NJ Personal Injury Settlements & Verdicts

The firm has obtained many significant and noteworthy verdicts and settlements for their clients

The firm has total recoveries greater than $500,000,000 over the years for those who have been injured and disabled. Here is just a sample of the firm’s settlements and verdicts:

$29,500,000 – Pier Collapse Fatality – Philadelphia’s Pier 34 collapsed that resulted in the drowning of three woman and injury of 43 others. The estate of the family Gill & Chamas represented received $7.4 million.

$18,850,000 – A man was killed in a construction-site accident while he was standing next to a forklift when a backhoe reversed and crushed him between the two machines. The New Jersey Jury Verdict Review and Analysis stated that this Morris County case is one of the largest monetary settlements for the death of an unmarried man with no children in the history of the state.

$11,700,000 – An explosion occurred at an acetylene manufacturing plant in Perth Amboy that killed three workers and injured eight others. Gill & Chamas recovered $5.5 million of the settlement for the estate of one victim and six injured plaintiffs.

$11,500,000 – VERDICT – A young girl sustained a brain injury due to a defective product.

$10,500,000VERDICT – A Monmouth County contractor permanently injured in a fall from a roof.

$10,300,000 – A man suffered a head injury when a railing gave way in a shopping center in Union County.

$10,000,000 – VERDICT – A truck driver developed a staph infection from a fall on a slippery pavement at his Middlesex County workplace. The infection traveled through the plaintiff’s spine and into his heart, which caused a growth of microflora on his mitral valve.

$9,380,000 – Medical Malpractice – Teen Brain Injury – A teenager sustained a brain injury after having knee surgery while under general anesthesia.

$9,000,000 – VERDICT – A brain injury was sustained by a Somerset County man whose vehicle was struck from behind by a car while sitting in traffic. The plaintiff was rendered unconscious and exhibited confusion and memory loss.

$8,662,500 Burn injuries and wrongful death due to a house fire was started by a defectively designed dishwasher in Shrewsbury, NJ. The dishwasher was recalled because its design caused solution to drip onto the wiring harness, which allowed the wires’ insulation to deteriorate.

$7,677,000 – VERDICT – A Middlesex County jury awarded a verdict to a man who fell 20-feet at a residential construction work site and suffered multiple rib fractures as well and back injuries that required surgery.

$7,500,000 – A martial-arts instructor lost a leg due the defective design of a punching bag in Franklin Township.

$7,100,000 – The family of a man who was killed in a bicycle race agreed to settle their Middlesex County lawsuit. A competitive cyclist suffered a traumatic head injury when he collided with the chief referee in the race.

$7,000,000 – A Bergen County construction worker who was installing fire sprinklers for his employer was killed by a falling pallet of cinder blocks. The pallet fell from a sixth-floor balcony, which struck the plaintiff in the head.

$6,500,000 – VERDICT – Plaintiff was involved in a rear-end collision and is now confined to a wheelchair.

$6,400,000 – Passenger paralyzed in a car accident.

$6,250,000 – An Ocean county woman experienced complications during a prolapse surgery and hysterectomy at Monmouth Medical Center.

$5,625,000 – A roofer suffered a traumatic brain injury after a 40-foot fall in a Union County work site accident.

$5,300,000 – A jet port hangar under construction at Morristown Municipal Airport collapsed.

$5,000,000 – A man was repairing a forklift at a construction site when he was hit by another forklift that was in operation. The plaintiff suffered serious injuries and has been declared permanently disabled.

$5,000,000 – Plaintiff died of burns suffered in a fire at a chemical plant in Somerset County.

$5,000,000 – Two people were badly burned by boiling water from a burst pipe in an apartment.

$4,700,000 – VERDICT– A train commuter suffered brain damage when a steel rod smashed a New Jersey Transit window.

$4,500,000 – An electrical engineer was fatally hit in Hillsborough while making a turn on his motorcycle.

$4,500,000 – State employee permanently injured while working on the shoulder of a highway.

$4,275,000 – Two motorcyclists were injured in a collision caused by an unlocked horse paddock, which allowed a horse to cause a motorcycle accident.

