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What To Do After A Car Accident

  • By Marc S. Berman
What To Do After A Car Crash

What to do after a car accident? 7 Things You Must Do Right Away If You’Re Hurt After A Car Accident No one expects to be involved in one. But thousands of car accidents occur every day. If you are injured in a car crash, “What to do after a car accident?” becomes a crucial Read More


Traffic Collision With Drunk Driver

  • By Marc S. Berman
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You had a traffic collision. Let’s say that you were driving from Clifton through Paterson and Fair Lawn on your way to one of the malls in Paramus. Right before you reach the mall, another driver changes lanes on Route 4 and clips you. In the traffic collision, you suffer serious injuries. Your arm is Read More


Crashes, Stop Signs and Injury Lawyers

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Car crashes occur because of many reasons. One common cause of car crashes is a driver running a stop sign. For a stop sign to be valid, it needs authorization from the governing body of the municipality. In other words, the municipal council must approve the placement of a stop sign at a particular intersection. Read More


Falls on Ice and the Law

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Falls on Ice. A common winter hazard in New Jersey and New York, for sure. Such falls can result in broken bones, and even worse. If someone falls on ice on someone else’s property, can that victim obtain compensation? That is, compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. The answer is it Read More


Traffic Accidents Caused by Car Problems

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Traffic accidents caused by car defects. That problem is every driver’s nightmare. You are out for a drive. All of a sudden, your brakes fail. You slam into another car. Are you at fault for the accident? As a traffic accidents lawyer, I can tell you what the law says: The owner of the motor Read More


Injury Lawyer Tip: Passing

  • By Marc S. Berman
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As an injury lawyer in the Paterson area, people who have had an accident on Route 80 contact me. Sometimes the accident involves illegal passing by the other driver. (Route 80 in Paterson has 10 lanes at points. Therefore, improper passing can be a real problem there.) If a driver violates the laws that outlaw Read More


Evidence and the Personal Injury Lawyer

  • By Marc S. Berman
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A man we’ll call “Sam” was severely hurt in a car accident and three months later searched Google for, in his words, a “personal injury lawyer near me.” Eventually, he found a personal injury lawyer to represent him. Trouble is, Sam waited too long to hire an accident attorney. What often makes or breaks a Read More


Truck Accident Issues

  • By Marc S. Berman
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In some regards, a truck accident is no different than any other motor vehicle crash. In order to recover physical injury compensation, the victim must prove certain things. Yet, there can be important differences between a truck accident case and other types of motor vehicle mishaps. Perhaps the single most important difference pertains to what type of injury the victim can sue for.


Drunk Driver Accidents – Are Hosts Responsible?

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Drunk driver accidents can be devasting. Say you host a party at your home. You serve your guests alcoholic beverages. One of your guests leaves the party intoxicated. He drives home and has an accident en route. He injures an innocent third party. Can that third party sue you for her injuries? Under New Jersey Read More


Auto Attorney Tip: Bad U-turns

  • By Marc S. Berman

An auto attorney who represents a victim hurt in a car accident generally has no case unless someone else’s negligence caused the accident. In most litigation, that “someone else” will be the driver whose car hit the victim. Or hit the victim’s vehicle. If the other driver was attempting certain driving maneuvers, it is more Read More


Automobile Lawyers and Avoiding Road Hazards

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Automobile lawyers who handle personal injury cases know all about road obstacles. That’s because the law, in New Jersey, New York, and elsewhere, mandates how drivers must respond to such obstacles. If a driver violates the law, automobile lawyers can sue the driver for anyone hurt as a result. For example, say a driver is Read More