Partner Michael Paglione Settles Construction Accident Case for Just Under $1 Million

By |2022-08-09T10:28:25-05:00August 9th, 2022|Personal Injury, Personal Injury Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Michael Paglione recently represented a 31 year old who fell 30 feet through a commercial rooftop while working at a construction site. His employer was a roofing contractor hired by the project’s General Contractor to replace the roof on a commercial building. Although our client was required to wear a fall protection harness at [...]

Arnold Lakind Prevails in Pro Bono Case

By |2022-07-26T14:13:21-05:00July 26th, 2022|Litigation, Litigation Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Arnold Lakind was recently asked by a member of a New Brunswick Synagogue to provide pro bono services to an elderly Mexican immigrant, MS. MS could speak some English, he understood little in the English language and could neither read nor write English. MS and his wife lived in a rented apartment in New [...]

Arnold Lakind Successful in U.S. District Court

By |2022-08-09T10:21:36-05:00May 20th, 2022|Litigation, Litigation Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Some time ago, investors in Johnson & Johnson (J & J) stock filed a securities fraud class action against the New Jersey drug manufacturer.  The Plaintiffs, a class of J & J investors, maintained that J & J withheld information from the investing public about its vulnerability to personal injury lawsuits growing out of [...]

Arnold Lakind Prevails in Land Use Appeal

By |2022-08-09T10:20:38-05:00May 20th, 2022|Commercial Real Estate & Land Use, Litigation, Litigation Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Last year, Szaferman Lakind was retained to represent a developer on Long Beach Island on the appeal of a denial of subdivision approval.  Our client wanted to convert a defunct bar into a residential development and applied to subdivide the property into six (6) residential lots in Long Beach Township.  In an effort to [...]

Michael Paglione Wins $23 Million Arbitration Award & Settles Near-Fatal Drowning Case For Homeowners Insurance Policy Limits of $500K

By |2022-03-22T09:02:27-05:00March 22nd, 2022|Personal Injury, Personal Injury Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

On July 4, 2015, a family of five attended a backyard Fourth of July party at the home of the defendants. Approximately 40 to 50 people attended the party throughout the day. There were multiple activities simultaneously taking place, such as whiffle ball, trampoline, and swimming in the defendants’ in-ground pool, with a slide [...]

Dan Sweetser Prevails in Defense of Prominent New Jersey Law Firm in Breach of Contract Suit

By |2022-03-22T08:24:42-05:00March 22nd, 2022|Business, Litigation, Litigation Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

By: Dan Sweetser On November 8, 2021, Judge Michael Erdos of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas entered a verdict in favor of a New Jersey law firm represented by Partner Dan Sweetser. The complaint alleged that Dan’s client breached a contract with the Plaintiff relating to a business transaction and claimed $160,000 in [...]

Marc Brotman Settles Nursing Home Negligence Case for $275,000

By |2022-03-02T11:22:44-05:00March 2nd, 2022|Personal Injury, Personal Injury Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Marc Brotman, a trial attorney in the firm’s Personal Injury department, recently settled a negligence and abuse case against a New Jersey nursing home for $275,000. The case involved head and hip injuries to a nursing home resident who was found on the floor following a fall. Mr. Brotman argued that the nursing home [...]

Bob Lytle Successfully Defends Domestic Violence Victim

By |2022-03-22T08:17:04-05:00October 21st, 2021|Litigation, Litigation Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Partner Bob Lytle recently prevailed on appeal on behalf of a client who was not only a victim of domestic violence and sexual assault at the hands of her ex-fiancé, but who was also a victim of the criminal justice system who failed to protect her identity.  In fact, the Warren County Prosecutor who [...]

Carrier That “Would Never Pay More Than $10K in Auto Accident” Settles for $75K After Opening Statement

By |2021-09-28T08:53:29-05:00September 28th, 2021|Personal Injury, Personal Injury Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Partner Brian A. Heyesey recently “virtually” picked a jury from the Monmouth County Superior Courthouse in Freehold, New Jersey to hear an automobile accident case. The case involved a 22-year old client who was t-boned while operating her vehicle on her way home from her waitressing job. As a result of the collision, the [...]

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 [...]

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