Situations Where You Don't Need to Prove Negligence You can bring a personal injury lawsuit against someone who harms you intentionally, but most personal injury claims in New Jersey are based on negligence. Under the law of negligence, a person may … [Read more...]
How Much Is Your Personal Injury Claim Worth?
The Factors that Affect the Amount of Your Damage Award When another person acts carelessly and you suffer an injury, you have a right to seek fair and reasonable compensation for all your losses. Typically, in the aftermath of an accident, one of … [Read more...]
The Duties of Property Owners in New Jersey
The New Jersey Premises Liability Laws In New Jersey, as in all other states, there's a duty owed by owners or controllers of real property to anyone legally visiting the real property. That duty applies to landlords, tenants, property managers and … [Read more...]
The Most Common Types of Personal Injury Claims
The Typical Causes of Needless Injury in New York and Across the Country As a society, we seem to find more and more ways to engage in distraction, whether it's on a personal device, looking at a billboard or trying to do more than one thing at a … [Read more...]
The Different Types of Losses in a Personal Injury Claim
Economic and Non-Economic Damages | How Potential Claims are Valued When you have suffered injury in any type of accident, and you can show both a breach of the duty of care and causation, the focus turns to damages. Damages represent the losses … [Read more...]
Determining Liability in a Multi-Car Crash
What Are Your Rights When There's More than One Driver at Fault? It's fairly common, especially when there are more than two cars involved in a motor vehicle accident, that more than one of the parties engaged in conduct that caused the accident. If … [Read more...]
Accepting a Settlement after a Car Accident
Always Consult an Attorney before Signing Anything When you've been hurt in a motor vehicle accident, your first course of action will typically be to contact your automobile insurance provider. That's particularly true in New Jersey, where the … [Read more...]
Are You Limited to Workers’ Compensation after an Injury on the Job?
Filing a Third-Party Claim for a Work Injury When you've suffered any type of injury in the workplace, your first course of action is typically to notify your supervisor or employer and seek benefits through a workers' compensation claim. Under New … [Read more...]
The Most Dangerous Time of the Year to Be on the Road?
Statistics Show Summer Months to Have Highest Motor Vehicle Fatality Rate If you live in a northern climate, there's no question that winter is the scariest time to be on the road, right? There's snow and ice on the ground, and snow flurries can … [Read more...]
The Duties of a Common Carrier
The Degree of Care When a Fee is Charged for Transport Under the laws of negligence, which have evolved over the past millennia, every person in society must exercise reasonable care in all actions, so as to minimize the risk of injury to others. … [Read more...]