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Construction site accident–$18 million verdict
Team Law attorneys acted as lead counsel in a case involving three construction workers who were injured during the collapse of a temporary sidewalk bridge. At the time of the accident, they were discussing whether to suspend work for the day because of an unusually severe windstorm. The sidewalk bridge was intended to shelter anyone on the sidewalk during the demolition of the building. Team Law hired construction engineers to prove that the sidewalk bridge was improperly designed and worked with computer engineers to prepare a video animation demonstrating how a few minor changes would create a structure that could withstand a “once in a 100 year windstorm.”
Medical Malpractice–$5.6 million verdict
Team Law’s client fell and dislocated her knee, causing an injury to the popliteal artery that ultimately resulted in the amputation of her leg. Suit was filed against the hospital to which she had been taken by ambulance, the emergency room doctor, a radiologist and an orthopedic surgeon. The orthopedic surgeon claimed he was inordinately delayed getting to the hospital because of traffic problems on the Garden State Parkway. Team Law was able to counter the surgeon’s testimony by obtaining records from the Garden State Parkway that showed no traffic problems and by obtaining the surgeon’s EZ Pass records. The claim against the emergency room doctor was that he should have asked for vascular consultation when he detected a weak pulse in the foot, not just an orthopedic consult. The claim against the radiologist was that his actions also delayed treatment. After a seven week trial, a verdict was entered in favor of Team Law’s client and against all four of those defendants.
Scaffolding collapse–$5.45 million verdict
Team Law attorneys represented the owner of a demolition company who was standing under a scaffold that collapsed, causing comminuted fractures of his thigh that left him with leg shortening and a limp. The company that erected the scaffold claimed that it collapsed because an employee of the demolition company was dismantling it at the request of our client. The scaffolding company produced the former demolition company employee as a witness. The former employee testified that he had removed the bolts securing the main crossbeams prior to the collapse. Team Law was able to neutralize his testimony by demonstrating that he had been fired for alleged theft, was addicted to drugs, had contacted the scaffolding company after he was fired and had private dinner meetings with representatives of the scaffolding company on a number of occasions. In addition, a close-up analysis of photographs taken after the collapse revealed that the bolts securing the main crossbeams were still in place.
OBGYN Malpractice – $3,300,000
Child injury / cerebral palsy
Because of a doctor’s mistake while delivering a baby, the infant was born with cerebral palsy. Our New Jersey malpractice attorneys obtained an award for the family of $3,300,000 million dollars for the present and future medical, physical, and educational needs for their injured child.
Product Liability – $2,400,000
Utility vehicle roll over
A 20 year old plaintiff was driving through an intersection, when he was struck by another vehicle. It was proven that due to improper vehicle design, the vehicle rolled over, which resulted in the plaintiff suffering brain damage.
Defective Product – $2,200,000
Conveyor belt accident
Plaintiff was a machine operator. Her hair became entangled in a motorized drive unit of a conveyor belt that she was operating. As a result of her hair becoming entangled, her scalp was pulled off her head, resulting in serious disfigurement and psychiatric disability.
Defective Product – $2,000,000
Sweater burst into flames
Plaintiff sustained serious burn injuries to her chest, shoulder, arms, and neck when the sweater she was wearing burst into flames while she was cooking. The garment failed to meet industry, flammability standards.
Automobile Accident – $1,950,000
Passenger in car crash
In this case our NJ car accident lawyers recovered $1,950,000 for the Plaintiff, a 20 year old female who was a passenger in a vehicle that executed a left hand turn in front of a truck. The truck and car collided and the plaintiff sustained permanent brain damage.
Slip and Fall – $650,000
Fall in parking lot
Plaintiff was a surgeon who fell in a hole on a parking lot of a restaurant. As a result of the fall, the plaintiff sustained extreme spinal injuries and heart disability.
Factory Worker Burned By Burst Water Pipe – $319,000 + Lifetime Medical Benefits
The injured 44 year-old worker was employed as a pipe maintenance employee in a factory when a clamp burst and he was sprayed with scalding water, resulting in second and third degree burns over 75% of his body, in addition to post-accident emotional injuries related to both flashbacks of the accident and residual scarring from the burns. Team Law litigation attorneys were able to couple the injuries sustained in the burn accident with previous injuries sustained by the injured worker to involve the New Jersey Second Injury Fund, and the burn victim was found totally and permanently disabled with an award of $319,000 for the first 8 years of disability, plus the opportunity to collect ongoing cash benefits in the future should his inability to return to work continue. The injured employee was also entitled to lifetime medical benefits for the injuries sustained in the accident as part of the agreement resolving the case.
*Results may vary depending on one’s facts and circumstances.
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