$975,000 for Auto Accident Caused by Intoxicated DriverAugust 15, 2019

James Pagliuca of Gill & Chamas recovered $975,000 for a 19 year-old woman who sustained multiple fractures in an automobile accident in July of 2016. Mr. Pagliuca claimed that the driver was served alcohol at the defendant’s bar in Keyport, NJ despite the fact that he was visibly intoxicated. Video surveillance showed that the driver …

$975K for Dram Shop ClaimJuly 25, 2019

James Pagliuca of Gill & Chamas recovered $975,000 for a 19 year-old woman who was injured in an auto accident caused by a drunk driver. Mr. Pagliuca claimed that the defendant driver was served alcohol despite being visibly intoxicated. The defendant driver had a BAC of .19 and video surveillance evidence would have been introduced at the time …

Christie Conditionally Vetoes Ignition Interlock BillMarch 25, 2015

Ignition Interlock Bill: On March 23rd, Governor Christie sent a conditional veto message to the legislature, rejecting the proposed Bill 1368 which would fundamentally change DWI sentencing law. The Governor’s recommendations call for the installation of ignition interlock devices in every instance for longer periods. The idea of shortened driver’s license suspension periods is eliminated. …

Major Changes to N.J. Drunk Driving LawFebruary 9, 2015

A proposed law to drastically change the way New Jersey punishes drunken drivers has hit Gov. Chris Christie’s desk. The bill, which passed the state Senate 29-4 on February 5 after passing the Assembly in June, would allow most drivers convicted of drunken driving for the first time to reduce their license suspensions from the …