Category: Products liability

Defective Product Case: Delay Can Hurt

  • By Marc S. Berman
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A defective product injured you severely. Maybe it was a power tool. Or the brakes in your car failed. Or your laptop computer or smartphone battery exploded. In such cases, you know right away that a defective product caused your injury. Under New Jersey law, you generally have two years from the date of the injury Read More


Drug Injury Attorney Case: Deadlines

  • By Marc S. Berman
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A drug injury attorney must know the deadline to sue. For example, the deadline to sue for personal injury in New Jersey is generally two years from the date of the incident. That includes cases involving defective products, otherwise known as products liability claims. (Sometimes, the personal injury suit deadline in New Jersey is actually Read More


Drug Injury Lawyer Case: Reglan Side Effect

  • By Marc S. Berman
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DRUG INJURY LAWYER CASE EXPLORES WHETHER U.S. LAW OVERRULES N.J. LAW Here’s a digest of a recent drug injury lawyer case. In 2004, the manufacturer of Reglan received approval from the FDA to publish new label warnings about the dangers of the long-term use of the drug. (“FDA” stands for the Food and Drug Administration, Read More


Paramus Accident Lawyer: Pole Accident

  • By Marc S. Berman
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PARAMUS ACCIDENT LAWYER CASE STUDY: DANGER ON THE JOB. A Paramus accident lawyer helps accident victims recover compensation. Some of these accidents occur while the victim is working. Worker’s compensation may not cover a self-employed worker. However, he may have a claim against the owner of the property where he was working. A newly decided Read More


Bergen County Mesothelioma Lawyer

  • By Marc S. Berman
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BERGEN COUNTY MESOTHELIOMA LAWYER CASE. CANCER FROM LAUNDRY? A Bergen County mesothelioma lawyer usually has a client who worked with asbestos. Asbestos exposure causes mesothelioma, which is a type of cancer. It may take many years after the asbestos exposure for cancer to appear. For such a victim, the Bergen County mesothelioma lawyer can sue, 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


Sculptra Wrinkle Treatment Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
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SCULPTRA MEDICAL DEVICE TREATS LOSS OF FACIAL FAT AND WRINKLES PATIENT SUES MANUFACTURER, CLAIMING DEFECT INJURED HER. Sculptra is a substance that is injected into a patient. It is considered a “Class III” medical device. It was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) in 2004. The approval followed a nine-month review. Sculptra was initially approved Read More


Product Liability $4 Million Verdict

  • By Marc S. Berman
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PRODUCT LIABILITY VERDICT UPHELD – DEFECTIVE CAR ROOF CAUSED SEVERE INJURIES TO VICTIM This post summarizes a recent ruling in a New Jersey product liability case.  The case involved a Nissan Altima. A product liability jury found that Nissan failed to design a safe vehicle.  The jurors awarded the accident victim $4,200,446 in compensation. Here 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