| Read Time: 2 minutes | Premises Liability

Owner Liability When a Person Is Injured Falling Down Stairs

New Jersey building owners are required to ensure that conditions are safe on their properties. If a person falls down some stairs, the property owner could be held liable. When Is a Building Owner Liable? A person falling down the stairs and suffering an injury does not automatically mean that a building owner is liable. Certain conditions that make...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Car Accidents

Can You Sue a Reckless Driver in New Jersey?

Can you sue someone for reckless driving in New Jersey? Yes, if their actions fall under the state’s definitions of illegal driving, such as reckless driving. New Jersey defines different types of driving that are illegal, including reckless driving, careless driving and aggressive driving. If your case qualifies for a reckless driving lawsuit, then you may be able to...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Car Accidents

New Bills Increase Injury Protection Minimums for Insured Drivers

A new bill that takes aim at injury coverage minimums in car insurance passed a significant state Senate committee hurdle late last month. Sponsored in a bipartisan effort by Senate President Nicholas Scutari and Senator Jon Bramnick, the lawmakers hope the new rules will extend protections to those injured in an accident. The proposed plan takes on New Jersey’s...

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| Read Time: < 1 minute | Medical Malpractice

Jury Finds Medical Malpractice on Patient Who Got Vasectomy

No one goes into a medical facility in New Jersey expecting one procedure but ends up with another. That very issue happened to a man who was set to undergo a circumcision but received a vasectomy instead. What Happened? A man in his early 40s was scheduled to have a circumcision at a clinic in Iowa. Although he is...

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| Read Time: < 1 minute | Medical Malpractice

What Are the Most Common Forms of Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice can have serious impacts on New Jersey residents. Certain forms of malpractice are very common. It’s important to be aware of them. Anesthesia Errors Anesthesia errors can occur when the doctor fails to verify whether the patient has allergies or any sensitivity issues. Any mistakes made involving anesthesia can result in significant pain and suffering and even...

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