Bathgate, Wegener & Wolf, P.C. is a premier, full-service law firm established in 1970. The Firm is committed to excellence in everything we do.
Largest Law Firm in Ocean County
Verdicts & Settlements
As the largest law firm in Ocean County, Bathgate, Wegener & Wolf, P.C. has a long list boasting tens of millions of dollars in settlements and successful outcomes for its clients. Whether it’s personal injury, real estate, corporate, or family law, we have attorneys in all practice areas of the law.Review Our Practice Areas
Settlements & Success
Highest Rating Available
The firm is well respected in New Jersey and throughout the region, which is reflected by our “AV” rating, the highest rating available through Martindale-Hubbell, the leading independent organization rating attorneys in the United States. Less than 3% of lawyers in the United States are “AV” Rated.Schedule an Appointment Get Started
$10,500,000 Increase in “JUST COMPENSATION”
$9,000,000 Claim Against Major Auto Manufacturer
$4,640,000 Tax Assessment Reduction
$3,825,000 Settlement in Eminent Domain Case
$3,625,000 Settlement in Eminent Domain Case
$2,311,700 Oceanfront Property “JUST COMPENSATION”
$1,907,500 Tax Assessment Reduction
$900,000 Settlement For Head-On Collision
$650,000 Recovery For Head-On Crash In Toms River
$500,000 Verdict for Real Estate Developer
$325,000 Damages Verdict for Broken Hand
$250,000 Recovery for Cut Finger
$176,400 Jury Verdict to Driver with Herniated Disc
$140,000 Settlement in Negligent Security Case
$130,000 Settlement in Slip and Fall Case
$125,000 Recovery for Motor Vehicle Injury
$125,000 Settlement in Bar Bouncer Assault Case
$100,000 Recovery for Denied Insurance Claim
Law Practice Areas
We practice every area of the law to accommodate clients who have different needs.
Whether you need a real estate attorney, you believe you were wrongfully terminated, you were injured due to someone’s negligence, or you are filing for divorce, we’ve got the expertise necessary.
We pride ourselves on the caliber of our lawyers.
We carefully select each team member so that clients are assured of exceptional representation.
The United States is experiencing a work shortage with a record number of job openings in the market. However, despite the pandemic, most employees still prefer candidates with several years of experience and a willingness and availability to work in-person, during the evenings, and to work on the weekends. In such a tight market, where
Mr. Malc represented a client who received two commercial loans totaling $930,000.00. The loans were insured by the Small Business Administration (“SBA”). When the client’s up-and-coming business fell victim to extraordinary challenges, the business shuttered, and the loans could not be repaid. Mr. Malc’s client did all it could to mitigate damages to the Bank,
The effects of COVID-19 on our way of life are felt everywhere. No matter what you do for a living, your work has undoubtedly been affected by Covid. The legal field is no different. If you are involved in a lawsuit, you know full well that Covid has made a slow process significantly slower—especially if
Mr. McAlindin will weigh in on how parents feel about possible sexual assault allegations against or by their children.
Justice Prevails As Ryan S. Malc, Esq. Successfully Defends Marijuana And Paraphernalia Charges On Behalf Of His Client
Ryan S. Malc, Esq. recently defended a man who was charged in Neptune City, NJ with possession of under 50 grams of marijuana and possession of marijuana-related paraphernalia.
“Mr Wegener is the BEST attorney I have ever dealt with! He’s phenomenal! He genuinely cares about each case and every person. I wouldn’t go anywhere else!“— Amy L. Faas-Barber
“Ryan Malc, Esq. assisted me in a Personal Inquiry matter. He was very professional and sympathetic during my initial consultation. During the mediation process he talked to me about what to expect and different scenarios. While in the mediation he was professional, composed and stayed firm with our position and got results. I can’t thank you and the firm enough.”— JONATHAN NG
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