Category: Litigation

Dental Malpractice Attorney U.: Experts

  • By Marc S. Berman
dental surgery case

Dental Malpractice Attorney Wins Appeal And Gains New Trial For Client A recent dental malpractice attorney case Walter Martinez’ dental malpractice attorney appealed after a jury returned a verdict of no malpractice in favor of Nancy Herbst, a dental surgeon. The dental malpractice attorney filed a court complaint against Herbst in April 2010. The dental malpractice attorney claimed that Read More

Negligence Lawyer U.: Tree Crushes Car

  • By Marc S. Berman
Fallen Tree

Tree Falls On Car, Injuring Passenger. Was Driver Responsible? An unusual negligence lawyer case: On April 16, 2011, at about 7:00 p.m., Louise Gorrie was a passenger in a car driven by Mary Allen. As Allen was slowing down to allow Gorrie to exit, a tree fell on the car’s roof and windshield. Gorrie claimed she suffered permanent Read More

NJ Medical Attorney Surgery Failure

  • By Marc S. Berman
Surgery Failure

Surgeon Seemingly Makes Admission But the judge doesn’t let the jury hear about it and a medical attorney in New Jersey wins the new trial. An actual medical attorney case in New Jersey that was recently decided: Mrs. Frances Parker sued her late husband’s surgeon, John W. Poole, M.D., for medical malpractice. Mr. Parker was diagnosed with colon Read More

NJ Accident Attorney U.: Cop Cars

  • By Marc S. Berman
Broken bicycle after a crash

Newark cop driving police cruiser can’t avoid liability for hitting a boy on a bicycle. NJ Accident Attorney Obtains $2.4 Million Jury Verdict Under New Jersey law, a public official is not responsible for an accident if he acts in good faith in the execution or enforcement of any law. A Newark, New Jersey police Read More

NJ Statute of Limitations Extended

  • By Marc S. Berman

Judge Extends Nj Statute Of Limitations A judge extends NJ statute of limitations for a man who fell asleep for 70 years in his lawyer’s office. The NJ statute of limitations for personal injury cases is normally two years. That means that an injured victim normally has two years from the date of the accident Read More

Trial Lawyer U.: Jury Selection, Pt. 1

  • By Marc S. Berman

How Many Jurors Are Selected In  A Civil (Non-Criminal) Case? Part one in a series of New Jersey court rules that affect a trial lawyer. A civil (non-criminal) case will be tried by a jury only if a jury trial is demanded by a party at the outset of a case. A deliberating jury in a civil Read More

NJ Accident Lawyer Phantom Tire Case

  • By Marc S. Berman

NJ Accident Lawyer Argues Phantom Tire Uninsured Motorist Case A NJ accident lawyer will sometimes have a client who literally doesn’t know what hit her. For example, she was involved in a motor vehicle accident. But the other car sped away and no one knows who the driver was. In such a case, if the victim has purchased Read More

Slip and Fall Lawyer U.-Building Codes

  • By Marc S. Berman
slip and fall building codes

Slip And Fall Lawyer Wins Case A slip and fall lawyer recently won an appeal for his client. The slip and fall lawyer argued that the owner of the premises was responsible for his client’s fall. The facts in the case were basically agreed upon. The owner rented his vacation home in Long Beach, New Read More

Tort Claim vs. Gov’t -Emotional Distress

  • By Marc S. Berman
Tort claim

Judges Reverse $10 Million Verdict In Tort Claim Case The judges reverse $10 million verdicts in tort claim case. Say jury might have been influenced by testimony about an improper emotional distress claim. A tort claim generally means a claim against someone based upon that someone’s wrongful act. More specifically, New Jersey has a tort claim Read More

Slip & Fall Attorney: Foreclosure Falldown

  • By Marc S. Berman

Slip & Fall Attorney Can Get Compensation For Victim From A Bank A Slip & Fall attorney can get compensation for victim injured while viewing foreclosure property. The bank may be held responsible. A slip and fall attorney normally sues careless property owners. But what is that slip and fall attorney to do if his Read More