Category: Personal Injury

Free Consultation FAQ

  • By Marc S. Berman
free consultation

Most personal injury lawyers offer a “free consultation.” What exactly does a “free consultation” consist of? Here are some frequently asked questions about free consultations: Q. Is a free consultation really totally free? Are there no hidden costs? A. With a reputable attorney, free means free. The only “cost” you may have is the cost Read More


How Long Does a Personal Injury Case Take?

  • By Marc S. Berman
How long does a personal injury case take

Exactly How Long Does a Personal Injury Case Take to Settle? The post features a video that answers the question “how long does a personal injury case take to settle?” To read a written article that answers the question “how long does a personal injury video take,” see my earlier blog post on the same topic. (If you Read More


Injury Lawsuit – How Long? (Pt. 2)

  • By Marc S. Berman
injury lawsuit

(This post is a continuation of my last one. In it, I explained why it is not always necessary for an injury victim to file an injury lawsuit.  I further explained that, when necessary, an injury lawsuit is often not filed until at least a year after an accident. That is in order to allow Read More


Injury Claims -How Long Do They Take?

  • By Marc S. Berman
injury claims

Injury claims can be stressful. To begin with, there is the stress of the accident itself. Then, there is the galling fact that, through no fault of your own, someone else injured you. It doesn’t matter whether you suffered the injury in a car accident, or in a slip and fall, or through medical malpractice, Read More


Car Accident Injuries Are Not All Equal

  • By Marc S. Berman
car accident injuries

Were you injured in a car accident? Do all car accident injuries qualify you for monetary compensation? Not quite. This video podcast tells you which car accident injuries ARE compensable. To read the script of the podcast, click here: Please share this post: We offer personal injury victims a FREE consultation Mr. Berman has over Read More


Attorney Car Accident Advice: Injuries

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Here is some good attorney car accident advice about car accident injuries. Let’s say another driver crashes into your car while you are driving it. As a result, you suffer an injury. The accident was not your fault. Let’s say further that you live in Bergen County, in Fair Lawn. (Or in Teaneck, Paramus, Ridgewood, Glen Read More


How Soon Should You Hire an Accident Lawyer?

  • By Marc S. Berman

Here’s my latest video podcast, which discusses how soon should you hire an accident lawyer, after you are injured by someone else’s negligence. To read the script of the podcast, click here: Please share this post: We offer personal injury victims a FREE consultation Mr. Berman has over 30 years of legal experience. There is Read More


Hire a Personal Injury Attorney Promptly

  • By Marc S. Berman
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You suffered personal injury in an accident and want to know when you should first contact an attorney. The accident wasn’t even your fault. Whether your injury was caused by a car accident, medical malpractice, a defective product, a slip and fall, or a dog bite, the answer to your question would be the same. Read More


Accident Claim Injury Compensation

  • By Marc S. Berman
accident claim

If you have a valid accident claim for personal injury, you can generally obtain compensation for several things. These typically include medical bills not covered by insurance, and lost wages. (There are exceptions in some cases.) Medical expenses and lost wages are usually not hard to calculate. Just add up the relevant medical bills. Then Read More


5 Things to Do After an Accident

  • By Marc S. Berman
after an accident

What you do right after an accident may determine whether you will receive any compensation for your injuries. Let’s say that someone else’s negligence caused an accident that injured you.  It might have been a car accident in Paterson. Or perhaps you slipped and fell on a wet floor at a store in Paramus. Or Read More