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14 Dec: $400,000 Settlement For Major Injuries in Rear-End Accident

  $400,000 settlement for major injuries suffered in a rear-end accident on RT 31 in Washington Township, New Jersey .  This rear-end accident involved a truck hitting our client from behind.  Our client sustained post concusion syndrome, or mild traumatic brain injury, after she was struck by a truck in the accident. She underwent years of cognitive and speech therapy. (Warren County, 2021)

10 Jul: $144,000 Settlement for Fall on Ice and Snow

Our client, a 48-year-old shop owner, who resided in Elizabeth, New Jersey, sustained serious injuries when she slipped on ice and snow. The ice and snow was located on the sidewalk/metal grating in front of a commercial furniture store. As a result of the fall, she underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff, with biceps tenotomy, subacromial decompression, glenohumeral debridement, acromioplasty and a distal clavicle resection after which she received additional physical therapy. Her lawsuit against the property owner settled for the arbitration award of $144,000. (Essex County, 2019) MINTZ & GEFTIC  FREE CONSULTATIONS AND NO FEE UNLESS WE WIN YOUR CASE…

10 Jul: $195,000 Settlement for Fall on Snow Covered Gap

Our client, a security guard working at a security booth under the George Washington Bridge, fell when she stepped into a snow covered gap right outside the guard booth. The gap was very dangerous and was neglected by the Defendant Port Authority for a long time.  Even months after the fall, the Port Authority still did not repair the gap. The Port Authority, through a contractual relationship with the security guard company, was able to weasel out of the responsibility for its own negligence. The Port Authority pushed everything on to the security guard company. The case against The Port Authority resolved for $195,000….

10 Jul: $210,000 Settlement for Fall on Unsafe Steps

Our client, a 41-year-old Jersey City firefighter, who resided in Elizabeth, New Jersey, tripped on steps at his apartment due to worn treads on the interior steps and a wobbly railing. As a result of the fall, he underwent surgery to repair a right knee quadriceps tear, after which he received significant physical therapy.  His lawsuit against the landlord of the Elizabeth, New Jersey apartment building settled for $210,000. (Union County, 2019) MINTZ & GEFTIC  FREE CONSULTATIONS AND NO FEE UNLESS WE WIN YOUR CASE All cases involving truck accidents, car accidents, slip and falls accidents and work-related accidents require NO FEE unless we are…

13 May: $100,000 Settlement for Shuttle Van Accident at Newark Airport

Our client, a 28-year-old airport worker was injured while making her way to her seat on an airport shuttle bus. The bus driver began driving before our client could be seated and then abruptly jammed on his brakes. Our client injured her right knee resulting a torn medial meniscus. She underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair the knee and received physical therapy. The case against the bus driver and his company settled for $99,900, and the corresponding workers’ compensation case resolved for an additional $16,000. (Essex County, 2019) MINTZ & GEFTIC  FREE CONSULTATIONS AND NO FEE UNLESS WE WIN YOUR CASE All cases involving truck…

13 May: $250,000 Settlement for Construction Accident on Roof

Our client, a 40-year-old roofer was injured on a jobsite at a residence in Union County, New Jersey. While working on the roof of the house, our client fell off the roof to the ground. The allegations against the General Contractor were, amongst others, that they failed to supervise, train, and provide appropriate safety equipment such as safety harnesses and fall protection. The worker suffered severe brain injury resulting an epidural hematoma, cortical contusion with hemorrhage in the left frontal lobe, subarachoid hemorrhage, and post-concussion syndrome. The case settled for $250,000. The worker’s compensation case is still proceeding. (Essex County, 2019) MINTZ & GEFTIC …

13 May: $1.9 Million for Victim of Accident Involving Commercial Van

Mintz & Geftic’s Bryan H. Mintz and Jeffrey E. Strauss settled a motor vehicle accident lawsuit at mediation for $1.9 million. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of a 37-year-old woman who endured serious injuries when her car was hit by a commercial van in a rear-end collision. Mintz & Geftic’s client initially suffered with extreme neck pain following the accident. She spent years with a diagnosis of possible displacement of the cervical disc and possible C5-6 disc compression on the left C6 nerve root. After years of physical therapy, epidurals, and a nerve ablation, an x-ray revealed an instability in the C4-5 level…