$4,140,000Medical Malpractice – Disabling prescription drug overdose.

$4,125,000Medical Malpractice – Delayed diagnosis of congenital hypothyroidism in a newborn.

$4,000,000 Wrongful Death – A boy died in a skiing accident as a snow grooming machine ran him over.

$4,000,000 Motorcycle accident resulting in orthopedic, neurologic, and urologic injuries.

$4,000,000 – A registered nurse died within hours of giving birth to her first child at a local hospital.

$3,750,000 – A worker in Monmouth County was crushed at a recycling plant.

$3,710,000 – VERDICT – Bar assault – Multiple stab wounds.

$3,500,000 – A limousine passenger suffered serious injuries after the vehicle hydroplaned in rainwater and struck a concrete barrier.

$3,400,000 – A man fell thirty feet to his death when his lift got tangled with another lift.

$3,400,000 – An airport baggage handler sustained back injuries in an accident involving baggage-hauling equipment in Essex County.

$3,375,000 – VERDICT – A jury-awarded verdict for the estate of an off-duty state police officer that was killed by an intoxicated driver.

$3,250,000 Medical Malpractice – misdiagnosis of cancer.

$3,200,000 – VERDICT – A jury-awarded verdict for a Port Reading man who suffered serious injuries when he fell off a scaffold at a construction site in Jersey City.

$3,200,000 – A worker at an airport injured his back in a slip and fall accident at his job.

$3,150,000 – Plaintiff’s father was unable to control car due to multiple sclerosis.

$3,000,000 – A man was ejected from a golf cart in Monmouth County.

$3,000,000 – A traffic engineer was killed by an 18-wheel tractor-trailer while working on a highway improvement project.

$3,000,000 – A bicyclist was left paralyzed after being struck by a truck trailer in Union County.

$2,950,000 – A woman was struck from behind in her automobile on Route 9 in Monmouth County. As a result, she experiences severe cognitive dysfunction due to a head injury.

$2,900,000 – Reflex sympathetic dystrophy.

$2,900,000 – A woman tripped while hanging laundry at her apartment complex in Union County.

$2,750,000 – A pedestrian was hit by a truck.

$2,700,000Auto collision as East Brunswick woman attempted to make left turn.

$2,650,000 Wrongful Death – A child was run over and killed when a school bus pulled away without checking to see whether anyone was in front.

$2,650,000 – Individuals were burned at a bar in Seaside Heights when a propane tank began leaking and was ignited by the heater.

$2,625,000 – Bricklayer left disabled from a ladder fall of about ten to fifteen feet.

$2,600,000 – A man was killed inside a power plant when a 30-foot fan unexpectedly turned on during servicing.

$2,600,000 – Job fatality – 85 foot fall into catch basin.

$2,565,000 – Fall from platform at a restaurant deck.

$2,500,000 – A Cliffwood woman suffered neck injuries in an auto accident when a van rear-ended her minivan.

$2,500,000 – A driver suffered multiple injuries including hip fractures when struck by a bus.

$2,500,000 Auto collision– comatose condition – partial paralysis in right leg.

$2,500,000Medical malpractice resulting in coma and eventual death.

$2,500,000 – Passenger injured in auto accident.

$2,500,000 – Assault by security guards at Ocean County Hospital.

$2,400,000 – A man died of injuries sustained in a fishing-boat explosion in Monmouth County.

$2,350,000 – A man was struck by a forklift while doing business at a landscaping supply yard in Monmouth County. 

$2,300,000 Automobile accident as the defendant failed to stop at a stop sign.

$2,300,000 – A child was injured in a snowboarding accident.

$2,225,000 – Collision with steamroller. Closed head trauma & herniated disc.

$2,200,000 – VERDICT – Electrical explosion which caused burns.

$2,200,000Medical Malpractice – Botched weight-loss surgery.

$2,000,000 – A truck driver suffered brain damage during a head-on collision with an SUV.

$2,000,000 – A girl was fatally injured while crossing a street.

$2,000,000 – Singer slipped and fell at Union Venue.

$2,000,000 Medical Malpractice – Somerset County – failure to diagnosis a benign brain tumor.

