OUR RESULTS SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES
Our team will work diligently to get you the highest compensation possible.
The recoveries for our clients speak for themselves. While we have established our reputation as the law firm to retain for the seriously injured, your satisfaction is our primary goal.
We pride ourselves in providing superior personal client services, we remain dedicated as ever to fighting and winning the results you deserve, holding responsible parties accountable, while preserving your dignity and privacy.
Construction Accident – Fall – Brain Injury
Construction Accident – Lumbar Surgeries
Construction Accident – Lumbar Disc Surgery
Construction Accident – Impalement
Negligence – Burns to Scalp at Hair Salon
Construction Accident – Fork Lift – Leg Fracture – Surgery
Slip-And-Fall Accident – Aggravated Herniated Disc – Surgery
Slip and Fall – Right Hand Nerve Damage – Surgery
Slip and Fall – Fractured Hip
Unsafe Workplace – Punctured Hand
Motor Vehicle Accident – Cervical Herniated Disc – Surgery
Whistle Blower Claim
Motor Vehicle Accident – Fractured Cheek Bone
Motor Vehicle Accident – Calcaneal Fracture
Slip and Fall in Apartment Complex – Post Concussion Syndrome
Slip and Fall on Ice – Shoulder Surgery
Slip and Fall on Ice – Shoulder Surgery
Construction Accident – Fractured Hip
Workers’ Compensation – Brain Injury
Workers’ Compensation Claim – Leg Injury
Motor Vehicle Accident – Aggravation of a Herniation
Motor Vehicle Accident – Aggravation of Knee Replacement Requiring Surgery
Construction Accident – Multiple Knee Surgeries – Policy Limits
Workers’ Compensation Case – Neck Surgery
Motor Vehicle Accident – Berlins Edema
Motor Vehicle Accident – Open Shoulder Surgery
Motor Vehicle Accident – Knee Surgery and Arthroscopic Back Surgery
Slip and Fall at Laundromat – Ankle Fracture
Slip and Fall – Fractured Hip
The choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based solely upon advertisements. Past results afford no guarantee of future results. Every case is different and must be judged on its own merits. Co-counsel may be used or referral made depending upon the nature of injury and the jurisdiction.
Recent Notable Verdicts In Different Areas Of The Law
MOTOR VEHICLE DMV | JANUARY 2020
New Jersey Department of Motor Vehicles, Trenton, NJ. Client was involved in a motor vehicle accident which caused a death to the other motorist involved in the accident. NJ DMV sought to revoke our client’s license for 850 days. After the hearing, the revocation was reduced to the minimum 45 days.
CRIMINAL/EDUCATION | FEBRUARY 2019
Honorable Barry Moscovitz, Office of Administrative Law, Newark, NJ. The firm represented a West Milford teacher accused of smoking marijuana with a student. After getting the criminal case dismissed in the Passaic County Superior Court, we successfully defended charges by the State Board of Examiners seeking the revocation of the teacher’s teaching license. The Trial Judge after a trial found that the State’s witnesses were not credible and denied the revocation of the license without any suspension whatsoever. The Commissioner of Education sustained the Judge’s decision.
MUNICIPAL COURT | DECEMBER 2019
Honorable Parcia Patel, J.M.C., Westfield Municipal Court. The firm successfully defended the Mayor of Linden, N.J. who was accused of assault by a councilman. After a two day trial, the mayor was found not guilty of the charge by the Court.
CRIMINAL | SEPTEMBER 2018
Honorable Margaret Foti, P.J.S.C. Bergen County Superior Court. The firm successfully defended a 27 year old Defendant by obtaining not guilty verdicts on all counts of the Indictment which alleged Two Counts of 2nd degree sexual assault, Two Counts of Criminal Sexual Contact and One Count of criminal restraint. The State’s last offer was eight years with 85%.
TENURE/EDUCATION | JULY 2018
Arbitrator Gerard Restaino, NJTEACH. The law firm represented a tenured City of Orange Township school teacher who was fired for allegedly mistreating an autistic student. After the hearing, the arbitrator ordered the teacher reinstated to her position with full back pay. The decision was later affirmed by the Honorable Jeffrey Beachman, J.S.C.
WORKERS’ COMPENSATION | APRIL 2018
The Honorable Diana Ferriero, J.W.C., Bergen County Workers Compensation Court. The firm represented a Newark Police Officer who injured his neck and back in a work related accident. The City of Newark offered no money to settle the case because they felt the injuries were preexisting. After a trial, the client was awarded $190,890.00.
CRIMINAL | DECEMBER 2017
Honorable Barbara J. Buono Stanton, J.S.C. Passaic County Superior Court. The firm successfully defended a Paterson School Teacher accused of three counts of official misconduct and three counts of aggravated sexual contact by obtaining not guilty verdict on all counts. The State’s last offer was five years with five years of parole ineligibility. Mr. Ricci later obtained over $300,000 in back pay for the teacher.
PENSION DISABILITY 2017
Honorable Laurie Sanders, A.L.J., Office of Administrative Law, Newark Vicinage. The law firm represented a cook who was injured while working at Passaic Valley High school. She was no longer able to work so she filed an application with P.E.R.S. Pension seeking a disability retirement. The P.E.R.S. Board denied her application. This firm filed the appeal and after a hearing, the injured worker was awarded an accidental disability pension.
PERSONAL INJURY APRIL 2015
Honorable Lisa Rose, J.S.C. Hudson County Superior Court. The law firm represented an electrician in a lawsuit versus the general contractor who severed a tendon in his right hand after slipping and falling on ice at a construction site. The Defendant offered zero dollars to settle the lawsuit. After a lengthy trial, the Jury awarded the Plaintiff $465,000.00 for his injuries.
- The State of New Jersey vs. Gary Worrell
- Tenure Hearing of Kevin Cushing vs. School District of the City of Orange
- Tawana Wyche-Lewis, v. Police and Firemen's Retirement System
- Mastice v. Essex County College Public Safety Academy
- McGovern v. City of Orange Twp. & Dwayne Warren
- Disability Hearing of Vivian Fersch vs. Public Employees’ Retirement System
- Tenure Charges of Robyn Holmes vs. School District of the City of Orange
- Tenure Charges of Shellie Mackson vs. PCTI
- Disability Hearing of Charles Gambates vs. Public Employees Retirement System
- Tenure Hearing of Patsy Cuntrera vs. Passaic County Vocational School District
- Tenure Hearing of Karina Perez vs. The School District of the City of Hackensack
- Herbert DeVega vs. Police and Firemen’s Retirement System
- Kim Hernandez vs. Police and Firemen’s Retirement System
OTHER NOTABLE DEFENSE VERDICTS
- Not Guilty – 2nd Degree Sexual Assault – Bergen County
- Not Guilty – 2nd Degree Sexual Assault – Official Misconduct – Passaic County
- Not Guilty Unlawful Possession of a Weapon – Somerset County
- Not Guilty – Unlawful Possession of a Weapon – Passaic County
- Not Guilty – Attempted Murder – Union County
- Not Guilty – Kidnapping – Essex County
- Not Guilty – Bank Robbery – United States District Court of New Jersey
- Not Guilty – Drug Smuggling – United States Eastern District of New York
- Not Guilty – Aggravated Assault – Passaic County
- Not Guilty – Vandalism, Arson – Bergen County
- Not Guilty – Stalking – Bergen County
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