What to Do if You Are Unable to Work Due to Illness or Injury: Short Term (State TDB) & Long Term (Social Security Disability)

By |2018-09-12T17:20:05-05:00September 12th, 2018|Personal Injury & Wrongful Death, Tanya Phillips|

By Tanya Phillips If you are unable to work due to an illness or injury, you are entitled to State Temporary Disability Benefits. The main requirement is that you are employed by an eligible New Jersey company. To secure benefits you must complete an application which can be found here. Your doctor and employer must complete [...]

What to Do if You Are Injured at Work

By |2018-09-04T16:34:15-05:00September 4th, 2018|Personal Injury & Wrongful Death, Tanya Phillips|

By Tanya Phillips In New Jersey, workers’ compensation benefits are no fault. This means that workers are entitled to benefits regardless of fault for the incident. The first thing you should do if you are injured while in the course and scope of your employment is report the accident and your injuries immediately to your [...]

“Can I Afford an Attorney Following an Accident, and How Will I Pay?”

By |2015-09-26T14:30:03-05:00September 26th, 2015|Personal Injury & Wrongful Death|

Considering the expenses that can follow the unfortunate event of an accident or injury, it may not seem like the most convenient time to invest your money in hiring an attorney.  Fortunately, in New Jersey lawyers have a responsibility to potential clients to offer choices of payment options from which a client can select based [...]

How To Respond to a Release Document from the Other Party’s Insurance Company

By |2015-09-09T14:34:25-05:00September 9th, 2015|Personal Injury & Wrongful Death|

You were in an accident, and the other party’s insurance company has sent you a document to sign which would release the other party for your injuries. You need to be very careful, as this may have huge implications for not only your case, but for your well-being well into the future. Do not sign the [...]

Filing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in New Jersey

By |2015-09-01T14:44:38-05:00September 1st, 2015|Personal Injury & Wrongful Death|

Every state has its own set of laws that govern how to file wrongful death lawsuits. In New Jersey, wrongful death is defined as being any death that was caused by some sort of wrongful act or neglect. The conditions of that death must be that had the victim lived, he or she would have [...]

Have You Been The Victim Of Reckless Endangerment?

By |2015-04-26T19:30:45-05:00April 26th, 2015|Personal Injury & Wrongful Death|

Reckless endangerment is one of those legal terms which are heard a lot but is rather difficult to understand and specifically define in every situation. In legal terms reckless endangerment occurs when someone does something with the intentional disregard for the safety of another person or other people. This action has to be deliberate and, [...]

Understanding Aggravated Assault

By |2015-03-29T19:52:37-05:00March 29th, 2015|Personal Injury & Wrongful Death|

Emotional distress damages are more challenging to address through the legal system because of the very nature of the emotional pain. Unlike physical pain or injury that can be demonstrated, quantified and visible, emotional pain and suffering because of psychological trauma is invisible and highly subjective.  However, this doesn’t mean that emotional distress cannot be [...]

The Importance of Police Reports in a Car Accident Case

By |2014-10-31T20:03:21-05:00October 31st, 2014|Personal Injury & Wrongful Death|

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