


One Question with Levinson Axelrod, Ep. 3

What is the verbal threshold and how does it affect your chances for recovering compensation in an auto accident? Todd Wachtel asks Levinson Axelrod attorney Michael Fusco to explain. The following ...Read More


Toyota Issues Global Recall of More Than Six Million Vehicles

Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling more than 6 million vehicles spanning nearly 30 models in the U.S., Japan and Europe for a variety of problems, ranging from air bags not deploying to driver's seats not locking properly. ...Read More


Today is National Be Kind to Lawyers Day!

Just as many other professions are honored with a day of appreciation, today is a great opportunity to show a little TLC to your friends in the legal industry—it’s Be Kind to Lawyers Day! Fighting old clichés...Read More


Monmouth County’s Most Dangerous Roads for Walking

Taking a walk in Monmouth County can have serious consequences if you travel along busy streets or highways. Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS)...Read More


$300,000.00 for Injuries Sustained in Motor Vehicle Accident

David Wheaton, Esq., a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, recently settled a case involving a Monmouth County woman who was in a major motor vehicle accident approximately two-years ago injuring her neck. She endured physical therapy,...Read More


$200,000 for Injuries for Passenger in Car Accident

David Wheaton, Esq., a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, recently settled a case involving a 15-year old girl that was a passenger in her boyfriend’s car. She suffered significant knee injuries when the car lost control on...Read More


Feds Press GM CEO for Details in Faulty Ignition Recall

General Motors’ CEO Mary Barra sat before a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on April 1 to further explain exactly why the company took so long to recall 2.53 million vehicles with defective ignition switches....Read More


Job Opportunity: Marketing & Business Development Coordinator

Prominent Central Jersey personal injury law firm seeks full-time business development specialist focusing on integration of marketing strategies and expansion of internet presence. This newly created position offers an...Read More


General Motors Recall Highlights Importance of Lawsuits in Keeping Consumers Safe

For nearly one hundred years, courts around the country have ruled that vehicle manufacturers have a duty to create safe products for their customers to drive. This means that a person who purchases a car has the right to expect...Read More


$200,000 for Fall on Ice at Condo Complex

A Somerset County resident was caused to fall on ice at her condominium complex. Investigation determined that the design of the roof caused water and melting snow to funnel into a small section of the roof. During discovery...Read More


Monmouth County SO Warning Residents about Solicitation Scams

Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden is issuing a warning against solicitation scams by organizations claiming to be associated with the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office. Golden’s warning came after the agency...Read More


NLRB Rules College Athletes are Employees, Could Receive Workers’ Compensation

A ruling from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on college athletics could change the face of private school sports. The College Athletes Players Association (CAPA) won its case before the NLRB on Mar. 26, 2014,...Read More


NJ Judge Rules School can Sue Students for Bullying Classmate

According to a report by the New Jersey Law Journal, a group of Hunterdon teens accused of bullying a classmate for four years may now be sued by the school district, Superior Court Judge Yolanda Ciccone says. The plaintiff,...Read More


Additional $100,000 for Pedestrian That Was Hit by Car

Brett Greiner, Esq., a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, recently settled a case involving a pedestrian that was hit by a car. Our client suffered a chip fracture in his lower leg and was knocked unconscious. The driver of the...Read More


One Question with Levinson Axelrod, Ep. 2

Attorney Todd Wachtel hosts "One Question with Levinson Axelrod" and on the second episode he discusses the biggest change since Workers' Compensation Administrator Kevin Engelhard joined the firm in 1985....Read More


$999,730.00 Jury Verdict for a Fall Following Snowstorm

Mark Kuminski of our office recently obtained a jury verdict in a case which was tried over a two week period in Middlesex County. Our client, an 83-year old man, slipped and fell on ice in the parking lot of his apartment...Read More


Appellate Division Reviews New Jersey Fraud Statute and Workers’ Compensation

In the recent published decision of Bellino v. Verizon Wireless , the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division recently reviewed the New Jersey Fraud Statute, N.J.S.A . 34:15-57.4, as it relates to New Jersey Workers’...Read More


