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Category Archive: Personal Injury

  • How Long to Get a Settlement Check After Signing a Release?

    Getting a settlement check can take a few weeks and up to a month after signing a release in a personal injury case. The total time for receiving a settlement check may vary depending on the applicable administrative procedures and the case's value. Once you reach a settlement agreement, the insurer will perform audit checks and issue a settlement check to your attorney. Then, there are additional steps before the attorney credits money to your account. Never hesitate to discuss this process and what to expect with a trusted New Jersey personal read more
  • What Is the Difference between Negligence and Malpractice?

    Patients trust medical providers with their lives whenever they seek treatment in health facilities. Therefore, medical standards expect healthcare providers to perform their duties with utmost care and professionalism. If a medical provider fails in this duty, you can bring a malpractice claim to hold them accountable for injuries they cause. When a medical provider's actions or inactions fall below the professional standard of care, their behavior constitutes medical negligence. If a medical provider's negligence causes a patient to suffer an read more
  • Who is Liable for an Accident on an Easement?

    Accidents can happen anywhere, including on someone else's property. In many cases, a property owner is responsible for the injuries resulting from a slip and fall or another type of incident. But what happens when an accident occurs on an easement? Who is responsible for the injuries and damages that result from such an accident? When the concept of easements arises in injury cases, it can cause complications regarding property owners' liability. It is especially crucial to consult a New Jersey slip-and-fall attorney in such situations.

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  • NJ Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury

    If you have been injured in New Jersey due to another party's negligence, you can file an injury claim to seek recovery for the resulting losses and injuries. However, the timeframe within which to do it is limited. This is because New Jersey's statute of limitations for bringing personal injury claims is set to two years from the date of the injury. If you miss the deadline, you severely limit your options for seeking compensation. It is critical to hire a New Jersey personal injury attorney to help handle your case within these important timelines read more
  • If Someone Gets Hurt While Working on Your Property, Are You Liable?

    Getting hurt while working on someone's property is unfortunately not an uncommon occurrence. Whether on private or commercial premises, individuals often find themselves facing injuries that can have significant and lasting consequences. The pressing question that arises in such situations is whether the property owner is liable for these injuries. In general, property owners are liable for injuries when they are negligent and their negligence leads to injuries. However, these cases are not always clear-cut. This means that if someone gets hurt read more
  • What To Do After a Slip and Fall Accident

    Slip and fall accidents happen unexpectedly and lead to serious injuries. Knowing what steps to take immediately after such an incident is crucial if you decide to sue. Below, we discuss the steps you need to take after a slip and fall accident to maximize your outcome in a potential personal injury claim. Never hesitate to seek a free consultation with our New Jersey slip and fall attorneys.

    Get Medical Treatment

    The first and most important step after a slip and fall accident is to seek medical attention. Some injuries, like concussions read more
  • What Happens When Animal Control Is Called for a Dog Bite?

    What happens when animal control is called for a dog bite in New Jersey and the specific actions taken depend on the circumstances and severity of the incident. Basically, they will assess the situation and determine if the dog is a risk to public safety. According to the New Jersey dog bite law, the dog’s owner is strictly liable for damages. The victims of the dog bite will use the animal control report to establish the facts of the case. At Varcadipane & Pinnisi, PC, we will use the report to get essential details such as who owned the dog read more
  • Personal Injury Laws in New York, New Jersey, and Florida

    Whether you have a personal injury claim in New York, New Jersey, or Florida, you need to show negligence and must file a claim within a certain amount of time. To file a claim, you need to understand the state law where the claim is being filed. Each state has established guidelines for submitting a claim and filing lawsuits that involve personal injury. Personal injury can include negligence related to car accidents, medical malpractice, construction incidents, slip-and-falls, and dog bites,

    Proving Negligence in a Personal Injury Claim

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