Lawrence M. Simon - Trucking Bus Accidents Attorney New Jersey

Javerbaum Wurgaft
Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C.

589 Eighth Ave., 21st Floor
New York, NY 10018

Phone: 800-784-5140

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Legal Assistant: Melissa Martinez


Legal Assistant to
Marguerite Simon

505 Morris Avenue
Springfield, New Jersey 07081

Phone: (973) 379-4200
Fax: (973) 379-7872



New York Law School, J.D., 1989

Boston University, B.A., 1986



Larry is a member of the Board of Governors of the American Association for Justice (‘AAJ”), Chair of the AAJ Rideshare Litigation Group and Past Chair of both the AAJ Trucking Litigation Group and the AAJ Bus Litigation Group. He has previously served as the Chair of the AAJ Small Firm and Sole Practitioner Section, the AAJ Motor Vehicle and Premises Liability Section, and the AAJ Section Leaders Council. Larry is an active member of the New Jersey Association for Justice, Bergen County Bar Association, and New York State Trial Lawyers Association. Larry is also an affiliated attorney for the Truck Accident Attorneys Roundtable.

Professional Honors

  • New Jersey Super Lawyer, 2007 to 2009
  • New Jersey Super Lawyer (Top 100) 2010 to 2013
  • Advocate of Trial Advocacy -AAJ


  • American Association for Justice
  • New Jersey Association for Justice
  • Bergen County Bar Association
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Presentations & Publications


Co-Chair, NJAJ Educational Foundation, “Commercial Vehicle Litigation-Truck and Bus Cases Are Different”, April 27, 2012

Co-Chair, NJAJ Educational Foundation, “Trial Demonstration-Technology Fact Pattern: Truck vs. Car”, April 26, 2012

LECTURES –Moderator

Premises Liability-NJAJ Meadowlands Seminars-November 2014

Faculty, How To Win Trucking Cases, Advanced Course, 360 Advocacy-Be A Better Trial Lawyer, October 19th to October 21st, 2014

“Auto Day 2-PIP and Beyond”-NJAJ Meadowlands Seminars-November 2013

Motor Vehicle And Premises Liability Section CLE Program-AAJ Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA-July 2013

Technology Program-NJAJ Boardwalk 2013

Technology Program-NJAJ Boardwalk 2012

Technology Program-NJAJ Boardwalk 2011

Lien Issues-Confronting Them — NJAJ, February 2011

“When Laws Collide-New York vs. New Jersey” — NJAJ Meadowlands Seminars, November 2010

“Judges Perspective on Trucking Litigation” — AAJ, Las Vegas, October 2010

Technology Program — NJAJ Boardwalk 2010

Support Staff Program — NJAJ Boardwalk 2010

Technology Program — NJAJ Boardwalk 2009

Technology Program — NJAJ Boardwalk 2008

AAJ Small Firm Section CLE — AAJ Annual Convention-July 2008

Small Firm Practice Issues — AAJ Winter Convention-February 2008

AAJ Small Firm Section CLE — AAJ Annual Convention-July 2007

LECTURES-Course Advisor

“Growing on the Vine” — AAJ Las Vegas-May 2010


Speaker, AAJ (American Association for Justice) Education, “Advanced Trial Advocacy College: Litigating Truck Collision Cases”, October 7-10, 2015

“Demonstrative Evidence in Every Case” – February 12, 2015.  Southern Trial Lawyers Annual Convention.

 “Successful Handling of Bus and School Bus Cases” – December 4, 2014.  Consumer Attorneys of California, College of Trial Arts

“How Hours of Service Violations and Fatigue Cause Trucking Accidents” – October 19, 2014

“Litigation Strategies in School Bus and Van Cases” – October 9, 2014

“How to Win Bus Cases” -How to Win Trucking Cases 2013 Program-360 Advocacy, Las Vegas, Nevada-November 5, 2013

“Demonstration: How to Use the Safersys and Safestat Databases,” How to Win Trucking Cases 2013 Program-360 Advocacy, Las Vegas, Nevada-November 4, 2013,

