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, as one might expect, according […]

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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

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 to lift a specific amount on the […]

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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

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 boys claimed that […]

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