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Spotlight on Bill Levinson, Of Counsel

Bill graduated from Northwestern University School of Law in 1984. Over the course of his career, Bill has tried over 100 jury trials, resulting in numerous multimillion dollar settlements and verdicts. He has also obtained two jury verdicts each greater than $18 million. Bill was a Barrister with the Middlesex County Inns of Court, a […]

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NJ Stiffens Penalties for Drunk Driving Fatalities

Up until last week, it was possible to kill someone while driving drunk in NJ and escape with a mere 30 days in prison. Only drunk driving accidents that fit into the state’s first- or second-degree crimes would result in substantial prison sentences. With the passage of a new law, that has now changed. Dubbed […]

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Ingredient in Roundup Weed Killer Causes Cancer

Roundup, one of the most powerful herbicides on the market, has an ingredient that causes cancer. California recently added glyphosate, one of the key ingredients in Roundup, to a list of chemicals classified as carcinogens. Soon, the state may require warnings that advise consumers accordingly. As CNN reported last month, more than 800 non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma patients […]

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America’s Most Dangerous Cars

There are many ways to rate a car’s safety (or lack thereof), however, survival in an accident is key. Recently-released data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety helped identify the cars with the highest fatality rates. Most of the models that have the highest driver fatality rates are small cars with structures that are […]

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Fundraisers for Animal Shelters

The attorneys and staff at Martin Kane Kuper are passionate about animals, and raised awareness and funds for the approximately  1.5 million animals that are euthanized in shelters each year. Martin Kane Kuper was happy to take part in two fundraisers to benefit Amazing Mutts Puppy Rescue. Amazing Mutts pulls puppies and pregnant moms from kill shelters  in […]

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The Safest Hospitals in New Jersey

New Jersey hospitals have been steadily climbing the national ranks in terms of patient safety. NJ now ranks 15th in the nation for patient safety, up from 22nd last year. The national study was conducted by the Leapfrog group, which grades hospitals on a scale from A-D. Maine, Hawaii, Oregon, Wisconsin and Idaho ranked in the […]

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Jack Gillick Serves as Judge for NJ Bar Foundation Law Fair

Our partner Jack Gillick was proud to serve as a judge on May 24, 2017 for the Law Fair program run by the New Jersey State Bar Foundation.  Law Fair is a mock trial competition held for grades 3 to 6 in which students develop their own legal case, including facts and witnesses. The winners of […]

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Jack Gillick Sworn in as Secretary of Middlesex County Bar Association

Martin Kane & Kuper proudly congratulate partner John F. “Jack” Gillick on being sworn in Wednesday May 10, 2017 as the incoming Secretary for the Middlesex County Bar Association at Pierre’s in South Brunswick.  A long-time volunteer at the State and County levels, Jack is also a current Trustee for the New Jersey State Bar […]

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Service of Process via Facebook Gets Official Nod

Service of process via…Facebook? In a particular case, the judge said yes, and last week, the state Supreme Court’s Committee on Opinions approved the case for publication. The case involved a Morris County couple and their adopted son, Z.A., who was 10 years old at the time of the filing. Z.A.’s biological father was identified only as […]

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Misdiagnosis Abounds

More than 20 percent of patients who sought a second opinion at one of the nation’s premier medical institutions had been misdiagnosed by their primary care providers, according to new research published in April. The study examined a group of cases that were sent to the Mayo Clinic for second opinions. In 62 cases (21 percent), the […]

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