Bridgeton, New Jersey: A Cumberland County Jury returned a verdict of $486,000.00 in favor of a 35 year old Millville resident for injuries she sustained in a car accident on April 20, 2004. The verdict was rendered after three days of trial before the Honorable Michael Brooke Fisher, JSC. The plaintiff was represented by Louis J. DeVoto of Rossetti & DeVoto, P.C. in Cherry Hill. Joanne Saduk was seriously injured on April 20, 2004 when the car she was driving was struck in the rear at a high rate of speed while stopped to make a left turn onto South… Read More
STATE OF NEW JERSEY PAYS $1.5 MILLION TO INJURED MOTORCYCLIST DURING TRIAL Bridgeton, New Jersey. May 2008 The State of New Jersey paid $1.5 million to a motorcyclist injured in a crash with a State Trooper on October 18, 2005. The settlement occurred on May 15, 2008 after three days of trial before the Honorable Martin Herman, JSC in Cumberland County. Louis J. DeVoto of Rossetti & DeVoto, P.C. in Cherry Hill represented the plaintiff. It was alleged that the Trooper was negligent in crossing an intersection and darting out in front of the plaintiff resulting in the plaintiff broad-siding… Read More
A $1.5 Million settlement was reached against a South Jersey Golf course after a 77 year-old man was seriously injured when a dead tree branch fell from 20 feet and struck him while he was playing golf. RD was able to get to the scene immediately after the incident and file an emergent application with the court to grant us access to the course and to preserve the tree and tree limb as well as photograph the site which proved invaluable in demonstrating that this was not an Act of God but rather a predictable and preventable incident. The force… Read More
A $1.3 million settlement was reached for two young Navy recruits who were both seriously injured when the driver of their vehicle, a Navy recruiter, pulled from a stop sign directly into oncoming traffic just after the recruits took and passed their entrance exam. The crash was severe but liability was disputed as were the injuries. Andy Rossetti handled the case for RD and presented a complex accident reconstruction to the federal Judge during settlement negotiations in order to obtain this large settlement. The reconstruction was convincing and resulted in this large settlement as the opposing driver had very little… Read More
Rossetti & DeVoto recovered $945,000 for woman injured by a defective workplace machine causing amputation to her thumb. The case was handled by Andy Rossetti. RD’s 56 year-old client had her thumb amputated by an unguarded rotating shaft on a wave solder machine. She worked in a manufacturing plant and her job was to shut down the machine by bringing the hot solder pot out of the machine and place a thermal blanket on top of the pot, and then bring the pot back into the machine. When the solder pot comes out of the machine it rolls out onto… Read More
Rossetti & DeVoto recovers $1.9 Million for the family of a 16 year-old autistic student whose tragic drowning death occurred while taking part in a weekly swimming class at the Burlington County Special Services School in Westampton, New Jersey. Lou DeVoto handled the case for RD. Shortly after the drowning, DeVoto filed an emergent action in New Jersey Superior Court – Burlington County to compel the Burlington County Special Services School District to preserve and turn over key evidence before the filing of a lawsuit. The judge agreed ordering the turnover of all evidence before the mandatory six-month waiting period… Read More
The County of Monmouth agrees to pay $1.85 Million for leg injuries sustained by a 62 year-old Cliffwood Beach resident who was injured in a crash with a Monmouth County Senior Citizen Transport Bus. Lou DeVoto handled the case for Rossetti & DeVoto. The defendant negligently pulled from a stop sign and drove the bus directly into the path of RD’s client who had no ability to avoid the crushing impact. While RD’s client testified that the bus pulled directly into her path of travel, the defendant bus driver claimed the plaintiff caused the crash by speeding. The crash caused… Read More
A Camden County Jury awarded $750,000 to a Rossetti & DeVoto client on October 10, 2013 after she sustained internal injuries during a c-section. Andy Rossetti tried the case for the firm in a trial that lasted two weeks before the Honorable Anthony Pugliese, J.S.C. Rossetti alleged that the doctor injured the small bowel during the c-section and then failed to identify the injury during the surgery. Her failure to protect the bowel resulted in the bowel contents to spill into the abdominal cavity. The bacteria-laden contents infected the plaintiff to the point of peritonitis which progressed to sepsis. The… Read More
Lou and Andy Named to Best Lawyers 2017
Andy Rossetti and Lou DeVoto have again been named to New Jersey's Best Lawyers for 2017 for Personal Injury Litigation. This is the 14th year in a row that both Rossetti & DeVoto have been named in the elite rankings.
Did You Know…
Rossetti & DeVoto, PC was selected for inclusion in the 2017 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers by Martindale-Hubbell, ranking them among the most distinguished law firms in America. Fewer than 5% of all law firms are included in the Bar Register.