What is a New Jersey Personal Injury Case?

Posted about 2 years ago. Applies to New Jersey, 3 helpful votes


Personal Injury is the label the law has given to any legal case in which a person claims to have suffered physical or mental injury as a result of another's negligence, that is, as a result of another's failure to act reasonably under the circumstances.

New Jersey Medical Malpractice, Products Liability claims (involving all kinds of defective commercial products), Hazardous Condition claims (such as poorly maintained property or equipment), Auto Accidents, Burn Injury, Brain Injury, and Wrongful Death, are simply more specific labels that the law has given to special types of New Jersey Personal Injury cases.

Regardless of the type, properly prosecuting a Personal Injury claim is all about frank and frequent communication with the client, a timely and thorough investigation of the incident and evaluation of the injuries, the careful preservation and presentation of all pertinent evidence, a complete understanding of the applicable principles of law, and a willingness to go to war when the other side won't settle.

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