News Archive: 2011


M&W Opens New Office

December 1, 2011

On December 1, 2011 Methfessel & Werbel opened a Pennsylvania office in Greater Philadelphia. The demand for our services had become so significant that it justified the opening of the office and the hiring of a managing partner, Mark Bridge, …


New Hire: Jacqueline Cuozzo

September 30, 2011

M&W is pleased to announce the hiring of Jacqueline C. Cuozzo to the firm.

Jacqueline C. Cuozzo graduated cum laude from Seton Hall Law School in 2010.  She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Richmond with a Bachelor …


News Archive: September 2011

Trial Results:  September 2011

Bill Bloom tried a case in Middlesex County involving a three vehicle chain-reaction rear-end hit on the New Jersey Turnpike. The plaintiff , driving the lead vehicle, claimed that Bill’s client, driving a large pick-up truck …


News Archive: August 2011

August 31, 2011

Trial Results: August 2011

Paul Endler was granted summary judgment seeking rescission in the procurement of the policy. The insured’s daughter struck and killed a pedestrian. She was never listed on the policy as a driver, even though she regularly …


News Archive: July 2011

July 31, 2011

Trial Results: July 2011

Ed Thornton tried a matter in Mercer County, in which the judge directed a liability verdict against the insured, who caused a rear-end hit with a loaded dump truck. It was agreed that the plaintiff has …


News Archive: June 2011

June 30, 2011

Trial Results: June 2011

Eric Harrison and Jennifer Herrmann obtained summary judgment in an educational civil rights case in which the plaintiff , a young disabled student with a history of behavioral outbursts, sued on account of the school staff …


Eric Harrison Named a “Smart Litigator” by NJ Law Journal

June 1, 2011

Eric Harrison has been named to the Litigator Board of New Jersey Law Journal for its launch of “Smart Litigator”, an online research tool focused on the needs of New Jersey attorneys. The Law Journal enlisted Eric to provide content …


New Hire: Richard Nelke

May 31, 2011

M&W is pleased to announce the hiring of Richard Nelke to the firm.

Richard A. Nelke graduated from Pace University School of Law in 1999 and Seton Hall University in 1996.  Mr. Nelke  was admitted to the NJ Bar in …


News Archive: May 2011

May 30, 2011

Trial Results:  May 2011

Stephen R. Katzman successfully defeated the claim of a Neptune homeowner, who was believed to have set fi re to his home, by establishing, with the help of a computer forensic analyst, that the insured submitted …


News Archive: April 2011

April 30, 2011

Trial Results:  April 2011

Ed Thornton tried a fall down matter in Hudson County, the plaintiff alleging a fall on ice on a commercial sidewalk, alleging herniated discs of the lumbar and cervical spines. Ed cross examined plaintiff and her …