Is New York a No-Fault State?

By adminAuto Accident

New York is one of twelve states that apply no-fault liability rules to auto accidents. Under those rules, a motorist’s own insurance covers his or her injuries, regardless of who caused the accident. In certain circumstances, no-fault insurance precludes the need to sue an at-fault driver to recover compensation for injuries. When those injuries are significant, however, a car accident …

What Are Economic Damages in a New Jersey Personal Injury Lawsuit?

By Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, PCPersonal Injury Lawsuits

The economic damages you can recover when you file a New Jersey personal injury lawsuit include losses with a verifiable and objective value. Examples might include your doctor bills and hospital expenses, the value of the damaged or destroyed property, and lost wages. Recovering economic damages requires you to show that they directly result from another party’s negligence. You will …

What are Lost Wages in New Jersey?

By Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, PCAccident Attorney

If you are not able to work because of injuries that you suffered as a result of someone else’s negligence, New Jersey law allows you to recover your lost wages as part of your damages claim in a negligence lawsuit against that person. Your ability to collect those damages depends on your ability to show that your injuries prevent you …

What to Do After a Hit and Run Accident in New Jersey?

By Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, PCAuto Accident

Hit-and-run accidents are an unfortunate reality in New Jersey. Some drivers leave the scene of a crash without realizing they were in an accident. Others are concerned about the possibility of an arrest or civil liability for an accident they cannot afford because they can be fined up to $5,000 and spend up to 180 days in jail. However, you …

What should you do if you hit an animal in New Jersey?

By Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, PCAuto Accident

If you hit an animal in New Jersey with your car, you should immediately stop. Then ascertain the extent of the animal’s injuries and report the accident to the nearest police station or the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. You are required to follow this course of action by the applicable New Jersey statute. If this has …

SpoonfulONE Class Action Litigation

By adminClass Action

KANTROWITZ, GOLDHAMER & GRAIFMAN, P.C., is investigating a class action against Before Brands, Inc. (“Before Brands”) the company that developed and manufacturers SpoonfulONE products.  Before Brands developed the SpoonfulONE products to reduce food allergy development risk with 16 key allergens in order to train a child’s immune system. Before Brands advertise that the SpoonfulONE products, which include Mix-ins, Puffs, Crunchy …

Costco Free and Clear Detergent Consumer Fraud Class Action Update

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A class action suit against Costco Wholesale Corp filed by Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman and co-counsel will proceed with false advertising claims after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed the lower court’s decision. Class Action Cites False Advertising The claims of consumer fraud in Eidelman v. Sun Prod. Corp. and Costco Wholesale Corp., No. 16-cv-3914 have …

Illuminate Education Data Breach Class Action Litigation

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KANTROWITZ, GOLDHAMER & GRAIFMAN, P.C., have filed an action against Illuminate Education, Inc. (“Illuminate”) in the United States District Court Central District of California. Illuminate maintains a nationwide internet platform that stores and assesses data concerning students in grades K-12 on a contract basis to school districts, with access provided to educators, students and parents as an aid to educational …

Should I Keep a Personal Injury Diary After My Accident?

By adminPersonal Injury Lawsuits

Many attorneys recommend that you keep a personal injury diary after an accident. These diaries or journals could help you retain important details about your case. Personal injury lawsuits can take months or even years, so keeping a record of your injuries and recovery could be valuable. That said, it is important to remember that these diaries could be used …

What Is a Soft Tissue Injury in a Car Accident?

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A soft tissue injury is any injury that affects the soft tissue in your body versus the hard tissue and bones. These types of injuries include bruises, sprains, and muscle contusions. Soft tissue injuries can be just as debilitating as hard-tissue injuries, though they may be more difficult to diagnose and prove as part of a car accident lawsuit. If …