The insurance companies won’t tell you what your rights are. Finally, when you make a recovery from the insurer of the person who caused the accident, your insurer will get paid back. In an earlier article, I discussed uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage and personal injury protection coverage. Just putting a picture in front of the jury of you lifting your child creates doubt about your injury and raises the suggestion that you are exaggerating or even faking your injuries and your doctors are all frauds.Read More
New Jersey Personal Injury Claim
When you get injured by another person’s fault, you are entitled to compensation. This is known as a personal injury claim and it comprehends everything from traumatic injuries to simple bruises.
You can make the claim all by yourself but is better if you have the help of a professional injury lawyer. He will protect your interest and he will do whatever it takes to maximize the amount of money you receive in compensation so all your expenses are covered.
Accidents can happen in any place at any time. They could be as simple as a slip and fall in a supermarket or as serious as a car crash. The severity of your injuries will be tied to the gravity of the accident.
Anyway, before thinking about filling up the claim, you have to be able to prove that the injuries were caused by another person's negligence. It is the job of your injury attorney to prove it and to evaluate the legality of your claim.
If you are thinking to hire a professional to take your case, you should hire the best personal injury attorney available in . Get a free consultation today with our team of experts either by calling us or fill up a quick form to schedule a call back.
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Top Lawyers Pick
- David H. Sternlieb
- Christian V. McOmber
- Christina Vassiliou Harvey
- David K. Cuneo
- William O. Crutchlow
- Robert G. Goodman
- Brian M. Cige
- Bryan H. Mintz
- Andrew F. Garruto
- Raymond Eisdorfer
- Jerry Eisdorfer
- Randy Grossman
David H. Sternlieb
A partner at Shapiro & Sternlieb, LLC, David H. Sternlieb offers thorough and professional counsel to people throughout Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex counties, New Jersey. He focuses his practice on personal injury, workers compensation, discrimination and sexual harassment, and criminal defense. Mr. Sternlieb has assisted clients with a range of matters, including medical malpractice, products liability, traffic violations, and DUI and DWI arrests.Whether he is seeking compensation for losses suffered due to personal injury, defending the rights of those who have been charged with criminal offenses or aiding people with other legal issues, Mr. Sternlieb is a tenacious advocate. Since founding his law firm along with his partner in 1995, he has obtained verdicts and settlements totaling in the millions of dollars on behalf of his clients, and he has successfully defended clients against serious criminal offenses. Mr. Sternlieb looks at legal problems from all angles and utilizes every resource at his disposal, including a network of experts and the most current courtroom technologies, in order to uphold his clients rights.Staying active in the legal community is a priority for Mr. Sternlieb. He is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Monmouth Bar Association and the New Jersey Association for Justice. Mr. Sternlieb shares his knowledge of the law and justice system procedures with others, giving presentations before various groups on topics relating to his areas of practice.In 1985, Mr. Sternlieb graduated from Middlebury College with a Bachelor of Arts in history. He went on to earn a Juris Doctor from the New York Law School in 1988.
Northpoint Professional Building, 176 Route 9, Suite 303,, Englishtown NJ 7726
Christian V. McOmber
Christian V. McOmber is a shareholder of McOmber & McOmber, located in Red Bank, New Jersey. Mr. McOmber divides his law practice into several areas, including business law and litigation, collections, workplace discrimination and other employment law matters, personal injury,and other litigation matters.After receiving a Bachelor of Science in City and Regional Planning from Cornell University in 1997, Mr. McOmber spent approximately ten years as an executive with a well-known manufacturing company before pursuing his legal studies at Seton Hall University School of Law. In 2010, he was awarded his Juris Doctor magna cum laude and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. Admitted to practice in New Jersey, Mr. McOmber is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.Mr. McOmbers strong reputation has led many businesses to seek out his representation for both general counsel and commercial litigation. Among his clients, he has distributors, manufacturers, service providers, general contractors, and other prominent companies.Mr. McOmber also holds a strong belief in the rights of workers to be free from illegal discrimination in their workplaces. He fights hard for people who have suffered discrimination based on their gender, gender preferences, race, disability and other prohibited categories of discrimination. Mr. McOmber has also assisted employers with their statutory and regulatory compliance obligations.As a collections attorney, Mr. McOmber has successfully recovered millions of dollars for his clients for debts that they are owed. Due to his experience, he was appointed by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court to represent a national firm in its Chapter 11 debt reorganization.Mr. McOmbers personal injury practice involves the representation of people who have been harmed by the negligence of others in premises liability, product liability and motor vehicle accident cases.
