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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
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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


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