Important Motorcycle Insurance InformationJune 12, 2019

After strapping on your helmet, the next best protection you can have in case of a motorcycle accident is ADEQUATE insurance. While all 50 states require minimum insurance coverage to operate a motorcycle, be aware that the minimums (sometimes misnamed “full coverage”) will fail you miserably in a serious accident. Like any type of insurance, …

Alarming Stats about Distracted DrivingJune 5, 2019

Alarming Stats about Distracted Driving:  What is distracted driving? Distracted driving is anything that takes someone’s attention away from driving. Sending a text message, talking on a cell phone, using a navigation system, and eating while driving are a few examples of distracted driving. Any of these distractions can endanger the driver of the vehicle and other surrounding drivers, pedestrians and cyclist, …

Construction Site AccidentsJune 3, 2019

Construction Site Accidents: According to reports by OSHA and BLS, there were 4,379 workers in the private sector who lost their lives while on the job in 2015. Out of these, 937 – more than one in five – were in the construction industry. Unfortunately, these are only the worst of the construction site accidents. …

Motorcycle Safety Awareness MonthMay 30, 2019

Motorcycle Accidents: Summer fun is around the corner, and motorcycles already can be seen cruising in your local neighborhoods. May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Government agencies and safety organizations are reminding both motorists and motorcycle drivers to practice safety while on the road. In 2013, 4,668 motorcycle riders and passengers died in crashes, and …

$1.5 Million for Supermarket Slip and FallMay 15, 2019

A 60-year-old truck driver who slipped on grapes in the produce aisle of a supermarket received a $1,500,000 settlement in Middlesex County Superior Court. The plaintiff suffered an aggravation of two cervical herniations initially sustained several years earlier and although the condition was treated with conservative care, he was required to undergo a two-level cervical …

$1.75 Million for Automobile AccidentApril 8, 2019

A Marlboro Township man who suffered concussions from a vehicle accident, and ultimately dropped out of a college engineering program, received a $1.75 million settlement in Monmouth County Superior Court. The plaintiff claimed that when he was an 18-year-old high school senior, he was rear-ended while driving in Marlboro Township. After the accident, plaintiff’s attorney Erroll J. Haythorn, of Gill & …

How long does a car accident settlement take?March 18, 2019

Car accidents are one of the most common insurance claims every year. Personal vehicles are the most common form of transportation in the modern world, so these statistics are reasonable. But many people still don’t know the answer to the question: ‘how long does a car accident settlement take?’ In this article, we will discuss the …

Chamas Named in Top 100 by NJ Super Lawyers Magazine

Peter Chamas was ranked in the Top 100 in New Jersey Super Lawyers’ 2019 Magazine that was published this week. This marked the tenth time Mr. Chamas was named in the Top 100. Chamas was joined by his partner, Raymond Gill, who was ranked as the #2 top attorney in the 2019 New Jersey Super …

Ten Gill & Chamas Attorneys Named in Super Lawyers List

New Jersey Super Lawyers released their 2019 rankings earlier this week and ten attorneys from Gill & Chamas were selected. Eight attorneys were named to the Super Lawyers list and two were named as Rising Stars. Raymond Gill was ranked as the #2 attorney in the state, which marked his 11th year in the Top 10. Peter …