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Dog Bite Attorney Advice: First Bites

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Imagine that a large dog viciously bites you. Accordingly, you now want to hire a dog bite attorney. You took a walk near your home in Bergen County. Then the bite sent you to the Valley Hospital emergency room.  Unfortunately, it looks like the bite will leave a large, permanent scar. You also missed work for a week. Read More


Car Injury Lawyer Advice: No Insurance

  • By Marc S. Berman
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A woman named Maria sustained injuries in an auto accident and hired a car injury lawyer. Trouble was, the other driver (a man named Richard) had no car insurance. Presumably, Richard didn’t have much in the way of assets either. Additionally, when Maria purchased auto insurance, she bought the cheapest policy that she could. It’s Read More


Car Accident Medical Bill Reimbursement

  • By Marc S. Berman
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A careless driver rear-ended your car and injured you and now you are forced to search for the best car accident lawyer to represent you. You want compensation for your pain and suffering, lost income and medical expenses. This post is the final in a series concerning recent changes to the instructions that judges give to juries in Read More


7 Ways to Find the Best Injury Lawyer

  • By Marc S. Berman
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You were just hurt by someone’s negligence and want to find the best injury lawyer. But there are many attorneys out there. You live in New Jersey. You don’t know a lawyer personally, so you search the internet. How do you locate the best injury lawyer?  Here are seven quick suggestions: HOW TO FIND THE BEST Read More


Injury Attorneys and Selecting Doctors

  • By Marc S. Berman

A careless driver injured you. Accordingly, you had to search the web for injury attorneys to represent you. That’s only natural. The same goes if you were the victim of a slip and fall accident, an animal bite, medical malpractice, mesothelioma, etc. Most people do not even have one accident in their lives where they need to Read More


FAQ – What If You Committed Negligence Too?

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Q. I had an accident, but I may have committed some negligence myself. Nonetheless, I suffered significant injuries. Can I still recover compensation for my pain and suffering, unreimbursed medical expenses, and lost income? A. In most states, including New Jersey and New York, absolutely, positively YES! Just because you may have been partially at Read More


Car Crash Caused by Traffic Violation

  • By Marc S. Berman
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You are driving to work one day and are injured in a car crash. An ambulance takes you to the nearest hospital. Not only did you never get to work that day, you will have to miss several weeks of work because of your injuries. Accordingly, you will lose wages. Doctors will send you medical bills. Of Read More


Personal Injury Claim -What Info Is Needed?

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Q. I have a possible personal injury claim. Someone else carelessly or intentionally injured me. What information and documents must I obtain early-on to support my claim? A. I am providing below a  list of what you need to collect.  However, first I must emphasize that it is crucial that you retain an experienced personal injury lawyer. Read More


Personal Injury Lawyer Case in Teaneck

  • By Marc S. Berman
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A resident of Teaneck slips and falls at a restaurant and consults a personal injury lawyer two weeks later. The restaurant is located on Cedar Lane, not far from the victim’s home. At the time of the accident, the victim stood in line at a self-service portion of the restaurant. She eyed the salad bar. The Read More


What is Medical Malpractice? – FAQ

  • By Marc S. Berman
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What is Medical Malpractice? I am often asked that question by potential clients. Rather than just reciting the legal theory, here are some FAQ that explain, in practical terms, exactly what is medical malpractice: Q. I had a bad result from a medical procedure. Exactly what is medical malpractice? Can I sue my doctor? A. Possibly. But Read More