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Andrew R. Bronsnick Co-Chair and Partner in Mandelbaum Barrett PC’s Personal Injury & Workers’ Compensation Practice Group and is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney. Andrew helps clients in New Jersey and New York. His understanding and knowledge of personal injury law extend to the following: brain injuries, burn injuries, dog bites, motor vehicle accidents, products liability, spinal cord injuries, slips and falls, workplace accidents and wrongful death. Mr. Bronsnick also assists clients in cases of business litigation and professional malpractice and represents medical providers against insurance companies in matters of insurance fraud and Workers’ Compensation payments.
An experienced and exemplary trial lawyer, Mr. Bronsnick is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney. He has recovered millions in awards and settlements for his clients in New Jersey since 1997.
Andrew also litigates on behalf of small businesses and medical practices in state and federal courts on issues including, commercial and partnership disputes, insurance fraud, ERISA litigation and medical compliance issues.
He was recognized by New Jersey Super Lawyers from 2013 through 2022 and named to the Top 100 New Jersey Super Lawyer List from 2014-2022. He was also recognized as a Rising Star for five consecutive years from 2006 to 2012. In 2010, Mr. Bronsnick was named to the 40 Under 40 edition by the New Jersey Law Journal.
Mr. Bronsnick served as a trustee for the Essex County Bar Association from 2013 to 2018 and remains an active member of the ECBA.
Personal Injury Newsletter – August 2023 Edition
August 25, 2023We’re excited to share this month’s Personal Injury Newsletter. With back-to-school approaching, this edition is dedicated to prioritizing safety and preventing common injuries, so we’ve got you covered with essential tips for a worry-free school year. You will also find additional valuable content, such as insurance and safety concerns with electric scooters, insights into some […]
Navigating Back-to-School Safety: Preventing the Most Common Injuries
August 13, 2023As the school season kicks into gear, safety should be at the forefront of everyone's minds. At Mandelbaum Barrett PC, we are committed to ensuring your children have a safe and joyful academic year. While schools are expected to provide a secure learning environment, the reality is that unintentional injuries can occur on school grounds, around buses, and even in the neighborhood. It's a collective responsibility of parents, students, school staff, and the community to take proactive measures to safeguard our children.
The Subpoena Process for a Personal Injury Case
July 10, 2023Dealing with a personal injury case can sometimes feel overwhelming, especially when you encounter complex aspects like the subpoena process. By gaining a clear understanding of the role and function of subpoenas, you can feel more confident as you progress through each stage of your case. In this article, we’re going to take a closer […]
How to Prove Negligence in a Personal Injury Case
June 21, 2023Personal injury claims can arise from a variety of situations, from motor vehicle accidents to medical malpractice. In these cases, it’s essential to determine who is legally responsible for the harm caused to the victim. This is where determining and, ultimately, proving negligence becomes important. What is Negligence? Negligence is a legal term that refers […]
Debunking Common Myths About Personal Injury Lawsuits
June 7, 2023Personal injury cases can be complex and there are many misconceptions surrounding the process. As a New Jersey personal injury law firm, we want to educate potential clients about common myths and misconceptions regarding personal injury lawsuits. With a better understanding of the facts, you’ll be better equipped to make informed decisions about your legal […]
Golf Cart Accidents: More Dangerous Than You Think
February 3, 2023The Dangers of Golf Carts Golf carts may seem like a harmless mode of transportation, but they can be quite dangerous. Recently, our Personal Injury team assisted a client who was a victim of a golf cart accident in reaching a settlement of $500,000. The client was run over by the golf cart and suffered […]
Making Your Way Through A Personal Injury Lawsuit, Part Two
September 22, 2022The court has ruled on the admissibility of key issues of evidence and has resolved any motions to dismiss or pare down the lawsuit. You’re still not ready for trial. Here’s what happens next. Jury Selection You can’t make opening arguments until you seat a jury. The jury selection process, known as “voir dire,” differs […]
NJ Distracted Driving Facts
September 15, 2022How many times have you seen a car zip by you while the driver is clearly looking down at a mobile device instead of the road? Or a driver who runs a red light while taking a big gulp of a coffee? Or a car packed with people blasting music and unable to hear emergency […]
Making Your Way Through A Personal Injury Lawsuit, Part One
September 6, 2022When you are involved in a legal dispute, and you’ve been unable to resolve matters without filing legal action, you want matters to be addressed as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, the legal process in the United States is just that…it’s a process. There are a number of steps you must complete before opening arguments can […]
Distracted Driving—A National Epidemic?
