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Newark Personal Injury Lawyers

Newark, NJ injury law allows you to receive compensation if your injuries were caused by the negligence or recklessness of another person or entity.  If you or your loved one have been injured by no fault of your own, it is strongly recommended that you speak with a Newark personal injury lawyer who can help you understand your legal options.

As a victim, you not only have to deal with the trauma of the accident but also the pain and suffering from your injuries. In some cases, your injuries can have a life-long impact on you and your loved ones. This impact goes beyond the physical. There are psychological and financial effects that you and your family will have to deal with.

The Rosengard Law Group injury attorneys are familiar with the impact of personal injuries as well as the uphill battle you may face when seeking compensation.

The challenge we love to take on is going up against powerful insurance companies and well-funded corporations to win the maximum compensation for our Newark NJ injury clients. We’ll exhaust every possibility and bring in our accident reconstruction experts and medical specialists to build a rock solid injury claim for you.

We fight for you, the injured victim, so you can relax and focus on your recovery. And, you will never pay out-of-pocket fees. We work on a contingency basis, which means we only get paid when we win.

Take advantage of your FREE case evaluation with our experienced Newark injury attorneys.

No Risk. No obligation. No pressure. No need to make an appointment.

Just call us now and learn how we can help. Call 833-323-4448 

Why Should I Hire A Newark Personal Injury Lawyer?

Seeking compensation for injuries resulting from accidents can easily become complicated, even for what seemed like an obvious case.

Rosengard Law Group can help you get through the difficult time and get your life back on track much faster. Plus, there are no fees to have us in your corner RIGHT NOW. We only get paid a percentage of the settlement when we win your case.

Avoid Insurance Company Tactics

We have experience filing claims and know all the tactics that insurance companies use to avoid paying compensation. And – they do and will pull every trick in the book to either deny or lowball your settlement. We’ll level the playing field by fighting in your corner against the professionals that the insurance company sends your way. Sometimes them just knowing you have legal representation by an injury attorney in Newark helps keep them in check.

You Can Focus On Your Recovery

It takes months to build a solid personal injury case, because there’s loads of paperwork and organization. Gathering medical records and police reports is just the start. There’s a lot of back and forth between experts, police, doctors, and insurance adjusters during the negotiations.

We’ll do all the hard work so you don’t have to. We’ll carry out the investigations and gather the necessary evidence to strengthen your claim. We’ll represent you throughout the claim process, so you can focus on your recovery.

Have Your Interests Protected

Our Newark personal injury attorneys will fight to protect your legal right to compensation. We’ll work to build your case and represent you throughout the claim or lawsuit. We’ll guide you every step of the way to maximize your compensation.

Gain Knowledge, Piece Of Mind, and Objectivity

It’s normal to be angry and frustrated when you’re injured as a result of someone else’s negligence. However, these emotions can prevent you from making rational decisions and therefore affect the outcome of your case. We’ll be there to guide you every step of the way. You can rely on our knowledge and experience to steer you in the right direction.

Benefit From Our Expert Resources

We have access to all of the resources needed to build a winning Newark NJ personal injury claim. We’ll use our legal investigators, accident reconstruction specialists, medical experts, and expert witnesses to gather the evidence you need to build a strong case and WIN the maximize compensation.

Get The Maximum Compensation You Deserve

Damages are divided into economic and non-economic. Economic damages are based on tangible costs and losses like medical bills, lost income, property damage. Non-economic damages are more subjective, covering items such as pain and suffering, mental anguish, and lost enjoyment of life.

Insurance companies are infamous for denying claims, asking for statements to use against you later, forcing a quick lowball settlements, leaving out a few crucial compensation types, and more. Our Newark personal injury attorneys will be your advocate to fight to win the compensation you deserve. In doing so, we’ll be sure to investigate each of the following injury claim compensation types.

This is just a very brief list. Please feel free to call to get more information. Call 833-323-4448.

  • Lost income: any money you didn’t make as a result of your injuries
  • Medical expenses: any out of pocket medical payments you made
  • Future medical expenses: any expenses you will need to pay in the future
  • Pain and suffering: aches, depression, scarring
  • Loss of services: if you need to hire a babysitter, driver, home and lawn care, etc
  • Loss of consortium: if the injury inhibits the way to interact with your spouse
  • Emotional stress: part of pain and suffering, emotional and psychological trauma
  • Punitive damages: if the injury was caused by malicious intent
  • Wrongful death: if the victim died as a result of the injury

Common Personal Injury Cases We Handle

Some of the most common causes of personal injuries include:

Motor Vehicle Accidents

These include car, motorcycle, boat, bus, taxi, bike, and truck accidents. Most vehicle accidents are the result of negligence: reckless driving, speeding, blowing stop lights and signs, texting while driving, distracted driving, and driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Our injury lawyers deal with these accidents all the time, so we accustomed to digging deep for evidence to help build your case.

Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip and fall accidents are usually caused by wet surfaces, uneven pavement, unsecured or torn rugs, poorly lit stairwells, or broke staircases. These premises liability cases can be brought against private or commercial property owners. We can build a case against a store, hotel, airport, school, hospital, arena, or any venue that neglected to keep their premises safe. We’ll investigate all possibilities and fight to hold the faulty party accountable.

Dog Bites

These accidents occur when someone is attacked by an animal that belongs to another person. They often result in physical and emotional trauma. Dog bites are the most common type of animal attack, and unfortunately, the victims are usually kids. If you’re a victim of a dog bite, be sure to get to a hospital immediately to avoid the chance of infection. Note: some victims of animal attacks feel bad about pursuing compensation if the dog belongs to a neighbor to family member. I try to remind them that if you were not at fault, you should not have to pay for your medical treatment yourself. It’s important to speak with a Newark NJ injury attorney to learn your legal rights for compensation.

Workplace Accidents

Hurt on the job in Newark, NJ? These injuries are covered under the employer’s workers’ compensation insurance policy. The problem here is trying to get reimbursed on your own. Your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance will mostly likely try to deny your claim and/or force you to go back to work before you’re healed. Having am injury lawyer in your corner is a good way to keep the insurance provider in check.

Burn Injuries

Burn injuries are not only painful but can also result in scars that last a lifetime. In addition to pain and scaring, extensive medical care is usually required for burns. Burn injuries can be the result of faulty wiring at work or in your apartment, poor fire safety equipment, or any negligent act that causes a fire.

Nursing Nome Abuse

We trust nursing homes to provide our elderly loved ones with special care. Sadly, nursing home neglect and abuse happen in Newark, NJ. Nursing home abuse injuries may be the result of under-qualified staff, understaffing, or poor training. Look our for physical, emotional, medical, sexual, and financial signs of nursing home abuse. Call us if you see bruising, welts, dehydration, bleeding, grogginess, or unexplained withdrawal of money from the resident’s bank accounts.

Defective Products

Companies have a duty of care to provide consumers with safe products. When you’re injured by a defective product, you have the right to hold several different parties responsible and pursue financial compensation. Rosengard Law Group Newark personal injury lawyers will conduct a thorough investigation to determine which parties are responsible for your injuries.

You could be the victim of defects in design, manufacturing, and marketing by the manufacturer, wholesaler, and retailer. When a product injures many people across the country, the cases are often combined by the court system into a class action lawsuit.

Medical Malpractice

Our experienced Newark personal injury attorneys will evaluate and investigate your claim to determine if you have suffered medical malpractice. Establishing that medical malpractice has occurred can be complex, however we’ll gather the necessary evidence and retain expert witnesses to show that your medical professional have been negligent and caused your injury. We’ll fight for your rights and build a case to hold the negligent doctors and hospital liable.

Here are some examples of medical malpractice:

Misdiagnosis or Failure to Diagnose: The correct diagnosis is crucial for providing the right medical treatment. Failure to diagnose can have devastating effects on a patient and their loved ones. Patients may be at risk of being subjected to debilitating pain, developing life long impairments, becoming sicker, or even die as a result.

Surgical Errors: Some examples include performing the wrong procedure, operating on the wrong patient, making an incision at the wrong location, operating on the wrong body part or leaving surgical equipment in a patient.

Prescription Error: When the doctor makes an error while writing the prescription, the hospital staff administers the wrong medication or incorrect dosage, or the pharmacist fills the prescription incorrectly.

Childbirth Errors: This includes misdiagnosis of your medical conditions during pregnancy, not anticipating complications during your child’s birth, failure to diagnose birth complications, failure or delayed C-section, and many more. See NJ birth injury lawyer.

Medical Product Liability: When your injury is the result of a poorly designed or defective medical device, the manufacturers of the medical device can be held liable for the injury.

Anesthesia Errors: When administering too much anesthesia, not monitoring the patient’s vital signs while under anesthesia, not evaluating the patient’s medical history in order to identify risks causes an injury.

Hospital Liability: The hospital has a duty of care to supervise and direct its employees. The negligence of their employees is therefore covered under this liability.

Proving Negligence Caused Your Injury

In most personal injury cases, proving the negligence of the at-fault party is the most important part of making a claim. Our personal injury lawyers in Newark NJ will examine and investigate your case to gather evidence to prove negligence. It’s what we do!

We will demonstrate the following key elements of negligence to build your case:

Duty of Care

We’ll work to show that the at-fault party had a “duty of care” to ensure your safety. From a legal dictionary: “If a person’s actions do not meet this standard of care, then the acts are considered negligent, and any damages resulting may be claimed in a lawsuit for negligence.”

For example, grocery stores have a duty of care towards their customers. They are required to provide a safe environment in which their customers can shop. This may include regularly checking the grocery store floor for spills and not stacking heavy boxes too high. The grocery store can be held liable if someone was injured if they neglected to clean up spills or they piled boxes too high.

