Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C. Verdicts and Settlements
$4.85 Million Settlement
Pedestrian Struck by Intoxicated Motorist
$2.5 Million Settlement
Top 20 Personal Injury Awards of the Year - Ten Honorable Mentions Over $2.5 Million
Doe v. Solid Waste Services Inc.
A trash hauling company agreed to pay $2.5 million to a motorist injured in a crash with one of its tractor-trailers, settling a suit in Essex County... Click here to read more.
$2.3 Million Settlement
Apartment Complex Injury
Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C. obtained a settlement of 2.3 million dollars for a young Middlesex County woman who suffered injuries at her apartment complex. Pursuant to the terms of the settlement, which was reached after a day of mediation with a retired Essex County Superior Court Judge, the identities of the parties are to remain confidential... Click here to read more.
$1.5 Million Settlement
Somerset County Slip and Fall
A 77-year old Somerset County resident accepted a 1.5 million dollar settlement on January 27, 2014 for injuries he suffered in February of 2000 following a slip and fall incident down a staircase at a restaurant in New Jersey... Click here to read more.
$1.2 Million Insurance Award
Arbitrator Awards $1.2 Million for Neck, Back Injuries in Car Crash
Poole v. National Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh: An arbitration panel on June 4 recommended an underinsured motorist's insurance award of $1.2 million for a woman's neck and back injuries in a rear-end car crash, though the plaintiff will recover only $900,000 in UIM benefits.
Sharon P., a saleswoman, was driving a company vehicle on Route 130 in East Windsor, when it was hit by another car, says her attorney, Gabriel Lependorf... Click here to read more.
$1 Million Settlement
Man Suffers Internal Injuries After Being Crushed by Box Truck
A 34 year old Franklin Township, New Jersey man accepted a $1,000,000 settlement that resulted from injuries he suffered when a box truck backed up and crushed the man between the back of the truck and a firm snow bank... Click here to read more.
New Jersey Woman Injured in Van Accident
A New Jersey woman accepted a $960,000 settlement award for injuries she sustained in an automobile accident.
Jane Reynolds (real name withheld for privacy), was a passenger in a wheel chair equipped van when the van was struck by another vehicle that made a sudden left turn in front of the van... Click here to read more.
Tow Truck Operator Suffers Serious Injuries
At approximately 11:00 p.m. Dominick T. was operating a tow truck northbound on Route 9 in Lacey Township, New Jersey. When he reached the intersection of Bay Avenue, a vehicle driven by Derek M. disregarded the Stop sign and struck the tow truck. The impact caused the tow truck to slide into the southbound lane of Route 9 and strike another vehicle which was traveling southbound, head on... Click here to read more.
The Estate of Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Automobile
Bergen County Construction Accident Victim
A Bergen County man, who was injured in a construction site accident, accepted a settlement in the amount of $695,000. Alfonso T., age 57, suffered significant injuries when he fell 30 feet down an elevator shaft while working on a building in Jersey City, New Jersey as a union carpenter... Click here to read more.
Trip and Fall Injuries
A 42 year old Hamilton Township, New Jersey woman accepted a $625,000 settlement for injuries she sustained while working as a Clerk for the State of New Jersey. The woman tripped on an uneven threshold that connected two buildings the State of New Jersey had leased from a private real estate company... Click here to read more.
Slip and Fall at Condominium Complex
The family of a deceased man accepted a settlement of $525,000 against a condominium complex and snow removal company for a slip and fall accident.
The condominium complex, located in Princeton, New Jersey argued that they had done everything that they were obligated to do by contracting with a large snow removal company and having them come out to the complex to perform snow removal and ice treatment several hours before the fall took place... Click here to read more.
Fatal Pedestrian Accident
The Estate of a 75-year-old Pennington, New Jersey woman accepted a $500,000 settlement following a fatal accident that took place in Somerset County, New Jersey on November 7, 2013... Click here to read more.
Soft Tissue Injuries in NJ Car Accident
Logan v. Porter - Robert L. accepted a settlement of $400,000 for injuries that he sustained in an automobile accident. Our client sustained soft tissue injuries to his neck and back and alleged a closed head injury... Click here to read more.
Rear End Car Collision
A 41-year-old Upstate New York Operations Manager of a concrete company settled his Bergen County New Jersey claim for $395,000 on September 8, 2014... Click here to read more.
Injuries in Slip and Fall Accident
At 10:45 a.m. on Jan. 27, the plaintiff - a resident of Canal Pointe condominium community in West Windsor Township, opened her garage door and walked down her driveway to toss a bag of garbage in the trashcan. She slipped on black ice and fell, injuring her wrist.
During the mediated settlement with attorney Louis DeMille, Canal Pointe Condominium Associated agreed to pay $335,000 and The Brickman Group LLC agreed to pay $40,000... Click here to read more.
Residual Problems from C2 Fracture Only Issue Left for Trial
A plaintiff Anthony G., a 66-year-old retired vice president for Chase Manhattan bank, was driving his 1997 Honda Prelude west on Sunset Road in Pequannock Township in Morris County. Joseph B. was driving his 1996 GMC Jimmy 4X4 north on West Parkway. Joseph came to a stop sign at the corner of West and Sunset and allegedly ran it, striking Giordano on the driver's side... Click here to read more.
Pedestrian Struck By Car While Crossing Street
An Essex County Superior Court Judge awarded $370,000 to a Millburn High School 17 year old senior for injuries he sustained while crossing Millburn Avenue in front of Millburn High School on December 13, 2009. The plaintiff was struck as a pedestrian by a Gray BMW... Click here to read more.
Injuries in New Jersey Car Accident
Plaintiff Vivek M., a software engineer, 48, was driving a sedan in the left hand lane on Route One South in West Windsor Township. Near the road's intersection with Harrison Street, a vehicle being driven by Paula M. came from plaintiff's right, pulled in front of his lane of travel and came to a stop. Paula could not stop in time and a collision occurred... Click here to read more.
Child Fall from Apartment Window
Luciano v. Wood Street Housing Partners: A Mercer County judge approved a $300,000 payment to a child who fell from an apartment window that lacked window guards despite his mother's request for them... Click here to read more.
Bicyclist Fell Avoiding Pickup Truck, Damaging Both Wrists
Plaintiff, 34, rode his bicycle down Wyoming Avenue in South Orange, with his two-year-old son strapped in a children's seat on the back. As plaintiff was about to pass Redmond Road, a black Toyota pickup made a right turn in front of them. In order to avoid contact with pickup, plaintiff veered sharply off the shoulder and into a grassy yard, where the bicycle fell to the side. Plaintiff extended both hands to break the fall... Click here to read more.
Franklin Township Bike Accident
Bridgen v Ablett - John B. accepted a settlement of $200,000 for injuries he sustained while bicycling in Franklin Township, New Jersey... Click here to read more.
Child Dog Bite Injuries in Mercer County
The parents of a four year old girl accepted a settlement that will result in a total payout of $167,100. The settlement was approved by a Mercer County Superior Court Judge... Click here to read more.
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