Somerset County Personal Injury Attorney

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Somerset County, New Jersey averages about 12,000 auto accidents annually – about 2,000 of those cause injuries and about 20 cause fatalities. Our Somerset County personal injury lawyers represent accident victims and their families, as well as victims of other types of serious incidents like on the job accidents, medical malpractice, slip and falls, and wrongful death.

Levinson Axelrod, P.A.'s Somerset County Office

Levinson Axelrod, P.A. proudly represents injured individuals throughout Somerset County from an office in Hillsborough, New Jersey.

Hillsborough
302 Route 206
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
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We also have seven other office locations from which we serve injured individuals statewide!

Somerset County Case Victories

Levinson Axelrod, P.A. has won many case victories for clients throughout New Jersey. In fact, we have won more than $1 billion in verdicts and settlements since our firm was founded in 1939! Take a look at one of our Somerset County case results below.

  • $739,034 Work Injury Verdict
    Our Somerset County personal injury attorneys won a $739,034 verdict for a woman who tripped and fell in the parking lot of her workplace in Princeton.

View more of our case results. From Franklin Township to the borough of Bernardsville, Our Somerset County injury attorneys are here for you. We like to say that we aren’t just your lawyers – we are your neighbors.

Major Routes in Somerset County

A number of major New Jersey routes pass through Somerset County. Heavy traffic on these routes can translate into heavy accidents. Some of the major routes include:

  • CR 512, 514, 518, 523, 525, 527, 529, 531, and 533
  • State Routes 27 and 28
  • U.S. Routes 22, 202, and 206
  • Interstates 78 and 287

Somerset County is also serviced by New Jersey Transit – specifically the Gladstone Branch and Raritan Valley Lines. If you were injured in a transportation related accident, from public transportation like trains and buses to motor vehicle accidents, we invite you to contact us today for a free review of your case.

You Don’t Pay Unless We Win!

At Levinson Axelrod, we take cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning that you don’t pay us unless we win your case. This frees you up to focus on your recovery while we do the heavy legal lifting. When you need an advocate in your corner, trust Levinson Axelrod – serving all of Somerset County.

Only the Best Possible Result

Helping Clients Get the Compensation They Need
  • Medical Malpractice Settlement $12,500,000
  • Tractor-Trailer Jury Verdict $8,000,000

    A 35-year-old laborer who resides in Kearny was seriously injured while working on the median of a highway when a passing tractor-trailer lost a wheel that struck him. Evidence at trial established that after a recent tire change, the lug nuts were not properly secured by both the owner and the independent contractor who had installed the tire. Our client suffered severe head and orthopedic injuries and is now totally disabled as a result of the accident.

  • Premises Liability Jury Verdict $7,000,000

    A woman was putting her 3-year-old son on a carnival amusement ride while holding onto a portable fence when she received an electrical shock. Our client was hospitalized and later developed Traumatic Dystonia, a condition that caused tremors in the hand and makes the fingers curl.

  • Personal Injury Settlement $7,000,000

    A Middlesex County man was severely injured and burned as a result of a collision with a truck. The truck driver had lost control of his vehicle and had come through a median barrier which had failed to redirect the truck away from oncoming traffic. Expert testimony established that the median barrier was defective and therefore failed to protect motorist from this type of accident.

  • Personal Injury Jury Verdict $6,000,000

    A female drunk driver crashed into plaintiff’s vehicle causing multiple fractures to the right ankle and foot. Plaintiff’s doctor testified that plaintiff would be under pain management protocol for the rest of his life due to this condition.

  • Tractor-Trailer Settlement $3,700,000

    A Morristown woman was injured when her vehicle was struck by a tractor-trailer that lost control on black ice on Interstate 287. The defendant's truck had jack-knifed as it was changing lanes in order to avoid an earlier accident. The accident resulted in our client suffering severe head injuries.

  • Product Liability Jury Verdict $3,500,000

    Worker injured by product defect on his commercial truck.

