Mickens v. Misdom and City of ElizabethJanuary 8, 2015

Mickens v. Misdom and City of Elizabeth Plaintiff Jesse L. Mickens, Jr., was injured on January 8, 2010, when his automobile was struck by a pick-up truck owned by defendant, City of Elizabeth, and operated by defendant, Timothy Misdom. Plaintiff sustained a herniated disc as a result of defendants’ truck collision with plaintiff’s parked vehicle. …

Chatham Man killed in Fuel Tanker ExplosionDecember 8, 2014

A Chatham man was killed and a fuel tanker truck driver was in critical condition after a fiery wreck on Route 78. A man driving an Audi A4 from the Garden State Parkway ramp to Route 78 westbound when he traveled into the path of the tanker, which hit his car, according to a state police …

Texas judge clears woman in death attributed to GM ignition switchNovember 26, 2014

GM hides defect and allows woman to go to jail Texas judge cleared Candice Anderson of her negligent homicide plea after her Saturn Ion crashed in 2004, killing her fiancée Michael Erickson. CBS reports that prosecutors charged her with manslaughter due to “a trace amount of anti-anxiety medication in her system.” CBS reports that Texas prosecutors are …

Rear End Collisions in New JerseyNovember 10, 2014

All drivers have a duty to maintain a safe following distance between their vehicle and the vehicle in front of them. This is one of the most commonly violated rules of the road, resulting in numerous collisions and injuries in New Jersey on a daily basis. N.J.S.A. 39:4-89 reads as follows: The driver of a …

Man seriously injured in Turnpike crash in Middlesex County

Turnpike crash: On Saturday afternoon, a man suffered serious injuries in a multi-vehicle crash on the New Jersey Turnpike near Interchange 9 in Middlesex County. The driver’s minivan flipped over and emergency crews were called to the scene. For more information, please read: http://www.nj.com/middlesex/index.ssf/2014/11/man_seriously_injured_in_turnpike_crash_in_middlesex_county.html#incart_river The New Jersey Turnpike is a toll road in New Jersey, maintained by the New …

Where were the most fatal N.J. car accidents last year?November 6, 2014

Please read below a report from NJ.com written by Stephen Stirling of NJ Advance Media for NJ.com that breaks down the most fatal NJ car accidents by location last year. Fatal vehicle accidents claimed the lives of 542 people in New Jersey in the last year, according to new data released by the New Jersey State Police. Where were …

$22 Mil. Settlement Reached in Allstate Bad-Faith CaseOctober 6, 2014

A bad-faith suit against Allstate Insurance Co. stemming from an auto-accident case that produced a $19.1 million verdict in Philadelphia has been settled for $22 million. According to Legal sibling publication PaLaw, which tracks the largest verdicts and settlements in the state of Pennsylvania, the $22 million settlement in Hennessy v. Allstate Insurance is the …

Raymond Gill Named to Personal Injury Hall of FameMarch 13, 2014

Ray Gill – Hall of Fame: On March 3, 2014, the New Jersey Law Journal published their 2014 Edition of the Personal Injury Hall of Fame. The Personal Injury Hall of Fame acknowledges a select number of attorneys throughout the state for settlements or verdicts in different practice areas. Mr. Gill topped the category of Automobile …

General Motors Recalls More Vehicles to Resolve Deadly ProblemFebruary 27, 2014

General Motors (GM) has recently expanded their recall for faulty ignition switches in specific models, stating the number of car fatalities involved are now up to 13. There have been numerous injuries because of this dangerous problem as well. The total amount of vehicles that have been affected is estimated to be about 1.37 million. …