SLIP AND FALL OR TRIP AND FALL ACCIDENTS A slip-and-fall accident may not seem as severe as a serious car accident or heavy machinery accident. However, these types of accidents can cause serious injury, including broken bones, head injury, traumatic brain injury or back injury.  These injuries can leave a person with a long road…

REAR-END COLLISION ACCIDENT The most common form of collisions in the US is when one vehicle strikes another in the rear.  Driver inattention, following too closely or adverse road conditions are some causes of these types of collisions. A rear-end collision is most likely to occur during a traffic jam with stop-and-go traffic because there…

Representing Drunk Drivers in New Jersey The repercussions of driving drunk in New Jersey are among the harshest in the nation.  In New Jersey, drunk-driving is treated like a traffic offense.  Therefore, you cannot have your case tried by a jury, only by a judge.  In other states, it’s considered a crime.  A drunk-driving conviction…

Representing Victims of Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey As the victim of a pedestrian accident, you have the burden of proof when it comes to establishing liability.  Therefore, you must be able to show evidence that the other party was at fault.  According to the NHTSA, in 2013, pedestrians were one of the few groups…

NEW JERSEY ALL TERRAIN VEHICLE (ATV) ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS Representing Victims of ATV Accidents In New Jersey All-terrain vehicles, or commonly called ATVs, provide many hours of fun for kids and adults of all ages.  Unlike other motor vehicles, ATVs are not strictly regulated.  In fact, in New Jersey, a child as young as 14 years…

Brain injuries that occur during labor and delivery often result from hypoxia, a decrease in the flow of oxygen-rich blood to the baby’s brain. There are several circumstances that can cause severe oxygen deprivation resulting in some cases of cerebral palsy and hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. For example, the umbilical cord might become intertwined around the…

Errors in prescribing and dispensing medications can be the basis of a medical malpractice lawsuit. Failure to prescribe the correct medication is one of the principal causes of harm. A physician might misdiagnose a patient’s condition and consequently order the wrong drug, which will delay proper treatment and exacerbate the patient’s illness. Alternatively, a physician…

Medical malpractice occurs when a physician, nurse, hospital administrator, medical technician or other health professional fails to meet standards of care and commits an error in the diagnosis or treatment of an illness. A medical professional’s negligence or misguided course of action can inflict severe harm on the patient by exacerbating a preexisting medical condition,…

Attorneys foresee a rise in litigation involving the sale of the medication Benicar, a drug frequently used to treat patients who suffer from hypertension, or high blood pressure. To date, over 1,100 lawsuits have been filed nationwide against Daiichi-Sankyo, the Japanese manufacturer of the drug whose U.S. division is based in Parsippany, New Jersey. Attorneys…