Category: Litigation

Medical Malpractice Case: Experts

  • By Marc S. Berman
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MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE EXPERT WITNESS ISSUE RESOLVED BY NEW JERSEY APPEALS COURT. VICTIM’S LAWYER FAILED TO MAKE NECESSARY OBJECTION. SHOWS IMPORTANCE OF HIRING AN EXPERIENCED ATTORNEY. In order to win a medical malpractice case, the victim generally must prove that the accused doctor deviated from  the prevailing standard of medical care. Rarely, that deviation is so Read More


Car Accident Victims Being Watched

  • By Marc S. Berman

CAR ACCIDENT VICTIMS UNDER VIDEO SURVEILLANCE BY INSURANCE CO. Car accident victims have plenty to be concerned about. First, there is the trauma of the car accident itself. Second, there are the injuries that the victim suffers in the accident. Third, there are the medical treatment and therapy that the victim will endure. Finally, the Read More


Gross Negligence and an Injured Toddler

  • By Marc S. Berman
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GROSS NEGLIGENCE MUST BE PROVED IN ORDER FOR THE BENEFICIARY OF A CHARITY TO SUE THE CHARITY FOR CAUSING INJURY. Negligence means that someone acted carelessly. Gross negligence means that someone acted more than just “carelessly.” Gross negligence implies extreme carelessness. In most cases, victims of accidents must only prove that the party being sued acted Read More


Suing the City on Time – Part 2

  • By Marc S. Berman

SUING THE CITY FOR PERSONAL INJURY REQUIRES PROMPT ACTION. (Continued from my last post.)  Guirguis Matta was suing the city of Jersey City for his injuries suffered in an elevator accident. His lawyers didn’t notify Jersey City of their intent to sue within 90 days of the accident. The law requires such notification when suing Read More


Suing the Government: Time Matters

  • By Marc S. Berman
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SUING THE GOVERNMENT FOR PERSONAL INJURY REQUIRES QUICK ACTION. Suing the government is something that personal injury attorneys do regularly. The government can carelessly cause an accident, just the same as a private party can. But, surprise, New Jersey, like most states, has passed special laws that often make it very difficult for a personal Read More


Slip and Fall Accident Lawyer Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
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SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENT LAWYER WINS FOUR MILLION DOLLAR VERDICT AGAINST HOSPITAL, DESPITE CHARITABLE IMMUNITY LAW. Here are the facts of an interesting slip and fall accident lawyer case: Early one February morning, Carolyn Kostera slipped and fell on a patch of ice. She was strolling  on a walkway owned and maintained Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation (BIR). BIR is  a Read More


Litigation Attorney Oil Tank Case Pt. 2

  • By Marc S. Berman
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LITIGATION ATTORNEY BRINGS LAWSUIT FOR HOMEOWNERS WHOSE NEIGHBOR’S OIL TANK LEAK CONTAMINATED THE HOMEOWNERS’ PREMISES. (Continued from my last post. Here’s a summary of a recent litigation attorney case. John and Pamela Ross claimed that their residence was damaged by the migration of home heating oil. The oil leaked from an underground tank located at Read More


Litigation Lawyer Oil Tank Case Pt.1

  • By Marc S. Berman
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LITIGATION LAWYER SUES ON BEHALF OF HOMEOWNERS WHOSE NEIGHBOR’S OIL TANK LEAKED, CONTAMINATING THE HOMEOWNERS’ PROPERTY. A case brought by a litigation lawyer was resolved by the New Jersey Supreme Court on August 6, 2015. John and Pamela Ross claimed that their residence was damaged by the migration of home heating oil from a leaking Read More


Medical Error Lawyer Case, Pt.  4

  • By Marc S. Berman
medical error lawyer

MEDICAL ERROR LAWYER CASE: SURGEON ALLEGEDLY FAILS TO GET INFORMED CONSENT FROM PATIENT FOR VAGINAL OPERATION THAT PIERCED THE PATIENT’S RECTUM. (Continued from my last post,  here’s the conclusion of the medical error lawyer case that I have been discussing in my last three posts. During rectocele repair surgery, Vivian’s rectum was accidentally torn. Vivian developed infections Read More


Medical Attorney Sues Surgeon, Pt. 1

  • By Marc S. Berman
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MEDICAL ATTORNEY SUES SURGEON FOR FAILING TO GET INFORMED CONSENT FROM PATIENT FOR VAGINAL OPERATION THAT PIERCED THE PATIENT’S RECTUM BY MISTAKE A summary of a  ruling in a case filed by a medical attorney: Anthony Quartell, M.D., performed rectocele repair surgery on a woman we’ll call Vivian.  Shyam Hatangadi, M.D., attended the surgery because of Read More