August 29, 2022Safety Officials Point To Distractions As Major Cause Of Motor Vehicle Accidents Cell phones are part of our ever-increasingly busy lives. We try to cram as much as we can into every minute. We’ve sold ourselves on the idea that we can effectively multi-task—we listen to books while we exercise, and we engage in a […]
Recognizing, Preventing, And Reporting Elder Abuse In Nursing Homes
January 13, 2020By Andrew R. Bronsnick Our senior years should be a time of comfort, security and safety. Sadly, many older Americans are being victimized by those who should be caring for them. Here’s what to do if you discover elder abuse. The United States has a shocking elder abuse problem, and it’s only getting worse. The […]
Injury Law: All You Need To Know To Pursue A Slip-And-Fall Case
January 6, 2020By Andrew R. Bronsnick Slips and falls are among the most common accidents due to numerous indoor and outdoor risks. Here’s everything you need to know if you’ve been hurt and need to make a claim Slip-and-fall accidents are among the most common because the risks are all around us, especially here in New Jersey. […]
New Jersey Construction Fall Protection
December 11, 2019By Andrew R. Bronsnick We recently reviewed the hazards construction professionals endure when working with scaffolding, which, for the past four years, has been one of the top five OSHA violations in America. Today we’ll examine the number one violation: Fall Protection. OSHA Standard number 1926.501 explains an employer’s duty to have fall protection and states that: “Employees […]
What You Need To Know If You're Injured At Work In New Jersey
July 19, 2019By Andrew R. Bronsnick It’s mandatory in New Jersey that all employers not covered by federal programs offer some form of compensation to injured workers. Learn more about these regulations and how you can file a claim if you’ve been hurt. Have you been injured in the workplace? If so, you’re not alone. The National […]
Going Solo After An Auto Accident Can Be A Costly Mistake
July 3, 2019By Andrew R. Bronsnick Anyone involved in a car crash has emotional and psychological effects to consider, as well as legal and financial issues. Here’s why a caring and experienced lawyer is a necessity. There are an estimated 6 million auto accidents every year in the United States. These result in 3 million annual injuries, two-thirds […]
The Expert's Role In A Premises Liability Suit
February 28, 2019By Andrew R. Bronsnick We have hired several expert witnesses to provide testimony during premises liability and personal injury trials and hearings. This is a critical element of a plaintiff’s injury or wrongful death claim and involves more than just hindsight and opinions. The expert’s opinion helps establish who might be liable for an injury and how it […]
The "UM"S And "UIM"S Of Auto Insurance
February 21, 2019By Andrew R. Bronsnick When handling injury matters, Mandelbaum Barrett PC excels in our ability to communicate and negotiate with insurance providers and secure maximum compensation for clients. Oftentimes, success depends upon uncovering other insurance coverage and presenting ambiguous policy language to the courts. We advise all our automobile accident clients of the importance of […]
NJ Winter Driving Tips
January 9, 2019By Andrew R. Bronsnick If driving a car or truck is a responsibility of your job or is simply your mode of transportation, winter weather presents hazards that you need to consider when behind the wheel. With a statewide average of 64.09 inches of precipitation – which includes snow, rain, sleet and hail – NorthJersey.com […]
Preventing Distracted Driving Your Employer's Role
December 18, 2018By Andrew R. Bronsnick We’ve discussed the hazards of distracted driving in New Jersey. The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) advises that drivers should never take their eyes off the road for more than two seconds at a time for any reason – from phone use to rubbernecking. Your employer should also be encouraging safe driving […]
Candles And Fire Safety During The Holidays
December 4, 2018By Andrew R. Bronsnick With the holiday season in full swing, you should be aware of a possibly-dangerous mix of flammable items and materials in your home or business. The most notable items would be candles, trees and decorations. As previously discussed, businesses have inherent risks when planning any celebration involving candles. But the risk […]
Scaffolding Safety In New Jersey
November 27, 2018By Andrew R. Bronsnick Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction workers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 370 of the 991 construction fatalities in 2016 were caused by falls from elevation. All of these deaths are preventable. In 2018, the top five OSHA violations […]
Construction Accidents -The Fatal Four
