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Recent Posts in Premises Liability Category

  • Attorney Mark Kuminski Secures $500,000 Settlement

    Levinson Axelrod attorney Mark Kuminski represented a woman who fell after stepping into a pothole in the parking lot of a commercial business. The pothole was located in the parking lot of the defendant’s business establishment. Rather than correcting the issues which caused the original parking lot to deteriorate, the defendants simply paved over the existing parking lot. As a result, pot holes ...
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  • New Bill Makes It Easier For Employers to Hide Employee Injuries

    Late on Monday, April 3, 2017, President Trump signed new legislation that lessens reporting requirements for employers when their employees get sick or hurt while on the job. Last month, Congress voted to use the Congressional Review Act to repeal regulations introduced under the previous administration that required employers in dangerous industries to keep accurate records of injuries suffered ...
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  • Tips To Help Prepare Your Home This Holiday Season

    As important as it is to keep yourself safe on the roads, the same goes towards keeping yourself safe at home. Winter storms and dangerously low temperatures will put increased stress on your house, and come with the additional risk of power outages that could cut off your heat supply if you aren’t careful. The best time to prepare for the worst is before it ever happens, and we’ve put together a ...
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  • 42 Injured After Barrier Collapsed at a New Jersey Concert

    42 people were injured at a Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa concert on Friday August 5 after a railing collapsed, dropping approximately 50 people 10 feet onto a concrete path at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden, NJ. According to witnesses, dozens of concertgoers ran forward once the two rappers took the stage, and their combined weight pressing against the railing apparently caused the barrier to fail. 34 ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Secures $739,000 Verdict in Trip and Fall Case

    James Dunn and Patrick Flinn tried a personal injury matter before a Somerset County jury on behalf of a nurse who was injured when she was caused to trip and fall on defendant’s premises. Plaintiff’s experts testified that the premises was improperly designed and didn’t have the proper sidewalks and pathways that safety standards require. As a result of the plaintiff’s fall, she sustained a ...
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  • Top 7 Dangers in the Workplace

    Under federal law, workers are entitled to a safe working space. Employers have a responsibility to provide necessary instruction and equipment to make the jobsite safe. However, injures occur too often. At Levinson Axelrod, we want you to protect yourself from potential harm. By knowing the top dangers in the workplace, you can better avoid them. 1. Falls Trip and falls are one of the most common ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Secures $935,000 Verdict for Slip and Fall Victim

    We are proud to announce that Partner Brett Greiner along with associate Brian McElroy obtained a substantial verdict on behalf of our client of over $935,000. A Carteret woman received a verdict of $800,000 for injuries suffered as a result of slipping and falling on water at the Woodbridge Center Mall. She had two arthroscopic surgeries that were unsuccessful in repairing a torn rotator cuff and ...
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  • Black Ice Slip and Falls: Are Property Owners Responsible?

    With the heavy storms settling into New Jersey, it is hard to avoid the snow and ice. Black ice in particular is the cause of multiple accidents and injuries that have occurred this winter. This is the phenomenon of clear ice freezing on the roads and pavement, reflecting the dark color. It can be difficult to spot, leading to many accidents. Falls can lead to sprained ankles, broken bones, and ...
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  • Swimming And Alcohol Can Be A Deadly Combinati

    With Labor Day approaching, many people are planning to have that end of summer pool party with friends and family. The long holiday weekend is the perfect time to enjoy good food, good company and take the last dip in the pool before closing it down for winter. However, to ensure that the party is enjoyed by all and does not become a tragic nightmare, it is important that you take appropriate ...
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  • Homeowner Associations Must Remove Ice and Snow from Sidewalks

    Ronald Grayzel, Esq. recently participated in a successful appeal before the New Jersey Supreme Court in the matter of Qian v. Toll Brothers . Ron acted as a “friend of the court” on behalf of the New Jersey Association of Justice. The plaintiff, a guest at a family member’s condominium unit, was injured when she slipped and fell on a icy sidewalk in the complex. The sidewalk was a common area ...
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  • Using Surveillance Video to Prove Your Case

    Increasingly we find ourselves in stores, public buildings, highways, intersections and other frequently visited places where we are being recorded by video surveillance cameras. Whether for safety or loss prevention purposes, these cameras often run 24/7/365. However, just because the camera is pointing in the right direction does not mean it actually captures an accident or injury. Just like ...
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