New Jersey Law Journal Spotlight: Janine Bauer

By |2021-06-30T13:33:22-05:00June 30th, 2021|Company News, Litigation|

On June 28, 2021, the New Jersey Law Journal published a spotlight article on Szaferman Lakind Partner Janine Bauer. Janine, an accomplished transportation, environmental and litigation attorney, discussed her biggest lessons learned during 2020, the biggest trends in litigation and what government spending on infrastructure means for her and other transportation attorneys. In discussing [...]

Dan Sweetser Successful in Employment Discrimination Trial

By |2021-07-29T13:43:06-05:00June 10th, 2021|Business, Litigation, Litigation Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

By: Dan Sweetser On May 13, 2021, Judge Kenneth Chu of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) Division of Judges entered a verdict in favor of a large medical testing company represented by Partner Dan Sweetser. The complaint alleged that Dan’s client discharged a former employee in retaliation for soliciting co-workers to join a [...]

New Jersey Employers May Require Employees to be COVID-19 Vaccinated with Certain Exceptions

By |2021-06-10T13:40:36-05:00June 10th, 2021|Business, COVID-19, Litigation|

By: Dan SweetserAs many employers begin calling their employees back to the workplace, there are questions surrounding vaccination requirements. The New Jersey Department of Labor (NJDOL) declared that New Jersey employers can require employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine in order to work, unless the employee cannot get the vaccine because of (1) a disability, (2) their [...]

Bob Lytle Prevails on Behalf of Jersey City Police Officer

By |2021-04-29T12:36:33-05:00April 29th, 2021|Litigation, Litigation Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

After weeks of trial that took place in 2018, Partner Bob Lytle obtained a dismissal of all of the charges against a police officer that were contained in a 107-count indictment returned by the Hudson County grand jury. If convicted at trial, our client, who was a decorated Captain in the Jersey City Police [...]

Partner Stuart Tucker Discusses Landlord/Tenant Law and COVID-19

By |2020-09-15T10:23:45-05:00September 15th, 2020|COVID-19, Litigation|

Szaferman Lakind Partner Stuart Tucker recently took part in the Mercer Vicinage Landlord Tenant Public Information Seminar addressing Landlord/Tenant issues as it relates to COVID-19. COVID-19 has placed many people, both tenants and landlords in impossible positions. As the virus still remains in New Jersey and around the country, many people remain unemployed and [...]

Using Zoom Video Conferencing for Depositions

By |2020-04-13T10:27:19-05:00April 13th, 2020|COVID-19, Litigation, Personal Injury|

By: Craig J. Hubert, Esq., of Szaferman Lakind, and Mark Renzi of Renzi Legal Resources While you may have certain cases and witnesses requiring in-person testimony, COVID-19 challenges need not disturb the majority of fact depositions and the taking of de bene esse trial testimony.  So long as attorneys and witnesses have internet access [...]

Settlements Reached in Two Mesothelioma Cases

By |2020-08-06T13:16:23-05:00January 11th, 2020|Litigation, Litigation Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Szaferman Lakind obtained a $3.65 million settlement on behalf of an auto mechanic who contracted mesothelioma as a consequence of brake work, and a $7.5 settlement on behalf of the owner of a battery company who contracted mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos from a battery experiment. (2007)

Bid Protest Upheld in Multi-Million Dollar State Contract

By |2020-08-06T13:16:37-05:00January 11th, 2020|Litigation, Litigation Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Jeffrey P. Blumstein successfully protested the proposed award of a multi-million dollar, multi-year State contract to provide facility management services to several large State-owned buildings. Our client is an experienced firm who had provided similar services to the State for these same buildings. However, public policy required that when their current contract expired, a new [...]

Appellate Court Allows Construction of a Taco Bell in Trenton

By |2020-08-06T13:16:54-05:00January 11th, 2020|Litigation, Litigation Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Szaferman Lakind prevailed on an appeal before the Superior Court, Appellate Division, on an issue of first impression. Our client, JAT Properties, was a local developer of Taco Bell and similar franchises. Represented by Arnold C. Lakind, JAT received a use variance from the City of Trenton Board of Adjustment to construct and operate a [...]

Favorable NJ Supreme Court Decision Issued in Non-Solicitation Case

By |2020-08-06T13:17:09-05:00January 11th, 2020|Litigation, Litigation Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Szaferman Lakind prevailed on an appeal to the Supreme Court of New Jersey seeking to reverse a judgment against a Monmouth County accountant charged with violating a non-solicitation agreement. Our client had been employed by a larger firm and subject to a non-solicitation agreement. When our client became dissatisfied with the quality of services rendered [...]

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