Work Zone Accidents in New Jersey

Work Zone Accidents in New Jersey Work zone accidents are defined as accidents or crashes that occur within the signed boundaries of a work zone or at the entry and exit of a work zone in a work zone are an ongoing danger.  Nationally, the rate of work zone crashes has increased by over 45% […]

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Can I Sue for a Burn Injury?

Can I Sue for a Burn Injury? Not all burn injury lawsuits are the same. Burn injuries are categorized into various different types. Usually, medical providers will categorize burn injuries into one of three categories. These different categories are: First degree burns: these are burns affect to the outer layer of the skin and would […]

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What is a Spinal Cord Injury?

What is a Spinal Cord Injury? Damage to a person’s spinal cord can be catastrophic, impacting nearly every aspect of their life. Spinal cord injuries are rarely mild and can cause permanent changes to a person’s mobility. In the most severe form, a spinal cord injury can cause complete paralysis. As noted by the Mayo […]

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7 Summer Driving Safety Tips

7 Summer Driving Safety Tips Before you head off for summer vacation, read over our summer driving safety tips, and keep you and your family safe on the road. Car accidents are a leading cause of injury and death in New Jersey and across the United States. Summer is the most dangerous driving season—not winter, […]

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Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer to File a Claim?

You’ve been harmed and another person or company is to blame. To decide if you need a lawyer for a personal injury claim, ask yourself the following: 1. How serious is my injury? Automobile, slip and fall, or workplace accidents often result in various types of injuries. Settlements for serious or disabling injuries normally require […]

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7 Most Common Workplace Accidents and Injuries

7 Most Common Workplace Accidents and Injuries Accidents can happen in any workplace. Although injuries are frequently suffered by construction and industrial workers, they affect employees throughout the workforce – from office professionals to store associates. The following list outlines common causes of on the job accidents. 1. Lifting or Handling Employees may be required […]

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Why is it important that your expert doesn’t give a net opinion?

In Townsend v. Pierre, 221 N.J. 36 (2015), in an unanimous decision authored by Justice Patterson, the New Jersey Supreme Court held experts must, “be able to identify the factual bases for their conclusions, explain their methodology, and demonstrate that both the factual bases and the methodology are reliable.” For a plaintiff, this means the […]

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Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman 2015 Legal Studies Scholarship

As part of its community efforts to support the community of those New Jersey residents who have been affected by personal injury, the law firm of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman has announced the creation of the annual Legal Studies Education Scholarship. This $2,500 scholarship will be awarded for the first time in 2015, and […]

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Dog Attack Leads to Hospitalization

Dog Bite Case Two pre-teen boys hospitalized after pit bull attack. Two twelve-year-old boys were injured when they were attacked by a pit bull that was close to Lincoln Elementary School in Lyndhurst, New Jersey. The two boys were walking back from recess when the pit bull ran out of a yard. One of the […]

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