November 20, 2018By Andrew R. Bronsnick Snow, ice and freezing rain are pretty much a given in New Jersey. Now that temperatures are dropping, darkness falls earlier and precipitation is always a concern, which is why the construction workers of New Jersey need to be aware of the injury risks they face when on a work site. […]
New Jersey's DWI Facts
November 13, 2018By Andrew R. Bronsnick We previously discussed the need for caution and safety when it comes to alcohol, company parties and the holidays. But let’s consider New Jersey’s DWI (driving while intoxicated) statistics more broadly and how they impact you. DWI Facts Drivers with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or higher (i.e., drunk […]
Holiday Parties And Alcohol: Know The Safe Mix
November 8, 2018By Andrew R. Bronsnick The holidays are generally a fun time for employees in workplaces across New Jersey. As previously discussed, there are several risks that employers and employees should know when preparing and throwing holiday parties. Drivers and pedestrians on the road will need to be on high alert this holiday season because statistics […]
Holidays And Workplace Safety
October 30, 2018By Andrew R. Bronsnick Safety should always be your number one priority while at work. The Fall and pre-holiday season is particularly dangerous. This is the time of year when companies, schools, and government offices are preparing for holiday parties. Employees like you may be asked to pitch in and help decorate and coordinate in […]
Pedestrian Accidents In New Jersey: Tips To Avoid Injury
October 2, 2018By Andrew R. Bronsnick School is in session across the country. That means more drivers and pedestrians of all ages are on the road and on the sidewalks. With more students, parents and commuters out and about, there can be an increase of fatal pedestrian accidents in New Jersey. Pedestrian injuries can be extremely severe. […]
Things To Know When Filing A Slip And Fall Claim In New Jersey—The Duty Of Property Owners
June 21, 2018By Andrew R. Bronsnick When you’ve been injured in an accident on someone else’s property in New Jersey, you may have a right to bring legal action to recover damages for your losses. The Duty Of Owners And Property Managers In New Jersey, as in other states, the owner or person exercising control over property has […]
What Is Your Personal Injury Claim Worth?
April 4, 2018By Andrew R. Bronsnick When you’ve been injured because of someone else’s carelessness, it can affect every area of your life, and have financial consequences every time you turn around. You may be unable to work and earn any wages. You may have medical bills that aren’t being covered or reimbursed. You may need to […]
Who Can File A Wrongful Death Claim In New Jersey?
March 14, 2018By Andrew R. Bronsnick In New Jersey, when your loved one has died because of the carelessness or negligence of another person, whether it’s the result of a slip and fall, a car crash or a construction site accident, you have the right to file legal action to hold the wrongful party liable for his […]
The Use Of Expert Testimony In A Truck Accident Claim
March 7, 2018By Andrew R. Bronsnick When you’ve been hurt in a motor vehicle accident involving a commercial truck, the injuries suffered can often be serious and catastrophic. In addition, there can be a wide range of factors contributing to the cause of the accident. To present a clear and persuasive argument to a judge and jury, […]
Why You Need An Experienced Truck Accident Attorney
February 8, 2018By Andrew R. Bronsnick If you’ve been hurt in a crash involving a commercial truck, you may believe that it’s just like any other motor vehicle accident and that a skilled car accident lawyer can handle your case. But truck accident claims are very different. You need an attorney who understands the many different potential causes […]
Personal Injury And Negligence 101 – Actual Loss
October 9, 2017By Andrew R. Bronsnick In this blog, the last in our series, we’ll look at what we mean by “actual loss” in a personal injury claim based on negligence. In earlier blogs, we addressed the standard of care, as well as the requirement that a causal link be established. Actual Loss The purpose of a personal […]
Personal Injury And Negligence 101 – Causation
September 20, 2017By Andrew R. Bronsnick In this series, we’re looking at what you must prove to succeed with a personal injury claim based on negligence. In an earlier blog, we looked at the duty of care. In a subsequent blog, we’ll examine the concept of “actual loss.” This blog looks at the requirement that there be a causal […]
Personal Injury And Negligence 101 – The Standard Of Care
August 14, 2017By Andrew R. Bronsnick When you have been hurt because of the wrongful actions of another person, you have a right to seek compensation for all your losses, from physical injury to property damage. Though you can always file a lawsuit to recover monetarily for the intentional or reckless acts of another person, most personal […]
The Damages Available In A New Jersey Wrongful Death Action
