Elizabethtown Gas Explosion Settlement

Mr. Mendelsohn and his law firm recently reached a $19.2 million settlement with the parent company of Elizabethtown Gas.  This matter arose out of a deadly gas explosion which took place on November 11, 2015, at an apartment building located at 1035 Magnolia Avenue, Elizabeth, New Jersey.  The explosion left three family members  dead and three others with serious burn injuries.  The explosion also killed one of the tenants in the upstairs... Read More

Defective Drop Light Burn Injury Lawsuit

This lawsuit arose out of severe burns suffered by our client while working at his job at the Denville Firestone.  Plaintiff sued defendants, Carquest Corporation, Carquest Products, Inc., TMC Enterprises, Voltec Industries, TASCO and BWP Distributors, Inc. for product liability relating to their manufacture and sale of an incandescent work light to plaintiff’s employer, Denville Firestone.  The accident happened as our client was working at his... Read More

VW & Audi Product Defect Lawsuit Settlement

A nationwide class action settlement with a value of $80 million, including class benefits and attorney fees and expenses, was approved on August 2, 2010 in a 100-page decision by United States Magistrate Judge Patty Shwartz of the District of New Jersey.  The total benefits reach $85 million when the administrative expenses of $5.75 million are factored in. Our law firm represented 5.5 million owners and lessees of 3 million 1997-2009 Volkswagen... Read More