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Medical Malpractice Claim

  • By Marc S. Berman
medical malpractice claim

NEW JERSEY SUPREME COURT DECIDES MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CLAIM   The New Jersey Supreme Court decides on a medical malpractice claim where the doctor failed to maintain required insurance. By law, New Jersey doctors must maintain at least $1 million per occurrence, and $3 million per policy year, in medical malpractice claim insurance. In the alternative, a Read More


Personal Injury Victim Makes Big Mistake

  • By Marc S. Berman
Personal Injury Victim Makes Big Mistake

PERSONAL INJURY VICTIM DISMISSES HER LAWYER A personal injury victim dismisses her lawyer and tries to represent herself, and gets a rude shock in court. A woman named Melissa claimed that she suffered personal injury as the result of a car accident. Melissa claimed the accident was caused by a man named Christian. Supposedly, Christian Read More


Thanksgiving: 7 Things to Celebrate

  • By Marc S. Berman
Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving falls on the fourth Thursday of November. Now, the world these days is a troubled place in many respects. You just have to turn on the nightly news to know that. Yet, we in the United States still have so much to be thankful for on Thanksgiving. Here are just seven of those things. Read More


Trip and Fall Case on Kmart Sidewalk

  • By Marc S. Berman
trip and fall on a cracked sidewalk

WOMAN SUES KMART FOR TRIP AND FALL ON CRACKED SIDEWALK A woman sues Kmart for a trip and fall on the cracked sidewalk and the court rules that Kmart’s landlord also responsible. Say you trip and fall on a cracked sidewalk in front of your neighbors’ house. Can you sue your neighbors? In New Jersey, Read More


Sculptra Wrinkle Treatment Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
Sculptra

SCULPTRA MEDICAL DEVICE TREATS LOSS OF FACIAL FAT AND WRINKLES Sculptra medical device that treats loss of facial fat and wrinkles patient sues the manufacturer, claiming a 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 Read More


Product Liability $4 Million Verdict

  • By Marc S. Berman
product liability for car wreck

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 are the facts. Larry Clanton was Read More


Bicycle Accident Victim Wins  

  • By Marc S. Berman
Bicycle Accident

BICYCLE ACCIDENT VICTIM’S CASE ALLOWED ON APPEAL The case had been dismissed by a trial judge because victim couldn’t identify the precise sidewalk obstruction that caused the crash. Here’s a summary of a bicycle accident case, decided recently. During the afternoon of August 14, 2012, Karen Walter was riding her bicycle on the Boardwalk in Atlantic Read More


Medical Malpractice Case: Experts

  • By Marc S. Berman
medical malpractice case

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE EXPERT WITNESS ISSUE RESOLVED A Medical malpractice case expert witness issue was resolved by the New Jersey appeals court. The Victim’s lawyer failed to make a necessary objection that shows the importance of hiring an experienced attorney. In order to win a medical malpractice case, the victim generally must prove that the accused Read More


Car Accident Victims Being Watched

  • By Marc S. Berman
Car Accident Victims Being Watched

CAR ACCIDENT VICTIMS UNDER VIDEO SURVEILLANCE BY INSURANCE CO. Car accident victims have plenty to be concerned about. First, there is the trauma of the car accident itself. Second, there are the injuries that the victim suffers in the accident. Third, there are the medical treatment and therapy that the victim will endure. Finally, the Read More


Slip and Fall Lawyers-Case Delay

  • By Marc S. Berman
slip and fall lawyers case

Slip and fall lawyers help victims of fall down accidents. But if a victim waits too long to seek representation, even the best of lawyers may not be able to help. The case summarized below shows the importance of promptly seeking out slip and fall lawyers if you’ve been injured in a fall. Carolyn resided Read More