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
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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.
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 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
An auto attorney who represents a victim hurt in a car accident generally has no case unless someone else’s negligence caused the accident. In most litigation, that “someone else” will be the driver whose car hit the victim. Or hit the victim’s vehicle. If the other driver was attempting certain driving maneuvers, it is more Read More
Automobile lawyers who handle personal injury cases know all about road obstacles. That’s because the law, in New Jersey, New York, and elsewhere, mandates how drivers must respond to such obstacles. If a driver violates the law, automobile lawyers can sue the driver for anyone hurt as a result. For example, say a driver is Read More
An experienced traffic accident attorney will tell you that picking the right doctor to treat you is not just important for your recovery. Picking the right doctor can also help your personal injury case. How so, you ask? It’s simple. A victim’s regular health insurance company generally doesn’t pay for traffic accident medical bills. (There Read More
In my last post, I offered some injury claim advice about being a witness. I explained that personal injury victims may need to testify under oath in order to receive compensation. While, in most cases, such testimony is not necessary, sometimes it is. If you are ever an accident victim and have to testify, here Read More
Personal injury victims who seek compensation for their injuries may need to testify under oath. They do not need to testify in all cases, but they do in some. Often, a personal injury case settles before any court action is filed. In that case, the victim usually does not need to testify. However, sometimes a Read More
A traffic accident lawyer must prove that a driver whom he sues was responsible for the accident in question. Occasionally, that driver may claim that he wasn’t at fault, because something blocked his vision. Is that a good excuse? Not usually. Here’s why. New Jersey law generally mandates that a driver whose view is not Read More
Dog Bite Lawyers know what dog bite victims need to prove in order to receive compensation. In short, if a dog bit you in New Jersey, the following is what you need to prove to have a valid legal case against the dog owner: 1. The person that you are suing actually owns the dog Read More