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 [...]

Michael Brottman Achieves $122K Workers’ Comp Settlement

By |2020-12-10T10:31:25-05:00December 10th, 2020|Personal Injury, Personal Injury Cases, Verdicts and Settlements|

On November 10, 2020, Partner Michael Brottman achieved a $122,280 settlement on behalf of his client in a workers' compensation case. His client, an auto mechanic, injured his neck and shoulder while performing auto repairs during the course of his employment. More specifically, our client tore his rotator cuff, glenoid labrum and bicep tendon, [...]

Small Change to Your Auto Insurance Policy Can Make a Big Difference

By |2020-06-19T14:10:48-05:00June 19th, 2020|COVID-19, Personal Injury|

By: Brian Heyesey Many have heard the common line used by GEICO in its commercials:  “15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance.”  Although I have never looked into whether that is true, I can tell you with confidence that taking 15 minutes to make a small change to your auto [...]

On the Road Again: Give Your Auto Insurance Policy the Post-COVID Coverage Check

By |2020-06-11T09:59:23-05:00June 11th, 2020|COVID-19, Personal Injury|

By: Michael Paglione The Governor has just lifted the stay-at-home order and many of us will be returning to a life of relative normalcy. That means more people will be driving and there will be more accidents. Now is a good time to check your auto insurance policy to make sure you are properly [...]

Worker’s Comp: What You Need to Know

By |2020-06-09T13:17:25-05:00June 9th, 2020|Personal Injury|

By: Michael Brottman “I was injured at work and my employer is recommending that I apply for Long Term Disability Benefits through its group policy, should I apply?” As a worker’s compensation attorney I am frequently posed questions like the one above. The New Jersey Workers Compensation Act, N.J.S.A. 34:15-1, et seq., requires employers [...]

Can I Get NJ Worker’s Comp Benefits if I Contract COVID-19?

By |2020-04-17T14:22:04-05:00April 16th, 2020|Business, COVID-19, Personal Injury|

By: Michael Brottman On March 16, 2020, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order 104, which implemented aggressive social distancing measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in New Jersey. Businesses or institutions deemed essential were excluded from Executive Order 104 and were permitted to continue operating. Since that time employees of grocery stores, pharmacies, gas [...]

Using Zoom Video Conferencing for Depositions

By |2020-04-13T10:27:19-05:00April 13th, 2020|COVID-19, Litigation, Personal Injury|

By: Craig J. Hubert, Esq., of Szaferman Lakind, and Mark Renzi of Renzi Legal Resources While you may have certain cases and witnesses requiring in-person testimony, COVID-19 challenges need not disturb the majority of fact depositions and the taking of de bene esse trial testimony.  So long as attorneys and witnesses have internet access [...]

$425,000 Workers’ Compensation Settlement

By |2020-08-06T13:05:11-05:00January 11th, 2020|Personal Injury, Personal Injury Cases, 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 [...]

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