Tag: Personal Injury Attorney

CONDO OWNER CAN’T ALWAYS SUE FOR INJURY

  • By Marc S. Berman
personal injury lawyer Ridgewood

CONDO ASSOCIATION RULES MAY HARM INJURED OWNERS You own a condominium. Let’s say it’s located in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Outside your condo, in the common area, there is a pine tree that you don’t like. You ask the condo association to remove it. Eventually, they do. However, they fail to remove the pine tree entirely. They Read More


Personal Injury Victims Are Being Watched

  • By Marc S. Berman
personal injury lawyer Hawthorne

Insurers May Film Activity of Clients of a Personal Injury Lawyer You live in Bergen County. Say in Ridgewood. One day, you are driving your car or motorcycle. You are stopped at a light. Out of nowhere, a careless driver plows into you from behind. Your vehicle is damaged. Worst of all, you suffer physical Read More


CAN YOU SUE THE GOVERNMENT?

  • By Marc S. Berman
can you sue the government

Can You Sue the Government for Injury? Often, But Not Always. Can you sue the government for an injury it caused? Suppose a government worker drives carelessly.  You are hurt as a result. Or imagine the city fails to properly maintain a city property.  As a result, you fall and are injured. Do you have Read More


Injury Law 101: Intentional Bad Acts.

  • By Marc S. Berman
injury law

Injury Law Alert: Why a Victim Can Be Worse Off If Someone Else Injured Him On Purpose, Rather Than in an Accident. Here’s a summary of a recent injury law case. A high school student named Damon suffered a fractured jaw. Steven, a fellow member of the wrestling team, punched him. Steven did not intend the precise Read More


Fall Accident Case Against Charity.

  • By Marc S. Berman
fall accident

Fall Accident Victim Sues Museum for Slip on Icy Steps Museum Claims Immunity from Suit Because It’s a Charity. Who Wins? A woman named Loredana suffered a fall accident on icy steps at Newark Museum. She injured her back. Loredana is an immigration attorney employed by La Casa de Don Pedro. La Casa is a 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


Lawsuit U: How Much To Ask For?

  • By Marc S. Berman
lawsuit

You are filing a lawsuit. You were injured in a car accident and want to recover compensation. How much should you ask for? You have read in the newspaper, or on the Internet, or heard on television or radio, of injured people who demand millions of dollars in their initial court filings. But later, you Read More


 Happy Thanksgiving!

  • By Marc S. Berman
lawyer

An Attorney Gives Thanks There are times when even a busy attorney should be focused on something other than his practice. Thanksgiving day is such a time. I am so grateful to live in the United States. For all our problems, we are still the greatest force for good in the world. On behalf of my office, Read More


Klutz Sues For Chair Fall

  • By Marc S. Berman
Accident attorney

Accident Attorney Story: Man Falls Out Of Office Chair and Sues Tom went to see an accident attorney. Tom had attended the deposition of his wife in a court case, at the office of the New Jersey law firm. About 90 minutes into the deposition, Tom fell out of his chair and injured himself. I Read More


Accident lawyer: Tenant Safety

  • By Marc S. Berman

As an accident lawyer, I don’t typically deal with the terms of residential leases involving a tenant. Most tenants are aware of their basic rights. If you rent an apartment, your landlord has many responsibilities towards you. Typically, the landlord is required to provide a tenant heat and hot water. The landlord must maintain the Read More