$7.5 Million Award in Mesothelioma Case

By |2020-08-06T13:04:40-05:00January 11th, 2020|Litigation, Litigation Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Following a two-week trial, Arnold C. Lakind, along with co-counsel, Moshe Maimon of Levy Phillips & Konigsberg, LLC, obtained a $7.5 million verdict on behalf of our client, a Linden woman, in a lawsuit filed against Exxon Mobil Corporation. Our client contracted mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos fibers while laundering her [...]

Appellate Court Upholds Dismissal of Official Misconduct Charges Against State Employee

By |2020-08-06T13:04:51-05:00January 11th, 2020|Litigation, Litigation Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Bob Lytle won a favorable decision from the NJ Appellate Court, which upheld the dismissal of criminal charges against a former NJ Division of Taxation employee for allegedly accepting gifts and services from a contract vendor. Our client was one of six State officials indicted by the Division of Criminal Justice for allegedly accepting gifts [...]

Award in Breach of Contract Case Exceeds $1 Million

By |2020-08-06T13:05:00-05:00January 11th, 2020|Litigation, Litigation Cases|

Dan Sweetser won a jury award of $805,000 for our client, Intercon Enterprises, in Newark’s US District Court. With interest, the award amount totaled $1,085,000. Intercon is a small importing company. In 1999, Kwan Kim, owner/operator of Intercon, learned of a great demand for fiber optic cable by US cable companies. He contacted LGIA, formerly [...]

Janine Bauer Wins PA Precedent Setting Case

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

Janine Bauer, recently won $76,243 in attorney fees in a Pennsylvania Clean Streams Law case in which she represented Buckingham Township against Penn DOT and PA DEP. The Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board’s decision to award attorney fees in this case was precedent setting, according to the Board. It sent a clear message to Pennsylvania [...]

Mesothelioma: Partner Jeff Blumstein Prevails in Two NJ Appellate Court Cases

By |2020-08-06T13:09:42-05:00January 11th, 2020|Litigation, Litigation Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Partner Jeff Blumstein recently argued and won two significant mesothelioma appeals in the Appellate Division of Superior Court. First, on March 3, 2015, the appellate court reversed a lower court decision granting summary judgment dismissing the Federal statutory and common law claims of our client, a long-time ship worker who died of mesothelioma. Although [...]

Success Stories: Unemployment and Disability Benefits

By |2020-08-06T10:44:35-05:00January 10th, 2020|Litigation, Litigation Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Continental Cas. Co. v. Knuckles, 142 N.J. Super. 162 (App. Div. 1976) Jeffrey Blumstein representing the New Jersey Department of Labor & Industry A challenge was brought to the New Jersey Department of Labor & Industry’s interpretation of the eligibility provisions of the Temporary Disability Law. Jeffrey Blumstein, representing the Department, as its Deputy Attorney General, [...]

Success Stories: Public Contracts

By |2020-08-06T10:44:49-05:00January 10th, 2020|Litigation, Litigation Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

DeSapio Const., Inc. v. Township of Clinton and Scozzari Builders, 276 N.J. Super. 216 (L. Div. 1994) Jeffrey Blumstein representing Scozzari Builders, Inc Our client was the second lowest bidder for a public construction contract advertised by the Township of Clinton. We asserted that the bid proposal from the lowest bidder was defective because it [...]

Ayers v. Township of Jackson, 106 N.J. 557 (1987)

By |2020-08-06T10:45:01-05:00January 10th, 2020|Litigation, Litigation Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Ayers v. Township of Jackson, 106 N.J. 557 (1987) Arnold Lakind representing Resident Plaintiffs Residents of Jackson Township, represented by our firm, filed a negligence, nuisance and civil rights action against the Township of Jackson growing out of the contamination of local water wells by a municipal landfill. Plaintiffs prevailed, recovering a $15.6 million verdict [...]

Success Stories: Environmental Law

By |2020-08-06T10:45:55-05:00January 10th, 2020|Commercial Real Estate & Land Use, Litigation, Litigation Cases|

Atlantic City Electric Co. v. Bardin, 145 N.J. Super. 438 (App. Div. 1976) Arnold Lakind representing the Natural Resource Council Atlantic City Electric Company appealed a determination of the Natural Resource Council of the Division of Marine Services of the Department of Environmental Protection, which had refused to offer the company an irrevocable license to [...]

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