The Firm’s personal injury and premises liability defense practice includes the defense of insureds in cases involving general liability, premises liability, industrial accidents, products liability and employment related matters. In addition, the Firm has over 20 years’ experience defending hospitality and retail business owners from a wide variety of liability claims, including slip and falls, negligent security, product and equipment malfunctions, food poisoning, liquor liability, faulty construction and code violations. The Firm also counsels commercial premises owners with respect to initiatives and programs to reduce potential exposure from such claims.
Our attorneys regularly represent clients in matters filed in all counties in New Jersey and in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. As with all litigated matters, our attorneys take a proactive approach to the defense of claims and provide our clients with advice on each case regarding the degree of exposure, the likelihood of success at trial, and the estimated settlement value.
Recent matters in which we have provided litigation assistance in this area include successfully defending a commercial premises owner from a claim that access areas violated the Americans with Disabilities Act and providing seminar training to security officers in connection with claims of negligent security.