Automobile Accident LawsuitsSeptember 12, 2019

Automobile Accidents: Auto accidents occur every day ranging from fender benders to fatal collisions. It is important if you or a loved one was involved in a motor vehicle accident resulting in a serious injury to contact the personal injury attorneys at Gill and Chamas immediately. The staff here at the firm have handled thousands …

Slip and Fall LawsuitsSeptember 10, 2019

Slip and Fall Accidents: When most people think of a slip and fall accident the first thing that comes to mind is snow and ice on a chilly winter day. Although slip and falls do occur on icy surfaces, they can happen in places you would least expect. These types of accidents can happen all …

Workers Compensation FAQSeptember 5, 2019

Workers Compensation: The most common question we hear at the firm is what exactly is workers compensation? In short, Workers’ compensation is a “no fault” insurance program that provides the following benefits to employees who suffer job-related injuries or illnesses; medical benefits, temporary total benefits, permanent partial, benefits permanent and total benefits. Workers Compensation also provides …

Medical Malpractice LawsuitsSeptember 2, 2019

Medical Malpractice Lawsuits:  When we seek the care of doctors and other medical professionals, we entrust them with our health, expecting them to follow the highest standards of care. Those who become lax or careless can render us sick, disabled, or worse. Even death can result. If you’ve been the victim of such negligence, we …

Construction Accident LawsuitsAugust 29, 2019

Construction Site Accidents: The attorneys at Gill and Chamas have over 100 years of combined experience handling complex construction litigation and other personal injury matters. The firm is known throughout the state of New Jersey for their outstanding results and dedication to their clients. Construction sites and other hazardous workplace areas are crawling with danger …

Amazon Could Be Liable for Hoverboard InjuryAugust 27, 2019

Under New Jersey product liability law, Amazon.com Inc. is a “seller”  and is potentially liable for an injury a child sustained by a hoverboard sold through its marketplace. The District of New Jersey ruled this on August 26, 2019. The federal district court is the first to follow the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit’s decision …

$975,000 for Auto Accident Caused by Intoxicated DriverAugust 15, 2019

James Pagliuca of Gill & Chamas recovered $975,000 for a 19 year-old woman who sustained multiple fractures in an automobile accident in July of 2016. Mr. Pagliuca claimed that the driver was served alcohol at the defendant’s bar in Keyport, NJ despite the fact that he was visibly intoxicated. Video surveillance showed that the driver …

Elevator Worker Settles Injury Lawsuit for $1.2 MillionJuly 29, 2019

Worksite Accident: An elevator mechanic foreman who suffered a shoulder injury at a building construction site agreed to a $1.2 million settlement in his Essex County suit. The plaintiff was injured when he walked into the elevator machine room on the 14th floor. The areas adjacent to the elevator machinery had a raised computer floor, making …