On March 26, 2015, Seton Hall Prepartory High School welcomed partner, David Wikstrom to present a talk on product liability litigation to its Future Lawyers Club. The talk centered around a product liability case handled by Mr. Wikstrom against a major automobile manufacturer which resulted in a settlement in excess of $1,000,000.
Lawrence Simon and Saul Gruber will be lecturing at the Nebraska Association for Trial Attorneys on April 17th. Full details are here.
A 52 year old resident of Butler, NJ, settled his personal injury lawsuit prior to a jury’s deliberations on February 26, 2015 for $600,000. Plaintiff, Brian Bergen, sustained significant injuries to his brain following a fall down an interior stairwell of his apartment. Bergen, a tenant, alleged that on the morning of June 18, 2009 […]
Javerbaum Wurgaft is pleased to announce that Marguerite Simon has been invited to join the prestigious Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. The CLM is a nonpartisan alliance comprised of thousands of insurance companies, corporations, Corporate Counsel, Litigation and Risk Managers, claims professionals and attorneys. Through education and collaboration the organization’s goals are to create a […]
Attorney Saul Gruber was recently featured in the South Jersey Times article, “Nursing Home Neglect: What to look for to protect loved ones”. From the South Jersey Times, February 19, 2015: Elder abuse is something that is often in the news and always disheartening. Our senior citizens are at the heart of the population, but […]
On December 5, 2014, David L. Wikstrom, was sworn in as the President of the Union County Bar Association at Brooklake CC, in Florham Park, NJ. The UCBA has been serving the bench and bar of Union County for over 100 years. Mr. Wikstrom, a partner at the law firm of Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn […]
The New Jersey State Bar association recognized the Burlington County Bar Association for efforts toward fighting hunger in New Jersey through the Lawyers Feeding New Jersey initiative at their meeting on Friday, December 12, 2014 at the Law Center in New Brunswick. In total, the Burlington County Bar Association raised $2,975 for the initiative, which […]
From The New York Times, December 29, 2014: Victims of G.M. Deadly Defect Fall Through Legal Cracks. The law firm was unequivocal. It refused to take the case against General Motors involving a car crash that killed 18-year-old Natasha Weigel, saying that the value of her life in a lawsuit was too small to justify the expense […]
Javerbaum Wurgaft Partner, David L. Wikstrom, has been asked by NJ Institute on Continuing Legal Education (“NJ ICLE”) to present a lecture entitled “Avoiding Legal Malpractice” for the seventh straight year. The lecture, which will be presented in February, April and May at three separate locations, focuses on common pitfalls and mistakes attorneys make and […]
Plaintiffs firm Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins is branching into nursing home negligence law and planting a flag in South Jersey in the process. As of Jan. 1, the Springfield, N.J.-based firm is set to acquire the Gruber Firm, which, headed by Saul Gruber, focuses on cases alleging abuse and neglect of patients […]