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Brian Wilton

Brian Wilton is a long time Jersey Shore resident. He fought for N.J. residents by helping them with SuperStorm Sandy claims and continues to pursue justice for workers, injury victims and other people who need legal help. Many of his cases have been published in New Jersey Jury Verdict Review & Analysis. Honored as a New Jersey “Super Lawyer Rising Star,” Brian serves as the mayor of Lake Como as well as the Freehold municipal prosecutor.
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Playgrounds - Is Your Child at Risk of Injury?

Posted by Brian Wilton on August 9, 2016
Playing on a playground is an enjoyable activity for many children throughout the United States and many visit playgrounds on almost a daily basis. Playgrounds are not only good for recreation and entertainment but also for physical activity and socialization. Unfortunately, playgrounds also pose the risks of injuries [...]
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When Should You Call an Attorney after an Accident?

Posted by Brian Wilton on August 2, 2016
The days and weeks after a serious accident can be confusing and difficult to manage. If you are seriously hurt, you may be hospitalized, exhausted, in pain, anxious, and confused. As your condition improves and you start to consider the future, you may wonder whether or not you should call an attorney, and if so, [...]
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Beyond Cuts and Bruises: Dog Bites and Serious Infections

Posted by Brian Wilton on July 26, 2016
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that an estimated 4.5 people experience dog bites on an annual basis in the U.S. In many cases, dog bites can result in bruising, cuts, or other seemingly minor injuries. However, even dog bites that seem relatively minor can have serious complications that [...]
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TBI: Common Result of Construction Site Accidents

Posted by Brian Wilton on July 19, 2016
Construction sites are often highly dangerous locations. These sites are inherently unstable as there are structures in various stages of development and completion. Construction sites often involve trenches, scaffolding, heavy machinery, and other dangerous circumstances that can result in injury to both construction [...]
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Recognizing Negligence in a Semi-Truck Accident

Posted by Brian Wilton on July 12, 2016
According to statistics published by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), an estimated 110,000 people sustained injuries in commercial truck accidents in 2014 alone in the United States. In addition, just over 3,900 people tragically died in accidents involving large trucks or buses that same year. [...]
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Drunk Driving Victims – A Criminal Conviction Will Not Pay for Your Losses

Posted by Brian Wilton on July 5, 2016
Many people think about drunk driving as a criminal issue, and rightfully so. Individuals who are caught driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol face significant fines, probation, the loss of their license, and even jail time. If a drunk driver injures another person or damages property, he or she will face [...]
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Are You an Employee or an Independent Contractor? Why it Matters for Workers’ Compensation

Posted by Brian Wilton on June 28, 2016
New Jersey law requires employers to provide workers’ compensation insurance coverage for employees in case they are injured on the job. However, companies are not required to provide such coverage for independent contractors that they hire to perform work. When an independent contractor is injured on a worksite, they [...]
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When Should I Call a Workers’ Compensation Attorney?

Posted by Brian Wilton on June 21, 2016
Many people who have been injured in workplace accidents or who have developed a work-related illness wonder when they should contact a lawyer.  In some cases, you may be hesitant to contact an attorney because you are worried that it will be expensive or you do not think that your injuries are serious enough to [...]
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Hearing Loss and Workers’ Compensation – Do I Have a Claim?

Posted by Brian Wilton on June 14, 2016
When an injury results from a sudden accident in the workplace, it is relatively obvious that the injury was job-related and that you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. However, with other types of injuries, it may be more challenging to receive benefits for your medical care, income replacement, and/or [...]
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Protect Your Medicare Benefits During Your NJ Workers' Comp Claim Process!

Posted by Brian Wilton on June 7, 2016
The rules for Medicare are complicated. And the rules for Medicare set-aside benefits in workers' compensation cases, if not followed correctly, can even cause you to have your Medicare benefits temporarily frozen.
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Playgrounds - Is Your Child at Risk of Injury?

Playing on a playground is an enjoyable activity for many children throughout the United States and many visit playgrounds on almost a daily basis. Playgrounds are not only good for recreation and entertainment but also for physical activity and socialization. Unfortunately, playgrounds also pose the risks of injuries... Read More »

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