You have been the victim of a personal injury accident. Your doctor says that you need certain medical treatment. Let’s say that the treatment involves major surgery. You are afraid to get the surgery because of the potential side effects. If you refuse to submit to the proposed treatment, will that negatively affect your legal case? That Read More
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.
Most personal injury lawyers offer a free consultation. What exactly does a free consultation consist of? Here are some frequently asked questions about free consultations: Q. Is a free consultation really totally free? Are there no hidden costs? A. With a reputable attorney, free means free. The only cost you may have is the cost Read More
Exactly How Long Does a Personal Injury Case Take to Settle? This post features a video that answers the question “how long does a personal injury case take to settle?” To read a written article that answers the question “how long does a personal injury video take,” see my earlier blog post on the same topic.
(This post is a continuation of my last one. In it, I explained why it is not always necessary for an injury victim to file an injury lawsuit. I further explained that, when necessary, an injury lawsuit is often not filed until at least a year after an accident. That is in order to allow the Read More
Injury claims can be stressful. To begin with, there is the stress of the accident itself. Then, there is the galling fact that, through no fault of your own, someone else injured you. It doesn’t matter whether you suffered the injury in a car accident, or in a slip and fall, or through medical malpractice, Read More
Were you injured in a car accident? Do all car accident injuries qualify you for monetary compensation? Not quite. This video podcast tells you which car accident injuries ARE compensable. To read the script of the podcast, click here:
Here is some good attorney car accident advice about car accident injuries. Let’s say another driver crashes into your car while you are driving it. As a result, you suffer an injury. The accident was not your fault. Let’s say further that you live in Bergen County, in Fair Lawn. (Or in Teaneck, Paramus, Ridgewood, Glen Read More
Here’s my latest video podcast, which discusses how soon should you hire an accident lawyer, after you are injured by someone else’s negligence. To read the script of the podcast, click here.
You suffered personal injury in an accident and want to know when you should first contact an attorney. The accident wasn’t even your fault. Whether your injury was caused by a car accident, medical malpractice, a defective product, a slip and fall, or a dog bite, the answer to your question would be the same. Read More
If you have a valid accident claim for personal injury, you can generally obtain compensation for several things. These typically include medical bills not covered by insurance, and lost wages. (There are exceptions in some cases.) Medical expenses and lost wages are usually not hard to calculate. Just add up the relevant medical bills. Then Read More