“Special Issues in Bus Cases”-Tennessee Association for Justice, Truck and Bus Litigation Program-Nashville, TN-October 11, 2013

“Litigation Approaches to Bus & Van Cases”-Kentucky Association for Justice Litigating Truck Wreck Cases, Covington, KY-June 28 2013

“Discovery in the Broker/Shipper Case,” AAJ Trucking Litigation Group, San Diego, CA-June 2013

“Cutting Edge Use of Demonstrative Evidence”-West Virginia Association for Justice Annual Convention, Charleston, WV-May 2013

“Litigating Motor Coach, Bus and Commuter Van Cases”-AAJ Winter Convention, Miami, Florida-February 2013

“Motorcycle Wreck Case Selection”-Southern Trial Lawyers Annual Convention-February 7, 2013

“Working with Experts from Discovery to Trial”-NJAJ Four Concurrent Seminars-February 23, 2013

“Voir Dire in Motorcycle Cases”-Advanced Motor Vehicle Litigation-360 Advocacy, Las Vegas, NV-November 18, 2012

“Use of the Special Needs Trust for Disabled Citizens,”-NJAJ Meadowlands Seminars-November 2012

“Driver Qualification-Rules and Examination of Corporate Designee”-How to Win Trucking Cases-360 Advocacy, Las Vegas, NV-August 27, 2012

“Special Needs Trusts-Protecting the Future” — NJAJ-February 2011

“Litigating the Trucking Case” — SeminarWeb (webinar)-September 2010

“Special Considerations in Motorcycle Cases” — NJAJ Boardwalk-Litigation at Sunrise-April 2010

“Winning Difficult Cases” — AAJ Interstate Trucking Program, February 2009

“Preparing Expert Witnesses” — AAJ Interstate Trucking Program, February 2009

“Motorcycle vs. Truck” — AAJ Winter Convention, New Orleans, January 2008

“Effective use of the Internet” — ATLA-New Jersey, October 2007

“Settlement Tactics” — Bergen County Bar Association, October 2007

“The Road Less Traveled – Hot Tips in Trucking Cases” — ATLA-New Jersey, October 2006

“Using Plaintiff Medical Exams to Prove Permanent Injury” — ATLA-New Jersey, October 2006

“Hitting the Ground Running-Building and Maintaining a Practice”- ATLA Annual Convention, Seattle July 2006

“Cutting Edge use of Medical Exhibits” — ATLA-New Jersey Boardwalk Seminars, April 2006

“Wrongful Death and the Probate Code” — ATLA-New Jersey Boardwalk Seminars, April 2006

” Demonstrative Evidence in a Product Liability Case“ — Bergen County Bar Association, March 2006

“Experts- When to Use Them, Using Codes Standards and Guidelines” – ATLA-New Jersey, February 2006

“Ten Steps to Remaining Competitive-Time, Money & Case Management” — ATLA Winter Convention, Honolulu, February 2006

“Estate of Confusion” — ATLA-New Jersey, December 2005

“Internet Marketing for Trial Lawyers- Don’t Get Lost in the Dogpile” — ATLA-New Jersey, October 2005

“Mandatory PMEs-We Can No Longer Rely on the Treating Doctor” — ATLA Annual Convention, Toronto, July 2005

“Trying a Product Liability Case” — Bergen County Bar Association, October 2004

The Arbitration Process in New Jersey-“Featuring a Mock Arbitration” — Garden State Paralegal Convention March 2004

“Mediation and Arbitration for Support Staff “ — Legal Assistants of New Jersey, September 200



  • Library of New York Personal Injury Forms – New York Law Joumai/ALM
  • New Jersey Trial, Post-Trial, &Appellate
    Proceedings-Lexis Nexis


  • ‘Technology at Trial”- Lexis Nexis New Jersey
    Practice Series
  • “Govemmental Liability”-Lexis Nexis New Jersey Practice Series

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey State Bar
  • New York State Bar
  • U.S. District Court of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court of New York- Eastern and Southern Districts


Soliman v. Kushner (2013)