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Is Permanent Injury Necessary for a Claim?

  • By Marc S. Berman
Permanent injury claim

You have an accident, suffer personal injury and hire a New Jersey lawyer. At the time you suffered the personal injury, you worked for a company in Clifton that rents chairs to customers who need them to stage lectures, musical performances, etc. You were in the process of arranging the chairs at a customer’s premises Read More


Work Accident Lawsuits – Whom Can You Sue?

  • By Marc S. Berman
work accident

One day, you have a work accident. You suffer severe injuries. Let’s say that you live in Clifton. You work for a company headquartered in Hackensack. Now you will be out of work for many weeks. You will also have to see a doctor for treatment. Following treatment, you will need three months of physical Read More


Defective Product Case: Delay Can Hurt

  • By Marc S. Berman
defective product

A defective product injured you severely. Maybe it was a power tool. Or the brakes in your car failed. Or your laptop computer or smartphone battery exploded. In such cases, you know right away that a defective product caused your injury. Under New Jersey law, you generally have two years from the date of the injury Read More


Accident Victim’s Lawyer Can Speed Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
lawyer accident

You are the victim of an accident. So you hire a lawyer to represent you. Let’s say that you live in Teaneck. Someone from Paramus rear-ended you. You were stuck in traffic on Route 4. You had no fault in causing the crash. As always, you were wearing your seat belt. Nonetheless, you suffered severe Read More


Finding The Best Personal Injury Lawyer: 5 Tips

  • By Marc S. Berman
Best Personal Injury Lawyer

Are you searching for the best personal injury lawyer? While there are many factors to consider, here are five key things to look for: 5 TRAITS TO LOOK FOR TO FIND THE BEST PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER Track Record of Success. For example, is the lawyer a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum? (This organization consists Read More


Car Injury Attorney Case: Jury Selection

  • By Marc S. Berman
car injury attorney

You suffer a severe injury in a car accident and hire a car injury attorney. Let’s say that you live in Clifton, New Jersey. The accident took place on Route 20. The other driver, who was at fault, lives in Paterson. Because all parties involved are from Passaic County, and the accident took place there, your car Read More


Fall & Slip Lawyer Cases: Restaurants

  • By Marc S. Berman
slip lawyer

You consult a New Jersey fall and slip lawyer because of an accident at a business. Say you live in Passaic County. You were a customer at a local establishment. However, the floor was wet, which caused you to slip and fall. As a result, you suffered a severe back injury. You missed work for Read More


Injury Claim Basics – A Primer

  • By Marc S. Berman
injury claim

You were hurt in an accident in New Jersey and want to bring an injury claim. A claim to compensate you for your uninsured medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages and loss of quality of life. But what will you need to prove in order to be successful with your personal injury claim? img class=”alignnone size-medium Read More


Drug Injury Attorney Case: Deadlines

  • By Marc S. Berman
drug injury attorney

A drug injury attorney must know the deadline to sue. For example, the deadline to sue for personal injury in New Jersey is generally two years from the date of the incident. That includes cases involving defective products, otherwise known as products liability claims. Sometimes, the personal injury suit deadline in New Jersey is actually Read More


Mesothelioma Lawsuit – Victim’s Family

  • By Marc S. Berman
mesothelioma lawsuit

In a mesothelioma lawsuit, the judge will provide the jury with instructions before deliberations begin. These instructions are known as jury charges. Earlier this year, I ran a series of posts about some changes to the jury charges that apply to any New Jersey personal injury lawsuit. That would include any mesothelioma lawsuit. Well, the Read More