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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


NJ Accident Lawyers’ Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
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NJ Accident Lawyers’ Case. Boy’s Fingers Partially Amputated Was there Careless Supervision by High School Coach? Here’s a summary of a court decision in an NJ accident lawyers’ case. Cameron participated in a weight-lifting program for high school football players. Frank, the football coach, supervised.  Frank had the athletes participate in an activity referred to as “farmer’s walk.” It Read More


CAN YOU SUE THE GOVERNMENT?

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Can You Sue the Government for Injury? Often, But Not Always. Can you sue the government for an injury it caused? Suppose a government worker drives carelessly.  You are hurt as a result. Or imagine the city fails to properly maintain a city property.  As a result, you fall and are injured. Do you have Read More


Injury Law 101: Intentional Bad Acts.

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Injury Law Alert: Why a Victim Can Be Worse Off If Someone Else Injured Him On Purpose, Rather Than in an Accident. Here’s a summary of a recent injury law case. A high school student named Damon suffered a fractured jaw. Steven, a fellow member of the wrestling team, punched him. Steven did not intend the precise Read More


Fall Accident Case Against Charity.

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Fall Accident Victim Sues Museum for Slip on Icy Steps Museum Claims Immunity from Suit Because It’s a Charity. Who Wins? A woman named Loredana suffered a fall accident on icy steps at Newark Museum. She injured her back. Loredana is an immigration attorney employed by La Casa de Don Pedro. La Casa is a Read More


Slip and Fall Attorneys’ Advice

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Slip and fall attorneys often do not get involved in a case until long after an accident. Sometimes the victim does not even begin to look for slip and fall attorneys until a week or two, or more, passes. But, by then, slip and fall attorneys may not be able to help the victim. Why Read More


Trial Lawyers Win $2,000,000 Verdict

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Here’s a summary of a recent court case where trial lawyers won a major verdict. Joseph was thirty-five years old.  He drove a 2002 Camry.  One day,  another car rear-ended Joseph’s car. The other driver’s name was Susan.  She drove a 2000 Oldsmobile. Joseph described the impact as “a sudden, boom. I get this tremendous hit Read More