Dog Bite Settlements in New Jersey

dog bite settlementsIf you are attacked and injured by a dog in New Jersey, the dog’s owner may be liable for the damages you suffer, even if the animal has never bitten anyone before. In New Jersey, subject to a few exceptions, including if you were harassing the dog, proof of negligence or carelessness isn’t required in order to seek compensation for your dog bite injuries. This concept is referred to as “strict liability,” and is unique to NJ dog bite cases.

Dog Bite Damages

A settlement in a dog bite case in the same as a settlement […]

What To Do After a Workplace Injury

What to Do After a Workplace InjuryLawmakers have enacted numerous laws that are designed to encourage a safe workplace in the state of New Jersey. Nonetheless, certain jobs are dangerous by their very nature, and there will always be workplace accidents. When such an accident happens, you can help yourself by following some basic steps.

Report the Accident and/or Injury As Soon As Possible

After an open and obvious accident, where immediate medical attention is required to treat an injury, reporting the incident usually is not an issue. However, there are other situations where an employee may […]

How to Recover Lost Wages in New Jersey

How To Recover Lost WagesIf you have been injured due to the negligence or carelessness of another, you may be entitled to recover for your economic damages, including lost wages. Lost wages are a common recoverable economic loss in personal injury cases.

Lost Wages

If you are unable to work for a period of time after a serious injury, the income you lose during your temporary disability is commonly referred to as lost wages. When an injury causes a permanent disability but allows a return to work with a lower wage earning potential than before, this is called a reduced earning capacity. Another economic loss in personal injury matters is […]

How to File a Personal Injury Claim in New Jersey

How to File a Personal Injury Claim in New JerseyIf you have been in an accident or were injured in some way in New Jersey due to the careless or negligent actions of someone else, you may be able to file a personal injury claim to recover damages for your injury and losses. However, in order to do so, there are some essential steps you should take to safeguard your rights and increase your chances of receiving a fair award.

Documentation

You will need to prove that you were injured, you suffered damage and […]