What Are Compensatory Damages in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

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When you are injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you are entitled to file a personal injury lawsuit. This will allow you to recover the full amount of compensation that is necessary to repay all of the actual economic and non-economic losses you suffered. If you do file a lawsuit, your personal injury lawyer should assess all …

How Long Does a Personal Injury Case Take in New Jersey?

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Several factors may influence how long a personal injury case takes in New Jersey. Some victims are fortunate to reach a fair settlement early in the process– in as little as one or two months. On the other hand, some individuals may agree to a settlement later in the process after several months– or take their case to trial because …

How Do I Know if I Have a Personal Injury Case?

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In Bergen County, if you are injured as a result of the wrongdoing or negligence of another person or entity, you may have grounds for a personal injury case. Read further to see if you have a case, or call us at Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman P. C. for a free consultation. Since 1975, we have provided full-service, quality legal …

Four crucial steps in a wrongful death lawsuit

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There are several crucial steps to any wrongful death lawsuit. They can vary, however, depending on the state where the lawsuit is filed. The most important difference between jurisdictions is the right to file suit in the first place. Unlike other jurisdictions, New York and New Jersey only allow the decedent’s personal representative to bring a wrongful death claim. No …

Top 7 Most Common Types of Wrongful Death Cases

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When a person dies due to the negligence of another individual or entity, it could result in a viable wrongful death claim. This is a civil lawsuit that seeks monetary compensation from the party responsible for a preventable death. Pursuing these claims is never easy for the family of the deceased. The grieving process is hard enough without the challenges …

4 Key Wrongful Death Questions

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After the untimely loss of a loved one, a wrongful death lawsuit can: Make public the negligence that caused your loved one’s death Provide much-needed compensation to meet financial obligations that the deceased person would have covered Provide a sense of closure The following are four questions we often receive about wrongful death lawsuits. What is wrongful death? A wrongful …