Litigation

Steering Suit Shines Light on Insurer Abuse

Joshua S. Bauchner, Esq., a Member of Ansell Grimm & Aaron, P.C., recently filed lawsuits in New York and New Jersey against insurance brokers and adjusters alleging violations of state “anti-steering” laws which forbid insurers and their agents from directing claimants to, or away from, a particular body repair shop.  The Complaints include transcripts of […]

The Pressure Is On: Insurer-Mandated Parts Procurement Hits Home

Joshua S. Bauchner, Esq., a Member of Ansell Grimm & Aaron, P.C., recently spoke on a panel at the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers Northeast Convention.  The panel addressed the launch of PartsTrader, an online parts procurement system developed by State Farm, which will provide insurers with control over the pricing of parts.  The program […]

Hudson Lights Project, Fort Lee

Joshua S. Bauchner, Esq., a Member of Ansell Grimm & Aaron, P.C., recently filed a lawsuit against Tishman Construction Corp., Tucker Development, and A.G. Construction Corp. on behalf of the firm’s client,  Riverfront Management and Consulting LLC, relating to the $1 billion mixed-use development Hudson Lights Project in Fort Lee, New Jersey.  The suit alleges […]

Appraisal Institute’s Annual Meeting

Larry Shapiro, Esq., a Member of Ansell Grimm & Aaron, P.C., recently spoke at the Appraisal Institute’s Annual meeting in Princeton on the impact of the Borough of Harvey Cedars vs. Karan Supreme Court decision.  Mr. Shapiro commented upon the impact of the NJ Supreme Court’s landmark decision and how the change in the law […]

New Jersey Modernizes Partial Takings Compensation

In “New Jersey Modernizes Partial Takings Compensation,” published in the November 2013 issue of the American Planning Association’s Planning and Environmental Law Journal, Lawrence Shapiro and Heather Garleb analyze the New Jersey Supreme Court’s decision in Harvey Cedars v. Karan and the impact it will have on future condemnation cases. Concluding that the Harvey Cedars […]

What to Know When Hiring a Home Improvement Contractor

Heather L. Garleb, Esq., an associate in the litigation department of Ansell Grimm & Aaron, P.C. recently had an article published in the November/December issue of the Monmouth County Woman magazine.  In this article, Ms. Garleb addresses some of the things you should be knowledgeable about before hiring a contractor.  To read more on What […]

The False Hope of Lost Profits Damages

Joshua S. Bauchner, Esq. recently published an article in the September 27, 2013 issue of the New York Law Journal entitled “The False Hope of Lost Profits.”  Lost profits damages are frequently sought by clients who have suffered a business interruption due to another’s negligence or contractual breach.  However, Courts often are reluctant to award such […]

What You Don’t Know About Your Car Insurance May Hurt You

Kristine M. Bergman, Esq., an associate with the Firm, had an article published in the September/October Edition of The Monmouth County Woman‘s magazine titled “What You Don’t Know About Your Car Insurance May Hurt You”.  In this article, Ms. Bergman covers “Verbal and Non-Verbal Threshold”, also known as, Limitation on Lawsuit option.  To read the […]

Shapiro Prevails Before New Jersey Supreme Court

Lawrence H. Shapiro, Esq., a Member of Ansell Grimm & Aaron, P.C., representing the Borough of Harvey Cedars achieved a landmark victory before the New Jersey Supreme Court in the case, Borough of Harvey Cedars v. Karan.  By a 5-0 margin, the State’s highest Court overturned rulings by the Superior Court and Appellate Division in […]

Fending Off the Appointment of a Receiver

Joshua S. Bauchner, Esq. recently published an article in the July 1, 2013 edition of the New Jersey Law Journal entitled “Fending off the Appointment of a Receiver.”  In today’s stressful economic climate, commercial property owners often are the victims of their tenant’s problems.  While a national tenant may file for bankruptcy with the expectation of […]