Recovering Compensation after a Personal Injury When you've suffered needless injury because of the wrongful acts of another person, your first thoughts are often about how you'll survive financially. You may be unable to work or you may need … [Read more...]
New Jersey Personal Injury Claims
Third-Party Claims after a Workplace Injury
Situations Where You May Not Be Limited to Workers' Compensation When you've been hurt on the job, one of your first steps will typically be to notify your employer and file a claim, if necessary, to secure workers' compensation benefits. The … [Read more...]
How Is a Personal Injury Lawsuit Different from a Criminal Prosecution?
The Parties | The Penalties | The Law | The Burden of Proof When you've been injured in a motor vehicle accident caused by a drunk driver, there can be two very different legal proceedings that arise out of the circumstances. You can file a civil … [Read more...]
Why You Want Expert Witnesses in a Personal Injury Lawsuit
The Different Types of Experts | How They Can Help When you've suffered an injury in New Jersey because of someone else's carelessness or wrongful acts, you have the right to file a personal injury lawsuit for damages. To succeed, you'll need to … [Read more...]
What Types of Evidence Are Admissible in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?
What Can You Introduce to Support Your Claim? One of the common reasons that personal injury lawsuits fail is insufficient evidence. It’s important to understand that, simply because you are aware of what may be potentially compelling evidence, … [Read more...]
What Defense Can You Expect in a NJ Personal Injury Lawsuit?
How Will a Defendant Try to Dispute Your Claim? When you've been injured because of someone else's wrongful act, proving your case can often appear to be cut and dried. There are, however, a number of defenses that the at-fault party may raise to … [Read more...]
Injuries to Passengers in Motor Vehicle Accidents
Can a Passenger Seek Damages from a Negligent Driver? When you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident, whether as a driver or passenger, you typically have the right to recover compensation for your losses from the operator of another … [Read more...]
The State of Mind of the Defendant in a Personal Injury Claim
How State of Mind Affects Proof Issues When you’ve been hurt or suffered an illness because of the wrongful behavior of another person, you have the right to bring a lawsuit seeking full and fair compensation for any damages or loss caused by that … [Read more...]
Establishing Future Medical Losses in a Personal Injury Claim
Projecting Unreimbursed Medical Bills Related to an Accident In the aftermath of a personal injury caused by someone else's wrongful act, you have the right to pursue, among other things, compensation for any medical expenses related to your … [Read more...]
What Can Be Used as Evidence in a Personal Injury Lawsuit
The Things You Can Put Before a Jury to Prove Your Claim When you've been hurt in New Jersey in any type of accident caused by the wrongful act of another person, chances are that any lawsuit you file will be based on a legal claim of negligence. In … [Read more...]