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David L. Wikstrom Sworn In As President of the Union County Bar Association

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 […]

Victoria Schall receives award on behalf of Burlington County Bar Association

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 […]

Why Tort Reform Is Unfair

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 […]

David L. Wikstrom, to lecture for 7th straight year on legal malpractice and ethics

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 […]

Javerbaum to Grab South Jersey Nursing Home Law Boutique

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 […]

Lawrence M. Simon elected chair of Trucking Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice (AAJ)

Javerbaum Wurgaft Attorney Lawrence M. Simon was elected Chair of the Trucking Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) at their 2014 Annual Convention, held in Baltimore from July 26-July 30, 2014. He was also re-elected to the AAJ Board of Governors as a Board representative of the Litigation Group Leaders Council.

Jack Wurgaft, Partner of Javerbaum Wurgaft, To Speak At Masters of Trial Advocacy Retreat

Following the successful verdict of $16,000,000 in a security negligence case, the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County have engaged Jack Wurgaft to present a mock trial to the Academy’s members from October 1-3, 2014.  The Academy, based in Pennsylvania, organized the seminar around the Patterson v. Irvington Board of Education case which yielded […]

Eric Kahn Represents Child Siblings in Negligence Lawsuit Against State of NJ

NEWARK — They suffered inside the Irvington apartment, malnourished and physically abused, and ultimately witnessed their older sister die in May 2011 as a result of the same wretched conditions, court papers say.  Now Solomon and Christina Glenn, through their court-appointed representatives, have joined a lawsuit against the state, claiming it was negligent in protecting them […]

Gary Roth Named as Union County’s J-PAC Bar Representative

Gary Roth, Director of Employment Group at Javerbaum Wurgaft, has been named as Union County’s J-PAC Representative to the NJ State Bar.  Mr. Roth, a former President of the Union County Bar Association and member of National Employment Lawyers Association- New Jersey Chapter, will be the point person for vetting all new potential judges to […]

Attorneys Denise Rekem and Lisa Parles To Present At Upcoming Disabilities Law Group Workshop

An Evening of Free Workshops In Honor of Autism Awareness Month Thursday, April 24, 2014 Hosted by Certified Financial Services 52 Forest Avenue Paramus, NJ 07652 Event starts at 6:30pm. Workshops will begin promptly at 7pm. Interested in more than one topic? Workshops will repeat at 8pm Space is limited. Please RSVP with course topic & time to Connie 201-788-6711 […]

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