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  • $425,000 Car Accident Settlement Secured by Attorney Kathleen DiGiovanni

    New Jersey Personal Injury Attorney Kathleen M. DiGiovanni , an Associate with Levinson Axelrod, P.A., recently secured a $425,000 settlement on behalf of a client who suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident. As noted in the lawsuit, the crash occurred in November of 2014 during the middle of the day. At that time, our client has been traveling in their vehicle on Highway 71 in Manasquan, ...
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  • Matthew P. Pietrowski Named Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Partner

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. is pleased to announce that Attorney Matthew P. Pietrowski has been named Partner of our firm. This is an achievement that speaks to Matt’s tireless efforts as a New Jersey personal injury attorney, and to a legal career that began when Matt first served as a law clerk with our firm before becoming a licensed lawyer. While working as a law clerk with Levinson Axelrod, P.A, ...
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  • Do Pets Have the Right to Legal Representation? New Jersey Considers Law for Animal Abuse Advocates

    Our laws allow people to obtain legal representation from professionals with the experience and insight needed to protect their rights, and even call for the Constitutional protection of the right to counsel in matters of criminal law. While our country has long valued the importance of having a lawyer, it hasn’t been until recently that we’ve begun to seriously debate whether animals should also ...
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  • Partner Brett Greiner Secures $175K Settlement for Young Girl Injured at Local Swim Club

    New Jersey Personal Injury Attorney and Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Partner Brett R. Greiner recently secured a $175,000 settlement on behalf of a young girl who injured her arm and suffered scarring after falling at a local swim club. As case records show, Brett’s client was a 14-year-old girl who had been using the shower facilities at a local swim club at the time of the incident. While in the ...
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  • New Jersey Residents Must Carry Health Insurance as of January 1st

    A statewide mandate requiring all New Jersey residents to have health insurance is now in effect. Signed by Governor Phil Murphy in May 2018 as a means to preserve part of the Affordable Care Act repealed in the previous year, the new law is intended to control health care costs. As a law firm that has represented injured victims in a range of accident and injury cases across the state since 1939, ...
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  • Attorney Michael B. Fusco Secures $380,000 Settlement for School Bus Operator Injured by Distracted Driver

    New Jersey Personal Injury Attorney Michael B. Fusco , a Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Partner who works from our firm’s Edison office, recently secured a $380,000 settlement on behalf of a client who suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident caused by a distracted driver. The case, which took place in Middlesex County, was settled on the second day of trial. Our client, who worked as a school bus ...
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  • New Jersey Surgery Center May Have Exposed Over 3,000 Patients to Bloodborne Infections

    A New Jersey surgical center has issued a warning that over 3,000 patients may have been exposed to bloodborne pathogens during procedures performed at its facility. The exposure warning was recently profiled in a CNN article . The warning stems from an investigation conducted by the New Jersey Department of Health which found HealthPlus Surgery Center employees failed to abide by sterilization ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod Verdict Featured on Law.com

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. is pleased to announce a multi-million dollar case victory secured by Partner Mark V. Kuminski on behalf of an auto accident victim. The case was resolved through a jury trial, with jurors returning a significant $2,500,000 verdict – nearly 4 times the last offer made by the defense. The case was also recently profiled in a feature article on Law.com . The case involved a ...
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  • Animal Attack Injuries Cost Over $1 Billion Per Year in the U.S., And the Rates Are Rising

    Animals, domesticated or not, are instinctual creatures that must share the world with humans. While this can be done harmoniously, such as in the relationship between owners and their pets, it creates the ever-present potential for conflict and encroachment – two factors experts point to as major contributors behind rising rates of animal-related injuries. According to a recent study published in ...
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  • New Jersey Appellate Decision Will Impact How Employers Deal with Verbal Threshold in Subrogation Suits

    On Tuesday, December 4, 2018, the Appellate Division of New Jersey Superior Court issued a precedent-setting decision that will likely impact future cases involving employers who sue a third party for reimbursement of damages following an auto accident involving employees – particularly when the injured worker would be barred from a recovery of non-economic damages by New Jersey’s verbal ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Supports Food Drive for Manasquan Food Pantry

    Our legal team at Levinson Axelrod, P.A. is pleased to announce that we’re proud supporters of Cub Scout Pack 333 and their work to help the Manasquan Food Pantry. On Tuesday December 10, 2018, attorneys and staff at our Forked River, Howell, and Belford offices assisted Pack 333 Cub Scout Evan DiGiovanni as he gathered food donations. (Levinson Axelrod Belford Office) (Cub Scout Evan DiGiovanni) ...
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  • OSHA Investigates Worker Injuries After Automated Robot Unleashes Bear Spray at Amazon Facility in Robbinsville, NJ

    Federal regulators from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are investigating an incident at a New Jersey Amazon warehouse that left dozens of employees in need of medical treatment after being exposed to bear spray. According to officials, the incident took place on Wednesday December 5, 2018 at an Amazon fulfillment center in Robbinsville Township. Investigators have ...
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  • Adam Rothenberg Recovers Nearly $1 Million for State Worker Who Suffered Brain Damage in Broadside Collision

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Partner Adam L. Rothenberg secured a $999,000 settlement on behalf of a New Jersey state municipal worker who suffered serious injuries in an auto accident. As court records show, our firm’s client was a 48-year-old municipal worker who was struck by a sedan near a post office in Milltown, New Jersey. She suffered neck injuries in the crash, including herniated discs, and a ...
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  • Want to Save on Auto Insurance in New Jersey? Take a Defensive Driving Course.

