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Paterson Accident Lawyer Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
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A recent Paterson accident lawyer case illustrates an important point. A woman named Ana drove her car in Paterson. At the same time, a man named Andre operated a street sweeper. The City of Paterson employed Andre. It was Andre’s job to keep Paterson’s streets clean. Unfortunately for Ana, Andre drove his street sweeper vehicle Read More


Bergen County Injury Lawyer Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
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A Bergen County injury lawyer helps victims who have been injured due to someone’s negligence. However, sometimes a  lawyer can’t help a victim. Not because the lawyer doesn’t want to. Rather, it’s because the victim signed away his or her right to sue. Before he or she even met the lawyer. A recent Bergen County injury Read More


Bergen County Mesothelioma Lawyer

  • By Marc S. Berman
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BERGEN COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA LAWYER CASE. CANCER FROM LAUNDRY? A Bergen County mesothelioma lawyer usually has a client who worked with asbestos. Asbestos exposure causes mesothelioma, which is a type of cancer. It may take many years after the asbestos exposure for cancer to appear. For such a victim, the Bergen County mesothelioma lawyer can sue, Read More


Paterson Personal Injury Lawyer Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
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PATERSON PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER CASE: FATAL FIRE An appeals court recently decided a  tragic Paterson personal injury lawyer case. Here is what happened. In 2010, a fire broke out at a Paterson home. The home was owned by a Ms.  Brown. Several tenants lived in the house.  The fire started in the basement.  Electrical panels Read More


Columbus Day Greetings

  • By Marc S. Berman
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COLUMBUS DAY IS TODAY Closings on Columbus Day. Columbus Day in New Jersey is a state and federal holiday. The municipal. state and federal courts will thus be closed. Post offices will be closed. There will be no regular mail delivery. State and local government offices will be closed. State public schools have the option to close. Banks Read More


Medical Attorney Malpractice Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
Medical Attorney Malpractice

Medical Attorney Malpractice Case: Time Matters Medical attorney malpractice cases arise when a doctor makes a mistake that harms a patient. Most doctors perform admirably. However, sometimes a doctor will make an error. He or she will not comply with the prescribed medical standard of care. If that lapse harms a patient, the patient is entitled Read More


Malpractice Attorneys ’ Case: Experts

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Malpractice attorneys represent victims of medical malpractice. In order for a medical malpractice victim to recover compensation, it is not enough that a reasonable person would find that the doctor in question erred. Rather, with rare exceptions, another doctor must testify that the doctor deviated from the appropriate standard of care. The testifying doctor is Read More


Work Injury: Whom Can You Sue?

  • By Marc S. Berman

WORK INJURY RULE: SUING YOUR EMPLOYER OUTSIDE WORKER’S COMP You suffered a work injury. Can you receive compensation? In most cases, the short answer is yes. You can hire an attorney to file a worker’s compensation claim for you. But the lawyer must file the claim in a special court. A court that handles only Read More


Traffic Accident Lawyer U.: Tailgating

  • By Marc S. Berman
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TAILGATING CAN CAUSE A TRAFFIC ACCIDENT. HOW FAR AWAY DOES THE LAW SAY YOU HAVE TO KEEP FROM THE CAR IN FRONT OF YOU? In order to prevent a traffic accident,  a driver must maintain a safe distance behind another vehicle. The  New Jersey Legislature has put this duty into law. The law reads as follows: “The driver of a vehicle Read More


Auto Accident Attorneys’ Advice

  • By Marc S. Berman

Auto accident attorneys obtain compensation for car accident victims. However, auto accident attorneys typically don’t get that compensation directly from people who were at-fault for accidents. Rather, auto accident attorneys usually obtain compensation from insurance companies. These companies insure at-fault drivers. What happens when an at-fault driver doesn’t carry enough insurance? That is, enough to fairly compensate his Read More