$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 …

Brain Injury AttorneysJuly 27, 2018

Brain Injury Attorneys: Brain injuries can have a serious impact on you and your family. The attorneys at Gill & Chamas have handled hundreds of brain injury cases. In preparing each case for trial, our attorneys have reviewed the client’s medical records, reports, and diagnostic studies to better understand the client’s specific brain injury. Gill …

 $45.8 Million Malpractice Verdict for Woman left with Brain DamageMarch 11, 2018

A $45.8 Million Malpractice Verdict was reached for a woman who was left with brain damage. The main reason for such a large settlement was an eye-grabbing opening and a lineup of experts that painted a vivid picture on the broader meaning behind a doctor’s standard of care, a lawyer who spearheaded the plaintiff’s case said in …

$11.35 million verdict for brain injuryMarch 2, 2018

A Summit County jury awarded an $11.35 million verdict this week in a medical malpractice lawsuit involving a Massillon boy with a brain injury. The jury returned the verdict Thursday evening after a two-week trial and a day of deliberations in Summit County Judge Joy Oldfield’s courtroom. Matthew and Lisa Ellis of Massillon filed the …

$30M verdict in pedestrian injury caseJanuary 19, 2018

A $30 million verdict from a jury on behalf of their client who suffered permanent and debilitating brain damage after she was hit by a vehicle while walking on the side of a road six years ago. According to a press release, Ming was walking on Christmas Eve 2011 when the side passenger mirror of …

$1.5 Million Verdict for Head InjuryJune 1, 2016

A Monmouth County jury awarded $1.5 million to a restaurant patron for a head injury he suffered in a brawl with a security guard. The guard took the plaintiff and threw him to the ground when a cook said he was trying to steal a hot dog. The plaintiff sued the restaurant owner for negligently …

$9 Million for Brain Injuries in Four- Car AccidentMay 1, 2016

A Somerset county jury awarded $9 Million on December 17, 2008 to a man who suffered brain injuries in a four-car accident. The Plaintiff and his wife were stopped in traffic on Route 22 in Branchburg when a car hit them from behind. The plaintiff was rendered unconscious and exhibited confusion and memory loss. A …

$1.9 Million for Auto Accident Injuries

Auto Accident Injuries: A man who suffered brain and leg injuries in a head-on auto accident agreed to settle his Essex County suit for $1.9 Million. The defendant driving a company van, hit a car driven by the plaintiff, then 28, of Elizabeth, which was heading north on Route 21 in Newark. The defendants van …

$2 Million for Brain Injuries in Truck Accident

A truck driver was awarded $2 Million in a binding arbitration for brain injuries suffered in a head-on collision with an SUV. The accident occurred on November of 1999, when a Chevrolet Suburban crossed a yellow line in Brick and smashed into the plaintiff’s car says his truck accident lawyer Peter Chamas of Gill and …

Do you know who your anesthesiologist is?November 16, 2015

Do you know who your anesthesiologist is?  Too often, victims of medical errors focus on who the surgeon is, but ignore the second most important person in the operating room:  the anesthesiologist.  Whether it is an injury from an intubation, a deprivation of oxygen, an overdose of medication, or a positioning error that leads to …