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 …

$6 Million for Construction Site InjuryMay 2, 2018

Construction Accident: An article from the Post and Courier stated that a man who was crushed by a work truck at a construction site received $6 Million. This man suffered crush injuries to his legs, a broken pelvis and many other significant injuries. His injuries required many surgeries as well as a significant amount of …

Worksite enforcement protecting construction workers safetyMarch 12, 2018

Ensuring each of its employees is legally authorized to work in the United States is one of many responsibilities facing every American business, from small start-up operations to our country’s largest and most prosperous corporations. This strategy incorporates  a 3 prong approach to conduct worksite enforcement: compliance, though I-9 inspections, civil fines and referrals for …

$3.1 M Verdict in Construction LawsuitMarch 6, 2018

The clients were awarded a $3.1 million jury verdict and$ 644,000 in prejudgment interest on their counterclaim. “The plaintiff, after nine years of litigation, recovered nothing,” said Kreitzer, who chairs Bilzin’s litigation group, and worked with associate Shalia Sakona. “We recovered every dollar that we asked for.” The dispute pitted joint venture partners 2377 Collins Resort L.P. and West Collins …