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How Pre-Existing Conditions Affect Personal Injury Claims

Recent Department of Health and Human Service data indicates that up to half of all Americans under the age of 65 have at least one pre-existing health condition. For seniors, the percentage increases to a possible 86%. These numbers are generally more applicable to health insurance coverage than [...]

Personal Injury Deposition FAQs

Depositions serve two main purposes in personal injury cases. First, they allow the parties to learn about the facts of the case. Second, they let the parties develop a factual record that can be used to cross-examine adverse witnesses at trial.  Below are some of the common questions we receive [...]

Emotional Distress and Mental Anguish Damages in Personal Injury

In personal injury cases, damages refers to the permanent injuries suffered by the accident victim, for which monetary compensation is sought to help make them "whole” again. Personal injury awards and settlements are designed to compensate injured people for the harms and losses that they sustain. In certain cases, damages may be sought for the [...]

The Role of Expert Witnesses and Their Importance in Personal Injury Lawsuits

In a personal injury case, the injured party has the burden of proof. This means it is the victim’s responsibility to demonstrate that they suffered damages as a result of the defendant's negligence. This often requires the testimony of expert witnesses in various fields.   What is an Expert Witness? An expert witness [...]

New Jersey Personal Injury Protection (PIP) FAQs

Recovering damages for your car accident is often a difficult and complicated process. Dealing with medical bills, insurance adjusters, co-pays, deductibles and maximum coverage thresholds when you are struggling with an injury can be overwhelming. The following information is provided to help answer questions you might have regarding Personal [...]

Personal Injury FAQ

Personal injury lawsuits seek to compensate wrongfully injured people who have been injured by the negligent actions of others. These claims help to compensate the injured parties for the cost of medical treatment and lost income, as well as more intangible losses, such as pain, suffering and the loss of enjoyment [...]

How Much Is My New Jersey Personal Injury Case Worth?

At some point, this question is asked by every personal injury plaintiff. It is understandable that a plaintiff wants to know how much they may be able to recover in their case. They likely have lost wages, out-of-pocket expenses and have suffered permanent physical injuries at the hands of [...]