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Snow & Ice Slip and Falls in New Jersey

By |Property Owner / Premises Liability|

Slip and fall accidents are a common year-round occurrence, sending thousands of victims to the emergency room each year. But inclement weather, such as freezing rain and snow, increases the chances of these painful and often serious accidents. In New Jersey, winters are typically harsh. Average snowfalls in December through [...]

Most Common Slip and Fall Injuries in New Jersey

By |Property Owner / Premises Liability|

Fall down injuries are the number one cause of emergency room visits every year, numbering over 8 million, with 12 percent of all falls caused by slip and fall accidents.  The CDC reports that, on average, 1 out of 5 fall down accidents results in serious injury. Injuries in these cases can [...]

Common Injuries In New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accidents

By |Motor Vehicle Accidents|

Motor vehicle accidents were responsible for injuring 2.44 million people in 2015, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The National Safety Council (NSC) places the number much higher, identifying 4.4 million serious motor vehicle-related injuries in 2015. “Serious” means that the injured individuals sought medical attention. Both sources [...]

Tips for Getting the Settlement You Deserve for Your NJ Injury Claim

By |Motor Vehicle Accidents, Workers' Compensation|

New Jersey personal injury claims come in many sizes. For the large, complex cases, your attorney may handle most of the heavy lifting. He will guide you through the process, and he will typically rely on expert witnesses and various resources to investigate the claim and gather evidence to [...]

New Jersey Slip and Fall Cases on Commercial Properties

By |Property Owner / Premises Liability|

Slip and Fall accidents are one of the most common types of premises liability claims.  Causes of these accidents can include icy sidewalks, foreign or man-made objects, potholes in parking lots, slippery floors, uneven sidewalks and other hazards. In most slip and fall cases, the plaintiff must prove [...]

Mode of Operation Doctrine in New Jersey Slip and Fall Cases

By |Property Owner / Premises Liability|

In the typical premises liability / slip and fall case, the injured plaintiff must prove the negligence of the premises owner.  This mean that the plaintiff must prove the premises owner knew or should have known about a dangerous condition on the property, but failed to identify the condition upon [...]

Dangerous Practices & Procedures at Work

By |Workers' Compensation|

Every working person deserves to be safe at work. From office jobs to construction jobs, this proposition applies across the board. Even the most risky jobs must have built-in safety procedures designed to keep employees safe from harm. In New Jersey, the Division of Public Safety and Occupational Safety and Health [...]

What to Do When You Have an Accident on Someone Else’s Property

By |Property Owner / Premises Liability|

Accidents that occur on someone else’s property are occasionally the fault of the property owner for allowing a dangerous or defective condition to exist on the property. Premises liability is a legal concept whereby a property owner can be held responsible for damages caused by their failure to [...]