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Paterson Personal Injury Lawyer Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
Paterson personal injury lawyer fire case

PATERSON PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER CASE: FATAL FIRE An appeals court recently decided a tragic Paterson personal injury lawyer case. Here is what happened. In 2010, a fire broke out at a Paterson home. The home was owned by a Ms. Brown. Several tenants lived in the house. The fire started in the basement. Electrical panels were improperly Read More


Columbus Day Greetings

  • By Marc S. Berman
Columbus Day

COLUMBUS DAY IS TODAY Closings on Columbus Day. Columbus Day in New Jersey is a state and federal holiday. The municipal. state and federal courts will thus be closed. Post offices will be closed. There will be no regular mail delivery. State and local government offices will be closed. State public schools have the option to close. Banks Read More


Medical Attorney Malpractice Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
medical attorney malpractice case

Medical Attorney Malpractice Case: Time Matters Medical attorney malpractice cases arise when a doctor makes a mistake that harms a patient. Most doctors perform admirably. However, sometimes a doctor will make an error. He or she will not comply with the prescribed medical standard of care. If that lapse harms a patient, the patient is entitled Read More


Malpractice Attorneys ’ Case: Expert Witness

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Malpractice attorneys represent victims of medical malpractice. In order for a medical malpractice victim to recover compensation, it is not enough that a reasonable person would find that the doctor in question erred. Rather, with rare exceptions, another doctor must testify that the doctor deviated from the appropriate standard of care. The testifying doctor is Read More


Work Injury: Whom Can You Sue?

  • By Marc S. Berman
Work Injury

WORK INJURY RULE: SUING YOUR EMPLOYER OUTSIDE WORKER’S COMP You suffered a work injury. Can you receive compensation? In most cases, the short answer is yes. You can hire an attorney to file a worker’s compensation claim for you. But the lawyer must file the claim in a special court. A court that handles only Read More


Traffic Accident Lawyer U.: Tailgating

  • By Marc S. Berman
Tailgating Traffic Accident

TAILGATING CAN CAUSE A TRAFFIC ACCIDENT. How far away does the law say you have to keep from the car in front of you? In order to prevent a traffic accident, a driver must maintain a safe distance behind another vehicle. The New Jersey Legislature has put this duty into law. The law reads as follows: “The driver of a vehicle Read More


Auto Accident Attorneys’ Advice

  • By Marc S. Berman
Auto Wreck Attorney Advice

Auto accident attorneys obtain compensation for car accident victims. However, auto accident attorneys typically don’t get that compensation directly from people who were at-fault for accidents. Rather, auto accident attorneys usually obtain compensation from insurance companies. These companies insure at-fault drivers. What happens when an at-fault driver doesn’t carry enough insurance? That is, enough to fairly compensate his Read More


NJ Accident Lawyers’ Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
NJ accident lawyers weight lifter case

NJ Accident Lawyers’ Case. Boy’s Fingers Partially Amputated Was there Careless Supervision by High School Coach? Here’s a summary of a court decision in an NJ accident lawyers’ case. Cameron participated in a weight-lifting program for high school football players. Frank, the football coach, supervised. Frank had the athletes participate in an activity referred to as farmer’s walk. It Read More


Can You Sue The Government?

  • By Marc S. Berman
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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 any recourse? Read More


Injury Law 101: Intentional Bad Acts

  • By Marc S. Berman
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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