Category: Litigation

Dental Malpractice Attorney U.: Experts

  • By Marc S. Berman
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DENTAL MALPRACTICE ATTORNEY WINS APPEAL AND GAINS NEW TRIAL FOR CLIENT. TRIAL JUDGE HAD IMPROPERLY LIMITED EXPERT TESTIMONY. A recent dental malpractice attorney case: Walter Martinez’ dental malpractice attorney appealed after a jury returned a verdict of no malpractice in favor of Nancy Herbst, a dental surgeon. The dental malpractice attorney filed a court complaint against Herbst in Read More

Negligence Lawyer U.: Tree Crushes Car

  • By Marc S. Berman
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NEGLIGENCE LAWYER CASE: TREE FALLS ON CAR, INJURING PASSENGER. WAS DRIVER RESPONSIBLE? An unusual negligence lawyer case: On April 16, 2011, at about 7:00 p.m., Louise Gorrie was a passenger in a car driven by Mary Allen. As Allen was slowing down to allow Gorrie to exit, a tree fell on the car’s roof and windshield. Gorrie claimed Read More

NJ Medical Attorney-Surgery Failure

  • By Marc S. Berman
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SURGEON SEEMINGLY MAKES ADMISSION, BUT JUDGE DOESN’T LET JURY HEAR ABOUT IT. NJ MEDICAL ATTORNEY WINS NEW TRIAL. An actual NJ medical attorney case that was recently decided: Mrs. Frances Parker sued her late husband’s surgeon, John W. Poole, M.D., for medical malpractice. Mr. Parker was diagnosed with colon cancer.  A tumor was discovered during a colonoscopy. Dr. Read More

NJ Accident Attorney U.: Cop Cars

  • By Marc S. Berman
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NEWARK COP DRIVING POLICE CRUISER CAN’T AVOID LIABILITY FOR HITTING BOY ON BICYCLE. NJ ACCIDENT ATTORNEY OBTAINS $2.4 MILLION JURY VERDICT. NJ accident attorney case study: Under New Jersey law, a public official is not responsible for an accident “if he acts in good faith in the execution or enforcement of any law.” A Newark, Read More

NJ Statute of Limitations Extended

  • By Marc S. Berman

JUDGE EXTENDS NJ STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR MAN WHO FELL ASLEEP FOR 70 YEARS IN HIS LAWYER’S OFFICE. The NJ statute of limitations for personal injury cases is normally two years. That means that an injured victim normally has two years from the date of the accident to file a lawsuit. After that, the victim Read More

Trial Lawyer U.: Jury Selection, Pt. 1

  • By Marc S. Berman

HOW MANY  JURORS  ARE SELECTED IN  A CIVIL (NON-CRIMINAL) CASE? PART ONE IN A SERIES OF NEW JERSEY COURT RULES THAT AFFECT A TRIAL LAWYER. A civil (non-criminal) case will be tried by a jury only if a jury trial is demanded by a party at the outset of a case. A deliberating jury in a civil Read More

NJ Accident Lawyer Phantom Tire Case

  • By Marc S. Berman

NJ ACCIDENT LAWYER ARGUES PHANTOM TIRE UNINSURED MOTORIST CASE A NJ accident lawyer will sometimes have a client who literally doesn’t know what hit her. For example, she was involved in a motor vehicle accident. But the other car sped away and no one knows who the driver was. In such a case, if the victim has purchased Read More

Slip and Fall Lawyer U.-Building Codes

  • By Marc S. Berman
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SLIP AND FALL LAWYER WINS CASE, EVEN THOUGH PREMISES COMPLIED WITH THE TOWN’S CONSTRUCTION CODE. A slip and fall lawyer recently won an appeal for his client. The slip and fall lawyer argued that the owner of the premises was responsible for his client’s fall.  The facts in the case were basically agreed upon. The Read More

Tort Claim vs. Gov’t -Emotional Distress

  • By Marc S. Berman

JUDGES REVERSE $10 MILLION VERDICT  IN TORT CLAIM CASE. SAY JURY MIGHT HAVE BEEN INFLUENCED BY TESTIMONY ABOUT AN IMPROPER EMOTIONAL DISTRESS CLAIM. A “tort claim” generally means a claim against someone based upon that someone’s wrongful act. More specifically, New Jersey has a tort claim law. That law deals with a tort claim brought Read More

Slip & Fall Attorney: Foreclosure Falldown

  • By Marc S. Berman

SLIP & FALL ATTORNEY CAN GET COMPENSATION FOR VICTIM INJURED WHILE VIEWING FORECLOSURE PROPERTY. BANK MAY BE HELD RESPONSIBLE. A slip and fall attorney normally sues careless property owners. But what is that slip and fall attorney to do if his client is injured on property that has no real owner? Or, to be more precise, Read More