Jury Returns $1,000,000 Verdict for Slip and FallNovember 11, 2019

A jury awarded a woman $1,000,000 for injuries sustained after she slipped and fell while shopping at BJS Whole Sale Club. The woman was caused to fall on water that accumulated from a leaking PVC pipe that ran up the corner of a box freezer located in the retail space. Her right foot slipped out …

Slip and Fall LawsuitsSeptember 10, 2019

Slip and Fall Accidents: When most people think of a slip and fall accident the first thing that comes to mind is snow and ice on a chilly winter day. Although slip and falls do occur on icy surfaces, they can happen in places you would least expect. These types of accidents can happen all …

$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 …