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Slip-Fall Case at Mosque

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Man Receives $135,000 Award  in  Slip-Fall Arbitration A slip-fall lawyer for a man named Ozcan filed a court complaint. Ozcan claimed that he fell and was injured on a staircase after using a restroom in a mosque. Ozcan alleged that a friend asked him to give her a ride to the mosque. The friend did not state Read More


Medical Error Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Here’s a summary of an important medical error case. Dr. Hyeun Park was Seoung Ouk Cho’s cardiologist. On April 23, 2009, Dr. Park examined Cho. Cho complained of chest pain and had an abnormal EKG.  Dr. Park admitted Cho to Trinitas Regional Medical Center.  John H. Shao, M.D. performed a heart catheterization and an angioplasty Read More


Car Accident Lawyers’ Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Here’s a recent car accident lawyers’ case. Angela was a rear passenger in a 2008 Toyota. She sat directly behind the driver, Mr. Corrales. Angela was asleep. A collision awoke her. The other vehicle was a tractor-trailer. A man named Murray drove the tractor-trailer.  Murray’s company owned it. CAR ACCIDENT LAWYERS’ CASE FILED Angela’s car Read More


Personal Injury Statute of Limitations

  • By Marc S. Berman
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PERSONAL INJURY STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS SETS DEADLINE FOR HOW LONG ACCIDENT VICTIMS HAVE TO SUE. STATE FARM INSURANCE ACCUSED OF LULLING MAN INTO MISSING DEADLINE. What is a personal injury statute of limitations?  Say your car was rear-ended.  Or you were bitten by a dog. Or you slipped and fell on a wet floor in Read More


Asbestos Lawyer “Laundry” Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
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ASBESTOS LAWYER SUES RAILROAD, AUTOMOTIVE PARTS COMPANIES OVER MESOTHELIOMA CANCER CONTRACTED BY DAUGHTER OF WORKER WHO WASHED HER DAD’S ASBESTOS-LADEN CLOTHING An asbestos lawyer commonly represents people who worked with asbestos. (Mesothelioma is a deadly cancer caused by asbestos exposure.) However, sometimes the client of an asbestos lawyer never worked with asbestos. A recent case illustrates this. Sandra Read More


Medical Malpractice Law

  • By Marc S. Berman
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WHAT IS MEDICAL MALPRACTICE? A medical malpractice case does not depend on the patient’s outcome. Medicine is not an exact science. Even when a medical professional complies with accepted medical standards, a patient may suffer a poor outcome. Rather, medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional departs from standard practice in his or her field. Read More


Workman’s Compensation Pajama Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Under workman’s compensation law, a worker is generally not allowed to file a standard Superior Court personal injury lawsuit against his employer for a work-related injury.   Rather, the worker must sue his employer in workman’s compensation court. In workman’s compensation court, a judge, not a jury, decides the case. Workman’s compensation judges often award Read More


Happy New Year to All !

  • By Marc S. Berman
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NEW YEAR GREETINGS. Another year has passed. A new year has begun. But not for our court system. The New Jersey Court calendar actually begins in July. I guess you could say that that the court system is behind the times. You can read the New Jersey Superior Court list of Court holidays for the Read More


What To Do After A Car Accident

  • By Marc S. Berman
Paterson Accident Lawyer

7 THINGS YOU MUST DO RIGHT AWAY IF YOU’RE HURT AFTER A CAR ACCIDENT What to do after a car accident? No one expects to be involved in one. But thousands of car accidents occur every day. If you are injured in a car crash, “What to do after a car accident?” becomes a crucial Read More


Medical Malpractice Claim

  • By Marc S. Berman
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NEW JERSEY SUPREME COURT DECIDES MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CLAIM   WHERE THE DOCTOR FAILED TO MAINTAIN REQUIRED INSURANCE. By law, New Jersey doctors must maintain at least $1 million per occurrence, and $3 million per policy year, in medical malpractice claim insurance. In the alternative, a doctor can post a letter of credit (a type of bond) Read More