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  • Most Dangerous Counties in New Jersey for Fatal Traffic Accidents

    New Jersey, like any other state, sees its fair share of fatal motor vehicle accidents . Although preliminary statistics show there have been fewer fatal accidents so far this year than compared to 2017, that margin is slim. According to data from the New Jersey State Police, there were 386 deaths resulting from fatal traffic accidents on New Jersey roads as of September 24th, roughly 40 fewer ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Sponsors Canine Companions’ DogFest

    Our legal team at Levinson Axelrod P.A. is sponsoring Canine Companions for Independence and its upcoming DogFest “Walk’N Roll,” a charitable walk-a-thon that raises support for the non-profit organization. As lawyers who fight for injured victims, and members of the community with friends, family members, and neighbors with disabilities, we know assistance dogs can have an incredible impact on ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Sponsors South Asian Bar Association of New Jersey's Annual Gala

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. was a proud sponsor of the South Asian Bar Association of New Jersey’s Fifth Annual Dinner Gala. Attorneys Michael Fusco, Brian McElroy, and Chase Mathis attended the dinner, which was held on September 13, 2018 in Somerset, New Jersey. The Gala featured State Senator Vin Gopal as this year’s Keynote Speaker, as well as the presentation of numerous awards, including Lifetime ...
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  • Medical Records & Access: Understanding Your Rights as a Patient

    In a previous blog, we discussed medical records and the important role they play when it comes to patient health and safety. This includes the use of medical records in helping health care providers understand patient health history, arrive at accurate diagnoses, treat patients effectively, coordinate care with other specialists, and minimize the risks for preventable harm, in addition to how ...
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  • Three Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Attorneys Named to 2019 “Best Lawyers” List by The Best Lawyers in America

    Our legal team at Levinson Axelrod, P.A. is pleased to announce that three of our firm’s attorneys, Ronald B. Grayzel, Richard J. Marcoulus, and James J. Dunn have been recognized in the 2019 “Best Lawyers” list in the latest edition of The Best Lawyers in America© . In addition, Mr. Grayzel received the top honor of being named the Woodbridge, NJ Best Lawyers® 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” in ...
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  • Fatal Workplace Injuries in New Jersey: Data Reveals Occupational Risks

    Fatal workplace injuries steadily increased throughout the U.S., according to the most recently available data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Aside from showing a 7% increase in workplace deaths from 2015 to 2016, the statistics also provide insight into a range of occupational risks faced by all type of workers in a range of industries. Below, our legal team at Levinson Axelrod, P.A. ...
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  • Warehouse Injuries: Protecting Your Right to Compensation

    Amid today’s growing consumer-based economy, warehouses and fulfillment centers have cropped up with increasing frequency throughout the U.S. In addition to traditional industries that utilize warehouses, these facilities now employ a substantial number of Americans. Those employees, however, face a number of risks in their day-to-day duties, as well as difficulties in securing the benefits and ...
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  • Beach Injuries: Summer Safety Tips

    Earlier this month, the New Jersey shore made headlines when a beach umbrella blown out of the sand by a gust of wind impaled a European tourist in the ankle. Another similar incident occurred the following week when a Maryland beachgoer was also impaled by a rogue beach umbrella. While the incidents may be getting coverage for their oddity, it is important to remember that enjoying time on the ...
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  • NJ Supreme Court Issues Important Ruling in Elevator Negligence Case

    On July 17, 2018, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued an important ruling on an elevator negligence case that is likely to impact similar cases involving elevator accidents and complex issues of negligence and liability. In the case, NJ Supreme Court justices cited a previous case, Jerista v. Murray, in which the court ruled that a doctrine allowing a permissive interference of negligence against ...
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  • Alison Seber Wins Silver for Team New Jersey at the Special Olympics

    Levinson & Axelrod, P.A. is happy to announce that Alison Seber has won the Silver medal in Golf at the 2018 National Special Olympics! As we discussed in a blog post earlier this year, Alison, the daughter of Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Associate Rosemary E. McGeady, M.D., was one of just two golfers representing the state of New Jersey! Held in Seattle from July 1 to July 6, the National Special ...
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  • Medical Record Errors: Even Minor Mistakes Can Have Major Consequences

    When it comes to medical malpractice, most people assume the worst. That’s because medical mistakes made by doctors, specialists, nurses, and other health care providers can have disastrous consequences for victims and their families. While we may hear of these tragedies when major incidents make the news, not all forms of malpractice involve egregious errors such as leaving medical tools inside a ...
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  • New Jersey Lawmakers to Vote on Bill that Would Expand Workers' Compensation for First Responders

    First responders – including firefighters and law enforcement – leave their families each day to protect ours. Because their jobs put them at risk on a daily basis, it becomes critical to ensure they have the means to care for themselves and their loved ones should they suffer harm in the line of duty. That’s precisely the objective of a bill being considered by New Jersey lawmakers. The bill – ...
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  • Jurors Surveyed Find Advantages to Technology in the Courtroom

    At Levinson Axelrod, P.A., our New Jersey personal injury lawyers are committed to providing the highest quality representation to victims and families who depend on successful outcomes in their personal injury cases in order to cover their damages and future needs. While this may mean investigating accidents to determine fault and liability and negotiating fair settlements with insurance ...
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  • Attorney Todd Wachtel Serves as Panel Member at 73rd Session of the American Legion Boys State

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. attorneys have a long history of serving the local and legal communities, and have recently been working to inspire the next generation of lawyers. On Monday June 18, 2018, our very own Partner Todd D. Wachtel – who works out of our Hillsborough office – spoke at the 73rd Session of the American Legion Boys State at Rider University in Mercer County, New Jersey. Other ...
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  • Social Security Numbers to be Removed from Medicare Cards to Protect Patient Privacy

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced important changes to Medicare cards. According to CMS, the agency will be transitioning to new Medicare cards that do not include members’ Social Security numbers. The change was prompted by law and as a means to protect people with Medicare from fraud, including fraudulent use of SSNs for identity theft or illegal use of Medicare ...
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