Jersey Shore Law Insights

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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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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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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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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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 Do You Know if You Have a "Third Party Claim"?

Posted by Frank Wilton on May 19, 2016
Third party claims are common, but most people are unaware that they have such a claim until they talk to an attorney. To illustrate, a heavy equipment operator who belonged to the operating engineer's union in New Jersey was our client. He came to us because he was unable to do his job at all, after an accident with [...]
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Ready? Set? Hit the Road!

Posted by Brian Wilton on June 15, 2015
Every year around this time millions of people open their garage doors and beam with excitement at the prospect of getting on their motorcycle and hitting the road. After the particularly harsh winter New Jersey just experienced, it’s likely that you’re more excited than ever to get out on the road.
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The Neighbor’s Dog Bit Me – Now What?

Posted by Brian Wilton on November 26, 2014
If you live in New Jersey, you’ll be happy to know that there are strict laws governing dog bite situations. First things first, there is a statute of limitations on reporting the incident. You have two years to file a personal injury lawsuit against the owner of the dog in New Jersey.
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NJ Dump Truck Stuck in Sinkhole is Premises Liability Nightmare

Posted by Brian Wilton on October 8, 2014
The last thing you expect when you drive onto a strip mall parking lot is to wind up in a sink hole. The driver of a dump truck on a Hillsdale, NJ construction site in early October must have been equally as confused when, while pouring tar into a new section on the parking lot, his right tire sunk into the ground. [...]
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How Will Medicare Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

Posted by Brian Wilton on August 21, 2014
If you have been injured, and subsequently filed a personal injury claim, what follows can be a bit of a whirlwind. Between legal filings, paperwork, court appearances, and – most importantly – your recovery, it’s easy for things to fall through the cracks. While an experienced attorney will help you to keep [...]
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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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