Jury Returns $1,000,000 Verdict for Slip and FallNovember 11, 2019

A jury awarded a woman $1,000,000 for injuries sustained after she slipped and fell while shopping at BJS Whole Sale Club. The woman was caused to fall on water that accumulated from a leaking PVC pipe that ran up the corner of a box freezer located in the retail space. Her right foot slipped out …

$11.5 Million for Brain InjuryOctober 25, 2019

A verdict was entered in Newark Federal District Court in favor of the plaintiff in the amount of $11,500,000. A young girl suffered a brain injury due to a defective product. James Pagliuca, of Gill & Chamas in Woodbridge, NJ represented the plaintiff.

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 …