Case Results

July 17, 2021

James A. Maggs, Esq. and Victoria J. Adornetto, Esq. of Maggs McDermott & DiCicco, LLC recently settled claims for $250,000 on behalf of a 36-year-old man who was injured after tripping and falling down a deteriorated staircase. The Firm alleged that the fall was the result of a poorly maintained and decaying staircase behind a […]

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June 28, 2018

A Belmar man and restaurant manager accepted $500,000 to settle a lawsuit for back injuries suffered while picking up an order at a meat warehouse.  The man slipped while descending a steel staircase from the second to the first floor of the warehouse in Neptune and fell on concrete. He claimed that workers washing the […]

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June 8, 2018

A Hazlet, NJ man was turning left into his driveway when he was suddenly struck by a commercial pick-up truck driven by an employee of a water delivery company. The accident exacerbated the man’s pre-existing back condition. Pain flared following the accident, which led to multiple surgeries, including spinal decompression with fusion of his back […]

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September 27, 2017

A Toms River man who suffered from post inflammatory pulmonary fibrosis as a result of working around ground zero following the World Trade Center attacks was awarded $369,454 from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. The Toms River man was employed with the NYC Transit Authority as a locksmith and carpenter. Following the 9-11 attacks […]

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September 14, 2017

A 37 year old doctor from Sayreville, sustained severe and disabling injuries when her Chevy Cobalt was rear ended by a Honda Accord. At the time of the accident, the driver of the Honda was delivering pizzas for a local Domino’s franchise. The victim was taken to the Emergency Room at the Raritan Bay Medical […]

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May 5, 2017

A Lakewood man was a passenger in a vehicle proceeding northbound on New Hampshire Avenue in Lakewood, New Jersey, when a southbound SUV unexpectedly made a left turn, crossing over northbound New Hampshire Avenue, causing a collision. The accident occurred on October 28, 2013. The victim was a passenger in a Ford Taurus operated by […]

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July 6, 2015

A Jackson man was traveling on West Veterans Highway on a rainy evening when he was struck head on by a police car traveling in the opposite direction. The man was severely injured as a result of the collision, suffering the loss of vision in one eye and severing a facial nerve. The man’s wife […]

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July 5, 2015

Two insurance companies agreed to pay $2.95 million to settle a Monmouth County suit by a tow truck driver who suffered fractures and internal injuries in a forklift accident. Our client was seriously injured when a forklift fell on him as it was being lifted onto the bed of a truck by an excavator. Mr. […]

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July 3, 2015

A Brick woman was driving on Chambers Bridge Road in Lakewood when she was suddenly struck from behind. Her injuries included a disc herniation, disc bulge, and torn ligaments in her neck, causing radiating pain down her left arm. The woman, an insurance claims adjuster, was unable to return to work. The injuries she suffered […]

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July 2, 2015

The Firm’s international practice played a historic role in successfully resolving a 21-year, $1.2 billion dispute between the Firm’s clients, the Republic of Iraq and Iraqi Airways Company on the one hand, and Kuwait Airways Corporation and the Emirate of Kuwait. The dispute arose in August 1990 when Iraq, then under the control of former […]

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July 1, 2015

A New Jersey man was helping his neighbor unload his pick-up truck when he decided to pet the neighbor’s Rottweiler. Over the years, the man had become familiar with the dog, had petted it on prior occasions, and always thought the dog was friendly. But, as he turned away, the Rottweiler suddenly attacked him. The […]

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June 30, 2015

A young woman suffered serious injuries, including the loss of her spleen due to a car accident. She retained Maggs & McDermott to represent her in her claim against the other driver. On November 27, 2007, the client was awarded $1,000,000.00 for her injuries. The woman was entering an intersection on Route 35 north in […]

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June 29, 2015

An electrician, was crossing the Rt. 70 bridge from Brick into Brielle when he was suddenly struck head-on by a driver who was under the influence of drugs and alcohol. At the time of accident, the Rt. 70 bridge was under construction. The victim suffered a punctured diaphragm, multiple fractures, contusions and internal injuries. He […]

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June 26, 2015

It’s a long way from New Jersey, but two lawyers from Maggs & McDermott spent eight years chasing down corporate pirates based in California’s Silicon Valley. Their efforts paid off when these pirates were sentenced for conspiring to steal blue prints and selling bootleg semiconductor parts. The client was MEC Technology, Inc., a Toms River […]

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