Favorable County Superior Court Decision in Non-Solicitation Case

By |2020-08-06T13:18:11-05:00January 11th, 2020|Business, Litigation, Litigation Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Daniel S. Sweetser successfully defended a restaurant franchisor and its franchising company against a million dollar lawsuit filed by one of their franchisees. The franchisee alleged that our clients breached the franchise agreement and committed fraud. After a two-week non-jury trial in Atlantic County before Chancery Judge William Todd, the Superior Court held that our [...]

Favorable Settlement in Insurance Fraud Civil Case

By |2020-08-06T13:18:29-05:00January 11th, 2020|Litigation, Litigation Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Robert E. Lytle was successful in brokering a settlement between the State of New Jersey, Office of Insurance Fraud Prosecutor, and a South Jersey chiropractor. Our firm was retained by the chiropractor to represent him in a suit filed by the State seeking civil penalties in excess of $125,000 for violation of the New Jersey [...]

$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 [...]

$425,000 Workers’ Compensation Settlement

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

Michael R. Paglione recently negotiated a $425,000 Workers’ Compensation settlement for a Szaferman Lakind client. This was the largest Workers Compensation settlement, pursuant to Section 20 of the compensation statute, in New Jersey for all of 2008. Our client, a mason working for a local school board, was injured in 2000 when a brick and [...]

$1 Million Property Tax Appeal Settlement

By |2020-08-06T13:05:25-05:00January 11th, 2020|Commercial Real Estate & Land Use, Litigation Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

$1 Million Property Tax Appeal Settlement Bob Gladstone, Of Counsel, recently obtained a recovery package in excess of $1 million in a property tax assessment appeal case. Our client, a 150-acre shore area country club and golf course, filed an appeal of their property assessment over three years ago. Unable to reach a favorable [...]

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 [...]

$2.75 Million Settlement in Trucking Accident Case

By |2020-08-06T13:05:50-05:00January 11th, 2020|Personal Injury, Personal Injury Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

$2.75 Million Settlement in Trucking Accident Case Michael R. Paglione, Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation, recently negotiated a $2,750,000 settlement for a forklift operator injured in a workplace accident. The accident occurred in 2004 as our client was loading cargo onto a tractor trailer at a loading dock. As he backed his forklift off [...]

Shooting Victim & Family Receive $6 Million Judgment

By |2020-08-06T13:06:18-05:00January 11th, 2020|Personal Injury, Personal Injury Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Hahn v. Heisler A retired Mercer County sheriff’s officer and his wife won a $6 million dollar judgment against the man who shot him, causing severe injuries that ended his law enforcement career. Szaferman Lakind partner Craig Hubert represents the plaintiffs, Joshua and Doris Hahn. The defendant, Vasil “Billy” Heisler, was convicted of attempted murder and [...]

Somerset County Client Settles Pedestrian Injury Case for $1.27 Million

By |2020-08-06T13:06:38-05:00January 11th, 2020|Personal Injury, Personal Injury Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

A Somerset County woman, suffering from serious, permanent injuries after being struck by a pick up truck, settled her claims against the driver of the vehicle and her own insurance carrier, which provided underinsured coverage, for a total amount of $1.27 million dollars. Michael Paglione, a partner with the firm, represented the plaintiff. The [...]

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