Category: Civil Litigation

Personal Injury Statute of Limitations

  • By Marc S. Berman
personal injury statute of limitations

Personal Injury Statute Of Limitations Sets Deadline Personal injury statute of limitations sets deadline for how long accident victims have to sue. State farm insurance accused of lulling a man into missing deadline. What is a personal injury statute of limitations? Say your car was rear-ended. Or you were bitten by a dog. Or you slipped Read More


Asbestos Lawyer Laundry Case

  • By Marc S. Berman
asbestos lawyer laundry case

ASBESTOS LAWYER SUES RAILROAD, AUTOMOTIVE PARTS COMPANIES An asbestos lawyer sues railroad, automotive parts companies, over mesothelioma cancer contracted by a daughter of a worker who washed her dad’s asbestos-laden clothing. An asbestos lawyer commonly represents people who worked with asbestos. Mesothelioma is a deadly cancer caused by asbestos exposure. However, sometimes the client of an asbestos lawyer never 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


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


Gross Negligence and an Injured Toddler

  • By Marc S. Berman
Gross Negligence and an Injured Toddler

GROSS NEGLIGENCE MUST BE PROVED Gross negligence must be proved in order for the beneficiary of a charity to sue the charity for causing injury. Negligence means that someone acted carelessly. Gross negligence means that someone acted more than just carelessly. Gross negligence implies extreme carelessness. In most cases, victims of accidents must only prove that Read More