Areas of Law
- Product Liability
- Trucking and Transportation Litigation
- Premises Liability
- Fire Loss Subrogation
Overall Peer Rating4.4 out of 5.0
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- Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
Experience & CredentialsPositionShareholderAdmission DetailsAdmitted in 1987, Pennsylvania
1987, New JerseyLaw School AttendedTemple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Class of 1987
Law Review: Member, Temple Law Quarterly, 1986 - 1987University AttendedLa Salle University
Class of 1984
cum laudeAssociations & Memberships
Associations & Memberships
Camden County Bar AssociationRepresentative CasesSignificant Representative Matters: Granted summary judgment in gasoline powered saw case involving head injuries resulting in medical expenses of $500,000, severe scarring, and allegations of permanent injury; Granted summary judgment in a construction/roofing accident case involving head injuries resulting in medical expenses of $400,000, skull disfigurement, and allegations of permanent injury; Dismissal in death case that resulted in settlement of $6 million by co-defendants. Established that client had limited or no role in allegations of negligence related to rail yard accident; Identified the misuse of a product as a likely cause of an accident involving the traumatic amputation of two fingers resulting in an $80,000 settlement of claim despite $150,000 workers' compensation lien; Blofstein v. Rubenstein, et al . Civil rights claim against Bucks County District Attorney and Prison Warden, verdict for defendants; Howarth v. Reorganized Church . Horseback riding accident, 13-year-old plaintiff with brain injury, $50,000 medical expenses, admission of negligence, settlement demand $2.6 million, settlement offer $250,000, total jury verdict of $77,826; Grumbling v. Loggy Bayou. Product claim involving fall from hunting tree stand, spinal fractures necessitating four level lumbar spinal fusion, settlement demand $800,000, verdict for defendant; Leiggi v. Loggy Bayou. Product claim involving fall from hunting tree stand, disc herniation, fractured arm and ribs, $250,000 stipulated damages, verdict for defendant; Crisefi v. Oaklyn Board of Education. Negligent supervision claim against school teachers, sixth grader with wrist fracture/permanent residual claims, verdict for defendants; Torrez v. Super Fresh. Negligent maintenance of hydraulic pallet jack, knee and ankle surgeries, $90,000 jury verdict, reversed -- verdict entered for defendant on appeal; Coyne v. Laidlaw. Motor vehicle accident, cervical spinal disectomy with two level fusion and insertion of Codman plate, liability awarded to plaintiff via summary judgment before trial, $300,000 demand after summary judgment, $75,000 jury verdict; Mazza v. SK Hand Tools. Product liability claim involving broken ratchet, plaintiff rendered legally blind in tire changing accident. Verdict for defendant.