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  • Gov. Murphy Signs New Jersey Essential Worker COVID-19 Presumption Bill Into Law

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. is pleased to report that Governor Phil Murphy has signed a bill that makes it easier for essential workers who contract coronavirus to receive workers’ compensation benefits in New Jersey. The new law, which was signed on Monday, September 14, and is retroactive to March 9, 2020 , creates a rebuttable presumption that contraction of COVID-19 is work related. The law is a ...
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  • Three Firm Partners Named to The Best Lawyers in America 2021

    Three Partners from Levinson Axelrod, P.A. have been named to the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America © - Ronald B. Grayzel , Richard J. Marcolus , and James J. Dunn . This is the seventh, sixth, and fifth consecutive year of inclusion for each attorney, respectively. Ronald Grayzel: Recognized Since 2014 (Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs) Richard Marcolus: Recognized Since 2015 ...
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  • Rich Marcolus Testifies in Support of Cost Of Living Increase for Essential Workers

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Partner Rich Marcolus is continuing his fight to support legislation that protects front line workers, and their families, who’ve braved great risks to provide essential services during the coronavirus pandemic. On Thursday, June 11, 2020, Rich appeared before a Senate Committee to testify in support of Senate Bill 2476 , a measure that would create a Cost of Living increase ...
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  • Rich Marcolus Delivers Presentation on COVID-19 Presumption Bill to State Lawmakers

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Partner Richard J. Marcolus recently delivered a presentation to state legislators covering 50 states to discuss how and why a presumption law is necessary to protect workers who contract the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the course of their employment. As we’ve discussed on our blog, the pandemic has had broad implications in the workplace. Not only have numerous workers ...
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  • Workers' Comp Collections Bill Initiated by Rich Marcolus Becomes Law

    We’re pleased to report that a workers’ compensation measure initiated by Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Partner Richard Marcolus has been signed into law! The New Jersey Collection Practices Bill ( S-3036 / A-1697 ) was signed by Governor Phil Murphy on Tuesday January 21, 2020. It will provide critical protection for workers’ comp claimants by prohibiting health care providers from reporting certain ...
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  • Workers' Comp: New Jersey Hand & Foot Bill Signed into Law

    After more than a decade of ups and downs in the Legislature, state lawmakers and advocates have finally succeeded in passing critical legislation to improve benefits for New Jersey workers who lose function of all or part of a hand or foot in workplace accidents. In addition to that measure – known as the Hand & Foot Bill – Governor Phil Murphy also signed off on legislation – the Collection ...
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  • Rich Marcolus Testifies Before State Senate Committee to Support First Responder Cancer Legislation

    As a former construction worker, Union Carpenter (and current member), and Certified Workers’ Compensation Attorney, Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Partner Rich Marcolus has spent decades advocating for workers and families who find themselves facing difficult times following job-related injuries. That includes the first responders who keep our communities and loved ones safe in the most pressing times, ...
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  • Rich Marcolus Presents at New Jersey Workers' Comp Bench Bar Conference

    Levinson Axelrod, P.A. Partner Richard J. Marcolus recently shared his insight as a Certified Workers’ Compensation Attorney with fellow lawyers and members of the judiciary at the 30 th Annual Workers’ Compensation Bench Bar Conference. The annual conference was presented by the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) Workers’ Compensation Section, and was held on December 18, 2019 at the Westin ...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 10 Levinson Axelrod Attorneys Voted to the 2017 Lists of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

    We are excited to announce that eight of our attorneys, Patrick Caulfield, James Dunn, Ronald Grayzel, Brett Greiner, Mark Kuminski, Richard Marcolus, Adam Rothenberg and David Wheaton have been voted to the list of Super Lawyers 2017, and attorneys Christopher DeAngelo and Michael Fusco have been voted to the list of Rising Stars 2017. While the work we do in the courtroom and at the negotiation ...
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  • Board Certified Attorneys Striving to Help You

    If you are involved in a catastrophic accident, it can be hard to think straight. The impact can leave you disoriented and you may not know where to turn. The incident is made worse if it could have been avoided. When an individual is negligent, they should be held accountable, especially if it caused you pain and injuries. The best way to ensure your claim is heard is to seek experienced legal ...
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