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  • Result: Kathleen M. DiGiovanni Recovers $285K for Victim Injured in Motor Vehicle Collision

    In April, Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Partner Kathleen M. DiGiovanni secured a six-figure recovery for a client who suffered multiple injuries in a motor vehicle collision. The accident occurred in May 2019 in Howell, NJ when our client’s vehicle was struck on the driver’s side door by another motor vehicle that failed to stop at a stop sign. As a result of the collision, our client sustained two ...
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  • Result: Robert Y. Cook Recovers $100K Policy Limits Settlement for Auto Accident Victim

    In April, Partner Robert Y. Cook of Levinson Axelrod, P.A. recovered a $100,000 policy limits settlement for a client injured in a motor vehicle accident. According to court documents, the 51-year-old victim was rear-ended while stopped in traffic in November 2017. The Plaintiff had a prior motor vehicle accident after which he was left with four bulging discs in his neck. It was alleged that the ...
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  • Result: Mark Kuminski Recovers $250K for Woman Injured in Motor Vehicle Collision

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Managing Partner Mark Kuminski secured a $250,000 policy limits settlement for a victim injured in a motor vehicle collision. Mark represented a local woman who was involved in a collision that occurred when an oncoming car attempted to make a left-hand turn into her path of travel. As a result of the accident, she suffered a fractured wrist which required her to undergo ...
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  • Result: Michael Colacci Secures $125K Settlement for Intersection Accident Victim

    In April, Attorney Michael Colacci was successful in negotiating a $125,000 settlement for a client who suffered neck injuries when his vehicle was struck at an intersection. According to case records, our client was operating his vehicle in Bernards Township when he approached an intersection where he had the right of way and no traffic control device controlling his direction of travel. As our ...
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  • New Jersey Law Journal Features Brett Greiner's $2.5M Settlement for Student Hit by Bus

    A $2.5 million settlement secured by Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Partner Brett Greiner has been featured in the New Jersey Law Journal . As reported by the NJLJ, the settlement stems from a 2018 accident in which Brett’s client, a then 12-year-old student, was struck by a county-run shuttle bus as she was walking to school on State Highway 57 in Washington Township, Warren County. According to court ...
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  • Amazon Liable for Third-Party Product Safety, Appeals Court Rules

    In a decision that could have a sweeping impact on the future of e-commerce, judges from the California Court of Appeal ruled that Amazon could be held strictly liable for a defective battery manufactured by a third party and sold on its website. The decision reverses the trial court’s judgment in favor of Amazon, which argued that it was merely advertising sellers’ products rather than ...
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  • U.S. Labor Secretary Supports Classifying Gig Workers, Rideshare Drivers as Employees

    Many workers in the “gig economy” often find themselves forgoing important work benefits in exchange for being able to earn income. According to the new U.S. Labor Secretary, however, that could change. In an interview with Reuters , U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh expressed his support for classifying gig workers as employees rather than independent contractors: "We are looking at it but in a ...
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  • U.S. Patients Now Have Immediate Electronic Access to Medical Notes

    Health care patients in the U.S. can now immediately access physician clinical notes, test results, and reports under a newly enacted federal law. The new law (known as “open notes”) was passed as part of the 21 st Century Cures Act. It took effect on April 5, 2021 after the initial effective date was pushed back due to the pandemic. Under the open notes mandate, health care organizations must ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Attorneys Make 2021 New Jersey Super Lawyers & Rising Stars Lists

    Twelve attorneys from Levinson Axelrod, P.A. have been selected for inclusion in the 2021 edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers ! One of the legal industry’s premier publications, Super Lawyers compiles annual lists recognizing the most accomplished and respected lawyers in each state. This includes the prestigious Super Lawyers list, which recognizes no more than 5% of all the state’s attorneys in ...
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  • Result: Kelley Lavery Recovers $250K for I-78 Car Accident Victim

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Attorney Kelley Lavery recently secured $250K in compensation through two policy limits settlements for a victim who was injured in a multi-vehicle car accident on Interstate 78. The result stems from a collision on a rainy afternoon in August 2019. Our client, a 59-year-old woman, had been driving in the far-right eastbound lane of Interstate 78 in Clinton Township, New ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Becomes Member of Special Olympics Winners Circle

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. is pleased to announce that our firm has become a member of the Special Olympics Winners Circle! This honorary membership recognizes our firm’s continued support for the Special Olympics and its work in making dreams come true for more than 5.7 million athletes and their families. Our latest donation will help fund year-round sports training and athletic competitions ...
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  • Result: Partner Kathleen M. DiGiovanni Secures $260K Settlement for Victim of Rear-End Accident

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Partner Kathleen M. DiGiovanni was successful in reaching a $260,000 settlement for a client who suffered serious neck injuries after his vehicle was struck from behind. According to court documents, the case involved a motor vehicle accident that occurred in November 2017 in Lakewood, NJ. Our client was stopped in traffic when his vehicle was struck from behind by another ...
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  • Result: Kim Gozsa Recovers $230K for Auto Accident Victim

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Partner Kim Gozsa recently recovered $230,250 in compensation for a motor vehicle accident victim who was struck by a vehicle that failed to yield. As court records indicate, our client had been traveling down a major roadway in New Jersey when the Defendant pulled out onto the main road from a side street in front of our client’s vehicle, causing the crash. Our client ...
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  • Partner Todd Wachtel Serves as Volunteer Judge for Apruzzese High Mock Trial Competition

    On January 12, 2021, Todd D. Wachtel, Esq., a Partner in our Raritan office, served as a volunteer Judge for the 39 th Annual Vincent J. Apruzzese High School Mock Trial Competition, through the Somerset County Bar Foundation. Todd has volunteered his time to numerous community events, Mock Trials, and Moot Courts over the years. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, however, made this Mock Trial ...
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  • Result: Adam L. Rothenberg Secures $1M Settlement for Tractor-Trailer Accident Victim

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Partner Adam L. Rothenberg recently secured a $1 million settlement on behalf of a 19-year-old woman who suffered multiple injuries in a tractor-trailer collision. As noted in court records, our client was a passenger in a motor vehicle that collided with a tractor-trailer making an illegal U-turn. The impact resulted in an underride accident – a collision where a passenger ...
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