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How The Rule Of Negligence Per Se Affects Accident Cases

August 8th 2016

Car accidents are almost always the result of one driver doing something wrong. Whether it is not paying attention to the road, texting on a cell phone, or driving while fatigued or intoxicated, there is usually a cause that be attributed to one driver or the other. In many instances,… Read more...

Can Settlement Negotiations Be Used Against You Later?

August 5th 2016

In almost every injury case, attorneys for the plaintiff and defendant(s) will attempt to negotiate a settlement in hopes of avoiding a trial. Trials are time-consuming and expensive for all parties, and many injured people are more interested in obtaining compensation quickly to pay for their expenses rather than waiting… Read more...

How To Prove That A Property Owner Knew About A Dangerous Condition

August 4th 2016

When a person is injured due to a dangerous condition on property or land—for example, because a because of a slippery floor or a broken step—that person may be able to file a lawsuit seeking compensation for their injuries. This type of case is known as a premises liability lawsuit,… Read more...

Pros And Cons Of Taking A Car Accident Case To Trial

August 3rd 2016

Many people assume that if they are injured in an accident, their lawsuit will eventually go to trial. However, the vast majority of injury cases will settle before they ever see a courtroom.  In some instances, trial may be the worst idea for a personal injury case. In others, a… Read more...

Changes To New Jersey Laws Affect Child Car Seat Requirements

August 2nd 2016

Beginning late last year, the state of New Jersey passed one of the most comprehensive car seat laws in the country. The new law, which took effect on September 1st, 2015, are specifically designed to protect infants and toddlers in case of an accident. The law has restrictions for every… Read more...

When Is A Landlord Responsible For Injuries Inside A Rented Home Or Business?

August 1st 2016

If you rent property, whether it is an apartment or an office space for your business, the person or entity which owns that property has a legal responsibility to maintain safe premises. If the landlord fails to keep the property in good repair, that person or entity may be legally… Read more...

What Is Assumption of Risk?

July 29th 2016

The legal doctrine of “assumption of risk” is often used as a defense in a personal injury lawsuit. The doctrine stands for the idea that individuals who knowingly expose themselves to a risk or danger can waive their right to sue in case of an injury. If a person has… Read more...

How Do You Know If You Have A Viable Personal Injury Claim?

July 28th 2016

    In today’s litigious society, it seems like nearly anything can be the basis of a lawsuit. Most people who file a lawsuit do so either because someone has breached a contract or because someone caused an injury. Not every injury can be a viable lawsuit, however. In order… Read more...

Penn., New Jersey Begin Click It or Ticket Enforcement Campaign in May

July 27th 2016

Beginning in May, both Pennsylvania and New Jersey police department will begin their annual “Click It or Ticket” campaigns aimed at promoting the use of seat belts in vehicles. Pennsylvania and New Jersey will join 14 other eastern states as well as Ontario, Canada, in large-scale, border-to-border seat belt enforcement… Read more...

Why You Shouldn’t Rely On Your Insurance Company to Handle Your Injury Case

July 26th 2016

In no-fault insurance states like Pennsylvania and New Jersey, it may be tempting to simply allow your insurance company to handle your claim after an accident. Even though an attorney may not seem necessary at first, allowing your insurance company to settle your claim without legal help can have serious… Read more...

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