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Fall & Slip Lawyer Cases: Restaurants

  • By Marc S. Berman
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You consult a New Jersey fall and slip lawyer because of an accident at a business. Say you live in Passaic County. You were a customer at a local establishment. However, the floor was wet, which caused you to slip and fall. As a result, you suffered a severe back injury. You missed work for Read More


Injury Claim Basics – A Primer

  • By Marc S. Berman
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You were hurt in an accident in New Jersey and want to bring an injury claim. A claim to compensate you for your uninsured medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages and loss of quality of life. But what will you need to prove in order to be successful with your personal injury claim? The answer is Read More


Drug Injury Attorney Case: Deadlines

  • By Marc S. Berman
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A drug injury attorney must know the deadline to sue. For example, the deadline to sue for personal injury in New Jersey is generally two years from the date of the incident. That includes cases involving defective products, otherwise known as products liability claims. (Sometimes, the personal injury suit deadline in New Jersey is actually Read More


Mesothelioma Lawsuit – Victim’s Family

  • By Marc S. Berman
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In a mesothelioma lawsuit, the judge will provide the jury with instructions before deliberations begin. These instructions are known as “jury charges.” Earlier this year, I ran a series of posts about some changes to the jury charges that apply to any New Jersey personal injury lawsuit. That would include any mesothelioma lawsuit. Well, the Read More


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
NJ car insurance

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