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 …

Elevator Worker Settles Injury Lawsuit for $1.2 MillionJuly 29, 2019

Worksite Accident: An elevator mechanic foreman who suffered a shoulder injury at a building construction site agreed to a $1.2 million settlement in his Essex County suit. The plaintiff was injured when he walked into the elevator machine room on the 14th floor. The areas adjacent to the elevator machinery had a raised computer floor, making …

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. …

NJ.com: Full Story – Middlesex Verdict $7,500,000January 15, 2019

The full story by Alex Napoliello can be found on NJ.com at this link. A Middlesex County jury returned a $7,500,000 verdict in favor of the plaintiff. The plaintiff was a 56 year-old male from Spotswood, NJ who fell 20 feet at a residential housing construction site. As a result of the accident, the plaintiff suffered rib and …

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. …

$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 …

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 …

Construction Site FallsJuly 2, 2018

Construction Site Falls: It is easy enough to get tripped up in a familiar setting like your backyard, inside your house, the local store parking lot or your school/ place of work. When on a construction site there are so many dangerous obstacles, machinery and elevated surfaces that falls on a construction site are very …

Crane Accident Attorneys – Crane InjuriesJune 23, 2018

Crane Accident Attorneys: According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, better known as OSHA, there are approximately 125,000 in operation throughout construction zones across the United States. Accidents involving cranes can be one of the most fatal workplace injuries. At the law offices of Gill and Chamas we have a staff of seasoned NJ …