Stephanie Mencimer’s expose book entitled “Blocking the Courthouse Door, How the Republican Party and its Corporate Allies are Taking Away Your Right to Sue” discusses problems in the civil justice system.
Certainly, 2006 was an exciting year. Besides having the honor of representing many people and their families who sustained injury in the past, this past year saw the completion of a professional life dream to publish a book on the handling of traumatic brain injury.
On Wednesday, November 29, 2006, I had the honor and pleasure of arguing before the New Jersey Supreme Court on behalf of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America-New Jersey (ATLA-NJ).
A $6.6 million settlement we obtained for a young child who suffered a severe brain injury when shelves at The Children’s Place fell on him was listed in the top 10 personal injury awards of 2005-2006.
I have just returned from attending the ATLA National Convention in Seattle, Washington where I was privileged to to speak on the topic of the “Fake Bad Scale – An Invalid Scale Used by Defense Doctors”.
I am pleased to advise that the New Jersey Supreme Court, Board on Attorney Certification, has recertified me as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney.
This week’s New Jersey Law Journal’s Suits & Deals section mentions a case which I recently settled for $975,000.00 on behalf of my client who suffered a brain injury in an auto accident.
Aside from choosing qualified medical specialists to care for you, one of the most important decisions on the road to recovery after you have suffered a traumatic brain injury is to retain a qualified attorney.
When selecting a trial attorney to represent you or your family member who has suffered a traumatic brain injury, it is important to select an attorney who is Board certified. Many states, like New Jersey, have their own state Board certification. In New Jersey, for example, a Board on attorney certification was established by the… Continue Reading
In selecting an attorney to represent you, it is essential that that attorney have the ability to incur the necessary expenses to properly represent a client with an acquired traumatic brain injury. Pretrial expenses in these types of claims can run between $20,000-$50,000 and sometimes more. Trial expenses can exceed $25,000 or more. In my… Continue Reading