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FAQ – What If You Committed Negligence Too?

  • By Marc S. Berman
What if you committed negligence

Q. I had an accident, but I may have committed some negligence myself. Nonetheless, I suffered significant injuries. Can I still recover compensation for my pain and suffering, unreimbursed medical expenses, and lost income? A. In most states, including New Jersey and New York, absolutely, positively YES! Just because you may have been partially at Read More

Car Crash Caused by Traffic Violation

  • By Marc S. Berman
car crash

You are driving to work one day and are injured in a car crash. An ambulance takes you to the nearest hospital. Not only did you never get to work that day, you will have to miss several weeks of work because of your injuries. Accordingly, you will lose wages. Doctors will send you medical bills. Of Read More

Personal Injury Claim -What Info Is Needed?

  • By Marc S. Berman
personal injury claim

Q. I have a possible personal injury claim. Someone else carelessly or intentionally injured me. What information and documents must I obtain early-on to support my claim? A. I am providing below a list of what you need to collect. However, first I must emphasize that it is crucial that you retain an experienced personal injury lawyer. Read More

Personal Injury Lawyer Case in Teaneck

  • By Marc S. Berman
personal injury lawyer case against a restaurant in Teaneck

A resident of Teaneck slips and falls at a restaurant and consults a personal injury lawyer two weeks later. The restaurant is located on Cedar Lane, not far from the victim’s home. At the time of the accident, the victim stood in line at a self-service portion of the restaurant. She eyed the salad bar. The Read More

What is Medical Malpractice? – FAQ

  • By Marc S. Berman
what is medical malpractice

What is Medical Malpractice? I am often asked that question by potential clients. Rather than just reciting the legal theory, here are some FAQs that explain, in practical terms, exactly what is medical malpractice: Q. I had a bad result from a medical procedure. Exactly what is medical malpractice? Can I sue my doctor? A. Possibly. But Read More

How to Sue the Government on Time

  • By Marc S. Berman
how to sue the government

Here are some FAQ on how to sue the government for personal injury. The questions focus on the deadlines involved. Q. Is there a deadline to sue the government for personal injury? A. Yes. A key aspect of knowing how to sue the government is knowing the deadline. Q. What is a “personal injury statute Read More

New Jersey Personal Injury Statute of Limitations

  • By Marc S. Berman
New Jersey personal injury statute of limitations

Q. What’s a New Jersey personal injury statute of limitations? A. Let’s first break down the phrase New Jersey personal injury statute of limitations into its parts, and then define each part separately. A statute of limitations is the legal deadline to file a lawsuit. If you miss the deadline, you lose your right to Read More

Fair Lawn Slip and Fall Lawyer Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
Fair Lawn slip and fall lawyer case

You are walking in front of a business. Suddenly, you slip and fall on a bump in the sidewalk. You suffer great pain in your back. You are taken to the emergency room. There, the doctors order x-rays, MRIs, and other tests. Say you live in Fair Lawn. After the incident, you are disabled for Read More

Saving Money on Your Prescription Drugs

  • By Marc S. Berman
Saving Money on Your Prescription Drugs

You are injured in a slip and fall accident at a store in Paramus. The business failed to clear a spill of liquid on the floor. Let’s say that you live in Elmwood Park. An ambulance takes you to the emergency room at Hackensack Hospital. The doctors treat your injuries. They admit you to the Read More

Video Recorded Testimony in Personal Injury Cases

  • By Marc S. Berman
Video Recorded Testimony

You live in the Paramus area, have an accident, and hire a Paramus personal injury lawyer. In order to win your case, the Paramus personal injury lawyer must hire an expert witness. In some cases, the Paramus personal injury attorney might have to hire more than one expert. For example, a doctor to explain your Read More