Jet Port Hangar Collapse Nets $5.3 MillionDecember 6, 2018

A 36 year-old male plaintiff recovered $5,300,000 due to a jet port hangar under construction at Morristown Municipal Airport that collapsed. The jet port was under the construction management of the Airport Road construction management company. Federal OSHA investigators determined the cause of the collapse was a result of improper bracing by the plaintiff’s employer. …

University Hospital Newark: Two Infant DeathsNovember 28, 2018

There have been four confirmed cases of A. baumannii at University Hospital in Newark since October. The New Jersey Department of Health learned late Monday that two premature infants with confirmed cases of Acinetobacter baumannii died last week in the neonatal intensive care unit at University Hospital in Newark. Of these four confirmed cases, three of the infants …

Da Vinci System RecallsNovember 14, 2018

Da Vinci System Recalls: In recent years, surgical robots have been presented as one of the greatest advances in medicine, but as the 2013 da Vinci Surgical System recalls have shown, problems lurk behind the promise. In fact, a report submitted to the FDA reviewed all reported problems since 2000, concluding that the system is …

$5.6 Million Settlement for Work Site Fall in Union CountyNovember 6, 2018

A roofer who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a 40-foot fall agreed to a $5,625,000 settlement in his Union County suit. The plaintiff was installing skylights on a commercial building in Elizabeth, NJ, when he fell to the ground. As a result of the fall, he sustained fractures to the right wrist, forearm, left …

30 adenovirus cases confirmed at Wanaque Center

The New Jersey Department of Health said Thursday laboratory tests have confirmed another child has contracted an adenovirus infection, which is now the 30th known pediatric case at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell. There have been 10 deaths associated with this outbreak. A staff member was also affected by the outbreak but has recovered. The Voorhees Pediatric Facility in Voorhees …

Truck Accident LawsuitNovember 3, 2018

Truck Accident Lawsuit: Since 1995, Gill & Chamas has assisted clients suffering a wide range of effects after a trucking accident, from financial and physical consequences to the loss of a loved one. With past settlements ranging up to $9 million, we are proud of our track record, because we know it makes all the …

Motorcycle Accident AttorneysOctober 29, 2018

Motorcycle Accident Attorneys: The attorneys at Gill and Chamas have been representing injured motorcycle accident victims for over 20 years. Our results speak for themselves. Our attorneys have handled all types of motorcycle accidents with a wide range of injuries. Our team hires the best experts in their fields to get the best possible outcomes …

Construction Material InjuriesOctober 26, 2018

Construction Material Injuries: In construction, the tools of the trade can be hazardous, which is why employees rely on manufacturers and employers to ensure that every safety protocol is covered to a “t”. When that responsibility is not taken seriously and injury occurs, you may be entitled to seek Worker’s Compensation and additional monetary compensation …

Robotic Surgery Malpractice AttorneysOctober 23, 2018

Robotic Surgery Malpractice Attorneys: Robotic surgery has grown more common across a range of procedures, although a lack of randomized trials of sufficient size draws into question some claims of enhanced efficacy. During robot-assisted surgery, the surgeon mans an enormous console outside of the direct surgical area, and the robot performs the procedure based on their prompts. …

Mesothelioma LawyersOctober 19, 2018

Mesothelioma Lawyers: What is mesothelioma? Malignant mesothelioma is a rare, asbestos-related cancer that forms on the thin protective tissues that cover the lungs and abdomen. A combined approach to treatment is helping people improve their survival and ease symptoms, but many people will need to seek a mesothelioma or asbestos attorney. Doctors diagnose an estimated …