$100,000 for Injuries in Car Accident

Partner, Mark Kuminski, Esq. , a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, recently settled a case arising out of a three-car accident. The Plaintiff was the driver of an automobile which was stopped in traffic for a red light. His vehicle...Read More


One Question with Levinson Axelrod, Ep. 1

Attorney Todd Wachtel hosts "One Question with Levinson Axelrod" and on the first episode he discusses a specific workers' compensation case with attorney Kevin Engelhard.   The following...Read More


$500,000 for Motor Vehicle Accident

Partner, Brett Greiner, Esq. , a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, recently resolved a case for a client that was injured in a motor vehicle accident . The bed of the defendant’s pick up truck had opened and a tool box...Read More


$225,000 Resolution for Nursing Home Head Injury

Just this week a nursing home case was resolved on the eve of trial involving a head injury from a fall to a severely compromised Alzheimer’s patient. Despite the client’s pre-existing dementia and lack of ability...Read More


Superior Court Judge Compliments Levinson Axelrod

Recently, Levinson Axelrod attorney David A. Cook attended a statewide seminar on civil case law. A New Jersey Superior Court Judge was one of the panelists, and when referencing the firm noted that Levinson Axelrod was...Read More


$425,000 for Motorcycle Accident Injuries

Hunterdon County man settled motorcycle accident for $425,000.  The plaintiff was traveling on Old York Road when suddenly and unexpectedly a vehicle, which had been traveling in the opposite direction, turned directly ...Read More


New AAA Survey Shows Decline of Texting While Driving in NJ

According to a recent AAA survey, less New Jersey drivers now text while driving. In fact, 27 percent of those who completed the survey say they have texted while driving, versus the 33 percent who admitted texting while driving...Read More


$187,500 for Shoulder Injury due to Trip & Fall Accident

Adam Rothenberg settled a case at mediation this week for $187,500 for his client who suffered a fractured shoulder as a result of a trip and fall caused by a bunched up rug at a building in Newark. The floor runner was raised...Read More


Mark Kuminski Recovers $1 Million for Slip-and-Fall Victim in Edison

An elderly man and his wife, represented by Levinson Axelrod attorney Mark V. Kuminski, was awarded over $1 million by a jury for the injuries he sustained after falling on ice outside of their apartment in Edison in 2010....Read More


Dog Bite Prevention Tips

As the old adage goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. In the case of a New Jersey dog bite, this couldn’t be a greater truth. Adults, children, and dog owners all have distinct responsibilities to...Read More


Get Real Money Back for a Cancelled or Delayed Flight with AirHelp

With dozens of flights being canceled as of late, travelers should be aware that airlines may owe you real money, not simply vouchers or free drinks on your next flight. Of course, getting these airlines to pay up is the most...Read More


3 Timely Tax Tips and the Health Care Law

The new health care law has provisions which may affect your individual income taxes; however, how these laws may affect you rely on your age, employment status, and whether you participate in a tax preferred health plan. ...Read More


$158,400 for Injuries Following Fall from Ladder

Patrick Caufield, a Certified Workers’ Compensation attorney, recently settled a case for an injured worker who was injured following a fall from a ladder. As a result of their fall, the client fractured their right ...Read More


Yik Yak Social Media App Bomb Threats Prompt School Evacuations

Across the nation, concern is growing over the use of a new social media application, Yik Yak, which allows users to post content anonymously. Yik Yak’s popularity is growing among high school and college-age students....Read More


$70,215 for Injuries Following Work-Related Motor Vehicle Accident

Patrick Caufield, a Certified Workers’ Compensation attorney, recently settled a case for an injured worker who was injured during a motor vehicle accident during the course of their employment. As a result of the accident,...Read More


$117,510 for Injuries Following Slip-and-Fall

Patrick Caufield, a Certified Workers’ Compensation attorney, recently settled a case for an injured worker who slipped and fell causing a three-part proximal humerous fracture of the right shoulder requiring surgery...Read More


About NJLawyers.com Radio Commercial

I’m David Wheaton of Levinson Axelrod and I want to tell you about our website, njlawyers.com. That’s “ njlawyers.com .” We built this website as an information center for consumers...Read More


Ewing NJ Explosion: Woman's Body Found Near Townhouses

According to NBC Philadelphia, a woman's body has been found near the site of the gas explosion in Ewing earlier today. The woman was found on the hood of a parked car close to the explosion site; she has not yet been identified....Read More


Damaged Gas Line Near NJ Townhome Development Explodes Injuring 7

A damaged gas line in a New Jersey townhouse development exploded on Tuesday after it was allegedly damaged by a contractor. Utility crews were working to repair the line, when an hour later, the gas ignited, injuring five PSE&G...Read More


Help for Snow and Ice Slip-and-Fall Accidents

New Jersey residents know that a slip-and-fall on ice or snow can happen almost anywhere in winter. If shop owners or non-owner residents do not properly maintain the premises, guests can easily trip, slip and injure themselves...Read More


Adam Rothenberg Represents Family of Boy Attacked by Bullmastiff

A 13-year-old New Jersey boy was killed after being brutally attacked and bitten by a neighborhood bullmastiff Friday, Feb. 28 at 3 p.m. as he walked home from school with a friend. In Paterson at Crosby and Rossiter avenues,...Read More


33.3% Partial Total Disability for Injury to Shoulder

Partner, Todd Wachtel, Esq., a Certified Workers’ Compensation Attorney, recently acquired a settlement for an injured clerk who injured his left shoulder while cleaning out a recycling chute. His arm got stuck, and ...Read More


Workers' Compensation Help from Levinson Axelrod

The following is a transcript from a recent radio commercial featuring Levinson Axelrod attorney, David Wheaton. At Levinson Axelrod, we’ve had the privilege to represent men and women who have been...Read More


$250,000 for Eye Injury

Partner, Jim Dunn, a Certified Trial Attorney, recently settled a case for $250,000 for a Somerset County client who was injured in an automobile accident . As a result of the accident, the plaintiff suffers from a traumatic...Read More


100% Disability for Injured Electrician

Partner Rich Marcolus, a Certified Workers' Compensation attorney, recently settled a case for an electrician who fell from a ladder causing significant and permanent injuries to his lumbar spine and hip. The Petitioner ...Read More


$125,000 for Slip-and-Fall on Ice

Partner, Jim Dunn, a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, was recently able to resolve a case involving a Metuchen woman who slipped and fell on ice-covered steps at her condominium. Through discovery, it was learned that the cause...Read More


$175,000 for Pit Bull Attack

Partner, David Wheaton, a certified trial attorney, recently settled a case for a Middlesex County woman who was severely injured as a result of a pit bull attack . She was walking her small dog, early in the morning, when ...Read More


$320,000 for Passenger Injured in One Car Collision

Partner, Brett Greiner, recently resolved a case for a young woman who was a passenger in a vehicle whose driver dosed off behind the wheel causing the vehicle to strike a tree. She suffered fractures in her wrist and ankle....Read More


Mobile App Shows New Jersey Roads Riddled with Potholes

A mobile app has been developed to help New Jersey travelers spot and avoid dangerous potholes across the state’s roadways. Called NJ Pothole Map, this app uses crowdsourcing technology to gather information from drivers...Read More


Adam L. Rothenberg Co-Chairs "Tales from the Other Side: A Peek Behind the Defense Curtain"

On Feb 22, 2014 partner Adam L. Rothenberg was program co-chair and moderator for a seminar presented by the New Jersey Association for Justice entitled “Tales from the Other Side: A Peek Behind the Defense Curtain”....Read More


$500,000 for Golf Cart Injuries

Partner, David Wheaton, Esq., a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, recently resolved a claim for a Middlesex County woman who was injured while golfing . She was playing in a foursome with three other ladies, and she was accidentally...Read More


$300,000 for injuries in Food Store Parking Lot

Partner, David Wheaton, Esq., a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, recently resolved a claim for two elderly Forked River residents. The couple entered the store, purchased groceries, and returned to their car. While returning ...Read More


New Jersey DOL Expands Electronic Filing

The New Jersey Department of Labor recently expanded its electronic filing capabilities which will help Levinson Axelrod attorneys get their paperwork to a Judge of Workers’ Compensation if an insurance company is ...Read More


One Man's Simple Trick to Stop Texting and Driving

A man with the bad habit of texting while driving comes up with an easy solution to stop that’s inspired by his daughter’s yarn-on-the-finger reminder trick. Using bright red nail polish, he hopes to help distracted...Read More


Tough Questions with Levinson Axelrod

The following is a transcript from a recent radio commercial featuring Levinson Axelrod attorney, David Wheaton. I’m David Wheaton, an attorney with Levinson Axelrod, and our practice is devoted ...Read More


The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum Approves Levinson Axelrod Attorney David Wheaton

Levinson Axelrod is pleased to announce that David Wheaton , Esq. has been approved to be a member of the "Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum." This prestigious group of trial lawyers was founded in 1993, and is...Read More


San Francisco Motorcyclist who Fell to His Death Identified

Joshua Epple has been identified as the motorcyclist who tragically fell to his death while getting onto southbound U.S. Highway 101 in San Francisco at approximately 2 a.m. the morning of Saturday, Feb. 15. According to...Read More


Near 100 Vehicles Involved in Massive PA Turnpike Pile-Up

Nearly 100 vehicles were involved in a massive pile-up this morning on the Pennsylvania Turnpike near the Bensalem interchange. Early reports are speculating that ice and glare from the sun may have been factors in the accident....Read More


$159,000 for Slip and Fall at Work

Partner, Todd Wachtel, a Certified Workers' Compensation attorney, recently resolved a case for a client who was injured during the course of his employment as a laborer. As a result of a slip and fall, he required a neck...Read More


Pax Anything but Peaceful as Northeast Rides Out Winter Storm

The most recent winter storm Pax has pushed a second storm front across the Northeastern U.S., and New Jersey is facing nearly freezing temperatures, wind, and snowfall as deep as 15 inches. Wednesday, Feb. 12, Governor...Read More


Faulty Ignition and Airbags Prompts GM to Recall Over 750 Thousand Vehicles

If you drive a 2005-2007 Chevrolet Cobalt or a 2007 Pontiac G5, you may want to consider alternate transportation until you can visit the dealership that sold you the car. General Motors is recalling 778,562 Chevy Cobalt...Read More


$400,000 for Slip and Fall on Ice

Associate, Robert Cook, recently settled a case for $400,000 for a client who slipped and fell on ice while walking to her vehicle in a store’s parking lot. The fall caused her to tear tendons and ligaments in her ankle,...Read More


Warning: Scam Court Filings

Scott Greenfield, Esq. who runs an excellent blog named “ Simple Justice: A Criminal Defense Blog ” and is great to follow on Twitter ( @ScottGreenfield ), recently posted a note regarding a “new” internet...Read More


$450,000 for Scooter Accident

Partner, Kimberly Gozsa, a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, recently settled a case for $450,000 for a client who suffered a significant injury following an accident on a scooter, where the defendant made a left hand turn in...Read More


$175,000 for Slip and Fall on Ice

Partner, Kimberly Gozsa, a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, recently settled a case for $175,000 for a client that slipped and fell on ice while trying to access his vehicle at the work site. As a result of the fall, he sustained...Read More


Levinson Axelrod is Honored to have Represented You

The following is a transcript from a recent radio commercial featuring Levinson Axelrod attorney, David Wheaton. I’m David Wheaton, an attorney with Levinson Axelrod. The first meeting with a client...Read More


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