Emerging from the Pandemic, Seeking Legal Counsel is More Important Than Ever

By |2022-03-22T10:07:15-05:00March 22nd, 2022|COVID-19, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation|

By: Michael Brottman While we all hope that the COVID-19 pandemic is nearing its end, the reality is that COVID-19 cases continue, driven by the recent surge of the Omicron variant. Even if you have not personally been infected, we have all suffered from this pandemic. Lost opportunities for business, education, medical treatment, travel [...]

Michael Paglione Wins $23 Million Arbitration Award & Settles Near-Fatal Drowning Case For Homeowners Insurance Policy Limits of $500K

By |2022-03-22T09:02:27-05:00March 22nd, 2022|Personal Injury, Personal Injury Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

On July 4, 2015, a family of five attended a backyard Fourth of July party at the home of the defendants. Approximately 40 to 50 people attended the party throughout the day. There were multiple activities simultaneously taking place, such as whiffle ball, trampoline, and swimming in the defendants’ in-ground pool, with a slide [...]

Marc Brotman Settles Nursing Home Negligence Case for $275,000

By |2022-03-02T11:22:44-05:00March 2nd, 2022|Personal Injury, Personal Injury Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Marc Brotman, a trial attorney in the firm’s Personal Injury department, recently settled a negligence and abuse case against a New Jersey nursing home for $275,000. The case involved head and hip injuries to a nursing home resident who was found on the floor following a fall. Mr. Brotman argued that the nursing home [...]

How Much is My Case Worth? New Jersey Law Now Requires Auto Insurance Companies to Disclose Policy Limits

By |2021-09-29T09:09:31-05:00September 29th, 2021|Personal Injury|

By: Thomas Manzo Many factors bear on the value of a personal injury case and, as such, the ability to predict a numeric value for a client is impossible. This is especially true when that unknown number is assessed by a group of six-to-eight future jurors who ultimately make the final call. That being [...]

Carrier That “Would Never Pay More Than $10K in Auto Accident” Settles for $75K After Opening Statement

By |2021-09-28T08:53:29-05:00September 28th, 2021|Personal Injury, Personal Injury Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Partner Brian A. Heyesey recently “virtually” picked a jury from the Monmouth County Superior Courthouse in Freehold, New Jersey to hear an automobile accident case. The case involved a 22-year old client who was t-boned while operating her vehicle on her way home from her waitressing job. As a result of the collision, the [...]

Attorneys Hubert and Manzo Find Success for Clients in Two Injury Cases Against Local Schools

By |2021-05-25T13:33:30-05:00April 29th, 2021|Personal Injury, Personal Injury Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Partner Thomas Manzo resolved a case on behalf of his client who fell while at work as a teacher at a local private school. A career teacher of young children, Tom’s client slipped and fell on a wet floor when entering the school’s kitchen, where she sustained a fractured wrist and a concussion after [...]

$540K in Settlements Reached in Two Workers’ Compensation Matters

By |2021-04-29T09:28:19-05:00April 29th, 2021|Personal Injury, Personal Injury Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Szaferman Lakind Partners Michael Paglione and Michael Brottman worked together on behalf of their client to achieve a total settlement of $439,000 resulting from a job-related injury. The client sustained serious spinal injuries while lifting construction materials in 2004. The injuries necessitated a prolonged course of medical treatment and he was required to undergo [...]

Pedestrian Fatality – Michael Paglione Settles Difficult Wrongful Death Case For $640,000

By |2021-04-27T09:40:30-05:00April 27th, 2021|Personal Injury, Personal Injury Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

On March 7, 2017, at 12:30 AM, a young woman was struck and killed by a motor vehicle. The investigating police reported that the decedent was wearing dark clothing, she was not in a crosswalk when struck, and she seemed to “dart out” directly into the path of the oncoming vehicle. Surveillance video from a [...]

Stuart Tucker Receives $2.65 Million in Settlements in Two Auto Accident Cases

By |2020-12-10T11:06:53-05:00December 10th, 2020|Personal Injury, Personal Injury Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Partner Stuart Tucker achieved significant settlements for clients in two separate motor vehicle cases. The first case occurred in September 2015 as our client was driving on Franklin Corner Road in Lawrence Township, NJ when a truck collided with her vehicle. The collision caused our client’s vehicle to jump the sidewalk and hit a [...]

Michael Paglione Settles Two Accident Cases For $485,000

By |2020-12-10T10:38:11-05:00December 10th, 2020|Personal Injury, Personal Injury Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

Partner Michael Paglione settled two accident cases for a total of $485,000. The first case involved a motor vehicle accident on I-295 in Hamilton Township, Mercer County. Our client was driving in the middle lane of I-295 with a flat-bed truck in the right lane approximately 100 feet in front of her. Suddenly one [...]

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