Personal Injury

What Factors Lead to New Jersey Uber Accidents?

How Do I Negotiate a Settlement with the Insurance Adjuster?

Reaching a fair settlement agreement with an insurance provider involves a lengthy process of negotiation. The dollar value at stake is high in a personal injury claim, but the essential principles of negotiation are still present. New Jersey Settlement Negotiation Process During any negotiation, there are three key pieces of information: The general value range of the settlement. The minimum figure that the plaintiff will accept. The maximum amount the insurance company is willing to concede. When your attorney is attempting to reach a fair [...]

How to Get the Best Personal Injury Settlement

How to Get the Best Personal Injury Settlement

You are trying to recover damages resulting from injuries suffered in a car crash, you should know that you are embarking on an extended negotiation process with the insurance provider. You will be bargaining with an insurance adjuster who mainly trying to settle claims for as little cost to the insurance company as they can. When your health and financial standing are at stake, you need every advantage available as you go up against a professional negotiator. Our team [...]

Comparative & Contributory Fault for New Jersey Personal Injury Cases

Comparative & Contributory Fault for New Jersey Personal Injury Cases

If you have suffered injuries in a crash, the first crucial aspect of your injury claim for compensation is determing liability. That means proving that the other party involved in the crash is responsible for your injuries. In some cases, issues of fault are fairly straightforward, and the real obstacles in your case involve securing a fair settlement for compensation of your injuries. However, one of the more common tactics utilized by insurance company attorneys is to claim that [...]

Mahwah, NJ - Man Injured in Saw Accident on Ramapo Valley Rd

Damage Caps on New Jersey Personal Injury Claims

It may seem to go against your instinct for there to be limits on the damages that can be awarded in a personal injury claim, other than the proper compensation for all the elements of an accident. However, there is legislation that can place a cap on the amount that can be recovered in compensation for certain kinds of damages. In most cases, these laws are only applied to non-economic damages, as they can be much more subjective and [...]

Paterson, NJ - Firefighter Injured Battling Blaze on Butler St

Paterson, NJ – Firefighter Injured Battling Blaze on Butler St

Paterson, NJ (June 17, 2020) – On Sunday afternoon, June 14th, a house fire in Paterson left one Firefighter injured. Officials from the local fire department were called to the scene of the blaze at around 2:30 p.m. The fire involved a residential area located on Butler Street.  The fire broke out for unknown reasons. Nearly 25 people were dispatched to combat the fire. One firefighter at the scene suffered injuries and was transported to a nearby medical facility.  An ongoing [...]

Irvington, NJ - Firefighter Injured in Fire on Hennessy Pl

Irvington, NJ – Firefighter Injured in Fire on Hennessy Pl

Irvington, NJ (June 16, 2020) – A residential fire was reported in Irvington on Saturday morning, June 13th. The location of the blaze was reported to be at the 12 block of Hennessy Place. Emergency responders were called to the scene to render aid to potential occupants trapped inside.  Firefighters arrived at the scene at around 2:50 a.m. In roughly 30 minutes, crews were able to extinguish the fire. No one was reportedly inside the house at the time of [...]

Newark, NJ - Firefighter Suffered Injuries on S 16th St

Newark, NJ – Firefighter Suffered Injuries on S 16th St

Newark, NJ (June 16, 2020) – A firefighter was hospitalized with injuries following a house fire in Newark on Sunday morning, June 14th. The fire department was called to a three-story wooden frame early that morning. An estimated 90 firefighters responded to two vacant buildings located at the 509 and 513 blocks of S. 16th Street.  One of the firefighters was transported to University Hospital for treatment. The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. No other injuries were reported.  An [...]

How to Stay Safe When Using a New Jersey Uber

How to Get the Best New Jersey Injury Settlement

When you are pursuing compensation for injuries and damages you suffered due to a car accident, you are taking on an extended negotiation process with the insurance provider. You will find yourself bargaining with the insurance adjuster whose main job is to settle claims for as little cost to the company as possible. When your health and financial stability are at risk, you need every benefit possible as you face a professional negotiator. Here are some key tips to [...]

Factors Impacting Your Pain & Suffering Claim

Factors Impacting Your Pain & Suffering Claim

When you pursue compensation after an injury, your damages are not usually limited to the expenses of physician visits and hospital bills. You have a right to be compensated for the full extent of the harm caused by the injuries, not just to your bank account.  This means damages for pain and suffering. However, unlike financial damages, such as medical costs and lost income, there is no fixed dollar value assigned to pain, or losing the freedom to live your [...]

Newark, NJ - Firefighter Suffered Injuries on S 16th St

Maplewood, NJ – MaryAnne Wiktorowicz Injured in Fire on Essex Ave

Maplewood, NJ (June 3, 2020) – Three occupants were rescued from a house fire in Maplewood early Tuesday morning, June 2nd. The blaze was reported at a home located on Essex Avenue at around 3:20 a.m. Two of those rescued from the house sustained severe injuries.  One of the injured victims was identified as MaryAnne Wiktorowicz. No firefighters were injured while combating the fire. No further details are available at this time.  An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently underway. Our [...]