Category Archive: Personal Injury

  • 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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  • Can I be fired for being injured on the job?

    Injuries can happen anywhere, and when a serious injury happens when you are at your job, the situation can be especially stressful. In some cases, workers might worry that they will be fired if they cannot perform their job after a short-term or long-term injury. In some scenarios, these fears come true, after an injury heightens the emotional and financial challenges workers face.  Fortunately, injury laws in New York have been designed to protect the worker who has been injured on the job. If you believe you have been wrongfully fired, speak with read more
  • Dangerous Cosmetic Products Can Cause Serious Injuries

    The cosmetic industry is a multi-billion dollar chain of commerce that relies on consumers to purchase and use products directly on their skin - often multiple times per day. Although most products are carefully vetted through a series of safety and quality checks, this is not always the case. While the FDA states that it is the company’s legal responsibility to ensure the safety of its products, sometimes, they fail to do so. In some instances, products are misbranded, omitting important information from their labels and marketing. In other read more
  • What to Do When a Professional Breaches Their Duty Of Care

    A duty of care is the legal responsibility of one person or organization to ensure the safety and well-being of another. This duty is typically seen in a professional context, where one person or organization has specific expertise or knowledge that makes them responsible for the trusted information of a client.  However, sometimes this duty of care is breached, and the results can be catastrophic. If you or someone you know has been the victim of such a breach, you’ll need to find out how you can receive the justice and the compensation you read more
  • Falling from Significant Heights on a Construction Site

    New Jersey construction sites are amongst the most dangerous in the nation. In the construction industry, falls accounted for 805 deaths and 211,640 non-fatal injuries (requiring time off work), in 2020 alone. In fact, falls account for one-third (1/3) of preventable, non-fatal injuries. Any instance of a construction worker falling from a significant height will most likely result in serious injuries or death. If you or a loved one have suffered from a fall on a construction site, you may be entitled to compensation. The legal team at Varcadipane & read more
  • Significant Birth Complications in Medical Negligence Claims

    Medical negligence cases may extend to delivery and birth-related injuries. When this occurs, lifelong medical problems may develop. While some injuries affect the mother, other injuries trigger health problems for the newborn. If you or your child suffered birth-related injuries, seek help from a medical malpractice attorney immediately. 

    Significant Birth Complications for the Mother

    In cases where the mother is injured or dies, some of the conditions may include: Problems because of improper suturing after an episiotomy or cesarean read more

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