Jim is a menber of the Casualty Department and concentrates his practice in New Jersey personal injury protection benefits litigation defense and insurance fraud investigation on behalf of leading insurers throughout the State of New Jersey. His position is critical in ensuring that major and complex client matters involving a large caseload are handled effectively and professionally in a cost-effective manner. During his past 22 years of legal practice, Jim has developed extensive experience in litigation defense involving diverse and complex areas of the law on behalf of major insurers, corporations, and institutions.
Jim achieved Dean's List honors at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. He subsequently attended the Temple University School of Law, where he earned his juris doctor.
•Pennsylvania Superior Court Affirms Importance of the Lack of Constructive Notice Defense in Premises Liability Wrongful Death Action,” Co-author, Defense Digest, Vol. 3, No. 2, 1997
•Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Upholds Admissibility of No Prior Claims Evidence in Product Liability Actions, 1997
•Good Faith Effort Requirements and Guidelines For Service Of Process Under Lamp v. Heyman, Co-author, Defense Digest, 1998
•Subsequent Remedial Measures May Not Be Admissible To Establish Product Design Defect, The Journal of the Allegheny County Bar Association, 2001
•Case Of Failure To Properly Serve Action Puts Statute Of Limitations Rule In Question, Co-author, The Legal Intelligencer, 2001
•Adequate Safety Warnings May Preclude Strict Product Liability Under Pennsylvania Law, Defense Digest, 2005
Honors & Awards
•BV Distinguished by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
Year Joined Organization: 1996