$2,000,000 – A man was inspecting a construction site when a piece of plywood that was covering an open shaft gave way, which caused him to fall into the shaft and suffer head and spinal injuries.

$2,000,000 – Fall down – slip and fall on snow on apartment building parking lot in Monmouth County.

$2,000,000 – Legal Malpractice.

$1,950,000 – Morris County boy on bicycle suffered multiple injuries after he was struck by a driver who suffered a heart attack.

$1,900,000 – Fallen rack on forklift fell on employee’s foot at construction site.

$1,900,000 – A man suffered injuries in a head-on auto accident.

$1,900,000 – A middle-aged woman was injured when her automobile drove underneath the rear of a tractor trailer.

$1,900,000 – A Monmouth County plumber was thrown from a ladder after contacting live wires.

$1,800,000 – A teenage girl was run over by a school bus.

$1,800,000 – A laborer was injured when the utility vehicle he was riding in tumbled down an embankment.

$1,750,000 – A Monmouth County man suffered head injuries in an automobile accident.

$1,750,000 – A Middletown man was struck by a vehicle.

$1,750,000 – A passenger was injured in a bus crash in Hudson County.

$1,700,000 – A truck driver was injured in a loading dock.

$1,700,000 Workplace accident – Man fell twenty-four feet when decking gave way.

$1,650,000 Automobile injuries.

$1,600,000 – Burns sustained on the job – skin grafts on arms and hands.

$1,580,813 – VERDICT – Jury awarded verdict after municipality refused to offer suggested $150K for woman who was struck and had her arm run over while riding her bicycle 

$1,533,000 – A man suffered leg burns in a power station accident. The plaintiff was scalded when a flood pushed aside a sump pit cover and he fell in.

$1,500,000 Workplace accident – Fall through skylight- cognitive deficits.

$1,500,000 – VERDICT – Head injury during brawl with security guard.

$1,500,000 – Slip and fall in a super market.

$1,454,500 Motor vehicle accident resulting in orthopedic injuries and early retirement.

$1,450,000-Deliveryman injured by a bundle of New York Post newspapers thrown from a truck.

$1,410,000 Wrongful death due to sale of alcohol to a minor.

$1,400,000 – Arbitration panel awards Milltown man after shot in the chest during a hunting accident.

$1,400,000 Wrongful Death – Two brothers were killed in a car accident, where the car was driven by a teenager who was trying to talk to young women in another vehicle traveling at high speeds on the Garden State Parkway.

$1,400,000 – Worksite Fall – Mercer County man fell off 12-foot ladder while working on New Jersey Turnpike project.

$1,400,000 – A woman suffered back and neck injuries when her car was hit by a construction vehicle on the Garden State Parkway.

$1,300,000 Tractor trailer accident – two disc fusion- chronic back pain.

$1,300,000 – Negligent repair of natural gas pipe line – severe burns.

$1,300,000 – A boiler technician suffered back injuries after a fall from a ladder.

$1,300,000 – A woman was struck by a shopping cart, which caused her to have back injuries.

$1,300,000 – Ocean County Motorcycle accident. A motorcyclist collided with an oncoming car in Colts Neck, NJ and suffered spine and ankle fractures. 

$1,285,000 – Products liability – wrongful death – driver ejected through sunroof.

$1,250,000 – Spinal injury from rear-end collision.

$1,250,000 – Fall off of a ladder resulting in fractured vertebrae and inability to work.

$1,250,000 – A man suffered urological injuries after he was involved in an automobile accident in Atlantic County.

$1,250,000 – An elderly man was waiting in line at Wendy’s when the defendant drove through the front doors and killed him.

$1,245,000 Pedestrian killed by a car on a state highway in Monmouth County.

$1,200,000 – A Rutgers nursing student suffering back injuries in an automobile accident.

$1,200,000 – Pedestrian hit by train.

$1,200,000 Fatal Automobile Crash – A couple died when their vehicle was broadsided by a pickup truck while making a left turn out of a parking lot.

$1,200,000 – Pallet fell on plaintiff – injury to eyelid.

$1,200,000 Workplace injury – multiple fractures of the right arm in an airport conveyor belt.

