Category: Civil Litigation

Ten Things To Do After A Car Accident

  • By Marc S. Berman
Things to do after a car accident

Ten Commandments: Things to Do After a Car Accident What you do after a car accident can determine whether you will later receive compensation for your injuries. Therefore, here’s a list of what you should do after a car crash. Report the accident to the police. Do so while still at the scene. Obtain the Read More

Duty of Citizens to Serve as Jurors

  • By Marc S. Berman

Standard Charge For Civil Juries In New Jersey The standard charge that New Jersey Judges give to all civil juries “I recognize that serving as a juror is inconvenient, but jury service is an important duty of citizenship. Having jurors available to decide the facts in lawsuits is fundamental to our entire system of justice. Read More

Consumer Fraud Law Applies to Bad Mortgage Loans

  • By Marc S. Berman

Many people associate consumer fraud laws with the sale of defective merchandise, or with home contractors who don’t finish their work. However, the reach of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act is much broader. For example, a New Jersey Superior Court judge has recently found that a mortgage lender was responsible under the New Jersey Read More

Delay in Jury Trials in Bergen County: What to Do?

  • By Marc S. Berman

As we Tweeted earlier, according to press reports, no civil trials that are expected to last two weeks or longer will take place in Bergen County for the time being. This new policy was necessitated by a flood of judges who have recently retired. These retirements will leave Bergen County with only 27 of 36 of Read More