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Worker’s Comp Lawyer U., Part IV

  • By Marc S. Berman
worker’s comp lawyer

More Benefits That Are Available For Injured Employees A worker’s comp lawyer represents workers injured at work. Concluding my ongoing worker’s comp lawyer U. series, listed below are further benefits that a worker’s comp lawyer can assist an injured worker to receive. The descriptions are taken from the New Jersey Division of Worker’s Compensation: “Permanent Total Read More


Medical Lawyer Cases – Hospital Liability

  • By Marc S. Berman
Medical Lawyer Cases Hospital Liability

Medical Lawyer Must Consider Type Of Hospital Being Sued Damages are limited if a hospital is a non-profit. No such limit applies to for-profit facilities. A medical lawyer bringing a case against a hospital must consider the type of hospital involved. Is it a for-profit hospital? Is it a nonprofit? Or is it a charity? You see, Read More


NJ Statute of Limitations Extended

  • By Marc S. Berman
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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


Legal Resolutions for 2015, Part 1

  • By Marc S. Berman
resolutions

A Few Legal New Year’s Resolutions For 2015 That You Should Consider (Part I). Another year has begun. Everyone, it seems, is making New Year’s resolutions. So here are a few important legal New Year’s resolutions for you to consider: Make sure you have a will. Otherwise, the laws of the state will determine who Read More


Wrongful Birth Explained

  • By Marc S. Berman
Wrongful birth

Wrongful Birth Claims-What Are They? What is a wrongful birth claim? You may have read that a woman received a jury award for the wrongful birth of her baby. How could the birth of a baby be “wrongful”? What exactly is the woman receiving compensation for? It really goes back to a doctor’s duty of Read More


Boy Not Liable for Causing Sports Injury

  • By Marc S. Berman
Boy Not Liable for Causing Sports Injury

Sports Injury: 11-Year-Old Not Liable For Breaking Opponent’s Arm A child inflicts a sports injury on another child. Must he or his family pay the victim compensation? An appeals court in New Jersey recently decided the question. In the court case, a boy we’ll call George and a boy we’ll call Chuck were lacrosse players Read More


What to Do After A Dog Bite

  • By Marc S. Berman
What to do after a dog bite

Ten Commandments: Things to Do After a Dog Bite See a detailed list of the ten things you should do after a dog bite. Report the incident to the police while still at the scene. Later, report the incident to municipal animal control. Truthfully tell the police just the facts of what happened. Don’t argue. Read More


Wife Forges Husband’s Signature On Marriage License

  • By Marc S. Berman

In 2012, Joyce filed for divorce, from the man she had lived with for 28  years. They even had a 27-year-old son together. “Wait a minute,” cried “hubby.” He proceeded to inform the judge that, in 1984, he discovered that Joyce had, in fact, forged his signature on the supposed marriage license application, the year before. And Read More


Recent Tweets

  • By Marc S. Berman

Here are some of our recent Tweets on various topics. Please follow us at #NJLawsuitLawyer: 440K lawyer’s fee awarded against 2nd wife for fraud & “scorched earth campaign” in suit over 330K estate: ow.ly/xSIQS #NJ Court Upholds $3M Age-Bias Award To Fired Passaic County, #NJ Prosecutor’s Investigators: ow.ly/xNswU Father’s prison term when baby was 6 Read More


When Child Support Must Be Paid To An Adult Child Working Full-Time

  • By Marc S. Berman

Most divorce agreements provide something to the effect that the parent paying child support must pay until the child reaches 18 years of age unless the child is still a full-time student. Usually, an adult child who is working full time is considered emancipated and therefore is generally not entitled to receive child support. But Read More