Carbon Monoxide PoisoningOctober 17, 2018

Carbon Monoxide poisoning can occur in people that use gasoline-powered tools including high-pressure power washers, cutting saws, floor buffers, welders, compressors, and generators in buildings. Even in areas that seem to be well-ventilated, carbon monoxide can rapidly accumulate and build up to dangerous amounts within minutes. Employers and equipment users should not allow the use of …

The deadliest N.J. counties for road accidentsOctober 1, 2018

Larry Higgs of NJ Advance Media ranked the counties in New Jersey with the most fatal accidents. According to the article, a total of 386 people were killed in fatal crashes in the state, down from the 426 deaths for the same time in 2017. The number includes pedestrian and bicycles. Read the full article on …

Highway Work Zone AccidentsSeptember 23, 2018

Highway Work Zone Accidents: Highway work zones can be extremely   hazardous for motorists as well as construction workers. There are fatalities every year affected by work zones. Major roadways in New Jersey such as the Garden State Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike often have construction areas throughout the year. Gill & Chamas is equipped with …

$750,000 for Missed Diagnosis of Breast CancerAugust 6, 2018

Partner, Robert J. Adinolfi recently settled a case for $750,000.00 involving a missed diagnosis of breast cancer.  The case was brought against a prominent Monmouth County Breast surgeon, where it was alleged that as a result of a two month delay in diagnosis, the plaintiff was deprived of timely treatment that would have prevented her …

Premise Liability LawsuitsAugust 1, 2018

Premise Liability Attorneys: What is Premise Liability? Premises liability is a legal concept that typically comes into play in personal injury cases where the injury was caused by some type of unsafe or defective condition on someone’s property. Premises liability cases, including: slip and fall cases snow and ice accidents inadequate maintenance of the premises defective conditions …

Nursing Home NegligenceJune 12, 2018

Nursing Home Negligence: Seeing our parents and the people we love get old is not easy, especially when they are unable to take care for themselves and need to be put in a nursing home or some other assisted living facility. If you are planning on entering a loved one into one of these facilities …

Medical Malpractice AttorneysMay 23, 2018

Medical Malpractice Attorneys: Everyday people put their trust in doctors, nurses, physicians and nursing homes with the understanding they will receive the best possible care. Those professionals who become lax and negligent can render us sick, disabled or worse. If you or a loved one has been the victim of such negligence, the medical malpractice …

$6.5 million for bicycle injuryMarch 5, 2018

Los Angeles will pay $6.5 million to settle a lawsuit from a man who suffered severe injuries after his bicycle hit a pothole in Sherman Oaks, lawmakers agreed Wednesday. Two years ago, Peter Godefroy lost control of his bicycle when it hit a pothole on Valley Vista Boulevard, throwing him to the ground. The crash left …

$1.9 million settlement for failure to diagnoseFebruary 28, 2018

In February 2014, six-year-old Wynter Przybylski was very sick. Her parents took her to a walk-in clinic in Brewer and to see the girl’s pediatrician. Both diagnosed her with severe constipation, but the treatment only made her worse. Four days after being diagnosed by her doctor, Wynter was diagnosed with acute leukemia and was undergoing …

Helicopter crash results in $100 million settlementFebruary 21, 2018

A flight nurse who was seriously injured in a 2015 helicopter crash in Frisco has been awarded $100 million in a settlement with the helicopter’s manufacturer and the company that operated it. Attorneys said they hope the extraordinary sum will compel the industry to improve helicopter crashworthiness. One member of the crashsuffered burns on 90 …