$1,200,000 – VERDICTSlip and fall – compound leg fracture.

$1,200,000 – A woman was kicked in the head by a horse in Monmouth County.

$1,200,000 – Brain-damaged pedestrian.

$1,200,000 Construction accident.

$1,200,000 – A man lost three toes when an 800 pound slab of granite fell on his foot at a construction site in Middlesex County. 

$1,200,000 – Elevator worker injured while working at a construction site in Essex County.

$1,170,000 – Collision with county driver – herniated disc loss of use of left hand.

$1,150,000 Drunk driving crash.

$1,150,000 – A man was pinned between a trailer and the wall in a workplace accident.

$1,150,000 – A former police officer suffered injuries in a car accident while responding to an emergency call.

$1,125,000 – Mechanic died after a worksite accident.

$1,120,000 – Piscataway man was hit by a car as he left tavern intoxicated.

$1,100,000 Wrongful death – A crate of steel rods fell resulting in death.

$1,100,000 – A man suffered head and pelvic injuries when his motorcycle collided with a car.

$1,100,000 Auto accident on left turn.

$1,100,000 – VERDICT – A man suffered a severe leg injury in an industrial accident.

$1,060,000 – Three men were hurt in a fiery car crash after a night of drinking.

$1,050,000 – A Highlands woman was hit by a car while jogging.

$1,045,116 – VERDICTSlip and fall on ice – herniated disc.

$1,030,000 – Tractor trailer collision – fusion in lower back.

$1,023,450 Motor vehicle accident resulting in orthopedic and neurological injuries.

$1,015,000 – Plaintiff was hit by a driver operating a U-Haul box truck in Middlesex County.

$1,000,000 – A man injured his back after a 24-foot fall at a construction site.

$1,000,000 – A Pop Warner football coach was assaulted by a parent.

$1,000,000 – Loss of eye due to defective product used in tire repair.

$1,000,000 – A construction worker was knocked down by a passing pick-up truck as he was doing paving work on the shoulder of a highway.

$1,000,000 – VERDICT – Products liability – fractured thigh bone.

$1,000,000 Workplace injury – Plaintiff sideswiped by truck -broken elbow, neck cervical herniation with fusion.

$1,000,000 – A woman was involved in a motorcycle accident while riding in Middlesex County when she collided with a pickup truck being backed out of a driveway.

$1,000,000 – A Monmouth County man was injured while on job when a concrete pump pipe broke causing him to be hit with concrete.

$1,000,000 – An electrician was electrocuted and later died after performing maintenance on a Middlesex County office building.

$1,000,000 – A Middlesex County lawsuit for injuries sustained when plaintiff’s car was struck head-on by another. 

$1,000,000 – A worker’s hand was crushed while repairing a machine on a job site.

$986,871Traffic accident – failure to yield.

$975,000 – A young woman was injured in an auto accident caused by an intoxicated driver.

$950,000 – Worksite accident

$950,000 – Tractor trailer collision torn rotator cuff

$950,000 – Tractor trailer accident- Closed head injury and multiple internal injuries

$950,000 – Rear end by tractor trailer – Herniated discs, broken nose

$925,000 – A plaintiff was served while visibly intoxicated and was then hit by a car.

$925,000 – A worker suffered serious leg burns in an explosion caused by leaking fumes from a cylinder of propylene gas on a truck.

$905,000 – A forklift operator died in a collision with a dump truck.

$900,000 – A man slipped on loose bricks and suffered injuries to his knees and back.

$900,000 – Traffic injuries.

$900,000 – Trucking accident.

$884,000 – Dram shop liability.

$875,000 Fatal auto accident in Freehold, NJ.

$875,000Motorcycle injuries.

$875,000 – Automobile and truck accident.

$870,000Slip and fall.

$850,000Wrongful death.

$850,000 Medical Malpractice – Missed diagnosis from primary care physician

$850,000Workplace accident.

$850,000 – Two men working on a construction site fell from scaffolding that they had assembled.

$840,000 – VERDICT – Driver was hit twice at an intersection on Route 35 in Hazlet.

