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Personal Injury Lawyers serving Englishtown, Newark, Jersey City, Monmouth & Middlesex Counties, and nearby areas of New Jersey

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February 06, 2018
If you've been following the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal, or even if you've just heard about it, you've certainly been horrified by the story. The details of the case and the sheer extent of Nassar's abuse are absolutely staggering, and it's difficult to read about the case without tearing up.... Read More
Category: Sexual Harassment
January 24, 2018
Recently, JAMA Surgery reported that for the nearly three million surgeries that are performed every year, almost 80 percent of deaths, complications, and costs are due to seven emergency surgery procedures. These emergency procedures can range from relatively simple operations to highly invasive... Read More
January 17, 2018
With winter weather settled in to New Jersey, it’s a great time to think about winter weather safety. Slip and fall accidents cause thousands of injuries each year, and although you cannot prevent them all, you can take steps to protect yourself this winter. Snow and ice make sidewalks, parking... Read More
Category: Premises Liability
September 26, 2017
We all know that texting and driving is a problem. In fact, distracted driving kills 9 people in car accidents each day. In New Jersey, it is illegal to use a hand-held device while driving, and it is a primary offense to text and drive, meaning that an officer can pull you over and ticket you for... Read More
Category: Auto Accidents
August 29, 2017
Labor Day weekend doesn't have quite the same reputation for barbecuing and drinking as Memorial Day or the Fourth of July. But any time Americans get a three-day weekend, there's likely going to be an increase in alcohol consumed and a corresponding increase in drunk drivers. You can plan ahead... Read More
Category: Auto Accidents, DUI
August 17, 2017
Our experienced motorcycle accident lawyers help victims like you pursue justice and compensation. We do this because we've seen time and time again that Newark-area motorcycle accidents are catastrophic and devastating. Of course, while we take pride in helping our clients, we know that it's far... Read More
July 27, 2017
Brain and head injuries are some of the most severe a person can suffer, often leading to long-term consequences that can have a devastating impact on the person affected as well as their friends and family. The brain is a delicate and complex organ, and damage to it can result in: Personality... Read More
Category: Brain Injury
July 24, 2017
If your newborn child suffers injury during or directly after birth, it can cause a lifetime of pain, suffering, and expense on the part of both you and your child. Raising a healthy child is demanding and expensive; raising a disabled child even more so. We know that you want to give your child... Read More
Category: Birth Injuries
June 30, 2017
As summer heats up, more and more children are heading for the water. Whether a pool, lake, or beach, bodies of water hold an inherent danger for children. Drowning is the most common cause of death among children under 14, and even if a drowning accident is not fatal, it can still lead to... Read More
Category: Premises Liability
June 05, 2017
Often your health care is in the hands of a team of medical professionals not just one doctor, so who is responsible when something goes wrong with your care? In cases of medical malpractice, any member of the medical team responsible for your care may be held liable for your injuries. Each case is... Read More
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