Verdicts and Settlements

Cases Handled by Our Personal Injury Lawyers

$8.8-million-dollar Atlantic City jury verdict against a crane manufacturer and employer found guilty of intentional wrongdoing. Our client was killed when he was rolled over by a straddle crane at work. The crane was manufactured defectively by a third party, as it had well known blind spots, which caused prior injury and death. The employer removed basic safety devices and required work in blind spots.
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$6.35-million-dollar medical malpractice & wrongful death settlement. Medical malpractice claim that resulted in the death of a 42-year-old man who left behind his wife of 21 years and 6 children. Our client slowly bled to death in the hospital from undetected bleeding of his spleen following a biopsy procedure for suspected lymphoma.
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$5.9-million-dollar Atlantic City medical malpractice jury verdict. Medical negligence found for failing to detect fetal distress during delivery, which should have resulted in an immediate C-Section. The child was deprived of oxygen and suffered severe brain damage and cerebral palsy.
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$4.5-million-dollar Atlantic City premises liability jury verdict. Child permanently scarred as a result of lacerations received from plate glass near defective steps.
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$3.5-million-dollar Atlantic City medical malpractice jury verdict. Pregnant mother was improperly prescribed medication throughout the course of her third trimester and was never advised of the significant risks to the developing fetus. Infant sustained brain damage and loss of a kidney.
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$3.3-million-dollar Atlantic City medical malpractice jury verdict. Surgical errors caused laceration near the kidney, which cut off blood flow and required removal of kidney.
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$2.9-million-dollar product liability settlement for the family of an Ocean County man who suffered severe burn injury and death. Military explosive was mixed with scrap metal mistakenly delivered to recycling facility by U.S. Military Defense Contractor.
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$2-million-dollar Atlantic City automobile accident settlement. Our teenaged client suffered a traumatic brain injury after an elderly driver ran a red light and forced the client’s vehicle into a utility pole. Our client required a life-saving craniotomy and months later underwent a cranioplasty, leaving our client with cognitive impairment and skull deformity.
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$1.2-million-dollar wrongful death settlement for defective construction on the Atlantic City Expressway. Mother killed in an accident when the automobile in which she was a passenger struck a temporary concrete barrier on the Atlantic City Expressway. Other family members in the car, including her husband and child, were injured and also suffered from witnessing their loved one’s death. Contractor negligently failed to provide adequate warning to oncoming drivers of significant narrowing of the highway which caused collision with the barrier and a New Jersey Transit bus leaving Atlantic City.
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$1-million-dollar settlement against Atlantic City casino for negligently serving alcohol to intoxicated patron who later drove the wrong way up the Brigantine Bridge. The drunk driver caused a head-on collision with our client who was on his way to work. Client sustained traumatic brain injury and severe leg fracture. In addition to serving the visibly intoxicated person, it was discovered that the Atlantic City casino lost or destroyed the surveillance tapes for the evening in question, which would have documented the service of alcohol to the driver.
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$950,000 settlement for Atlantic City Casino bus accident. Atlantic City casino bus (also known as a jitney) veered off road into a motel causing severe destruction of the motel and injury to the husband and wife inside the collapsed building. The casino bus driver fell asleep at the wheel. Wife suffered multiple injuries to legs requiring surgery. Husband had minor physical injury but witnessed injury to wife.
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$850,000 Atlantic City medical malpractice jury verdict for delayed diagnosis of cancer and wrongful death. This matter was successfully litigated all the way to the New Jersey Supreme Court involving a claim of medical malpractice resulting in wrongful death. Defendant doctors failed to diagnosis stomach cancer in a patient who resided in Cape May County. The delay of diagnosis allowed the cancer to advance and cause a loss of chance of greater survival, if proper treatment had been given in a timely fashion.
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$850,000 medical malpractice settlement during the course of trial in Atlantic City. Doctor failed to diagnose fetal distress during the course of delivery and negligently delayed the delivery of the child, causing a fracture of the skull of the newborn, brain damage and paraplegia.
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$850,000 settlement for a defective utility pole that fell on a moving car. Our client suffered serious injury that required two surgeries to repair herniated discs, which led to a foot drop.
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$785,000.00 Atlantic City settlement for an Atlantic City Casino shuttle bus accident. A mother and daughter were seriously injured while passengers on a negligently operated Atlantic City casino shuttle bus. The Atlantic City casino shuttle bus crashed into a casino wall, near the shuttle bus parking area. The impact threw our clients violently about inside the bus. Our 15-year-old client sustained a complex fracture to her arm that has not healed properly and has prevented her from resuming her high school sports. The child’s portion of the settlement was $585,000.00. Her mother injured her lower back underwent significant treatment, including epidural injections, with only slight benefit. The mother had a prior problem with her lower back but now may require surgery. The mother’s portion of the settlement was $200,000.00.