  • Personal Injury Verdict $3,200,000

    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 substantial jury award stems from a case in which Kim’s client slipped and fell on ice on a sidewalk at the Jackson Premium Outlets, an outlet shopping center in Jackson Township, New Jersey.

  • Premises Liability Jury Verdict $3,000,000

    An Edison delivery man slipped on a wet floor while delivering a package. He broke his knee in the fall and suffered an injury to his spine, which in turn aggravated pre-existing conditions of incontinence and impotence which had been caused by previous injuries.

  • Premises Liability Jury Verdict $3,000,000

    Our client, a North Plainfield man, was injured when he slipped and fell on snowy steps while exiting his building. He suffered a lumbar disc injury, requiring surgery. The jury found his landlord 100% liable for the accident for failing to clear the steps to the building.

  • Wrongful Death Jury Verdict $3,000,000

    A worker developed asbestosis and lung cancer due to Asbestos exposure. Evidence at trial proved asbestos to be a defective product, which causes harm to workers who use it. Jury awarded the victim's widow damages for wrongful death.

  • Personal Injury Settlement $3,000,000

    A 31-year old iron worker was injured in a construction site accident when he was struck in the head by a cinder block. Despite the facts that he was wearing a hard hat at the time, the plaintiff still received a serious closed head injury resulting in both memory loss and total disability. The case was handled by both Richard Levinson and James Dunn and settled at the time of trial.

  • Inadequate Security Jury Verdict $2,700,000

    A mother of nine was shot and killed while working at a convenience store. Evidence at trial proved a lack of adequate security, including a panic button and outgoing phone line, had placed this worker at risk. Expert testimony also established that there was an increased risk of criminal activity in convenience stores which had inadequate surveillance equipment. The matter was upheld on Appeal, and settled prior to being reviewed by the New Jersey Supreme Court.

  • Third-Party Work Injury Settlement $2,650,000

    The plaintiff sustained a traumatic amputation of one leg, and a crush injury to the opposite foot, in a construction site accident. The claim was brought against the Department of Transportation, as it had a duty to monitor safety on the work site and its failure to do so contributed to the happening of this accident.

  • Premises Liability Settlement $2,500,000

    Our client was injured while delivering a 3,000 pound piece of equipment to defendant's premises. The defendant's employees were assisting our client in unloading the product when one of them prematurely activated the lift gate, causing the piece of equipment to fall and strike his legs. He suffered serious injuries to both legs, requiring multiple surgeries.

  • Motorcycle Collision Settlement $2,500,000

    A young man was seriously injured while riding his motorcycle to work when another driver made a left hand turn in front of him, leaving our client had no memory of the accident. He suffered a number of serious fractures and underwent multiple surgeries, leaving him with disabilities. The case settled on the second day of trial.

  • Auto Accident Settlement $2,500,000

    Levinson Axelrod Partner, Mark V. Kuminski represented a local Franklin Township woman who was involved in a three-car motor vehicle accident. The incident occurred when one of the drivers, later named as the defendant in the personal injury lawsuit filed by Mark and our firm, rear-ended a vehicle that had been stopped. Mark’s ability to express the full scope of damages incurred by our client, proved successful in compelling the jury to rule in our client’s favor.

  • Personal Injury Settlement $2,500,000

    Our client suffered a traumatic head injury after falling due to an unsecure railing.

  • Personal Injury Jury Verdict $2,250,000

    The plaintiff injured her ankle when she stepped into a cement cut out in a commercial sidewalk where a tree had been planted. The plaintiff had been walking on the sidewalk on her way to a down town holiday festival. Her attention had been distracted by a negligently placed chestnut grilling stand, thereby diverting her attention away from the cut out. The plaintiff brought claims against both the property owner and the operator of the chestnut stand.

  • Construction Accident Settlement $2,200,000

    The plaintiff sustained a herniated disc in his lower back, for which he was required to undergo a surgical fusion. When the surgery failed to improve his symptoms, the plaintiff underwent the implantation of a spinal cord stimulator.

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