personal injury


Steinberg Law Firm Listed as Best Law Firm by Best Lawyers for 14th Straight Year

  • November 8, 2023

Charleston, South Carolina–(Newsfile Corp. – November 3, 2023) – For the 14th consecutive year, the Steinberg Law Firm has been named to the “Best Law Firms” list by Best Lawyers(R). The firm is acknowledged as a leading law firm in the Charleston, South Carolina region for Personal Injury Litigation, Workers’ Compensation Law, and Product Liability Litigation.

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Steinberg Law Firm Named Best Law Firm

Best Lawyers(R) publishes an annual list of the most accomplished law firms in the country, categorized by practice area and further segmented by country and region. To qualify for Best Law Firms, law firms must submit a comprehensive submission packet, a list of references, and a survey to Best Lawyers(R). The judging committee reviews all the submissions, and the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers in America(R) is released in November each year.

It is an honor for Steinberg Law Firm to be named to this prestigious list year after year. The firm was first recognized as a Best Law Firm by Best Lawyers(R) in 2010 and has been acknowledged for Workers’ Compensation Law since then. Personal Injury Law and Product Liability Litigation were added to the firm’s accolades in 2017 and 2022, respectively. Best Lawyers(R) also publishes a Best Lawyers list, in addition to the Best Law Firms list.

This year, 11 attorneys from Steinberg Law Firm were named to the Best Lawyers list. New to the list this year are attorneys Annie E. Andrews and Adam P. Greene, who have been added to the Best Lawyers(R) Ones to Watch List.

Steinberg Law Firm Best Lawyers Attorneys:
David T. Pearlman
Thomas M. White
Steven E. Goldberg
Michael J. Jordan
Benjamin W. Akery
Catherine D. Meehan
Kelly M. Alfreds
Taylor L. Grooms
Annie E. Andrews
Adam P. Greene
Malcolm M. Crosland, Jr.

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NJ auto insurance increase a necessary pain | Editorial

  • September 8, 2022

New Jersey drivers will never be happy with the cost of their auto insurance. The congestion of its roadways, the highest population density of any state, and a high crime rate ensure average car insurance premiums will be higher than average.

Residents who choose minimum coverage pay the fifth highest average rate in the nation — $855 a year — for the basic policy to meet state requirements, according to New York’s minimum coverage is the highest at $1,339.

Rates are higher in New York even though much of that state isn’t urbanized. One reason is that the minimum coverage required by New York and nearly all other states is more than here. New Jersey is one of just four states requiring only $15,000 of personal injury coverage (and Florida mandates only $10,000). The vast majority of states require $25,000 and three require $50,000 worth.

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The appeal of lesser and cheaper insurance coverage is obvious, and it has some advantages. New Jersey has the fewest uninsured drivers in the nation.

Too little coverage, though, is only next best to no coverage. Average injury claims are $18,000, leaving most accident victims short on compensation. Many claims far exceed that average, and for those victims being hit by a minimally covered driver is barely better than by a driver with no insurance.

This year legislative leaders decided to finally address New Jersey’s inadequate minimum auto insurance. The coverage requirement had not been increased in 50 years — ridiculous in view of inflation and especially soaring medical costs.

The proposed fix was equally ridiculous minimum personal injury coverage of $250,000 for basic and standard auto policies. That would have made New Jersey’s minimum five times higher than any other state and 16 times higher than

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Gluckstein Lawyers positioned as a ‘thought leader and an information provider’ with new website

  • August 14, 2022

TORONTO, July 20, 2022 /CNW/ – Gluckstein Lawyers is pleased to announce the launch of its new website.

Gluckstein Lawyers launches a new website in 2022. A trusted law firm since 1962 with a new online presence.  (CNW Group/Gluckstein Personal Injury Lawyers)

Gluckstein Lawyers launches a new website in 2022. A trusted law firm since 1962 with a new online presence. (CNW Group/Gluckstein Personal Injury Lawyers)

“When we set out to build our new site, we had an ambitious plan. We did not want our website to be seen as merely an advertising vehicle. We wanted to position Gluckstein Lawyers as a thought leader and an information provider,” says managing partner Charles E. Gluckstein. “I truly believe we have accomplished that goal.”

Founded in 1962 by Bernard Glucksteinthe firm built a stellar reputation in personal injury and has since become an industry leader in the field of catastrophic injury and medical malpractice with a particular focus on birth injury.

Firm has expanded its reach

“In recent years, we have welcomed some notable additions, including senior lawyer” data-ylk=”slk:Richard Halpren” class=”link “Richard Halpren who acts exclusively for injured people in birth trauma cases,” says Gluckstein. “We expanded our reach, teaming with Ottawa trial lawyer Derek Nicholson and Barrie-area litigator Steve Rastin. This year, sexual abuse lawyers Simona Jellinek, Erin Ellisand Ivanna Iwasykiw joined our growing firm and most recently Class action and Mass tort lawyers James Newland and Brian Moher have solidified a further practice area for our organization. As we continue to expand our practice areas, it has become clear that the website that had served us well over the years needed a new look.”

With the help of Cubicle Fugitive, the firm designed a website that is crisp, bright and visually appealing. It has a cleaner look, with more white background that captures the eye. The images chosen are appealing and effective, providing a

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