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$750,000 medical malpractice settlement for failure to diagnose fetal distress. This occurred during the course of a delivery, which resulted in traumatic brain injury to the child.
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$750,000 settlement for a slip and fall at an electrical utility industrial site. Our client suffered a shattered patella, torn ligaments, herniations in the spine and required multiple surgeries.
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$635,000 settlement for our Good Samaritan client who was aiding a disabled motorist on the Atlantic City Expressway. A speeding oncoming vehicle, driving at night, did not see the disabled vehicle or our client and caused a high-speed impact that resulted in severe injury to our client.
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$640,000 Atlantic City settlement for automobile accident involving an elderly driver with perception and physical impairments. This accident resulted in striking a child who was walking across the street. The defense claimed the child “darted out”. Investigation revealed severe medical issues concerning the elderly driver who was employed as a delivery person. Our client sustained a brain injury and a fractured skull.
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$500,000 Atlantic City settlement for medical malpractice claim involving the negligent failure to diagnose fetal distress. This was caused by a delay in delivery and deprivation of oxygen, which ultimately resulted in severe brain injury to the child who died shortly after birth.
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$500,000 Atlantic City Arbitration award for impalement after client was thrown from a vehicle. Client lost lien and had lifesaving surgery.
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$500,000 Atlantic City verdict for wrongful discharge from casino. Our client was wrongfully terminated from his position after years of service.
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$500,000 Atlantic City settlement for assault. Our client was severely injured when he was struck multiple times with a deadly weapon by another individual.
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$225,000 Atlantic County settlement for an electrical injury to our client. Our client touched a metal box that was unexpectedly electrified. This was due to the electric service provider neglecting maintenance on the line feeding power to the home. This caused traumatic brain injury and cognitive problems for our client.
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Appellate Division victory in an elevator negligence case. Our client was badly injured by a defective elevator. The Appellate Division held that the hotel was responsible for harm caused by defective elevators, and rejected the hotel’s attempt to absolve itself of responsibility by blaming the elevator maintenance company.
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Atlantic City jury verdict for medical malpractice involving a surgery, which took out the wrong section of our client’s large intestine. The error was not recognized until after the surgery. As a result, a second surgery needed to be performed on our elderly client within two days of the first surgery. Complications following the second surgery, including infection, led to our client’s untimely death.
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Atlantic City medical malpractice settlement involving negligence during the course of the surgery. This resulted in the tearing of our client’s bladder during the course of a routine hysterectomy. Our client suffered with chronic urinary dysfunction as a result.
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Atlantic City medical malpractice verdict. Our client was negligently misdiagnosed as having multiple sclerosis, when, in fact, he suffered from herniated discs in his neck. An MRI of his neck was never performed. Our client underwent years of unnecessary treatment for multiple sclerosis when the problem was related to discs pressing on his nerves, which could have been treated effectively years earlier.
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Atlantic City verdict for medical malpractice. Our client suffered severe scarring and damage to his arm following a negligent effort to remove a tattoo. The procedure was performed by an ear, nose and throat doctor who was not qualified.
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New Jersey Supreme Court rules in favor of protecting a patient’s right to bring a medical malpractice claim, even when a doctor in the specialty field will not testify against a colleague. Our client suffered injury during a routine procedure. Doctors declined to testify against a fellow specialist. The Supreme Court upheld our client’s right to bring a case where a doctor, outside the specialty but with vast experience in the procedure in question, can testify as to the negligent actions that caused the injury.
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Atlantic City jury verdict for automobile accident on Garden State Parkway. Our client’s vehicle was struck when entering the Garden State Parkway by another vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed causing the vehicle to flip over. Our client suffered severe neck injury, but due to his age, was not a candidate for surgery. Client underwent long-term epidural injections.
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Atlantic City jury verdict for automobile accident. Our client suffered a neck injury, which led to constant numbness and disability of her arm. The injury made it difficult for her to tend to her newborn child.
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Camden County settlement of a tractor trailer accident. Tractor trailer truck rear-ended our client. The tractor trailer driver was severely intoxicated. Our client suffered herniated discs in his spine, which did not require surgery but did require continued pain management.
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Atlantic City settlement against intoxicated driver of a company truck which rear-ended our client. Our elderly client suffered neck and low back injuries, which forced her to retire early.
