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Worker’s Comp Lawyer U., Part IV

  • By Marc S. Berman
worker’s comp lawyer

WORKER’S COMP LAWYER U.:  MORE BENEFITS THAT ARE AVAILABLE FOR INJURED EMPLOYEES. A worker’s comp lawyer represents workers injured at work. Concluding my ongoing worker’s comp lawyer U. series, listed below are further benefits that a worker’s comp lawyer can assist  an injured worker to receive. The descriptions are taken from the New Jersey Division of Read More

Medical Lawyer Cases – Hospital Liability

  • By Marc S. Berman

MEDICAL LAWYER MUST CONSIDER TYPE OF HOSPITAL BEING SUED DAMAGES ARE LIMITED IF HOSPITAL IS A NON-PROFIT. NO SUCH LIMIT APPLIES TO FOR-PROFIT FACILITIES. A medical lawyer bringing a case against a hospital must consider the type of hospital involved. Is it a for-profit hospital? Is it a nonprofit? Or is it a charity? You see, New 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

Legal Resolutions for 2015, Part 1

  • By Marc S. Berman

A FEW LEGAL NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR 2015 THAT YOU SHOULD CONSIDER  (PART I). Another year has begun. Everyone, it seems, is making New Year’s resolutions. So here are a few important legal New Year’s resolutions for you to consider: Make sure you have a will. Otherwise, the laws of the state will determine who Read More

Wrongful Birth Explained

  • By Marc S. Berman
Wrongful birth

WRONGFUL BIRTH CLAIMS-WHAT ARE THEY? What is a wrongful birth claim? You may have read that a woman received a jury award for the wrongful birth of her baby. How could the birth of a baby be “wrongful”? What exactly is the woman receiving compensation for? It really goes back to a doctor’s duty of Read More

Boy Not Liable for Causing Sports Injury

  • By Marc S. Berman
Sports injury

SPORTS INJURY: 11-YEAR-OLD NOT LIABLE FOR BREAKING OPPONENT’S ARM A child inflicts a sports injury on another child.  Must he or his family pay the victim compensation? An appeals court in New Jersey recently decided the question. In the court case, a boy we’ll call George and a boy we’ll call Chuck were lacrosse players Read More

Ten Commandments – What to Do After A Dog Bite

  • By Marc S. Berman
What to do after a dog bite

What to Do After a Dog Bite. The “Ten Commandments” What to do after a dog bite?  REPORT THE INCIDENT to the police while still at the scene. Later,  report the incident to municipal animal control. TRUTHFULLY TELL THE POLICE JUST THE FACTS  of what happened. Don’t argue.  Don’t become emotional. OBTAIN THE OWNER’S NAME, Read More

Duty of Citizens to Act as Jurors – Part 4

  • By Marc S. Berman

One more charge from the standard New Jersey Jury Charges, which every judge gives to every jury in all civil cases: Where case involves an accident: While this case is pending, you must not visit the scene of the accident. That area may have changed from the time of the accident until now. In all Read More

Recent Tweets

  • By Marc S. Berman

Here are some of our recent Tweets on various topics. Please follow us at #NJLawsuitLawyer: 440K lawyer’s fee awarded against 2nd wife for fraud & “scorched earth campaign” in suit over 330K estate: #NJ * Court Upholds $3M Age-Bias Award To Fired Passaic County, #NJ Prosecutor’s Investigators: * Father’s prison term when baby Read More