Car Accident Attorney

PARSIPPANY INJURY ATTORNEY COMMENTS ON DISTRACTED DRIVING

Fatal auto accidents are on the rise across the country due to distracted drivers using cellphones. A recent report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows 17,775 traffic-related deaths during the first six months of 2016. This figure represents a 10.4% increase compared with the same time in 2015. The experts have established a […]

Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT INJURIES IN NEW JERSEY

The fall in New Jersey is a very popular time of year for motorcycle enthusiasts to go riding. The beautiful foliage along with the brisk weather invites the opportunity to take a casual drive with friends. Unfortunately, along with this pleasant recreational activity comes a risk for motor vehicle/motorcycle accidents. I routinely see an increase […]

Slip and Fall Lawye

COMPARATIVE NEGLIGENCE IN PERSONAL INJURY LAWSUITS IN NEW JERSEY

At times, I have been contacted by a prospective client who was injured in an accident which was caused in part by his own careless actions. Unlike an auto accident involving a rear end collision where the liability rests 100% with the driver who causes the collision, there are instances when fault is apportioned to […]

Car Lend Lawsuit

Am I Insured If I Lend My Car To A Friend?

IF I LEND MY CAR TO A FRIEND OR RELATIVE, AM I LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE IF HE OR SHE CAUSES AN ACCIDENT WHEN DRIVING MY CAR? I am routinely asked if New Jersey law imposes legal liability if one were to lend his/her car to a friend or relative and that person is involved in an […]

Medical Misdiagnosis

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE – FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE

FILING A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWSUIT FOR THE FAILURE TO TIMELY DIAGNOSE CANCER AND OTHER ILLNESS Oftentimes, medical malpractice arises from a physician’s failure to make an appropriate diagnosis when presented with a constellation of a patient’s signs and symptoms. After taking a history and examining a patient, it is incumbent upon the doctor to formulate a […]

Liquidated Damages - Personal Injury Lawyer

DAMAGES IN PERSONAL INJURY LAWSUITS IN NEW JERSEY

There are two categories of damages available to an injured party in a lawsuit involving personal injuries in New Jersey. These are known as liquidated and unliquidated damages. Liquidated damages are monetary damages that are able to be calculated. Liquidated damages include lost wages, unpaid medical bills, pharmacy expenses and any other out of pocket […]

NJ Injury Lawyer

STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR PERSONAL INJURY CASES IN NEW JERSEY

The statute of limitations in New Jersey for personal injury lawsuits including lawsuits arising from car accidents is two years from the date of the accident. In other words, an injured adult (18 years or older) must file a lawsuit for injuries sustained within two years of the accident or the suit will be forever […]

Auto Insurance Policy

THE DO’S AND DON’TS OF BUYING AUTO INSURANCE IN NEW JERSEY.

When you buy auto insurance in New Jersey, you do not buy insurance because you want to, but rather because you have to because it is required by law. Very often, when buying insurance, people simply opt for the cheapest coverage. One thing that is crystal clear is that insurance coverage in New Jersey is […]