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Personal Injury – Wrongful Death – Medical Malpractice – Legal Malpractice – Head & Spinal Injuries – Trucking Accidents – Automobile Accidents
Rutgers University School Of Law – Newark JD 1981
Rutgers University, BA 1978
Professional Activities & Admissions
NJ Association for Justice, Member, 1993-Present
Hudson County Bar Association, Officer, 1987-Present
NJ Association for Justice, President, 2009-2010
Admitted NJ Bar, 1981
Admitted NY Bar, 1981
Recently, Jonathan Koles recovered $750,000. for the family of a 51-year-old woman who died in a motor vehicle accident. The decedent was driving when she lost control of her car as it slid on ice that had formed on the northbound lanes of Route 1&9 and collided into a cinder block wall. The case settled prior to trial.
Jonathan Koles recovered $750,000. for the family of a 34-year-old man who died in an auto/truck collision. The decedent was a passenger in a car traveling on Route 1 & 9 when the driver of the car collided with a tractor-trailer exiting a recycling transfer facility. The defendant driver pled guilty to manslaughter because of his alcohol intoxication. The case settled prior to trial.
Mr. Koles successfully represented the family of a prisoner who died while in custody. Mr. Koles obtained a $407,500. settlement. The family contended that the correctional facility failed to detect or diagnose an aorta esophageal fistula. The family sued the Hudson County Correctional Facility alleging negligence, medical malpractice, civil rights violations and wrongful death.