July 17, 2017By Andrew R. Bronsnick Your loved one has died because of the carelessness or negligence of another person and the emotional upheaval is almost unbearable. But you’re also facing financial challenges…the costs of a funeral and burial services, the loss of the income or wages the deceased provided, and even bills for unreimbursed medical expenses […]
The Time Period For Filing A Personal Injury Lawsuit In New Jersey
June 4, 2017By Andrew R. Bronsnick When the wrongful act of another person causes you any type of personal injury, you have the right to bring legal action to compensate your for any losses. Under New Jersey law, however, you must file your personal injury claim within a specific period of time or you risk losing your […]
Determining If Your Accident Was Work-Related—Part Two
May 4, 2017By Andrew R. Bronsnick There are two requirements to qualify for workers’ compensation benefits in the state of New Jersey—you must have been hurt and the injury must have been “work-related.” Some injuries suffered during a work break may not be compensable, and some injuries sustained while traveling may be excluded. There are other circumstances where […]
Determining If Your Injury Was Work-Related – Part One
April 11, 2017By Andrew R. Bronsnick To qualify for workers’ compensation benefits in New Jersey, you must demonstrate two things—that you were injured and that the injury occurred while you were “at work.” Often, there’s no real question that the injury was work-related—you suffer an injury in a workplace accident or you contract an illness caused by exposure […]
Wrongful Death – The Basics
March 17, 2017By Andrew R. Bronsnick In the aftermath of a tragic accident, where a loved one has died, you can be paralyzed by grief and emotion. You know that you have a right to seek compensation for your losses, but you don’t know what your rights or how to initiate the process. Understanding When You Have […]
Protecting Your Rights After A Construction Site Injury
February 14, 2017By Andrew R. Bronsnick It’s no secret that working in the construction industry can be hazardous to your health. According the U.S. Bureau of Labor, almost 7 million construction workers are injured every year, and nearly 1,000 are killed in construction site accidents annually, whether it’s in falls from heights, falling objects, the malfunction of […]
The Importance Of Uninsured And Underinsured Motorists' Coverage For Motorcyclists
January 27, 2017By Andrew R. Bronsnick If you ride a motorcycle, here’s one thing you want to make certain you have—the maximum coverage on your own motor vehicle insurance for uninsured motorist and underinsured motorist coverage. What Is Uninsured And Underinsured Motorists’ Coverage? With almost every motor vehicle insurance policy, there’s an additional rider that can be […]
21 Mandelbaum Barrett PC Attorneys Named to 2023 New Jersey Super Lawyers Lists
May 11, 2023Congratulations to the Mandelbaum Barrett PC attorneys selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyers & Rising Stars lists that were just announced today. We think our team is pretty super too! Learn more about this award and the methodology used by Thomson Reuters here. No aspect of this award or advertisement has been approved by […]
Mandelbaum Barrett PC is pleased to announce that fourteen of our attorneys have been selected by their peers to the New Jersey Super Lawyers List* for 2022.
March 17, 2022Steven Adler, Michael Bevacqua, Andrew Bronsnick (**10th year as Super Lawyer and on the Top 100 list), Arla D. Cahill, David Carton, Damian Conforti, Doug Eilender, Raj Gadhok, Arthur Grossman, Barry Mandelbaum, Richard Miller, Michael Saffer, Robert C. Scrivo, Lynne Strober. In addition, the Firm is excited to announce that four of our attorneys were named to the Rising Stars list for 2022, which recognizes the top up-and-coming […]
14 Mandelbaum Barrett PC attorneys named to the 2022 Super Lawyers List as well as 4 named Rising Stars
March 17, 2022Mandelbaum Barrett PC is pleased to announce that fourteen of our attorneys have been selected by their peers as New Jersey Super Lawyers* for 2022. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state of New Jersey are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. In addition, the Firm is excited to announce that four of our attorneys were named to the Rising Stars list for 2022, which recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys age 40 or under or who are in practice for 10 years or less. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
19 Mandelbaum Barrett PC Attorneys Named To 2021 Edition Of New Jersey Super Lawyers
March 23, 2021We are proud to announce that 19 of our attorneys have been named to the 2021 New Jersey Super Lawyers List, including attorneys in our real estate, commercial litigation, labor and employment, personal injury, environmental, elder law, white collar and criminal defense, banking and financial services, and matrimonial and family law practice groups. Super Lawyers, […]