Category: Civil Litigation

Traffic Attorney : Left Hand Turns

  • By Marc S. Berman
Traffic attorney

Traffic Attorney Advisory The Law Of Left Hand Turns A traffic attorney must investigate who was at fault in a crash. One thing he looks at is whether one driver was turning. And, if so, what type of turn was he making. When you make a left-hand turn, you’ll be driving across oncoming traffic. This makes a Read More

Injury Lawyer: “Careful What You Sign”

  • By Marc S. Berman
injury lawyer

Injury Lawyer Alert: Hidden Arbitration Clauses A potential client comes to see an injury lawyer. He was hurt through no fault of his own. He wants to go to court and recover compensation. Or, a woman was deceived by a home-improvement contractor and wants to sue the company that defrauded her. You would think that Read More

Malpractice Lawyer:Tort Reform Hits Dr.

  • By Marc S. Berman
Malpractice Lawyer Tort Reform

Malpractice Lawyer Case: Can A Dr. Sue Hospital That Revoked Privileges? If there is one issue that causes tension between your typical medical malpractice lawyer and your typical physician, it is the issue of tort reform. No one likes to be sued. Doctors are no exception. Many doctors and their medical associations have lobbied state Read More

Klutz Sues For Chair Fall

  • By Marc S. Berman
Accident attorney

Accident Attorney Story: Man Falls Out Of Office Chair and Sues Tom went to see an accident attorney. Tom had attended the deposition of his wife in a court case, at the office of the New Jersey law firm. About 90 minutes into the deposition, Tom fell out of his chair and injured himself. I Read More

 Accident Lawyer: Trespassers Can Sue

  • By Marc S. Berman
Slip and fall

Accident Lawyer Advisory: Injured Trespassers May Be Able to Sue A trespasser comes to see an accident lawyer. He was on someone else’s property. He had no right to be on the premises. But he tripped on something. He was badly injured. Now he wants to sue the property owner for damages. Can he? You Read More

 Car Accident Lawyer: Traffic Tickets

  • By Marc S. Berman
car accident lawyer Fair Lawn NJ

How a Car Accident Lawyer Evaluates a Case Say a new case comes into the office of a car accident lawyer. One of the first things that the attorney will investigate is whether there was a violation of a traffic law. This is because, if the lawyer can prove that the other driver violated a traffic Read More

Viagra May Cause Melanoma

  • By Marc S. Berman
Viagra and melanoma

A products liability lawyer certainly has many issues to be aware of these days. For instance, a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association linked the popular drug Viagra with the skin cancer melanoma. Men who took Viagra were 84% more likely to develop melanoma over a 10 year period. Melanoma Read More

$3M Age Discrimination Verdict

  • By Marc S. Berman
Age Discrimination

Six employees of the Passaic County, New Jersey Prosecutor’s Office will apparently keep $3 million in damages awarded to them by a jury in their age discrimination case. The New Jersey Supreme Court refused to hear the County’s appeal. The employees claimed that their 2008 dismissals, allegedly part of a cost-saving measure, were motivated by age. In July 2012, a Read More

Slip and Fall Accidents -10 Commandments

  • By Marc S. Berman
slip and fall

Ten Commandments After a Slip and Fall Accident Slip and fall accidents can cause severe injury. What you do after the accident can make or break your case. Accordingly, here’s what you should do right after a slip and fall: 1. REPORT THE SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENT to the police, and to the store manager, landlord, Read More

Fall At The Mall

  • By Marc S. Berman
Slip and fall

Lillie was shopping at Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus, New Jersey. She slipped on clear liquid on the floor of the mall and sustained injuries. She was unable to see the liquid or determine for how long it had been present. There is a food court in the mall one level below from Read More