Workplace accident:  November, 2014 - The case of a 50 year old roofing subcontractor who was injured on a jobsite was resolved against the general contractor.  The client sustained injuries to both shoulders requiring surgery.  The case settled for $460,000.00. 


Drunk driving accident:  September, 2014 -  The case of a 42 year old motorcyclist with a blood alcohol reading of .151 who was injured in a collision with another vehicle was resolved against the establishment that served him the alcohol prior to operating his motorcycle for the sum of $650,000.00.  The client sustained significant orthopedic injuries as a result of the collision.


Auto Accident Settlement:  The case of a 78 year old woman injured while operating her automobile which was struck by another vehicle which ran a stop sign was settled for $235,000.00 prior to trial.  Our client underwent surgeries to both shoulders and both knees.  The total settlement was paid by the at fault driver and the client's underinsured motorist carrier.


Auto Accident Settlement:  June 2012 - The client a passenger in an automobile involved in an intersection accident who sustained internal injuries and a fractured skull settled the case for $290,000.00 which was the full amount of the available insurance coverage.


Supreme Court Ruling:  June, 2, 2011 -  The New Jersey Supreme Court upheld our client, a drunk driver's, right to sue the establishment that served him alcohol while he was visibly intoxicated, left the establishment and was involved in an accident while operating his motorcycle.  In a 5-2 decision the state's highest court said Frederick Voss, 47 of Brick is not barred by state law from suing Tiffany's Restaurant on Route 37 in Toms River, where he had been drinking on November 9, 2006 before being injured in a motorcycle accident on Hooper Avenue in Toms River.  Voss vs. Tranquilino, 206 NJ 93(2011)

http://njlaw.rutgers.edu?collections/courts/supreme/a-110-09.opn.html.


Motorcycle Accident Settlement:  August, 2010 - We settled the case of a motorcyclist injured in an intersection accident for $1,000,000.00.


Motorcycle Accident Jury Verdict: September, 2008 - A jury in Monmouth County awarded the gross amount of $350,000.00 to our client, a motorcyclist injured in an accident.  The award was reduced by the plaintiff's 50% comparative negligence resulting in a net award of $175,000.00.  the Defendant appealed the verdict and the verdict was upheld by the appellate court.


On this page you will find a sampling of our firm's recent activity including results obtained in our personal injury cases and personal injury lawsuits..


William A. Wenzel, P.C.

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