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  • NJ Supreme Court Casts Doubt on Recovery of Medical Bills Beyond PIP Limits

    A recent decision from the New Jersey Supreme Court regarding the state’s Personal Injury Protection (PIP) auto insurance system has been stirring significant debate and concern among motorists, medical providers, and legal professionals. Though some believe the ruling bars auto accident victims from recovering unpaid medical bills over the limits of a $15,000 PIP policy, we’d like to reiterate ...
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  • U.S. Cities with Uber, Lyft See Increase in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents, Study Says

    A new study published by researchers from Rice University and the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago suggests cities with ride-share services the likes of Uber and Lyft see a statistical increase in serious and fatal car accidents. Researchers’ findings, which arrive amid debates among lawmakers in cities nationwide, suggest there may be drawbacks to consider when it comes to ...
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  • Todd Wachtel Volunteers as “Prosecutor” for Hillsborough High School’s “Every 15 Minutes” Program

    On April 4, 2019 Todd D. Wachtel, Esq. , a Partner of our Hillsborough office, participated in the “Every 15 Minutes” program through Hillsborough High School. A two-day program first adopted in the U.S. in 1995, Every 15 Minutes is designed to educate high school seniors about the devastating effects of drunk driving by dramatically reenacting all stages of a horrible accident caused by an ...
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  • Post-Crash Photos of Shirtless Auto Wreck Survivors Raise Seat Belt Awareness

    In an era of social media and the constant onslaught of photos and posts, striking imagery serves many purposes. From capturing the nearly unimaginable beauty of places we’ve never been to displaying the daily demands of life or serving us ads, photos can send powerful messages – at least some of the time. There’s plenty of selfies and shirtless photos out there too. Though the shirtless selfie ...
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  • Attorney Kim Gozsa Secures $3.2 Million Jury Verdict for Slip & Fall Victim

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Partner Kim Gozsa recently obtained a $3.2 million dollar verdict on behalf of a client who was injured in a slip and fall accident at an outlet shopping plaza in Jackson, New Jersey. The recovery provides welcomed relief to our client, who endured considerable pain and suffering and incurred extensive medical bills, and is an important reminder for property owners to take ...
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  • Nine Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Attorneys Named to 2019 New Jersey Super Lawyers & Rising Stars Lists!

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. is pleased to announce that nine of our firm’s New Jersey Trial Attorneys have been recognized in the 2019 edition of Super Lawyers ® Magazine! Considered one of the top honors in the legal profession, selection to Super Lawyers’ annual listings is awarded to attorneys who have secured demonstrated success in their particular areas of practice, widespread respect among their ...
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  • Patrick J. Flinn Settles Construction Debris Accident Claim, Secures $150,000 for Elderly Victim

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Attorney Patrick J. Flinn recently resolved a personal injury claim for a client who was injured as a result of a fall caused by construction debris. The six-figure settlement was secured prior to trial. The case stems from an incident which took place near a construction worksite in Woodbridge Township, New Jersey. At the time, the defendants were in the process of building ...
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  • Workers’ Compensation Result: Attorney Todd Wachtel Secures $216K, Retains Client’s Right for Future Benefits

    New Jersey Attorney Todd D. Wachtel , a Partner with Levinson Axelrod, P.A. who works out of our Hillsborough Office, recently obtained with the Court’s approval a workers’ compensation award of $216,720. The recovery stems from a workplace injury case involving Todd’s client, a machinist who suffered an injury to his left shoulder while performing job-related duties. In the state of New Jersey, ...
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  • $475K Settlement Secured by Partner Robert Cook for Ocean City Man Injured in Auto Accident

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Partner Robert Y. Cook , secured a major $475,000 settlement on behalf of a client who suffered serious injuries in a motor vehicle accident. In the case, Robert represented an Ocean City man who, while driving on a local roadway, was suddenly run off the road by another motorist who changed lanes without checking his surroundings for any nearby vehicles. As a result of road ...
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  • Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Verdict: Middlesex County Jury Awards $626K to Edison Man Injured in Auto Accident

    Partner Michael B. Fusco and Levinson Axelrod, P.A. recently secured a six-figure jury verdict Thursday morning, February 7, 2019, on behalf of an Edison man who suffered injuries in a motor vehicle collision. Following four days of trial, a Middlesex County jury awarded $626,300.22 in compensation for our client’s injuries and related damages – a substantial amount in comparison to the $75,000 ...
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  • $230K Settlement for Victim Injured in Adult Care Passenger Van Obtained by Attorney Brian McElroy

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Associate Attorney Brian P. McElroy recently secured a six-figure settlement on behalf of a client who was injured in an auto accident. As case records show, Brian’s client was a passenger in a van which provided care and living assistance to adults. Though such entities have legal obligations to take reasonable steps that ensure the safety of those in its care, the company ...
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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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  • 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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  • Attorneys Ronald Grayzel, Patrick Flinn Recover $500,000 for Slip & Fall Victim

    New Jersey Personal Injury Attorneys Ronald Grayzel and Patrick Flinn recently secured $500,000 in compensation for a client who suffered injuries after she slipped on a wet floor at a local supermarket. The recovery was obtained after three days of trial. Our firm’s client suffered her injuries while shopping at a local ShopRite Supermarket. In that particular market, the seafood department had ...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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