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Award Methodology

What is Medical Malpractice?

By |Medical Malpractice|

Medical malpractice involves a medical provider's breach of an applicable standard of care that results in harm to a patient.  The standard of care that applies in a specific situation depends on a number of factors, including the “generally accepted” practices and procedures for other, similarly situated medical providers. In order to [...]

Pedestrian Accident Claims in New Jersey

By |Pedestrian Accidents|

Because of the vulnerability of pedestrians in pedestrian-auto accidents, the NJ Legislature has enacted laws requiring motor vehicle operators to abide by strict standards of care.  If drivers violate these standards, they may be held accountable in both the criminal and civil context.  While there are also laws that address the responsibilities of [...]

New Jersey Comparative Negligence Law

By |Motor Vehicle Accidents|

Personal injury lawsuits often involve complex accident scenarios and difficult questions regarding apportionment of fault where the combined actions of multiple parties causes an injury. In these cases, New Jersey law provides juries a mechanism for determining each party’s share of responsibility for the damages. The NJ Comparative Negligence Act, N.J.S.A. 2A:15-5.1, [...]