Medford Personal Injury Lawyers
Accomplished Personal Injury Lawyers Recover Multi-Million Dollar Settlements and Verdicts for Clients Located in Medford and Throughout NJ
Accidents happen every day. They are a part of life. But when someone’s reckless behavior causes an accident and another person is injured as a result, the at-fault party can be held accountable for their negligence. Personal injury law protects those that have suffered an injury, providing compensation for their injuries and other damages.
But recovering fair compensation from the responsible party can be complicated. Going up against a large insurance company requires skill and experience. The Law Offices of Andres & Berger, P.C. have more than 70 years of combined trial experience and a demonstrated track record of recovering multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts. Contact us today for a free case evaluation.
Types of personal injury accidents
Personal injury law protects those who have been injured in accidents that are the result of another person’s negligent behavior. Accidents that are covered under personal injury law include any of the following:
- Car accidents
- Truck accidents
- Uber and Lyft accidents
- Slip and fall accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Bus accidents
- Taxi accidents
- Train accidents
- Construction accidents
- Premises liability
- Dog bites
- Medical malpractice
- Defective products
- Nursing home abuse
The accident attorneys at The Law Offices of Andres & Berger, P.C. have in-depth knowledge of New Jersey’s personal injury laws and are experienced in handling claims that stem from a wide variety of accidents.
Negligence and Personal Injury Claims
Negligence is at the heart of all personal injury claims and it must be proven in order to recover any damages. Negligent behavior can be demonstrated in a number of different ways, including failure to follow standard safety measures, driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs, failure to property maintain property, acting in a reckless manner, and other careless behaviors.
Proving negligence can be challenging and complicated. In many cases, the at-fault party will argue that you are at least somewhat to blame for the accident. Insurance companies frequently offer quick, low settlements that may be enticing but are not necessarily in your best interests. Consult with an experienced personal injury attorney at The Law Offices of Andres & Berger, P.C. in NJ who will evaluate your case and discuss the best course of action to recover the compensation you deserve. Call or fill out our convenient online contact form today.
When More Than One Party is to Blame for a New Jersey Accident
When more than one party is to blame for an accident in New Jersey, the state follows “modified comparative negligence” rules. According to modified comparative negligence rules, if you are partly responsible for the accident, your compensation will be reduced by a level that reflects your share of responsibility. For example, if it is determined that you share 20 percent of the fault for an accident, then the compensation you will receive for your injuries will be reduced by 20 percent. If you are more than 50 percent responsible for the accident, you are unable to recover any compensation from the other at-fault parties.
Types of Compensation in Personal Injury Claims
When filing a personal injury claim for injuries sustained in an accident, the victim may seek compensation for any of the following:
- Medical bills
- Rehabilitation costs
- Future medical expenses as a result of the accident
- Lost earnings due to time away from work
- Lost sick and vacation time
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of enjoyment
- Property loss
New Jersey Personal Injury Verdicts and Settlements
The Law Offices of Andres & Berger, P.C. are dedicated to fighting on behalf of injured accident victims in Medford and throughout NJ to recover full compensation for their injuries and losses. Below is a sampling of some of the multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements our team has recovered:
- $10 million for injuries sustained in a gas explosion
- $9.25 million for a medical malpractice suit
- $7. 8 million for an anesthesia malpractice suit
- $7.4 million for a medical malpractice suit
- $6.5 million for an auto accident wrongful death claim
- $4.67 million for a rear-end auto collision
- $4.4 million for a construction site accident
- $3.5 million for an emergency room malpractice suit
- $3.37 million for a medical misdiagnosis
- $3 million for a medical misdiagnosis
Recover the Maximum Compensation for Your Personal Injury
When you have been involved in an accident that has resulted in injury, you may feel confused about what to do next and overwhelmed by the personal injury claims process. Attorneys at The Law Offices of Andres & Berger, P.C. share more than 70 years’ combined experience helping Medford accident victims recover the maximum compensation for their accident injuries. With a demonstrated track record of success, our dedicated team is skilled and resourceful, guiding you every step of the way through the process, and negotiating from a position of strength with all parties involved. Contact our office to schedule a free consultation with a member of our team.
Frequently Asked Questions About Medford, NJ Personal Injury Claims
Every state has its own statutes of limitations for filing different types of claims in the civil courts. These statutes limit the time an individual has to legally file a claim and they are very important deadlines. In New Jersey, the statute of limitations for filing a personal injury claim is two years from the time the accident occurred. If an injured victim fails to file a personal injury claim before the two year window runs out, the courts will refuse to hear their case. Furthermore, any opportunity to recover damages for the injuries they sustained will have been lost. The statute of limitations may be extended under certain circumstances so it is best to consult with an experienced personal injury lawyer regarding your accident claim.
Accidents can cause a wide range of injuries, from the minor to the severe. Personal injury law provides protection for any type of injury that results in an expense or has a negative impact on your life. More serious injuries, such as traumatic brain injuries, loss of limbs, and spinal cord injuries, result in higher compensation awards due to the substantial impact these injuries have on one’s life. Injuries that require ongoing medical treatments or numerous surgeries also result in higher awards. You may also receive compensation for pain and suffering and loss of quality of life; because these are immeasurable, these losses will be estimated.