Verdicts & Settlements

August 5, 2021 Colts Neck Man Receives $400,000 for Automobile Accident Injuries

A Colts Neck man accepted a $400,000 settlement for claims arising from a June 1, 2015 automobile accident with the help of Maggs McDermott & DiCicco.  The accident occurred when a vehicle attempted a left-hand turn onto Village Center Drive from Route 537 in Freehold Township, but instead turned directly into the lane and path…

 >Read More

July 17, 2021 $250,000 Settlement For Trip and Fall Accident

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…

 >Read More

July 20, 2020 Roof Collapse Leads To $2.5 Million Dollar Settlement

A 52 year old man from Keansburg, New Jersey was killed when a roof collapsed at a construction site at the Beachwood Shopping Plaza, a derelict set of 22 stores in Berkeley Township, New Jersey that were being demolished to make way for a new Town Center. The victim was an equipment mechanic but had no…

 >Read More

July 20, 2020 SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE LEADS TO $900,000.00 SETTLEMENT

A Point Pleasant, New Jersey man, fell 15 feet to the ground when a scaffold collapsed beneath him while he was working to install second floor windows at a construction site. He suffered a displaced left hip fracture and displaced fracture of his left heel bone.  As a result, the man was required to undergo…

 >Read More

July 20, 2020 Howell Woman Receives $2,230,000.00 to Settle Auto Injuries

A 44 year old Howell Township woman was seriously injured when a garbage truck owned by FCI Transport, Inc., Freehold, New Jersey, struck her Ford Explorer as the truck was backing down a dirt road. The woman had to be extricated from the vehicle by first responders. Thereafter, she was taken by ambulance to CentraState…

 >Read More

June 8, 2018 $5.5 Million Paid to Disabled Driver

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…

 >Read More

September 22, 2017 $369,454 Awarded For September 11th Related Illness

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…

 >Read More

August 14, 2017 $750,000.00 to Settle Auto Injuries for Neptune Man

A Neptune man agreed to accept $750,000.00 to settle his claims against Gwendolyn D. Marshall and Robert Wojcik, arising from a motor vehicle accident. The accident occurred when a vehicle driven by Wojcik struck a vehicle being driven by Marshall in the rear on the Garden State Parkway. The Neptune man was a passenger in…

 >Read More

August 14, 2017 1.4 Million Dollar Settlement for Injured Doctor

A 37 year old doctor from Sayreville, sustained severe and disabling injuries when her Chevy Cobalt was rear ended by a Honda Accord driven by Amgad Milad. At the time of the accident, Mr. Milad was delivering pizzas for a local Domino’s franchise owned by Brunswick Pizza. The victim was taken to the Emergency Room…

 >Read More

May 1, 2017 Lakewood Man Settles Injury Claim for $500,000

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…

 >Read More

July 7, 2015 New Jersey Transit Pays $4 Million to Accident Victim

Our client, Edward Arena, suffered significant and permanent injuries in a collision with a New Jersey Transit bus. After two years of litigation, Mr. Arena received $4,000,000.00 from the State of New Jersey in settlement of his claims. The day of the accident, Mr. Arena was driving north on the New Jersey Turnpike near Newark…

 >Read More

July 6, 2015 $3.5 Million Awarded in Auto Injury Case

Alexander Ioleff was travelling on West Veterans Highway on a rainy evening when he was struck head on by a police car travelling in the opposite direction. Mr. Ioleff was severely injured as a result of the collision, suffering the loss of vision in one eye and severing a facial nerve. Mr. Ioleff’s wife and…

 >Read More

July 5, 2015 $2.95 Million Paid to Forklift Accident Victim

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….

 >Read More

July 4, 2015 $1.805 Million Awarded to Parkway Construction Zone Fatality

A New Jersey man was operating a water truck in a construction zone on the left shoulder of the Garden State Parkway in Berkley Township when a car went through a line of cones and struck him. The victim suffered rib fractures, a lacerated spleen, lower spine fracture and other internal injuries, and, sadly, died…

 >Read More

July 3, 2015 Woman Awarded $1,000,000 for Auto Accident Injuries

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…

 >Read More

July 2, 2015 $1.2 Billion Judgment Against Iraq Resolved

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…

 >Read More

July 1, 2015 Dog Bite Victim Receives $650,000 in Settlement

Jeffrey O’Leary was helping his neighbor unload his pick-up truck when he decided to pet the neighbor’s Rottweiler. Over the years, Mr. O’Leary was 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 Mr. O’Leary. Mr. O’Leary suffered…

 >Read More

June 30, 2015 $1 Million Awarded for Automobile Injuries

Courtney Colecchio 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, Ms. Colecchio accepted $1,000,000.00 for her injuries. Ms. Colecchio was entering an intersection on Route 35 north in Shrewsbury on…

 >Read More

June 29, 2015 $990,000 Paid to Construction Zone Accident

Geoffrey Brown, 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. Mr. Brown suffered a punctured diaphragm, multiple fractures, contusions and internal…

 >Read More

June 28, 2015 $500,000 Awarded to Slip and Fall Victim

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 at Carl Streit & Sons in Neptune and fell on concrete. He claimed that workers…

 >Read More

June 27, 2015 Trustee of Estate Misappropriates Children’s Inheritance

John O’Mara was the brother of Catherine Mindnich. Mr. O’Mara was also a local lawyer. A trust was set up for Ms. Mindnich. Mr. O’Mara was made the trustee and was responsible for paying Ms. Mindnich’s living expenses and distributing the balance of the trust to her children upon death. The Mindnich children retained Maggs…

 >Read More

June 26, 2015 Theft of Trade Secrets, Unlawful Competition, and Industrial Espionage Result in Criminal Conviction and Settlement

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…

 >Read More

June 18, 2015 $755,000 Paid to a Condominium Resident Following Fall from a Tree

William Eagan, 68, was trying to be helpful when he climbed a tall ladder to assist his Condominium Association in cutting down a dead tree limb on the property owned by the Association. The limb broke unexpectedly, hitting the ladder on which Mr. Eagan was standing and knocking him twenty six feet to the ground….

 >Read More