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  • October Is Residents’ Rights Month at Nursing Homes

    The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care (Consumer Voice) was founded in 1975, as a response to widespread concerns about nursing home care standards. Committed to honoring the dignity of seniors and disabled adults who live in long-term care facilities, Consumer Voice has designated October as Residents’ Rights Month to inform the public about appropriate nursing home care. At ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Celebrates 80 Years in Practice (1939-2019)

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. is pleased to announce that our firm is celebrating 80 years in practice! Founded on September 1, 1939, our firm marks its 80 th anniversary on Sunday, September 1, 2019. That’s eight decades of providing the people of New Jersey with experienced, passionate representation following preventable accidents and injuries – and countless case results which provided thousands of ...
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  • Law Journal Recognizes Levinson Axelrod for Two of the Top Ten Most Notable Awards

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. is pleased to report that two case results secured by our firm have been recognized among the Top 10 Awards Worth Noting in state of New Jersey by the New Jersey Law Journal . The NJ Law Journal’s Top 10 list profiles the largest verdicts and settlements throughout the state of New Jersey over the previous year, as published by the NJ Law Journal between August 21, 2018 and ...
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  • Todd Wachtel Secured Workers’ Comp Victory for Disabled Client

    Todd D. Wachtel, Esq. , a Partner in our Hillsborough office, recently settled a workers’ compensation case for a 66-year old man named Roy. For various medical and personal reasons, Roy had previously lived all over the country and was in-and-out of work throughout his life. In 2017, he was injured while working as a groundskeeper for a local golf course when he was thrown from a golf-cart by a ...
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  • NJ Law Journal Features Firm’s $2M Medical Malpractice Settlement Over Fatal Aortic Tear

    A recent multi-million dollar settlement secured by Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Partner Adam L. Rothenberg and Senior Associate Rosemary E. McGeady, M.D. has been profiled in the New Jersey Law Journal ’s “Suits and Deals” section. The article covers a case in which our firm represented the estate of an elderly woman who was fatally injured during a kidney removal procedure. As noted in the article, ...
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  • NJ Gov. Signs Laws Permitting Auto Accident Victims to Recover Medical Bills

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. is pleased to confirm that New Jersey’s Governor Phil Murphy has signed a pair of new laws to remedy the challenges of uncompensated medical bills caused by the recent ruling in Haines v. Taft , 237 N.J. 271 (2019) by the New Jersey Supreme Court (“NJSC”). On Thursday, August 15, 2019, Gov. Murphy signed into law two legislative bills : S2432 , which permits recovery of ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America©

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. is pleased to announce that Firm Partners Ronald B. Grayzel , Richard J. Marcolus , and James J. Dunn have been named to the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America ©. The Best Lawyers in America is an annual publication released by Best Lawyers , one of the world’s leading legal rating services. With a focus on peer review, Best Lawyers vets thousands of nominated ...
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  • NJ Officials Call Attention to Beach Umbrella Injuries

    Beach days are meant to be filled with fun and relaxation in the sun, but a number of risks present on public beaches can quickly turn an enjoyable day into one marred by preventable accidents and injuries. As we’ve discussed on our blog, that includes hazards associated with water safety, rip currents, sun and heat exposure, and even sharks . However, there’s another danger beachgoers may all too ...
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  • Allergan Breast Implants Recalled Over Link to Cancer

    Allergan breast implants linked to a rare form of cancer were recently recalled nationwide by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. In late July, the agency announced the implants would also be recalled globally. The FDA’s decision to recall Allergan textured breast implants which use the company’s Biocell technology comes after an increasing number of women have been diagnosed with ...
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  • Shark Week 2019: Shark Attack / Beach Safety Tips

    Shark Week 2019 is upon us, and while one of TV’s longest-running and most anticipated summer series brings us remarkable insight into the mysterious world of these underwater creatures, it can surely create some genuine scares as well. Whether you’re a Shark Week fan or anyone who patronizes local New Jersey beaches, shark attacks and beach safety should be taken seriously. Here are some tips for ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod Secures $2M Settlement Over Fatal Surgical Error

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Partner Adam L. Rothenberg and Senior Associate Rosemary McGeady, M.D. recently secured a $2M settlement in a medical malpractice case involving an elderly patient who experienced serious complications as the result of a surgical error committed during a kidney removal procedure. The patient, a 71-year-old New Jersey woman, ultimately passed away as the result of her ...
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  • David Cook Secures Car Crash Verdict 12x Insurance Company Settlement Offer

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Attorney David A. Cook recently prevailed on behalf of a client following a three-day trial in Hunterdon County before Judge Michael O’Neill. Attorney Cook was able to secure a jury verdict worth 12 times the initial settlement offer from the defendant’s insurance company. About the Case As noted in court records, Mr. Cook’s client had been rear-ended while his vehicle was ...
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  • “Sami’s Law” Brings Better Safety Protections For Rideshare Passengers

    New Jersey residents who use rideshare services like Uber and Lyft will now have greater safety protections under legislation recently signed by Governor Phil Murphy. The new law will require rideshare services to collect more information about drivers’ background and driving history, and allow passengers to more easily verify their driver’s identity. About Sami’s Law The legislation – known as ...
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  • Appeals Court: Amazon Can Be Liable for Third-Party Sellers’ Products

    Amazon.com, the world’s largest e-commerce marketplace, recently received a major blow from a Federal Appeals Court: it can be held liable for defective products sold on its website by third-party vendors. The decision, handed down on Wednesday, July 3, will protect consumers from products Amazon sells, particularly when they face legal dilemmas where there may have little, if any, recourse for ...
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  • Using Fireworks this Fourth of July? Here Are Some Helpful Safety Tips

    The Fourth of July is almost here, and our legal team at Levinson Axelrod, P.A. would like to wish everyone a safe and happy Independence Day. We know that during this time of year, fireworks are often synonymous with celebrations. Unfortunately, we’re also well aware that the use of fireworks can pose substantial risks for serious injuries – especially when they’re used in a less-than-safe ...
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