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Yearly Archives: 2012

Defense Verdict at Jury Trial in Middlesex County, in Supermarket Fall-down Case

Recent Verdicts | 19 Oct 2012 | by

By: Alexander Krasnitsky, Esquire (NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ, October 19, 2012) MSZLM attorney Alexander Krasnitsky secured a defense verdict in favor of client Stop & Shop Supermarkets, following a week- long jury trial in a fall-down case in the Middlesex County Superior Court.  In the case, Virginia Lukacs v. Stop & Shop, plaintiff had been shopping at the store for approximately a half-hour. Upon exiting the […]

Hockman Verdict

Recent Verdicts | 30 May 2012 | by

DEFENSE VERDICT IN PHILADELPHIA COURT OF COMMON PLEAS IN FALL-DOWN CASE AT BUSY RESTAURANT SUPPLY HOUSE. (PHILADELPHIA, PA, May 30, 2012)  MSZLM attorney Louis Hockman secured a defense verdict in favor of client RD America, an owner of a restaurant supply warehouse, following a bench trial on a fall-down case in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.   In the case, Roberta Williams v. RD America, […]

Cohen Fischer Verdict

Recent Verdicts | 24 May 2012 | by

PA STATUTORY CAP ON DAMAGES AGAINST SCHOOL DISTRICT APPLIED TO LIMIT $14.036 MILLION JURY VERDICT TO $500,000 IN BUCKS COUNTY SCHOOL BUS ACCIDENT CASE – CONSTITUTIONAL ATTACK REJECTED             (DOYLESTOWN, BUCKS COUNTY, PA – May 24, 2012)  In a highly publicized case involving substantial injuries to a high school student resulting from a school bus accident, the trial court at MSZLM’s urging has applied Pennsylvania’s statutory […]

Appellate Division Affirms Defense Verdict in Department Store Assault Case

Recent Verdicts | 30 Mar 2012 | by

By: Alexander Krasnitsky, Esquire (Trenton, NJ, March 30, 2012) Following an oral argument before the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court, the Appellate Court affirmed on all grounds a defense verdict obtained by MSZLM for its client following a two-week jury trial in Middlesex County, NJ.. In the case, LeSage v. J. C. Penney Company, Inc., plaintiff claimed that while driving to a […]

Uninsured Drivers

Industry News | 21 Feb 2012 | by

PA SUPREME COURT RULES THAT UNINSURED DRIVERS CAN SUE IN TORT FOR ECONOMIC DAMAGES (PHILADELPHIA, PA – February 21, 2012) In a landmark decision, The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently issued an opinion, settling unclear lower court decisions, and ruling that an uninsured driver in Pennsylvania who is injured in a motor vehicle accident may sue an insured driver for economic damages.              In Corbin v. […]

Update Motorcycle Helmets: Can Non-Use of a Helmet Be Used as Evidence in a Personal Injury Case?

Client Resources | 1 Jan 2012 | by

Below is an update to our recent article on admissibility of helmet non-use in personal injury cases. Pennsylvania Courts Continue to Have Differing Views on Admissibility of Helmet Non-Use While National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) studies and reports have repeatedly documented that motorcycle helmets reduce the severity of head injuries, Pennsylvania courts still have differing views as to the admissibility of helmet non-use at trial. […]