$800,000 Workplace injury – punctured eye.

$800,000 – VERDICT – Illegal u-turn by defendant – severe head injuries, facial fractures resulting in nasal reconstruction

$800,000 Loss of vision in one eye of child

$790,000 – A man from Hillside was rear-ended in his vehicle and suffered neck and shoulder injuries that required surgery.

$775,000 – A Matawan man was injured when his vehicle was struck from behind by a truck.

$757,000 – VERDICT – Work related injury – Spinal injuries

$750,000 Trip and fall – Fractured patella

$750,000 Medical malpractice – Vesico Vaginal fistula

$750,000 – A Millstone woman was involved in a head-on collision in Middlesex County.

$750,000Automobile injuries.

$750,000 – A pedestrian was struck by a bus and suffered a degloving injury to his right hand and forearm.

$750,000Medical malpractice resulting in loss of spleen and kidney dysfunction.

$750,000 – A man was struck from behind in his automobile on the New Jersey Turnpike, suffering low back injuries that required surgery.

$737,500 – A man was injured when he was hit by a truck at a construction site.

$702,500 – Delayed call to police.

$700,000 – A driver who was rear-ended on the NJ Turnpike suffered back injuries.

$700,000 – VERDICTAutomobile accidentHerniated disks.

$700,000 – VERDICT – Defendant ran red light – Herniated lumbar and lumbar and cervical disc bulges.

$700,000 – A man suffered leg injuries in a 240-foot scuba dive.

$685,000 – Workplace trip and fall resulting in orthopedic injury and early retirement.

$675,000 – Fatal Car and truck accident.

$675,000 – Auto and truck collision – left turn.

$665,000 – Motor vehicle accident involving intoxicated driver resulting in orthopedic injuries and diminished ability to work.

$650,000 – Motor vehicle accident resulting in orthopedic and neuropsychological injuries.

$650,000 – Death of pedestrian.

$635,000 – Molestation by head of ministry – Psychiatric Injury – Adjustment disorder.

$625,000 – Trucking accident.

$620,000Auto injuries.

$600,000 – A woman suffered a neck injury when plaster fell from a bathroom ceiling as she was taking a shower.

$600,000 – Ceiling collapse. – Cervical fusion.

$600,000 Trip and fall on gas valve – Trigeminal neuralgia.

$600,000 Fire Fatality.

$597,000 – Motor vehicle accident involving hit and run driver resulting in orthopedic and neurological injuries.

$592,750 – Dram shop – Fractured jaw requiring open reduction and internal fixation of a plate and screws, fractured patella, & wrist.

$575,000 – Van broadsided by delivery truck – Injuries to ears, & knees.

$556,000 – VERDICT – Impalement on beer cooler – Lacerations and scarring.

$550,000 – VERDICT – Low impact rear-end collision – Resulting in two spinal operations.

$540,000 – VERDICT – Defendant ran stop sign – Concussion, herniated disc.

$525,000 – Truck collision.

$525,000 – Automobile injuries

$515,000 Slip and fall.

$515,000 – Altercation – Stroke and paralysis.

$500,000 – Workplace injury – Four herniated discs.

$500,000 – Women struck by train – Removal of vertebrae.

$500,000 – Collision with school bus – Herniated discs requiring surgery

$500,000 – Improper sonogram diagnosis of unborn fetus – Fetus was born with no legs.

$500,000 – Step broke on delivery truck – Surgical removal of vertebrae

$500,000 – A medical services technician suffered injuries in an automobile accident.

$500,000 – A pipe fitter was injured at work when he tripped and fell over equipment.

$500,000 – An Old Bridge man suffered back injuries in a car accident.

$500,000 – A bicyclist was hit by a vehicle and suffered a head injury.

$500,000 – A Hoboken man suffered burns to his back.

$500,000 – Pedestrian struck by motor vehicle accident resulting in orthopedic and neuropsychiatric injuries and a diminished ability to work.

$500,000 – A man fell down outside of a restaurant which resulted in a fractured hip requiring a hip replacement.

The information stated herein should not create any unjustified expectation that similar results can be obtained for others without regard to the specific factual and legal circumstances.

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