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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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  • Attorney Todd Wachtel Published in New Jersey Legal Practice Guide

    Todd Wachtel, a partner at Levinson Axelrod’s Hillsborough office, was published as a contributing author in a new legal practice guide for New Jersey Workers' Compensation by Lexis/Nexis. A legal practice guide is a mix between a legal research book and a practical guide for lawyers. It is one of those items that many lawyers and Judges leave on their desks every day or carry with them to Court. ...
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  • Medical Journal Study: "Medical Errors" Now #3 Cause of Death

    The British Medical Journal published a new study this May revealing that "medical errors" are now the third largest cause of death in the United States, only trailing heart disease (#1) and cancer (#2). The researchers noted that while the Center for Disease Control (CDC) keeps track of leading causes of death, there is no direct reporting of fatalities caused by medical mistakes. For example, ...
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  • Court Rules That Police Dash Cam Videos are Considered Public Records

    After a June 30 ruling by a New Jersey appeals court, police dashboard camera recordings are considered documents that must be released under New Jersey’s Open Public Records Act (OPRA). Appellate Division Judges Jose Fuentas and John Kennedy affirmed Ocean County Superior Court Judge Vincent Grasso’s decision to make a police dash cam recording public. The ruling came at the request of ...
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  • Attorney Todd Wachtel Featured in New Lexis/Nexis Publication

    Todd Wachtel, Esq., a partner in our Hillsborough office, has been featured as a contributor to a new law book. The book is entitled the “ LexisNexis Practice Guide New Jersey Workers' Compensation,” and is different than any other publication ever created for practicing New Jersey Worker’s Compensation attorneys. Rather than a cold recitation of the current state of the law, the practice guide ...
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  • Todd Wachtel Speaks at New Jersey Boys State

    Todd Wachtel, Esq., a partner in our Hillsborough office, spoke at the 71 st Session American Legion New Jersey Boys State at Rider University on June 20 about careers in the practice of law. Other attorneys from throughout the State of New Jersey joined Todd on the panel, as well as New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Lee Solomon. The New Jersey American Legion Boys State was founded in 1946 in ...
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  • New York and New Jersey Recall Beef over Concerns of E.coli

    According to federal officials, over 3,500 pounds of beef shipped to retailers in New York and New Jersey was recalled due to concerns of possible E.coli contamination. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on June 15 that the Newark, NJ-based company G & M Co. is recalling its beef products produced between June 8 and June 10. The products in ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod Attends Somerset Patriot's Game

    It was a great night out for the Levinson Axelrod team! 50 attorneys and staff were in attendance at the Somerset Patriot’s minor league baseball game in Bridgewater last night. Last night, our office had a firm outing at the Somerset Patriot’s minor league baseball game in Bridgewater, NJ. There were 50 firm attorneys and staff in attendance at the game, where the home team Patriots beat the ...
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  • Attorney David Wheaton Prevails in Title 59 New Jersey Tort Claims Act Case On Appeal!

    Attorney David Wheaton of Levinson Axelrod, P.A. represented the plaintiff-appellant in a Title 59 case (claims against public entities), succeeding in obtaining a reversal of the lower court’s judgment after his oral argument on March 2, 2016 (Docket No. A-0102-14T4). The case was filed against Ocean County Ride and the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders after one of their bus drivers ...
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  • Attorney Todd Wachtel Participates in "Every 15 Minutes" Program

    On April 14, 2016, Todd Wachtel, Esq. , a partner of our Hillsborough office participated in the “Every 15 Minutes” program through the Hillsborough High School. This program is designed to educate high school seniors about the devastating effects of drunk driving, and reenacted all stages of a horrible accident caused by a drunk driver. The students, with help from the local community, reenacted ...
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  • Why We See Clients Nights and Weekends

    At Levinson Axelrod we have a tradition of being available for our clients at their convenience. My father founded the firm in 1939 when WWII was right around the corner. Many of the working people that he represented in the 1940’s had no set hours and needed a lawyer nights and 7 days a week. He was there for them. The firm started in a small converted house in Perth Amboy, New Jersey and was a ...
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  • Adam Rothenberg Spearheads The Art of Direct Examination Seminar

    Attorney Adam Rothenberg of Levinson Axelrod, P.A. will be serving as the co-chair and moderator at The Art of Direct Examination, a seminar he spearheaded. Adam Rothenberg saw a need for greater education on the topic of direct examination. Out of this idea, The Art of Direct Examination Seminar was born. The seminar will take place Saturday, February 6 at The Heldrich in New Brunswick. Adam will ...
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  • 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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  • 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! facebook.com/levinsonaxelrod 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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  • 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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