$425,000 Workers’ Compensation Settlement

By |2020-02-14T16:13:20-05:00January 11th, 2020|Personal Injury, Verdicts and Settlements|

Michael R. Paglione recently negotiated a $425,000 Workers’ Compensation settlement for a Szaferman Lakind client. This was the largest Workers Compensation settlement, pursuant to Section 20 of the compensation statute, in New Jersey for all of 2008. Our client, a mason working for a local school board, was injured in 2000 when a brick and [...]

$2.75 Million Settlement in Trucking Accident Case

By |2020-02-14T16:16:54-05:00January 11th, 2020|Personal Injury, Verdicts and Settlements|

$2.75 Million Settlement in Trucking Accident Case Michael R. Paglione, Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation, recently negotiated a $2,750,000 settlement for a forklift operator injured in a workplace accident. The accident occurred in 2004 as our client was loading cargo onto a tractor trailer at a loading dock. As he backed his forklift off [...]

Shooting Victim & Family Receive $6 Million Judgment

By |2020-03-16T09:13:48-05:00January 11th, 2020|Personal Injury, Verdicts and Settlements|

Hahn v. Heisler A retired Mercer County sheriff’s officer and his wife won a $6 million dollar judgment against the man who shot him, causing severe injuries that ended his law enforcement career. Szaferman Lakind partner Craig Hubert represents the plaintiffs, Joshua and Doris Hahn. The defendant, Vasil “Billy” Heisler, was convicted of attempted murder and [...]

Somerset County Client Settles Pedestrian Injury Case for $1.27 Million

By |2020-02-14T16:18:52-05:00January 11th, 2020|Personal Injury, Verdicts and Settlements|

A Somerset County woman, suffering from serious, permanent injuries after being struck by a pick up truck, settled her claims against the driver of the vehicle and her own insurance carrier, which provided underinsured coverage, for a total amount of $1.27 million dollars. Michael Paglione, a partner with the firm, represented the plaintiff. The [...]

Montgomery Township Bus Fall Settlement for $3.575 million

By |2020-02-14T16:19:36-05:00January 11th, 2020|Personal Injury, Verdicts and Settlements|

Michael Paglione recently settled a case against Montgomery Township for $3.575 million on behalf of a retired university professor who was rendered quadriplegic. The case made statewide news when it was filed in 2008. The client fell backwards from the township’s senior bus while assisting a 93-year-old woman to remove her wheelchair. At the [...]

Brain Injury Victim Resolves Case for $1.05 Million

By |2020-03-16T09:15:30-05:00January 11th, 2020|Personal Injury, Verdicts and Settlements|

A Hunterdon County client has agreed to settle his case for $1.05 million, according to Craig Hubert, who represents David Mummey. Mr. Mummey suffered severe, permanent head injuries as a result of an accident in June 2007. He was hired to unload a large piece of heavy equipment, a pavement sealer, from a tractor trailer [...]

Michael Paglione Achieves $700,000 Settlement in Auto Accident Case

By |2020-02-14T16:24:45-05:00January 11th, 2020|Personal Injury, Verdicts and Settlements|

June 2019 Partner Michael Paglione, at the onset of trial, recently settled a case involving a 48-year-old male who sustained significant injuries in a 2012 motor vehicle accident. The victim was injured when a motor vehicle suddenly and without warning veered from the left turn lane into the right travel lane, striking the driver’s [...]

Craig Hubert Successful in Resolving Two Nursing Home Injury Cases

By |2020-02-14T16:26:43-05:00January 11th, 2020|Personal Injury, Sexual Assault and Abuse Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

August 2019 Partner, Craig J. Hubert successfully negotiated a resolution of claims for two clients who were injured due to abuse and neglect at the nursing homes providing care. In the first case, an elderly resident at a nursing home and rehabilitation facility in Mercer County, New Jersey, suffered a broken neck, concussion, and [...]

Michael Paglione Reaches $250,000 Settlement for Trip and Fall Accident

By |2020-02-14T16:27:50-05:00January 11th, 2020|Personal Injury, Verdicts and Settlements|

Partner Michael Paglione recently settled a case involving a 61-year-old woman who sustained multiple injuries in a trip and fall accident at a Hamilton Township, New Jersey supermarket in March of 2017. As the Plaintiff was exiting the supermarket she tripped over a rug that was placed carelessly in front of the exit door [...]

Arnold Lakind Represents Business Owner’s Wife Relieving Her of Liability After Employee Accident

By |2020-02-14T17:12:01-05:00January 10th, 2020|Litigation, Personal Injury|

Macysyn v. Hensler, 329 N.J. Super. 476 (App. Div. 2000) Arnold Lakind representing Kathryn Hensler A little known provision of the workers compensation act imposes personal liability upon corporate officers “actively engaged” in the corporate business. The Plaintiff worked for a local hardware retailer, where he sustained the loss of an eye due to an [...]