Case Summary: NEW JERSEY SUPERIOR COURT – WARREN COUNTY, NJ A father and his two young daughters were shopping in ShopRite when the girls (ages 4 and 7) needed to use the restroom. The father stood approximately three feet from the ladies’ room and waited for his daughters to come out. The seven-year-old held the […]
Case Summary: NEW YORK SUPREME COURT – NEW YORK, NY A Port Authority police officer was struck by a car while directing traffic on the George Washington Bridge. The plaintiff suffered bilateral knee injuries, requiring arthroscopic surgery.
Case Summary: NASSAU COUNTY SUPREME COURT – MINEOLA, NEW YORK A 38-year-old woman was hit head on in a motor vehicle accident. The plaintiff suffered a torn medial collateral ligament and a torn medial meniscus of both knees, requiring arthroscopic surgery; and herniated discs at C4-C5, C5-C6 and C6-C7.
Case Summary: MIDDLESEX COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT – NEW BRUNSWICK, NEW JERSEY A 63-year-old woman was rear-ended while stopped at a red light, then pushed into a school bus. The plaintiff suffered herniated discs at L4-5 and L5-S1; fracture of the T12 vertebra; and a fractured nose.
Case Summary: MONMOUTH COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT – FREEHOLD, NEW JERSEY A 12-year-old girl was on the Frog Hopper ride at Keansburg Amusement Park when the ride operator closed the safety bar on her hand and wrist. The girl suffered a right wrist fracture and Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy.
Case Summary: MORRIS COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT – MORRISTOWN, NEW JERSEY A 52-year-old warehouse worker was traveling to work from a lunch break when the defendant vehicle crossed over the double yellow line at a high rate of speed and crashed into the plaintiff head on. The plaintiff suffered multiple injuries, including a comminuted fracture of […]
Case Summary: FEDERAL COURT – WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY A 25-year-old office manager was abducted from a hotel parking lot and subsequently raped by a former hotel housekeeper who had an extensive criminal record prior to being hired by the hotel.
Case Summary: KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT – BROOKLYN, NEW YORK A 66-year-old pedestrian was walking along a sidewalk in front of a large house under construction when she was caused to trip and fall over a piece of plywood covered with dirt and protruding into the pedestrian’s path of travel. The pedestrian suffered a comminuted […]
Case Summary: RICHMOND COUNTY SUPREME COURT – STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK A 36-year-old electrician walking along the Staten Island Fuel Pier (which was under construction) fell into an unprotected opening in the metal grating. He was knocked unconscious for 30 minutes and was pulled to safety by co-workers. He sustained a closed head injury and […]
Case Summary: MORRIS COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT – MORRISTOWN, NEW JERSEY A 42-year-old driver was rear-ended, causing an aggravation of a pre-existing back condition and resulting in back surgery. Case settled for the defendant’s $1,000,000 policy limits a week before trial.