Christina Vassiliou Harvey
As an attorney at Lomurro Law, Christina Vassiliou Harvey handles appellate matters, personal injury cases including medical malpractice, slip-and-falls, workers compensation and motor vehicle accidents, and defense of attorney ethics matters. She represents clients across New Jersey.Ms. Harvey received her Bachelor of Arts in philosophy, history and political science from Douglass College in 2000. Before attending law school, she was a contract specialist for the United States Navy. She earned her Juris Doctor in 2004 from Rutgers University. While at Rutgers, she was the editor-in-chief of the Womens Rights Law Reporter, president and secretary of the Student Bar Association, and Lieutenant Governor, Third Circuit, of the American Bar Association Law Student Division.Following law school, Ms. Harvey served as a law clerk to the Honorable Dorothea OC. Wefing, presiding judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division. In 2005 she became an associate attorney at Sterns & Weinroth, P.C. She joined Lomurro Law in 2010.Ms. Harvey is licensed to practice law before the state courts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. In 2009 she earned the Service to the Bar Award by the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA). In 2013, she received the Professional Achievement Award by the NJSBA, and in 2015, she was awarded Outstanding Young Attorney of the Year by NJSBA. She was also awarded Star of the Quarter three times by the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.
David K. Cuneo
David K. Cuneo is the founder of his own firm located in Collingswood, New Jersey. Focusing his practice primarily on personal injury litigation, he represents people in Camden, Burlington and Gloucester counties and throughout the southern part of the state who have been harmed by the negligence of others in matters involving medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, bicycle accidents and dog bites. Mr. Cuneo also assists people who have been injured on the job and who are pursuing the workers compensation benefits to which they are entitled, and he provides defense representation to those who have been charged with traffic violations or driving under the influence. As an undergraduate, Mr. Cuneo attended Saint Josephs University and received a Bachelor of Arts in political science in 1981. He then pursued his legal studies at Rutgers School of Law — Camden and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1984. After law school, Mr. Cuneo served a clerkship with a Camden County Superior Court judge until going into private practice and opening his firm in 1985. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, Mr. Cuneo has received a Distinguished peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Cuneo is admitted to practice law in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He is also admitted to practice law before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Cuneo is an active participant in the Camden County Bar Association and the New Jersey Association for Justice. , , AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
William O. Crutchlow
As one of the founding members of the Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow & McElroy, LLP, law firm in Edison, New Jersey, attorney William O. Crutchlow focuses his practice exclusively on medical malpractice, products liability and serious personal injury claims. Serving clients throughout New Jersey, he uses his 24 years of legal experience to advocate strongly on behalf of those who suffered an injury due to another partys negligence or wrongdoing.Certified as a civil trial attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, Mr. Crutchlow has recovered substantial settlements and awards for his clients, earning him a membership to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.After graduating from Colgate University in 1990, Mr. Crutchlow attended Seton Hall University School of Law, obtaining his Juris Doctor in 1993. That same year, the New Jersey State Bar Association admitted him to practice. In addition to practicing before all New Jersey state courts, he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.Fully committed to his practice, he is active in several professional legal organizations, including the American Association for Justice and the New Jersey Association for Justice, and he serves as trustee for the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey. Well-versed in his practice area, he has delivered lectures before various legal associations, educating other trial attorneys on trial advocacy and other related topics.In recognition for his service and professionalism, Mr. Crutchlow has received numerous awards and honors. The National Association of Distinguished Counsel named him as one of the nations top attorneys, and the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys named him as one of New Jerseys 10 best personal injury lawyers. He also holds a10 out of 10 Superb rating from AVVO.
Robert G. Goodman
Serving clients in the New Jersey area, Robert Goodman focuses his law practice on the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, automobile accidents and wrongful death. He is intent on offering quality representation to his clients and ensuring that their rights are protected during the entire legal process. He is a graduate of St. Johns University School of Law and has been representing personal injury clients since 1972. His years of experience are an advantage to his clients in New Jersey.Mr. Goodman is certified as a civil trial attorney. Because of his excellence in the courtroom and his success on behalf of his clients, Robert Goodman is known as one of the most prominent personal injury attorneys in his geographic region. This has been formally recognized when he was named by The American Trial Lawyers Association, now known as The American Association for Justice, to be one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in New Jersey. He is also the recipient of the Honorable Herman L. Breitkopf Award for 2010 from the Middlesex County Trial Lawyers Association. This award is only given to the top attorneys that exhibit high ethical standards and concern for the welfare of their clients. Additionally, he has received a rating of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell for his excellence in his law practice, as recognized by his peers.With his high level of skill, Mr. Goodman can navigate complicated lawsuits, and he has been successful in winning large settlements on behalf of his clients.AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc. used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Brian M. Cige
The founder of his eponymous law firm that is located in Somerville, New Jersey, Brian M. Cige focuses his practice primarily on labor and employment law, with clients throughout Somerset, Middlesex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Morris and Union counties. In this regard, he assists people in cases involving sexual harassment, Family and Medical Leave Act disputes, wrongful termination and other types of retaliation, and discrimination that is prohibited under such federal laws as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. Mr. Cige has a general civil litigation practice as well, encompassing contract breaches and the misappropriation of trade secrets.Admitted to practice in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Mr. Cige is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. He is frequently asked to deliver presentations on topics related to employment law before New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education attendees as well as other groups. A past president of the Somerset County Bar Association, Mr. Cige continues to be an active participant in that organization as well as the New Jersey State Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Foundation. His past memberships include the Justice Marie L. Garibaldi American Inn of Court for Alternate Dispute Resolution.Mr. Cige is a graduate of Montclair State University, where he majored in political science and obtained a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in 1981. He then went on to attend the Temple University Beasley School of Law, and he spent a summer studying international law at Tel Aviv University before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 1984.
