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Frank Wilton

Frank Wilton founded the Wilton Law Firm in 1997 and the firm continues to focus on representing accident victims. In 2003 Mr. Wilton achieved the designation of “Certified Civil Trial Attorney,” a distinction held by approximately two percent of N.J. attorneys.  He has successfully tried numerous negligence cases to conclusion and specializes in automobile, product liability and construction accident cases.  He serves on the Middletown Township planning board and is involved with many community organizations.

Recent Posts

2 Signs that Your Slip and Fall was Caused by Negligence

Posted by Frank Wilton on August 4, 2016
Slip and falls accidents are among the most common cause of accidental injury in the United States, resulting in some 8.9 million emergency department visits each year. Like other preventable accidents in New Jersey, if you can establish that your slip and fall accident was caused by the negligence of a property owner [...]
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Can yo​u Sue after an Accident Caused by Poor Road Maintenance?

Posted by Frank Wilton on July 28, 2016
When you are involved in a car accident, it is natural to immediately assume that one of the drivers involved was to blame. However, some accidents occur through no fault of a driver. A driver can suddenly lose control of a vehicle due to outside forces, and one common cause is a dangerous condition on the roadway. [...]
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Can I Afford a Personal Injury Attorney

Posted by Frank Wilton on July 21, 2016
After the initial shock of an accident begins to wear off, many people begin to worry about how they will be able to pay for the associated expenses. Accidents can cause a variety of financial losses – you may be looking at thousands of dollars in medical expenses, property damage, and may lose months of income. With [...]
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Cell Phone Use Puts Pedestrians at Risk

Posted by Frank Wilton on July 14, 2016
We have all heard of the risks of texting and driving, however, have you ever thought about the dangers of texting and walking? Many pedestrians these days ignore the possible risks of distracted walking and are constantly looking down at their phones to text, engage in social media, watch videos, play music, and many [...]
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Rear-End Accidents: Is the Rear Driver Always at Fault?

Posted by Frank Wilton on July 7, 2016
You may have heard that the driver of the rear vehicle in a rear-end accident is always at fault. While it is true that the rear driver is at fault in the vast majority of rear-end accidents, it certainly not the case that they are always at fault. In New Jersey, if you are seeking to recover compensation from a front [...]
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4th of July – A Family Holiday that can Cause Serious Injuries

Posted by Frank Wilton on June 30, 2016
Independence Day celebrations are a tradition that millions of Americans look forward to each year. For many of us, the 4th of July means backyard barbecues with family and friends, food, drinks, and perhaps some fireworks. Unfortunately, there are many things about traditional 4th of July celebrations that can create [...]
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How Long can I Receive Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

Posted by Frank Wilton on June 23, 2016
If you suffer a work-related illness or injury, you should be eligible to receive benefits from your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance company. Under New Jersey laws, an employee generally does not have the right to file a lawsuit against their employer, so workers’ compensation benefits are their only remedy [...]
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Common Examples of Occupational Diseases often Covered by Workers’ Compensation

Posted by Frank Wilton on June 16, 2016
When many people think about workers’ compensation claims, they think of an injury caused by a sudden and unexpected workplace accident. While incidents such as slip and falls and vehicle accidents certainly contribute to their fair share of workers’ compensation claims, occupational illness that develop over the [...]
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Do Injured Workers Have to Establish Fault to Obtain Benefits?

Posted by Frank Wilton on June 9, 2016
After the initial shock of a workplace accident wears off, many victims start to wonder how their injuries will affect them financially. These concerns are often justified because if you are seriously injured in a work-related incident, you may incur significant medical expenses and even be unable to return work for [...]
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NJ Workers' Comp: What Kind of Benefits Can I Get?

Posted by Frank Wilton on June 2, 2016
In the state of New Jersey, workers' compensation courts have a set of complicated rules that determine exactly which types of benefits you can claim if you get hurt on the job.
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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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