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  • High School Seniors Get Creative in Warning About the Dangers of Drunk Driving

    Drunk driving remains one of the greatest dangers on U.S. roadways – with nearly 29 people in the U.S. dying as a result of alcohol-related motor vehicle collisions each day. That’s equal to one drunk driving fatality every 50 minutes , according to NHTSA. With such alarming risks, educating young motorists about the dangers of impaired driving is one of the most powerful tools we have when it ...
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  • The Dangers of Keyless Cars: How Convenience Has Caused Dozens of Injuries & Deaths

    Keyless cars may have once been the makings of science fiction, but today are common features in numerous types of newer model motor vehicles. While keyless cars allow owners to power their vehicles on and off at the push of a button, rather than by the mechanical turning of a physical key, this convenience may not be as innocent as it seems. Unfortunately, keyless cars pose significant safety ...
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  • Wearing Yoga Pants, Athletic Clothing During an MRI Puts Patients at Risk, Doctors Warn

    Magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, is a radiology imaging technique used throughout the world to create detailed images of the human anatomy, tissues, organs, and physiological processes related to various conditions or diseases. If you have ever had an MRI or know someone who has, you likely know it is commonly used to help medical professionals arrive at a diagnosis and treatment plan for ...
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  • Three Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Attorneys Earn Civil Trial Attorney Certification

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. is pleased to announce that three of our firm’s attorneys have earned Civil Trial Attorney Certifications from the Supreme Court of New Jersey’s Board on Attorney Certification: Partner Robert Y. Cook Associate Kathleen M. DiGiovanni Associate Patrick J. Flinn Board Certification by the Supreme Court of New Jersey is a significant achievement that speaks volumes about the ...
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  • Partner Adam L. Rothenberg Joins Board of Trustees for Union County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children

    Levinson & Axelrod, P.A. is proud to announce that Partner Adam L. Rothenberg has become a member of the Board of Trustees for CASA of Union County! This is a significant honor that speaks to Mr. Rothenberg’s reputation as a proven New Jersey trial lawyer, as well as his dedication to our local communities and an organization that provides a voice to children in need. CASA – Court Appointed ...
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  • Tax Season Tips: 12 Common Scams to Watch Out For

    With Tax Day fast approaching, our legal team at Levinson Axelrod, P.A. wants to remind residents throughout New Jersey and beyond that tax season isn’t just the time of year when we follow through with our obligations to fund public services or are forced to perform math – it’s also a time ripe for consumer fraud and deception. According to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS), phony tax ...
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  • Alison Seber to Represent Team NJ in the Special Olympics Nationals This Summer

    Alison Seber, the daughter of Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Associate Rosemary E. McGeady, M.D., will be competing in the National Special Olympics in Seattle as a representative for Team New Jersey this summer. Alison Seber posing for the camera for her Special Olympics promo. Alison is one of just two golfers who will represent New Jersey in Seattle during the Special Olympics, held from July 1 through ...
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  • Attorney Todd Wachtel Spoke About Workers' Compensation at the 2018 Advanced Workers Compensation Law Conference

    On Friday, February 9, 2018, Todd Wachtel, Esq., a partner at Levinson Axelrod’s Hillsborough Office, spoke at the 2018 Advanced Workers Compensation Law Conference in Edison, New Jersey. In New Jersey, attorneys are required to go to Continuing Legal Education (CLE) classes. An “advanced” class like this one covers far more than the basics of Worker’s Compensation law , and is aimed to teach ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod Attorneys Representing Client Whose Doctor Reused an Anal Catheter During Surgery

    According to the Division of Consumer Affairs, East Brunswick-based colon and rectal surgeon Dr. Sanjiv K. Patankar’s medical license has been temporarily suspended for the alleged reuse of single-use disposable anal catheters on more than 80 patients in 2017. In the released statement, then-New Jersey Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino said that the Middlesex County surgeon reused the ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod Partner Kimberly Gozsa wins in a New Jersey Supreme Court landmark Decision for the Plaintiff's Bar on Two Important Trial Issues

    The New Jersey Supreme Court unanimously reached a momentous decision in the case Hayes v. Delamotte, where the Justices agreed with attorney Kimberly L. Gozsa that a videotape of a testifying doctor can be played back during closing argument and the out of court opinions of non-testifying doctors are not evidence for the jury. As such, Ms. Gozsa’s second trial verdict of $250,000 was reinstated. ...
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  • Michael Fusco Named Partner at Levinson Axelrod

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. is ringing in the new year by naming attorney Michael Fusco as the newest partner at the firm. “I am honored to have been named partner at what many consider to be one of the best trial practice firms in the state,” Michael said. Michael joined the firm immediately after graduating from Seton Hall School of Law in 2010. Since that time, he has recovered more than $16 million ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod Attorneys Proud to Support MCTLA's Toys for Tots Fundraiser

    Levinson Axelrod attorneys from the firm’s Edison office in Middlesex County attended the Middlesex County Trial Lawyers Association’s annual Toys for Tots fundraiser on December 7. Toys for Tots, a program founded back in 1947 and run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve, collects toys to give to children whose parents struggle to afford Christmas presents over the holidays. More than 50 ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod Proud to Sponsor This Year's Turkey Trot in Flemington

