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 perso… [Read more…]
Which Party Has to Prove Its Case to the Judge and Jury?
As a general rule, in any case involving allegations of negligence or carelessness, the injured person—known as the “plaintiff”—must typically prove his or her case by the weight of t… [Read more…]
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… [Read more…]
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… [Read more…]
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 losse… [Read more…]
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 acciden… [Read more…]
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… [Read more…]
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 other… [Read more…]
So you’ve been injured on the job—maybe in a motor vehicle accident while handling a workrelated task, or you were hurt when a machine or tool malfunctioned. In New Jersey, as in other states, you have a right to seek compensation for any disa… [Read more…]
In the aftermath of a work-related injury in New Jersey, you may have mounting expenses and little or no income. It’s important to know what types of disability benefits pursuant to a New Jersey workers’ compensation filing.
Workers’ Compensati… [Read more…]