Breach of Duty

We’ll show that the at-fault party was negligent or careless and thus was in breach of their duty of care. For example, a driver has a duty to observe traffic laws in order to keep themselves and other drivers out of harm’s way. A driver would be in breach of this duty of care if they were driving over the speed limit.

Causation

It isn’t enough to show that the at-fault party was negligent. We’ll need to show that their negligence caused the accident that resulted in your injuries. We will work to gather the evidence needed to prove that.

For example, a landlord may claim that your accident was caused as a result of your own clumsiness and not the loose staircase railing. We will gather evidence to prove that the landlord’s failure to repair the staircase railing caused the accident and the injuries that resulted.

Damages

We will show that the accident resulted in injuries or damages and we’ll fight to get you the maximum compensation.

What Should I do After An Accident in Newark, NJ?

Accidents can be traumatizing. However, the steps you take after an accident occurs will play a major role in the outcome of your personal injury claim. Here are some simple recommendations.

Seek Medical Attention

Even if you were able to get back up and walk away from the scene of the accident seemingly unscathed, you must go to the hospital. Many injuries aren’t obvious at the scene of the accident. Some injuries have a delayed onset, so they may become more apparent after several hours or days.

Having a medical examination will ensure that any injuries resulting from the accident are identified and attended to as early as possible. Seeking medical attention also ensures that there’s an official medical record of your injuries sustained from the accident.

Gather Evidence

If you are able to, gather as much evidence from the scene of the accident as possible. This includes taking pictures and videos of the scene of the accident, talking to and recording witness statements, writing down witness contact information, and taking photos and videos of your injuries.

Report the Accident

It is important to report the accident to the relevant authorities. For example, you should report a car accident to the police. If you’ve had an accident at work, report the incident to your shift supervisor. Alert the manager if you slipped in a grocery store or movie theater and have they call an ambulance.

Contact a Newark Personal Injury Lawyer

Call Rosengard Law Group as soon as possible. Our knowledgeable and experienced injury attorneys will advise you on what steps to take and start preparing your legal case for compensation.

We’ll handle every aspect of filing the claim or lawsuit including negotiations, investigations, finalizing the settlement, and taking the case to trial if needed. It’s SO important to get us on your side asap. Call now: 833-323-4448

Focus On Getting Better

Whether your injury minor or life-changing, it is important to begin to focus on your recovery. This can mean different things for different people depending on the nature of their injuries. Our attorneys will help make this transition easier for you by fighting for the compensation you deserve.

The personal injury attorneys at Rosengard Law Group have been approached many times by victims that have compromised their claims. While it is still possible to obtain compensation for your claim, the following actions after an accident can hurt your case.

Never Admit fault

Victims of accidents are often in a state of shock following the accident. They may be compelled to apologize for the accident even if they were not at fault. If you make the mistake of admitting fault to the police or insurance company, you will seriously hinder your ability to seek compensation for your injuries. You should instead simply report the accident and call an injury lawyer to communicate with the police and the insurance companies.

Don’t Speak to the Insurance Company

Insurance companies will find ways to avoid paying compensation for your injuries. They will be quick to contact you. Be warned! Anything you say to the insurance company can and will be used against you.

It is important to get in touch with a Newark personal injury lawyer as soon as possible after the accident. Refer the insurance company to your attorney if they get in touch with you. Never speak to the insurance adjuster. Let your attorney handle all communication regarding your case.

Don’t Share Anything on Social Media

In this era of social media, people are often quick to share information about their accidents with their friends. Don’t do this! The insurance company can easily twist a comment you made on social media to their advantage and get out of paying you the compensation you deserve. Don’t even share non-accident stuff. It’s best to go dark for a while until we secure your settlement. Even a selfie of you sitting on your sofa can be used against you.

Don’t Settle Prematurely

Some injuries such as whiplash, may become apparent later. Some victims even develop complications that require further medical treatment. It is important to avoid settling your claim before you have been fully evaluated by a doctor.

You could easily make a mistake and settle for less than what you will be required to pay for your full medical expenses. You could end up taking a huge financial loss if you don’t have an experienced injury attorney on your side fighting hard for the maximum compensation you deserve.

Don’t Sign a Release Without An Injury Attorney Present

Your insurance company might ask you to sign a release before your compensation is paid. Signing these forms releases the at-fault party and the insurance company from future liability or payments for the same accident. Take your time. Speak with us before signing anything the insurance company sends you.

Get Your Questions Answered Today

You must have dozens of questions including:
How much is my Newark NJ Injury case worth?
How long until I receive a settlement?
What if I’m partially at fault for the accident?
What is PIP insurance?

Call Rosengard Law Group today and get all of your questions answered by a Newark personal injury lawyer. We’ll evaluate your case for free. Call now: 833-323-4448