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Atlantic City settlement during the course of a trial involving an assault by a patron in an Atlantic City casino. Video surveillance from the casino showed the patron’s stalking and threatening behavior and our client’s efforts to seek help from casino security. The intoxicated patron ultimately assaulted our client, resulting in significant shoulder and neck injuries.
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Atlantic City settlement during the course of trial for a defective casino escalator. After four days of trial and testimony by an expert, the casino and escalator company settled a claim concerning the negligent maintenance and repair of an escalator that stopped abruptly and threw our client down the steps. Client suffered a severe injury to her shoulder, which required extensive surgery.
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Atlantic City settlement for child attacked by dog. Our 8-year-old client was savagely attacked by a schoolmate’s Akita when visiting the child’s apartment. The dog owners declared bankruptcy, but a successful investigation yielded an insurance policy held by the dog owners. The case was settled for the available policy limits.
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Jury verdict for employee defrauded by his own Union in a disability claim. The Union fraudulently withheld a favorable Arbitration decision, which would have required payment of our client’s disability claim. Our client was forced to go through another Arbitration that rendered an unfavorable result. Ultimately, the first result was upheld and the client received payment for his disability claim and damages as a result of the fraud.
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Settlement for Cape May driver who was rear-ended while yielding to a pedestrian. Our client correctly yielded the right of way to a pedestrian crossing the roadway. The driver of the second vehicle failed to realize that our client had stopped, and rear-ended our client’s car.
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Settlement for Wildwood worker after a smoke inhalation injury as well as pain and suffering. Our client was using a scissor lift approximately 20 feet above the ground while painting a building on the boardwalk. The painting equipment came into contact with nearby power lines, causing a fire. Our client suffered lung injuries from smoke inhalation as well as severe post-traumatic stress disorder from being trapped in his lift until the power and fire could be controlled.
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Settlement for pedestrian who sustained a traumatic brain injury after a car accident in The Villas. Our client was struck by a car while crossing at a crosswalk on Bayshore Road. The driver of the vehicle failed to yield the right of way and struck our client, whose head struck the pavement.
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Settlement for client rear-ended in a construction zone in Middle Township. Our client’s vehicle was struck from behind in a construction zone at a Garden State Parkway intersection. The accident resulted in significant spine injuries requiring multiple epidural injections.
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Settlement for a car accident victim on Garden State Parkway. Our client was rear-ended at a high rate of speed in Middle Township, and suffered a significant loss of income due to the resulting injuries, which prevented a return to work.
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Jury verdict for wrongful death caused by delayed diagnosis of cancer in Cape May. This case was appealed to the New Jersey Supreme Court, which upheld the original ruling in favor of our client.
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Settlement for a pedestrian injured in a hit and run accident in Lower Township. We recovered the maximum amount of coverage allowed by the insurance company for our client.
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Settlement for a client after a slip and fall accident in a Wildwood bar. Our client sustained spinal injuries and other complications due to a fall caused by unsafe conditions at a local bar.
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Settlement for Cape May spinal cord injury victim. Our client, who was operating a moped in Cape May, was struck by a motor vehicle and sustained severe spinal cord injuries.
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Workers compensation settlement for worker injured in Erma. We helped our client recover workers comp benefits for a work injury sustained on the job as a New Jersey corrections officer.
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Cape May workers comp settlement. Our client was injured while lifting heavy equipment on the job. We were able to help our client recover rightful workers compensation benefits for this work injury.
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Settlement for work injury in Avalon. Our client recovered workers comp benefits after a slip and fall accident while on the job as a food server.
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Workers compensation settlement for severe fracture. While on the job in Swainton, our client suffered a severe fracture which required surgery.
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Workman’s compensation settlement for a work injury in Stone Harbor. Our client sustained a work injury to the leg while working as a food server.
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Moorestown workers comp settlement for back injury. Our client, a school athletic coach, sustained a work injury that required lower back surgery.
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This is just a sample of the variety of cases that our Atlantic City injury attorneys handle. The results of any case are dependent upon the unique facts of each matter. Each of the cases listed above are actual verdicts or settlements we have obtained on behalf of our clients.

We regularly receive referrals from other attorneys in our area and out of state. We handle complex matters from intake to settlement or conclusion before a jury and on appeal. Both partners are Certified Civil Trial Attorneys. The law firm has earned the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards and has been recognized among the top 5 percent of lawyers handling medical negligence and personal injury matters in New Jersey. Please contact our Atlantic City personal injury lawyers to set up a free consultation now.