Jeffrey E. Grabelle is Counsel to the firm and handles a wide range of matters, concentrating his practice on workers’ compensation, personal injury, and municipal court matters.

Jeff has represented accident victims in resolution of their personal injury and worker’s compensation claims and successfully litigated complex insurance coverage cases, representing both plaintiffs and defendants.  He has recovered millions of dollars in bodily injury and workers’ compensation settlements and litigated hundreds of negligence and workers’ compensation matters in the Superior Court of New Jersey and the Workers’ Compensation courts.  He also has represented many accident victims in resolution of their personal injury and workers’ compensation claims as well as litigated complex insurance coverage cases representing both mandatory Superior Court Arbitration and private arbitrations. Jeff also frequently appears in municipal court on matters such as defense of drunk driving, assault and battery, as well as motor vehicle violation matters.

  • State of New Jersey, 1992
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1992
  • US District Court of New Jersey, 1992

  • Rutgers School of Law, J.D., 1992
  • University of Massachusetts, B.A., Cum laude, 1989

Personal Injury Newsletter — April 2024 Issue

April 25, 2024

Check out our April Personal Injury Newsletter. In recognition of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, this issue focuses on road safety, and everything involved in distracted driving. Learn about the dangers of distracted driving, how to spot risky behaviors, and what to do if you're involved in an incident, as well as understanding and overcoming driving distractions. We’re also shedding light on important topics like pre-existing conditions in injury cases and explaining the statute of limitations in New Jersey. Stay informed and stay safe with our newsletter!

Personal Injury Newsletter – August 2023 Edition

August 25, 2023

We’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, 2023

As 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, 2023

Dealing 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, 2023

Personal 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, 2023

Personal 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, 2023

The 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 […]

COVID-19 and Workers Compensation in New Jersey

March 27, 2020

March 27, 2020 By Jeffrey E. Grabelle Now that the COVID-19 pandemic (also known as the novel Coronavirus) is upon us, many business clients are having to adjust to the new normal of having their employees work remotely. Even though employees are not working at their regular place of employment, employers may still be held […]