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What Must Car Accident Victim Prove

  • By Marc S. Berman
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You have a car accident. Let’s say that it was on Route 80 in Paterson. Consequently, you suffer severe injuries. An ambulance takes you to the hospital. After your hospital stay, you endure several weeks of physical therapy at a rehabilitation facility. Only after all that do you return to your New Jersey home. You Read More


Animal Bite – When is Owner Responsible?

  • By Marc S. Berman
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An animal bite can have devastating consequences. It may cause severe scarring. An animal bite can also cause permanent emotional harm. When is an animal owner responsible to pay compensation to the victim of an animal bite? In the case of a dog, the victim does not have to prove that the dog previously bit Read More


Buy NJ Car Insurance, Not Out-of-State

  • By Marc S. Berman
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NJ car insurance is notoriously expensive. Indeed, NJ car insurance rates are reportedly among the highest in the country. They say that’s because we are are a small state, geographically, but still have a large population and many roads. Whatever the cause, NJ car insurance rates are not likely coming down any time soon. Because Read More


Newark Injury Lawyer Case Decision

  • By Marc S. Berman
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In this post, I will discuss the court ruling in a  recent Newark injury lawyer case.  On February 17, Ronald slipped and fell in the bathroom of his apartment. He suffered severe injuries. The Newark Housing Association (NHA) owned the apartment. Ronald hired a Newark injury lawyer. Because the government owned Ronald’s apartment, the law required Read More


Whiplash Personal Injury Lawsuits

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Whiplash is a medical condition. It is a neck injury. A car accident can cause it. Particularly if the accident is a “rear-ender.” The quick “back and forth” motion of the victim’s neck, like the cracking of a whip, causes the injury. Symptoms of whiplash include neck pain, stiffness, and headaches. Some victims will recover Read More


MRSA Infection – Medical Malpractice?

  • By Marc S. Berman
MRSA

MRSA stands for “Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus.” It is a bacterium. It causes devastating infections in people. Hospital patients are particularly prone to contracting it. The main problem with MRSA is that it is resistant to common antibiotics. Those medicines do not kill it. Therefore, it is known as a “superbug.” If a victim is lucky, MRSA Read More


Car Accident Police Report – Explained

  • By Marc S. Berman
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You probably are familiar with the term “police report.” However, unless you’ve had a traffic accident, you may have never seen one. When a car crash occurs, the drivers by law must usually remain at the scene and notify the police. This applies to any car crash in New Jersey, whether it occurs in North Jersey, Read More


7 Ways to a Good Personal Injury Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Not every personal injury case has the same outcome. A good outcome means that the victim gets compensation for his or her injuries, lost income, and unreimbursed medical expenses. Accordingly, here is a list of seven key factors that go into a successful personal injury case: The other party, not the victim, was MAINLY at Read More


Construction Accident Injury Case Overview

  • By Marc S. Berman
construction accident

You had a construction accident. Your employer was a subcontractor on a North Jersey building project. The general contractor failed to comply with OSHA standards. As a result, you suffered a serious injury. You had to go to the hospital. After that, you endured months of physical therapy. Accordingly, you want to recover compensation for your Read More


Wrongful Death Lawyer Cases

  • By Marc S. Berman
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A wrongful death lawyer represents clients who have a relative who died as a result of someone’s wrongful conduct. The death does not have to be intentional for the client of the wrongful death lawyer to have a case. Rather, even a death that someone’s negligence (carelessness) caused can constitute the basis of a lawsuit for Read More