Category: Personal Injury News

Personal injury news for the New Jersey area. See some of the latest news about personal injury cases and other useful information about what you should do if you have been injured and are looking to seek legal representation.

Crash Law – Flashing Signals

  • By Marc S. Berman
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A car crash often results if a driver fails to obey a traffic signal. As a personal injury lawyer, I can attest to that. Everyone knows that a green light means you can proceed through an intersection. Similarly, everyone realizes that you must stop for a solid red light. Only after the light turns green Read More


Accident Attorneys U. – Photos

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Accident Attorneys know the value of good evidence. Whether at trial, or in negotiations with an insurance adjuster, the quality of evidence that a lawyer presents often makes or breaks his case. In today’s post, I will discuss photographic evidence. Naturally, accident attorneys will go to great length to obtain favorable evidence. But what if Read More


Car Accidents Lawyer – Slow Driving

  • By Marc S. Berman
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As a car accidents lawyer, many of the cases I see involve a violation of the law. That is, the driver at-fault for the car accident violates some traffic safety law. It can be running a stop sign. Or passing on the right instead of the left. Sometimes a driver fails to yield to another Read More


Dog Bite Attorneys- First Bite Cases

  • By Marc S. Berman
Dog Bite Attorneys

Dog bite attorneys often confront a crucial issue. Imagine that you are taking a stroll in your neighborhood. It could be anywhere in New Jersey, Fair Lawn, Paterson, Clifton, Paramus, you name it. All of a sudden, a dog darts out of its owner’s property and attacks you. You suffer deep wounds on your face, Read More


Traffic Collision With Drunk Driver

  • By Marc S. Berman
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You had a traffic collision. Let’s say that you were driving from Clifton through Paterson and Fair Lawn on your way to one of the malls in Paramus. Right before you reach the mall, another driver changes lanes on Route 4 and clips you. In the traffic collision, you suffer serious injuries. Your arm is Read More


Crashes, Stop Signs and Injury Lawyers

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Car crashes occur because of many reasons. One common cause of car crashes is a driver running a stop sign. For a stop sign to be valid, it needs authorization from the governing body of the municipality. In other words, the municipal council must approve the placement of a stop sign at a particular intersection. Read More


Injury Lawyer Tip: Passing

  • By Marc S. Berman
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As an injury lawyer in the Paterson area, people who have had an accident on Route 80 contact me. Sometimes the accident involves illegal passing by the other driver. (Route 80 in Paterson has 10 lanes at points. Therefore, improper passing can be a real problem there.) If a driver violates the laws that outlaw Read More


Evidence and the Personal Injury Lawyer

  • By Marc S. Berman
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A man we’ll call “Sam” was severely hurt in a car accident and three months later searched Google for, in his words, a “personal injury lawyer near me.” Eventually, he found a personal injury lawyer to represent him. Trouble is, Sam waited too long to hire an accident attorney. What often makes or breaks a Read More


Truck Accident Issues

  • By Marc S. Berman
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In some regards, a truck accident is no different than any other motor vehicle crash. In order to recover physical injury compensation, the victim must prove certain things. Yet, there can be important differences between a truck accident case and other types of motor vehicle mishaps. Perhaps the single most important difference pertains to what type of injury the victim can sue for.


Drunk Driver Accidents – Are Hosts Responsible?

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Drunk driver accidents can be devasting. Say you host a party at your home. You serve your guests alcoholic beverages. One of your guests leaves the party intoxicated. He drives home and has an accident en route. He injures an innocent third party. Can that third party sue you for her injuries? Under New Jersey Read More