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Dram Shop, Drunk Driver Pay $2.05M to Settle in Middlesex County

By David Gialanella |

In a settlement finalized May 2, two cousins who were permanently injured when their vehicle was struck from behind by a drunken driver recovered a total of $2.05 million in their Middlesex County suit, from the driver and the bar where he was drinking in the hours leading up to the accident.

Med Mal Case Over Eye Surgery Settles for $1.35M in Monmouth

By David Gialanella |

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Collision With Parked Car Leads to $1.4 Million Settlement in Middlesex

By Charles Toutant |

A man who suffered back and knee injuries in a rear-end accident agreed to a $1.4 million settlement in his Middlesex County suit, Romao v. Lapatnick, on June 19.

Injury Suit Against Street Cleaner Nets $2.13 Million in Hudson County

By Michael Booth and Charles Toutant |

A Pompton Lakes man is set to receive $2.13 million as compensation for injuries he sustained when his car went out of control after what he claimed was a near-collision with a street sweeper.

Hudson County Jury Awards $10M in Consumer Fraud Case Against Builder

By Celia Ampel |

In Grandview at Riverwalk Port Imperial Condominium Association v. K. Hovnanian at Port Imperial, a Hudson County jury on June 1 awarded a $10 million construction defect verdict against a publicly traded developer and an architectural company.

Single-Car Crash Leads to $1.2 Million Settlement in Burlington County

By David Gialanella |

A man who sustained numerous broken bones after he allegedly was run off the road was paid a $1.2 million settlement in his Burlington County suit, Kelly v. Lembeck, on June 9.

Motorcyclist Who Lost Leg After Crash Settles for $1.7M in Essex

By David Gialanella |

A man who lost a leg after his motorcycle collided with a delivery van settled his Essex County suit, Bodanski v. Kontos Foods, on May 12 for $1.7 million.

Fatal Motorcycle Accident Yields $1.25M Settlement in Morris

By Charles Toutant |

The widow of a man who died after his motorcycle was struck by another vehicle has agreed to a $1.25 million settlement in a Morris County suit, Bianculli v. Driscoll.

Suit Over Drug-Involved Crash Settles for $1.3 Million in Cumberland County

By David Gialanella |

A woman injured during a head-on collision, who was riding in a company-owned vehicle used both for work and personal purposes, settled her Cumberland County suit, Dean v. Estate of Uhland, for $1.3 million on May 2.

Accident During Buyers' Visit to Condo Yields $1.2M Settlement in Middlesex

By Charles Toutant |

A man who had three toes amputated following an accident at a condominium construction site agreed to a $1.2 million settlement in his Middlesex County suit, Melman v. PRC Construction, on April 25.

Man Who Lost Arm in Sausage Plant Accident Settles for $2.7 Million

By David Gialanella |

A man whose arm was severed while he was cleaning food preparation equipment settled his Passaic County suit on April 21 for $2.7 million.

Passaic County Auto Case Ends With $850,000 Settlement During Trial

By Michael Booth |

A Butler woman involved in a rear-end accident received $850,000 in her suit, Antonelli v. Nichols.

Somerset County Jury Awards $2.27M in Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Case

By Michael Booth |

In Pronovich v. Express Automotive and Towing,a Somerset County jury on March 2 awarded a South Bound Brook woman $2.27 million as compensation for injuries she sustained from a generator that had been installed on the van that she uses for her dog-grooming business, though a partial vacatur brings the actual recovery down to $1.97 million.

Motorcyclist Who Lost Leg in Crash Settles for $2.475M in Essex County

By Charles Toutant |

In Rivera v. Coote, a man whose leg was amputated after his motorcycle collided with a car was paid a $2.475 million presuit settlement on March 20.

Electronics Company Awarded $3.7M in Contract Dispute

By Charles Toutant |

A Passaic County jury awarded a $3.7 million verdict on March 28 to a Dover electronics company in Electrospec Inc. v. New Jersey Micro-Electronic Testing Inc., a breach-of-contract and fraud suit.

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Fuel Tanker vs. Car Accident Yields $3.6M Settlement in Essex County

By David Gialanella |

A woman who claimed she sustained debilitating injuries when her car was struck by a fuel tanker in a gas station parking lot was paid a $3.6 million settlement in her Essex County suit, Arias v. DOQ Transport.

Drug-Involved Fatal Crash Leads to $5M Settlement in Middlesex

By David Gialanella |

A $5.04 million settlement in a Middlesex County suit, claiming a tractor-trailer driver treating with methadone was asleep at the wheel when he slammed into another vehicle, was paid on March 20.

Union County Failure-to-Diagnose Case Settles for $4.75 Million

By Charles Toutant |

The family of a woman who died after diagnosis of her stomach cancer allegedly was delayed agreed to a $4.75 million settlement in their Union County suit, Markov v. Davessar, on Feb. 15.

Woman Struck by Truck Settles for $5.35 Million in Middlesex County

By By Michael Booth |

In Parikh v. Frock Brothers Trucking, a North Brunswick woman will receive $5.35 million as compensation for injuries she sustained when she was struck by a tractor-trailer.

Jury Awards $5.05 Million in Hudson County Eminent Domain Case

By — By Charles Toutant |

A Hudson County jury awarded $5.05 million on Feb. 2 in North Hudson Sewerage Authority v. Maxwell Place Condominium Association for permanent and temporary sewer easements across a condominium association's property after the condemning agency offered $567,100.

Suit Linking Nosebleed Treatment to Stroke Yields $5.15 Million Verdict

By By David Gialanlela |

A Somerset County jury in Polt v. Kroon awarded $5.15 million to a woman who claimed a procedure performed to stop chronic nosebleeds resulted in a stroke, though a high-low agreement reached during trial caps recovery at $1 million.

Injuries Sustained in Bus vs. Bus Crash Leads to $4 Million Settlement

A woman who was left permanently disabled in a crash between a commuter bus and a school bus agreed to a $4 million settlement in her Middlesex County suit, Carhuff v. Academy Express LLC.

Three Plaintiffs to Recover $2.95M in Somerset County Automobile Accident

Three people injured when their car collided with another will share $2.95 million as compensation for their injuries in a settlement reached on Feb. 1 in Moretta v. Brody.

Teen Injured in Auto Accident Awarded $4.1 Million Verdict in Bergen County

By Staff Reports |

In Kim v. Kim, a Bergen County jury awarded $4.1 million on Dec. 19 to a teenager who brought a claim against her father over injuries she suffered in a motor vehicle crash.

Suits & Deals: Garbage Truck Crash Into Parked SUV Leads to $2.23M Deal in Monmouth

A Howell Township woman has received $2.23 million as compensation for injuries she received when her vehicle was struck by a garbage-collection truck.

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Suits & Deals: Woman injured in pedestrian accident awarded $5.225 million verdict

By Charles Toutant |

A woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a pedestrian accident was awarded a $5.225 million verdict in her Somerset County suit.

Suits & Deals: Longshoreman Gets $2 Million in Federal Suit Over On-the-Job Injury

By Michael Booth |

Longshoreman receives $2 million as compensation for injuries he received when he tripped and fell over lashing bars on a ship being unloaded at Maher Terminals in Elizabeth.

Suits & Deals: Suit Stemming From Pregnant Woman's Death Settles for $2.5M

By David Gialanella |

A medical malpractice suit linking the deaths of an expectant mother and the child to the failure of two doctors to treat the mother's prenatal high blood pressure, settled for $2.5 million.

Suits & Deals: Failure-to-Diagnose Case Yields $4.25M Jury Verdict

By Charles Toutant |

A Middlesex County jury awarded $4.25 million to a woman who claimed her face was left partially paralyzed after doctors failed to diagnose a tumor of the salivary gland.

Suits & Deals: Suit Over Two Crashes, Including UM and UIM Claims, Settles for $2.3M

By David Gialanella |

Litigation stemming from a pair of auto accidents that allegedly left a man disabled was settled for $2.3 million in Hudson County.

Suits & Deals: Auto and Dram Shop Claims Settle for Combined $4.65 Million

By Charles Toutant |

Three people who were hurt in a head-on crash involving a drunken driver will receive a total of $4.65 million to settle their Middlesex County suits.

Suits & Deals: Family of Toddler Burned by Bath Settles for $3.3M

By David Gialanella |

A Hudson County suit claiming a nurse caused burns to a toddler's feet and ankles by drawing a bath with water that was too hot was settled Nov. 2 for $3.29 million.

Suits & Deals: $5.975 Million Settlement in Case of Child Struck by Vehicle

By David Gialanella |

A boy struck by a car in the street and his family settled a Monmouth County suit, for $5.975 million on Nov. 7.

Suits & Deals: Atlantic County Jury Awards $4.69M in Case of Undiagnosed Cancer

By Michael Booth |

An Atlantic County jury awarded $4.69 million to the estate of a woman who died after doctors failed to diagnose and treat her cancer, though the actual recovery will be less.

Suits & Deals: Suit Against Township Over Single-Car Crash Settles for $1.45M in Middlesex

By Charles Toutant |

Two women who claimed that their car crashed due to poor road conditions have agreed to a $1.45 million settlement in their Middlesex County suit.