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07October

Slip and Falls on Snow and Ice

Updated Oct 7, 2021 With Winter around the corner, we wanted to send some early info: We receive many inquires from potential clients regarding injuries sustained from slip and falls on snow and ice. Not every such injury, of course, warrants bringing a personal injury claim. The mere fact that someone falls and hurts him
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01October

Injured While Bike Riding

UPDATED OCT 1, 2021 Now that Fall is arriving and potholes are being filled (slowly), bike riders are once again taking to the streets. Many bike riders are still confused as to their rights and duties. In New Jersey, “Every person riding a bicycle on a roadway is granted all the rights and subject to
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19September

Dog Bite Injury Cases

The New Jersey Dog Bite Liability Law provides the following: The owner of a dog that bites or attacks a person may strictly liable under NJ law. The statute, N.J.S.A. 4:19-16, reads, in relevant part: The owner of any dog which shall bite a person while such person is on or in a public place,
  • dog bite, personal injury
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05September

Elevator Injuries

While our firm represents many individuals who are harmed by elevator defects and malfunction, rarely do we have videos of the actual incidents. This video, which has made the rounds on the internet and on news program, captures the panic this poor guy must have been going through. There are about 18 billion passenger elevator
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02August

Is the owner responsible if someone uses their car and causes an accident?

Updated August 2, 2021 During many accidents in New Jersey, the person who is driving the car is not the owner of the car. Many times people who were injured in accidents or suffered property damage have asked us whether the owner of the vehicle is responsible when someone else uses the car and causes
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23July

What is Considered a Permanent Injury from a Car Crash?

Updated July 23, 2021 If you were in a car crash that was caused by someone else’s negligence, you might be overwhelmed with medical bills and might have been out of work for a while. While you may have sustained an injury, how do you know if it’s permanent (under the eyes of the law)
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21July

CHECKLIST: Things to do, and not to do, after a car accident

Updated Sept 30, 2021 Unfortunately, good drivers may be not unable to avoid the negligent actions of others. You should be prepared in the event of an auto accident and take the necessary steps to protect yourself should an accident occur. Here is a checklist of the top ways to protect yourself: REMAIN at the
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05July

I was hit in the rear – is the other driver always at fault? UPDATED

Updated July 5, 2021 We have been representing people injured in car accidents since 1922 and have seen many rear-end car crashes – too many to count! And here in Passaic County (and the surrounding Essex County and Hudson County), there are no shortages of car accidents. Clients routinely ask if the driver who rear-ended
  • car accident, insurance, personal injury
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01June

Your Rights During a NJ Traffic Stop

Dan Levy, Esq., who handles a variety of New Jersey criminal matters, discusses your legal rights when pulled over during a traffic stop. The conversation includes being told to exit the vehicle and vehicle searches.
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10May

BRIEF OVERVIEW OF NJ WORKER’S COMPENSATION BENEFITS

Chris Hoskey, Esq. of Raff & Raff, LLP, provides a brief overview of available benefits to an injured worker in New Jersey. These possible benefits include covered medical treatment, lost wages, and compensation for permanency.
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