Alan Levy understands the vital importance of monitoring and researching all state and appellate decisions. He sends regular updates on changes in the law to all clients. He writes for a variety of prestigious law journals. Contact him with any question about these topics as well as current and pending decisions affecting your company or business.

“Applying Mode-of-Operation in Slip/Fall Cases at Retail Stores”
In Practice column, New Jersey Law Journal, December 29, 2014.
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“Was the Internet’s Anger at the Progressive Insurance/Fisher Claim Misdirected?”
Defense Research Institute (DRI), Featured Article; August 27, 2012
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"For Product Manufacturers and Distributors, Limited Respite is Found in Statutes of Repose.”
Defense Research Institute (DRI), For The Defense; December, 2010.
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“'Click it' or Waive it: A Practical Guide to Using the ‘Seatbelt’ Defense”
Personal Injury Quarterly, May 10, 2010; 243 N.J.L.J. S4 (2010).
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“ The Door is Open Once Again to Product Manufacturers Who See the Benefits of the Statute of Repose”
“In Practice” column, New Jersey Law Journal, April 12, 2010.
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“How ‘Swingers’ Might Save Hollywood from a Federal Pornography Statute”
Yale Law Journal Online (2008)
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“Store Owners Face Difficult Defense In ‘Mode of Operation’ Premises Liability Cases”
“In Practice” column, September 17, 2007; 189 New Jersey Law Journal, (2007).
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“Court Deals Blow to Product Manufacturers: Statute of Repose Provides no Respite to Makers of Products used as Improvements to Real Property.”
New Jersey Law Journal, Products Liability & Toxic Torts Supplement; December 6, 2004.
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“Daubert” Compendium. 'Expert's Concept: What is the Known or Potential Rate of Error.'”
Defense Research Institute (DRI), Defense Library Series; 2004 Practice Guide Update

“Navigating Rough Waters: A Guide to Defending Pool and Spa Related Injury Suits.”
Co-Author ­ Defense Research Institute (DRI), For The Defense; November, 2004.

Published Decisions

Gupta v. Leung, 2012 WL 6027696 (App. Div. 2012)

Delvalle v. Mercedes Benz USA, LLC, 94 A.D.3d 942, 942 N.Y.S.2d 204 (2nd Dept. 2012)

Pedroli v. Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC, 94 A.D.3d 842, 944 N.Y.S.2d 150 (2nd Dept. 2012)

Sonic Automotive, Inc. v. Chrysler Ins. Co., 2011 WL 2748612 (S.D.Ohio 2011)

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, N.A. v. Sacks, 2010 WL 3733915 (S.D.N.Y. 2010)

First Trenton Indem. Co. v. Chrysler Ins. Co., 2010 WL 3740841 (D.N.J. 2010)

Schenck v. Crompton Corp. Severance Plan, 2008 WL 682241 (D.N.J. 2008)

Jumpp v. City of Ventnor, 177 N.J. 470 (2003)

Culbert v. City of Jersey City, 175 N.J. 286 (2003)


Defense Research Institute (DRI), 2011 Annual Meeting; October 2011. “Defending Building Products in a Complex Construction Defect Claim.”