mintz & geftic

18 Nov: $210,000 for Slip and Fall on Stairwell Resulting in Serious Leg Injuries

Mintz & Geftic’s client, a New Jersey firefighter, was involved in a serious slip and fall accident. He suffered a serious knee and quadriceps injury requiring emergent surgery when he slipped and fell on the stairwell leading to the third floor of an apartment complex building in Elizabeth, New Jersey. We alleged that the treads on the stairs were worn and that the railing was wobbly and unsafe.  Our client is a firefighter and he was out of work for almost  a year because of the accident. Our client was out of work for almost a year because of the accident and serious injuries….

11 Nov: $250,000 for Construction Accident Resulting in Severe Head Injury

Mintz & Geftic’s client, a New Jersey construction worker, was involved in a serious work-related accident. Our client suffered a severe head injury when he fell from a roof while doing construction work. In this personal injury lawsuit, we alleged that the contractor failed to provide proper safety equipment, such as harnesses. The construction accident case settled for $250,000, and our client will receive additional compensation from his corresponding workers’ compensation case. (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…

11 Nov: $125,000 for Serious Injuries from Multi-vehicle Accident Involving Truck

Mintz & Geftic’s client, a New Jersey worker,  was involved in a multi-vehicle accident.  While driving his truck for work, our client was struck by a car that was pushed forward after it was struck by a truck. Our client suffered with serious injuries as a result of the accident. Injuries included herniated C4-5 and C5-6 discs in his neck. Our client underwent epidural injections for pain, as well as physical therapy. The case settled shortly after a settlement conference at Union County Courthouse for $125,000.    Our client also received a settlement from this corresponding workers’ compensation case. (Union County, 2019) MINTZ & GEFTIC …

11 Nov: $250,000 for slip and fall injuries at restaurant

Jeffrey M. Strauss’s client suffered a knee injury that will likely require knee replacement surgery when she slipped and fell.  The serious injury occurred at the Cheesecake Factory in Freehold, New Jersey. Bryan H. Mintz assisted Mr. Strauss with motion practice and ultimately at trial before The Honorable Owen C. McCarthy.  The case settled after three days of trial for $250,000. (Monmouth 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 successful in securing you a recovery to compensate…

11 Nov: $187,500 for Work-Related Burn Injuries

Our client, a New Jersey worker, suffered from burn injuries he received on the job. The worker received the burns when he was electrocuted while performing gutter installation at an apartment complex. His case settled while at mediation with Ret. Judge Carey for $187,500. (Middlesex 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 successful in securing you a recovery to compensate you for your injuries and pain and suffering.  We represent seriously injured victims of accidents. These injuries…

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….