The Law Firm of Liebling Malamut, LLC is committed to representing our clients with Integrity, Compassion and Commitment. Our extensive Experience provides LM the tools to get positive results for our clients. We have built our excellent reputation in the areas of Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Criminal Defense, and Real Estate/Mortgage Modification by “word of mouth”. The lawyers at LM maintain an excellent reputation in the legal community which results in referrals from individuals and Law Firms throughout the country. As Benjamin Franklin said, “well done is better than well said” and at LM we get results for our clients.

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LM settles with public gas company

LM obtains favorable settlement of case after protracted litigation agai...

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LM obtains $850,000 Judgment for victim of sex assault

LM obtains Judgment of $850,000.00 for victim of sexual assault. Plainti...

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LM obtains $775,000 settlement for estate of pedestrian killed in hit and run accident

On the eve of trial, together with co-counsel, LMS obtained a $775,000 s...

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LM Successfully Defends An Uninsured Employer

LM successfully defended an uninsured employer in an action brought by a...

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Medical malpractice settlement

LM represents client in Medical Malpractice case against major Hospital ...

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LM Lawyers Named

SJ Magazine named Adam Malamut "Top Attorney" in the Trial Law...

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LEGAL UPDATES

Off-premises employee injured during coffee break is entitled to workers compensation benefits.

In a decision that clearly tilted the scales in favor of injured employees, the Appellate Division in Cooper v. Barnickel Enterprises, Inc., A-1813-08T3 (N.J.Super. 1-13-2010) cited the Personal Comfort Doctrine in deciding that an off-premises employee's injuries suffered during a trip to get coffee are compensable.  The Court, quoting Jumpp v. City of Ventor, 177 N.J. 470 (2003), held [o]ff-premises employees enjoy the same ability to deal with certain basic needs enjoyed by
on-premises employees such as phone calls to babysitters and physicians as well as coffee
and lunch breaks.  Thus, since the employee/Petitioner had his employer's permission to get coffee on his break, he was operating within the scope of his employment, and therefore, the injuries he sustained from his accident were compensable.  FOR MORE INFORMATION ON WORKERS COMPENSATION BENEFITS, CALL LM AT 877- 567-5293.

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1939 Route 70 E ste. 220
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
Phone: 856-424-1808