Bryan H. Mintz
A partner at Mintz & Geftic LLC, located in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Bryan H. Mintz focuses his practice on personal injury and workers compensation. Bryan, along with his father Martin Mintz who started the firm over 25 years ago, represents New Jersey clients who have been seriously injured. Mintz & Geftic assists individuals from Elizabeth and all around New Jersey who have suffered from catastrophic injuries. This includes cases involving medical malpractice, slip and fall accidents, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and injuries resulting from use of defective products.A 1994 graduate of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Mr. Mintz remained in the state for his legal education and attended Rutgers School of Law–Camden. While there, he participated in the annual Judge James Hunter III Memorial Advanced Moot Court Competition and was a moot court teaching assistant.After being awarded his Juris Doctor in 1999, Mr. Mintz served a clerkship with the presiding judge on the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey before joining McCarter & English, LLP, the states oldest law firm, as a litigation attorney. He became a principal at Mintz & Geftic LLC in 2015. Admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York, Mr. Mintz is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.Highly regarded by his colleagues for his professionalism and superb track record, Mr. Mintz has received a Superb peer-review rating through Avvo. In addition, and most importantly to Mr. Mintz, he has received very positive reviews from his clients.Our firm has staff fluent in English, Spanish and Portugese.
Andrew F. Garruto
As founding partner of Garruto & Calabria, Attorneys at Law, Andrew F. Garruto is committed to representing clients across the state of New Jersey, especially in northern and northeastern New Jersey, whic includes those in Essex, Passaic, Hudson, Bergen, Union, Middlesex, Morris, Sussex, Monmouth and Ocean counties. He focuses his practice on personal injury law cases that involve the following matters: auto collisions, truck truck collisions, pedestrian knockdowns, slip/trip-and-falls, motorcycle accidents, train collisions, dog bite incidents and construction accidents.After earning a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from Rutgers University, Mr. Garruto went on to receive a Juris Doctor from the Widener University School of Law in 1990.Starting his career as a judicial intern, Mr. Garruto moved into a judicial law clerk position before becoming a trial lawyer. In the two and half decades since then, he has been dedicated to helping victims of negligence secure compensation.With a track record of success in obtaining favorable verdicts and settlements, Mr. Garruto gives clients unwavering support when pursuing their case. For his achievements, he is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Additionally, the Supreme Court of New Jersey has certified Mr. Garruto as a civil trial attorney and the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification has certified him as a trial attorney.A member of the National Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, the New Jersey Association for Justice and the New Jersey State Bar Association, Mr. Garruto is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
A partner with the firm of Eisdorfer Eisdorfer & Eisdorfer, LLC, Raymond Eisdorfer has fought for his clients in Elizabeth, New Jersey, for more than 25 years. Focusing his legal practice in the area of plaintiffs personal injury cases, Mr. Eisdorfer represents those who have been harmed because of the negligence of others.Mr. Eisdorfer was awarded his Juris Doctor from the Rutgers School of Law - Newark. He was licensed to practice law in 1988 in New Jersey.A skilled negotiator, Mr. Eisdorfer has reached many substantial settlements for his clients. He has a thorough understanding of how insurance companies work, and he is often able to resolve cases without needing to go to trial. When settlements cannot be reached, he is unafraid of fighting for his clients in court.Mr. Eisdorfers record of success is both long and firmly established. He has settled many cases for the insurance companies policy limits, including a case he settled for $1 million for his client who was struck by a large truck, a $1.4 million settlement for his client in a case in which a truck driver rear-ended them while they were stopped at a red light and many others. Mr. Eisdorfer has also been able to reach successful resolutions for his clients through mediation, at case conferences and through jury trials. He is able to communicate with his clients in either English or Spanish. Mr. Eisdorfer is aggressive in his representation of his clients. He has dedicated his career to fighting for the rights of injured victims, and he does his best to help them recover damages in order to help make them whole again.
288 North Broad Street, Elizabeth NJ 7208
Jerry Eisdorfer, a partner with the law firm of Eisdorfer Eisdorfer & Eisdorfer, LLC, is a dedicated representative for his clients in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Mr. Eisdorfers practice of law is concentrated in the area of personal injury matters, helping people who have been harmed because of anothers negligence to obtain fair compensation. , Licensed to practice law for over 20 years, Mr. Eisdorfer graduated with his Juris Doctor from Rutgers School of Law - Newark. He is admitted to practice law before all of the state courts of New Jersey. Mr. Eisdorfer is also certified as a civil trial lawyer through the Board on Attorney Certification of the Supreme Court of New Jersey. , Mr. