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Blog Posts in 2015

  • Levinson Axelrod Supports Middlesex County Youth Shelter for the Holidays

    Thanksgiving serves as a time to pause and reflect on all the blessings in our lives. Unfortunately, not everyone is as fortunate as others are. The holidays always remind us to reach out to those less fortunate. That is why Levinson Axelrod, P.A. was honored and humbled to help the Middlesex County Youth Shelter. Our firm worked with the shelter to help provide warm meals and food for the ...
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  • The Holidays Are Time for Peace

    As we approach the holiday season, remember that the best gift you can give yourself and others is the gift of reconciliation. As we prepare for the holiday season, this may be the best time to reconcile with loved ones we haven’t spoken to in years. In our work as personal injury attorneys, we often find ourselves at funerals, supporting clients who have lost loved ones suddenly and without ...
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  • Free Hats to Celebrate Our 75th Anniversary

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. is proud to be celebrating the end of our 75th anniversary as a firm, and we're doing so by giving away a limited quantity of "Talk to My Lawyer" hats. If you would like to redeem your free hat, just like us on Facebook and follow the instructions! To redeem this offer, simply contact us through our Free Case Evaluation link on our website. ...
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  • Ronald B. Grayzel Selected to "Best Lawyers in New Jersey"

    Partner Ronald B. Grayzel of Levinson Axelrod was selected by peer recognition to “Best Lawyers in New Jersey” for 2016. Levinson Axelrod is proud to announce that Ronald B. Grayzel has been selected to the list of “Best Lawyers in New Jersey” 2016 by his peers. The award was recently published in The New York Times. Attorney Ronald Grayzel has been representing plaintiffs since 1977, is a ...
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  • Adam Rothenberg Presents at Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in New Jersey

    Partner Adam Rothenberg of Levinson Axelrod was an invited speaker and sponsor of a seminar on tort liability for crime victims involving security cases, Tort Claims Act, sexual abuse and liability of third parties for criminal acts of others presented at St. Peter’s University on behalf of the National Center for Crime Victims. Attorney Adam Rothenberg , partner at Levinson Axelrod, recently ...
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  • Is Taking Settlement Funding Loan Against your Personal Injury Case in your Best Interests?

    For many accident victims, waiting two or three years for a settlement from a personal injury claim seems to be an unreasonable delay. After all, a dollar today is generally worth more than that same dollar in three years from now. A simple solution appears to be calling up a settlement funding company and taking out a small loan to ease any financial burdens in the short-term. However, taking out ...
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  • Will Filing for Bankruptcy Impact My Personal Injury Case?

    Many times accidents can take a financial toll on injured victims who are unable to work and have mounting medical bills. In these situations, often bankruptcy appears to be a fresh start which will help put the accident behind them so they can get back to their normal routine. However, filing for bankruptcy when you have a pending personal injury claim can often have negative implications for ...
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  • Can I Sue if I Fell Off the Treadmill At the Gym?

    The short answer is probably not. Most gym memberships include a clause(s) regarding liability for injuries sustained while engaged in gym activities. The clause typically provides that a member cannot sue for negligence when injured during an activity except if the wrongful act is reckless or grossly negligent. The New Jersey courts have upheld these clauses and dismissed cases against a gym when ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod Makes a Difference in Protecting an Injured Workers Credit

    When a person is injured while working on the job, generally their only remedy is to file a workers’ compensation claim because in New Jersey you cannot sue your employer. Filing a workers’ compensation claim protects an employee in many ways. One of the issues commonly dealt with is getting outstanding medical bills paid before they go into collection. The following scenario occurs often after a ...
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  • Can a Decision in Another Court Impact My Personal Injury Claim?

    The simple answer is yes. When you are injured in an accident, your right to bring a personal injury claim in New Jersey is governed by various laws. The source of the controlling law can come from different sources. Most people are familiar with statutes that are implemented by the State Legislature and regulatory provisions that are established by the various State agencies. However, a less well ...
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  • Partner Adam L. Rothenberg Presented Clients Choice Award by AVVO

    We are proud to announce that our partner Adam L. Rothenberg was presented the “Clients Choice Award” by the internet site AVVO . This award is in addition to his prior designation as a Top Contributor and Avvo Rating of 10.0 out of 10 on the website. Avvo is the internet’s premier website for free legal advice, rating of lawyers and recommendation of lawyers. It functions similar to Yelp where ...
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  • Is My Attorney a Certified Trial Attorney?

    An attorney in New Jersey can become a certified trial attorney by demonstrating experience, education and knowledge in trial practice (which includes personal injury practice and workers’ compensation). The New Jersey Supreme Court will certify an attorney as a certified civil trial attorney when the attorney has met a number of requirements. In order to become a certified civil trial attorney, ...
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  • Court Re-Evaluates What Entities are Entitled to Charitable Immunity

    You may be precluded from being a lawsuit for personal injuries if the entity is shielded by the New Jersey’s Charitable Immunity Act. There are four requirements that must be met for an organization to assert the Charitable Immunity Act. First, the organization must be a non-profit. Second, the organization must be organized exclusively for religious, educational or charitable purposes. Third, ...
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  • Make Sure your Kids Wear their Bicycle Helmets

    Bicycle riding is a fun recreational activity that can be enjoyed by young and old alike. Unfortunately, many kids do not wear a helmet while riding their bikes because they think that they don’t look cool and will be teased by their friends if they wear a helmet or because it is uncomfortable. This can have tragic consequences to a young life. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
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  • October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here at Levinson Axelrod, we join in the American Cancer Society’s efforts to raise awareness of the importance screening for breast cancer. This blog focuses on a diagnostic breast x-ray called a mammogram. One of the key tools that doctors use to diagnose small breast cancers is a mammogram. A mammogram is an x-ray specially designed to ...
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