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Suing the City on Time – Part 2

  • By Marc S. Berman

SUING THE CITY FOR PERSONAL INJURY REQUIRES PROMPT ACTION. (Continued from my last post.)  Guirguis Matta was suing the city of Jersey City for his injuries suffered in an elevator accident. His lawyers didn’t notify Jersey City of their intent to sue within 90 days of the accident. The law requires such notification when suing Read More


Suing the Government: Time Matters

  • By Marc S. Berman
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SUING THE GOVERNMENT FOR PERSONAL INJURY REQUIRES QUICK ACTION. Suing the government is something that personal injury attorneys do regularly. The government can carelessly cause an accident, just the same as a private party can. But, surprise, New Jersey, like most states, has passed special laws that often make it very difficult for a personal Read More


Slip and Fall Accident Attorney Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
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A slip and fall accident attorney represents people injured by someone’s negligence (carelessness).  Negligence which causes the victim to trip.  A crucial thing that an attorney must determine is whether the negligent party can be sued. Surprisingly, there are some persons and entities that a slip and fall accident attorney cannot sue. Even if they Read More


Medical Malpractice Attorneys – Experts

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Medical malpractice attorneys have to prove that the physician whom their client accuses of having committed malpractice actually made a mistake.   But medical malpractice attorneys also have to satisfy many other legal requirements to successfully represent their clients.  A recent New Jersey appeals court decision illustrates these points. Mr. Medina accused several eye doctors of Read More


Slip and Fall Accident Lawyer Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
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SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENT LAWYER WINS FOUR MILLION DOLLAR VERDICT AGAINST HOSPITAL, DESPITE CHARITABLE IMMUNITY LAW. Here are the facts of an interesting slip and fall accident lawyer case: Early one February morning, Carolyn Kostera slipped and fell on a patch of ice. She was strolling  on a walkway owned and maintained Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation (BIR). BIR is  a Read More


Litigation Attorney Oil Tank Case Pt. 2

  • By Marc S. Berman
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LITIGATION ATTORNEY BRINGS LAWSUIT FOR HOMEOWNERS WHOSE NEIGHBOR’S OIL TANK LEAK CONTAMINATED THE HOMEOWNERS’ PREMISES. (Continued from my last post. Here’s a summary of a recent litigation attorney case. John and Pamela Ross claimed that their residence was damaged by the migration of home heating oil. The oil leaked from an underground tank located at Read More


Litigation Lawyer Oil Tank Case Pt.1

  • By Marc S. Berman
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LITIGATION LAWYER SUES ON BEHALF OF HOMEOWNERS WHOSE NEIGHBOR’S OIL TANK LEAKED, CONTAMINATING THE HOMEOWNERS’ PROPERTY. A case brought by a litigation lawyer was resolved by the New Jersey Supreme Court on August 6, 2015. John and Pamela Ross claimed that their residence was damaged by the migration of home heating oil from a leaking Read More


Labor Day Greetings

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Labor Day for many is just the last chance to go to the beach during the summer. But it really is so much more than that. The holiday celebrates our nation’s workers. The workers who built this country. LABOR DAY HAS SEVERAL CONNECTIONS WITH NEW JERSEY Labor Day has several connections with the State of New Jersey. For Read More


Car Crash Attorney Case – Google Maps

  • By Marc S. Berman

A car crash attorney made an interesting motion at a trial of an auto accident case. Ms. Kuldeep K. Saini hired the car crash attorney to sue a driver who struck her while she was walking. Here are selections from the appeals court ruling: One February night, at about 4:45 a.m., Saini was walking to work, northbound on Read More


Slander – What Is the Legal Definition?

  • By Marc S. Berman
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SLANDER IS A FORM OF DEFAMATION IT OCCURS WHEN A DEFAMATORY STATEMENT IS MADE ORALLY, AS OPPOSED TO IN WRITING. Slander Definition Slander is a form of the tort of defamation. (A “tort” is a wrongful act that entitles the act’s victim to monetary compensation.)  It takes place when someone defames someone else in an Read More