    Roadway safety is a major concern in every state. While public safety issues are what drive our government to pass and enforce strict traffic laws, they can also prompt lawmakers into finding creative ways to reduce risks on local roads through prevention. One way New Jersey does this is by offering a rate reduction for auto insurance following the completion of a voluntary defensive driving ...
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  • Workers' Comp Bill Drafted by Attorney Rich Marcolus Signed into Law, More Legislative Changes on the Horizon

    Legislation drafted with the help of Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Partner Richard J. Marcolus was recently signed into law. Senate, No. 2145, referred to as the Voluntary Tender Bill, was signed by Governor Phil Murphy in October. The amendment to the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act helps workers who suffer injuries and illnesses on the job retain legal counsel without the interference of insurance ...
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  • Over 30 Children Infected, 11 Dead Amid Viral Outbreak at Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation

    The Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation has officially complied with a state deadline to separate children considered “medically fragile” from other residents and patients following an outbreak of an adenovirus at its facility in Haskell, New Jersey. According to state health department officials, at least 34 children have been infected with the virus, and 11 children have died. ...
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  • Attorneys Kathleen DiGiovanni, Mark Kuminski Secure $1.515M Dram Shop Settlement for Family of Woman Killed in DWI Crash

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Associate Kathleen M. DiGiovanni , along with firm Partner Mark V. Kuminski , were recently successful in securing a $1.515 million dollar settlement on behalf of a family whose loved one was tragically killed in a fatal drunk driving crash in Belmar. The family agreed to the settlement, finalized four years after the fatal crash, with a Jersey Shore bar that had served the ...
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  • Attorney Mark Kuminski Secures $2 Million Construction Accident Settlement

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Partner Mark V. Kuminski and our legal team have secured a $2 million settlement on behalf of an injured construction worker. Our client, who was employed as a mason, had been on working on a construction site in Princeton, New Jersey at the time of the accident. While pouring concrete, he stepped backwards into an open hole which was not covered, and fell waist deep into ...
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  • New Jersey Medical Malpractice Attorney Adam Rothenberg Recovers $600,000 at Trial for Client Injured During Surgery

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Partner Adam L. Rothenberg recently prevailed at trial, securing a $600,000 jury verdict for our client. The trial, which lasted over two weeks, was held in Middlesex County, New Jersey. The verdict stems from a medical malpractice lawsuit in which Adam and our firm claimed our client had suffered a preventable nerve injury to his spinal accessory nerve (SAN) during a ...
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  • Deadliest New Jersey Highways: 2017 Ranking Reveal High Risks on Local Roadways

    According to New Jersey State Police, 2017 was the deadliest year on New Jersey roadways in a decade, with 624 deaths reported in all types of traffic accidents statewide. Officials report that while many factors have contributed to the increase in fatal wrecks, the most pressing concerns are distracted driving, speeding, drunk and impaired motorists, and increases in auto accidents involving ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Selected to 2019 "Best Law Firms" List

    Our legal team is pleased to announce that Levinson Axelrod, P.A. has been selected to the 2019 list of the “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report ! Our firm was named to the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list as a Tier 1 New Jersey law firm in Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, and Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants. Regarded as one of the legal industry’s most prestigious achievements, ...
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  • $574,226.11 Trial Verdict Obtained by Partner Jim Dunn, Associate Brian McElroy for Delivery Driver Attacked by Dogs

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. is pleased to announce that Partner James J. Dunn secured a $574,226.11 trial verdict on behalf of a client who was seriously injured after being attacked by two dogs. Jim was assisted by Associate Brian P. McElroy of the Hillsborough Office. The case and trial, which took place in Somerset County, stemmed from an incident in which our client, a package delivery driver for ...
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  • New Paid Sick Leave Act Takes Effect October 29, 2018 - Learn More

    On October 29, 2018, the New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act (A-1827) will take effect, entitling most workers in the state to paid sick leave and making New Jersey the 10 th state in the country to enact statewide legislation for mandatory paid sick time. In addition to paid sick time benefits, the NJPSLA will also bring a number of new rules, rights, and requirements for both employers and employees. ...
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  • Medical Malpractice Lawsuits: How Medical Records Can Play an Important Role in Your Case

    On our blog, we have discussed the rights of patients when it comes to accessing medical records , as well as the many regulations which govern the documentation and release of personal health information. While knowing your rights as a patient and accessing your medical records can help you ensure their accuracy, better manage your treatment plans, and empower you to make more informed decisions ...
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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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