Proving Fault in a Slip and Fall Accident

Proving Fault in a Slip and Fall Accident   The way for the property owner to be at fault is if they were too careless and because of their carelessness, unwittingly caused the accident that resulted in you being hurt. For example, if the floor was wet, and you fell after seeing the “Wet Floor” […]

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Proving Fault in a Slip and Fall Accident

Proving Fault in a Slip and Fall Accident   The way for the property owner to be at fault is if they were too careless and because of their carelessness, unwittingly caused the accident that resulted in you being hurt. For example, if the floor was wet, and you fell after seeing the “Wet Floor” […]

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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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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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MSKF Victory in Third Circuit for Patient’s Rights

A recent decision by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals has held when a patient assigns payment of insurance benefits to his or her healthcare provider, without explicitly referring to the right to file suit, the assignment of benefits alone is sufficient enough to give the provider standing to sue for those benefits under ERISA § […]

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$2.5 Million in Product Liability Case against Yamaha Motors

Can you imagine going for a ride on a snowmobile, checking underneath to clear any problems just like most other snowmobilers do, and suddenly having an accident, resulting in your leg being severely injured, necessitating amputation?  This was what one plaintiff, Dennis Mohr (“Mohr”) had to go through in Mohr v. Yamaha Motor Company Ltd., […]

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Heroes or Saviors in a Manufactured Emergency?

Emergency primary angioplasty was performed on two patients, resulting in good outcomes, but leaving the question of whether they should have performed the emergency angioplasty at all.   Warren Hospital (“Warren”) appealed a final agency holding of the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (“Department”) which led to sanctions being imposed on the hospital […]

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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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Notice of Claim: Under what circumstances is the ninety day deadline waived?

In a recent published decision from the New Jersey Appellate Division, the state’s intermediate appeals court found counsel’s failure to file a timely notice of claim was could be excused by an attorney’s grave medical condition. Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 59:8-8(a), a notice of claim must be filed within ninety days of the accrual of his claim when […]

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