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Injuries Caused by Trains in New Jersey

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Injuries Caused by Trains in New Jersey

In a contest between a train and a car or a pedestrian, the train is always going to win. Unfortunately, such accidents occur with alarming frequency. While some of these cases may be caused by the negligent actions of the pedestrians or drivers, or by illegal trespass on railroad property, many cases may be due… Read More »

Did You Sustain Damage from Superstorm Sandy?

When Superstorm Sandy came ashore, billions of dollars of damage occurred. Many people are still reeling in the aftermath. The following discussion may help you to understand what you are dealing with when you try to recover for the damage to your home. Sandy lost its hurricane status when it came ashore in New Jersey…. Read More »

Your Personal Injury Case Is Filed at No Cost to You

Most personal injury cases are handled on a contingency fee basis. It takes many hours to investigate a case, negotiate terms and come to an agreement. In addition, expert testimony can be extremely expensive. A contingency-fee-based case allows victims who might otherwise not be able to afford to sue to move forward with their cases…. Read More »

Dog Bite Law in New Jersey Makes Owners Responsible

Dog bites are common with nearly five million reported in the United States each year.  Most do not cause serious injury, but the ones that do can be costly to the dog’s owner. The New Jersey dog bite statute affords victims a great deal of leverage when bringing a lawsuit against a dog owner. New… Read More »

The Benefits of Hiring A Social Security Appeals Lawyer

As a working adult, you have the right to claim Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits if you have been injured and are unable to continue working. Almost all working adults who are not self-employed have paid into Social Security programs and have the right to receive benefits in times of need. Unfortunately, the application process… Read More »

What You Need to Know: How to File a Social Security Appeal

The U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) provides disability benefits to those who have sustained injuries that prevents them from being gainfully employed. IF, upon filing for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits and you receive a denial of benefits, you should contact a New Jersey SSD lawyer to appeal the decision. The SSA appeals process has… Read More »

What You Need to Know: Social Security Appeals

Individuals who are unable to work because of a disability — including those born with such disabilities — are often eligible to collect Social Security benefits. However, individuals who became disabled as adults must file a claim in order to collect Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, and may be eligible to collect Supplemental Security Income… Read More »

What Do I Need to File a Social Security Appeal?

If your application for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits was denied, you’re not alone. Almost two-thirds of people who apply for SSD are turned down on the first time they apply. In many cases, this is due to providing incomplete information on the application or failing to meet the strict SSD definition of disability. The… Read More »

New Jersey Workers Compensation Act

The New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act provides workers with a no-fault insurance program that delivers benefits to anyone who suffers from an illness or injury while at work or while performing job-related duties. These benefits include medical expenses, lost wages and death benefits to family members. In exchange for these benefits, workers agree that they… Read More »

How Many Appeal Levels are There for SSD Benefits?

If you are denied Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, you still have plenty of options. You are entitled to appeal the denial of an SSD claim. In fact, there are four basic levels of appeal. With the assistance of an experienced SSD benefits attorney, you can appeal the decision and potentially receive the benefits that… Read More »