$1.5 Million for Supermarket Slip and FallMay 15, 2019

A 60-year-old truck driver who slipped on grapes in the produce aisle of a supermarket received a $1,500,000 settlement in Middlesex County Superior Court. The plaintiff suffered an aggravation of two cervical herniations initially sustained several years earlier and although the condition was treated with conservative care, he was required to undergo a two-level cervical …

Slip and Fall Accident AttorneysOctober 15, 2018

Slip and Fall Accident Attorneys: When it comes to investigating your slip-and-fall claim in New Jersey, we focus on the minute details, inspecting the site and interviewing any witnesses that may have been present. We’ll research how long the hazard has existed and if anyone else was injured. If the property owner or manager was aware of …

Slip and Fall Accident AttorneysAugust 30, 2018

Slip and Fall Accident Attorneys: Slip and fall accidents are common especially in the hard winter months. Most slip and fall accidents occur during this time because of the cold weather, snow, ice and freezing rain. However that does not mean slip and falls are not a year round concern. Every day, people fall because …

Slip and Fall Prevention TipsJune 18, 2018

Slip and Fall Prevention Tips: Safety should always be everyone’s number one priority. This applies for not only at work, but at home, school, grocery store and everywhere else you find yourself. It is important to keep an eye out for anything that is a fall hazard such as icy sidewalks, liquid on the floor, …

$1 Million for Slip and Fall in Middlesex County, NJApril 27, 2018

A slip and fall case recently settled in Middlesex County for over 1 million dollars. The plaintiff suffered serve back injuries as a result of slipping on untreated ice at his place of work. This caused him to undergo lumbar surgeries, fusions and epidural injections. Here at Gill and Chamas our firm has represented slip …

Jury awards $1.6M for Slip and Fall in SupermarketMarch 7, 2018

A jury awarded $1.6 million on Friday to an 85-year-old man in a suburban supermarket slip-and-fall case, including $1 million in punitive damages. Attorneys for Christopher Armstrong-Stevenson, who was 84 at the time of the accident, argued to the jury that the Safeway chain that owns the store needed to be sent a message about …

How Slip and Fall Accidents can cause Ankle InjuriesMarch 6, 2018

Ankle injuries after a slip and fall accident can result in severe pain and cause problems. When people injure their ankles in slip-and-fall accidents that result from the negligence of a business or an entity that is in control of the premises, the injured victims might recover damages by filing personal injury lawsuits against the business or …

$3.5 Million for Slip and FallMarch 3, 2018

A Pryor man’s visit to a QuikTrip store for drinks seven years ago has resulted in a series of lawsuits, appeals and countersuits after a jury rendered what has been described as a surprising $3.5 million judgment for the plaintiff. The series of litigation began Aug. 6, 2009, when Chad Felts slipped on a just-mopped …

$1.2M Verdict in Slip & Fall SuitFebruary 27, 2018

A Scott County jury awarded a woman who slipped and fell on ice at a Quad-City hotel $1.2 million on Friday. Brenda Alcala, 54, of Dallas stayed at the Courtyard by Marriott Bettendorf when she fell on an icy private sidewalk Jan. 21, 2010, according to her attorney, Mike Bush. “I’m pleased with the amount,” …

$16.4M Verdict in Slip and Fall Resulting in Head Injury

Jurors Friday awarded more than $16.4 million to a Lowe’s patron who suffered permanent head injuries from a 2013 fall at one of the company’s stores. Hendrickson v. Lowe’s Home Centers LLC, A-13-687418-C. The award came as jurors concluded the company’s negligence caused Kelly Hendrickson to slip and fall in water in the garden department of its …