    Levinson Axelrod, committed to embodying its slogan, “Your neighbors, your lawyers”, was a proud sponsor of this year’s Turkey Trot in Flemington, NJ. An estimated 5,780 people turned out on Thanksgiving morning to take part in the 25 th annual fundraiser 5K run and 2M fitness walk. The CEA/Johanna Foods Turkey Trot has been raising funds and awareness for the CEA, an organization that works to ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod Selected to 2018 List of Best Law Firms

    We are excited to announce that U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers has selected Levinson Axelrod, P.A. to the 2018 list of the Best Law Firms , a prestigious award limited to the most outstanding law firms in the nation. You can read all about this honor by checking out our press release here . At Levinson Axelrod, P.A., our New Jersey personal injury lawyers have spent nearly 80 years ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod Attorneys James Dunn and Michael Fusco Secure $600,000 Jury Verdict

    Levinson Axelrod attorneys James Dunn and Michael Fusco represented a client who was seriously injured in a motor vehicle collision on December 22, 2014. Immediately before the crash, an unknown vehicle abruptly changed lanes across Route 17 in East Rutherford, NJ in an attempt to exit the highway and caused a chain reaction that forced the vehicle in front of our client to come to an emergency ...
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  • Attorney Todd Wacthel Spoke at the 72nd Session of the American Legion Boys State

    Levinson Axelrod attorneys are out in the community helping to inspire the next generation of lawyers. On June 19, 2017, Todd Wachtel, Esq., a partner in our Hillsborough office spoke at the 72 nd Session of the American Legion Boys State at Rider University. Todd was joined by New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Lee Solomon and a number of other attorneys from across the state. Founded in 1946, the ...
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  • Attorney Ronald Grayzel Secures $1.9 Million Jury Verdict

    Levinson Axelrod attorney Ronald Grayzel recently secured a $1,989,000 judgment after a jury returned a verdict for his client for his client who suffered injuries caused by exposure to carbon monoxide fumes. The injuries occurred due to the negligent installation of a generator by defendant Express Automotive and Towing of Metuchen N.J. on plaintiff’s van which she used as part of her ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod Attorney Brian McElroy Secures $200,000 Jury Verdict

    Levinson Axelrod attorney Brian McElroy recently secured a $200,000 verdict in a motorcycle accident case where our client, a 25-year-old man, suffered three cervical herniations, posterior instability and tendinitis of the left shoulder and nerve issues in the lower extremities. While riding his motorcycle, the defendant attempted to make a left-hand turn and cut our client off. The defendant ...
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  • 10 Levinson Axelrod Attorneys Voted to the 2017 Lists of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

    We are excited to announce that eight of our attorneys, Patrick Caulfield, James Dunn, Ronald Grayzel, Brett Greiner, Mark Kuminski, Richard Marcolus, Adam Rothenberg and David Wheaton have been voted to the list of Super Lawyers 2017, and attorneys Christopher DeAngelo and Michael Fusco have been voted to the list of Rising Stars 2017. While the work we do in the courtroom and at the negotiation ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod Attorney Mark Kuminski Secures $250,000 Verdict

    Levinson Axelrod attorney Mark Kuminski recently secured a $250,000 verdict in a motor vehicle accident case where our client, a 48 year old Sheriff’s officer, was injured when his work vehicle was struck from behind while stopped in traffic. He sustained multiple herniated discs in his neck, as well as an aggravation of pre-existing asymptomatic degenerative changes. Defendants argued that the ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod Attorney David Cook Secures $150,000 Jury Verdict

    Levinson Axelrod attorney David Cook recently secured a $150,000 verdict in a motor vehicle accident case where our client, a 50-year-old married father of two, suffered herniated discs in their neck and back. He worked as a bank supervisor and continued working for two months, then spent three months on disability. He underwent physical therapy and acupuncture for ten months and was recommended ...
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  • Todd Wachtel Acted as Judge for the American Mock Trial Association

    On Saturday, March 25, 2017, Todd Wachtel, a partner from Levinson Axelrod’s Hillsborough office acted as a Judge for two rounds of the American Mock Trial Association’s Opening Round for their Championship Series, in Wilmington, Delaware. This was essentially the “Sweet-16” of a nationwide tournament for college students that prepare and present all aspects of a Jury trial. While these were ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod Attorneys Lead Local Youth in Mock Trial

    Levinson Axelrod attorneys Brian McElroy , Patrick Flinn and Michael Fusco volunteered their time to lead a group of about 40 high-achieving high school students through a mock trial of a hypothetical drunk driving prosecution at the Justice Session for Youth Leadership Somerset on February 11. The Youth Leadership Somerset is a youth leadership program available for high school students who live ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod is Proud to Support the Middlesex County Youth Shelter

    At Levinson Axelrod, P.A., we are committed to giving back to the community and helping those in need. We appreciate all of the support that we have received over the years from our local communities, and we understand the role that it has played in our overall success as a law firm. As a result, it is important to us to do what we can throughout the year in order to support these communities. ...
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  • Robert Cook Named Partner at Levinson Axelrod

    A new year means more than just a new calendar for Levinson Axelrod, P.A. attorney Robert Cook . As of January 1 of this year, he has been named as a partner at the firm. “It’s an honor,” said Robert. “How many people can truly say they love where they work and love what they do there every day? I am completely committed to Levinson Axelrod and our dedication to the seriously injured people we ...
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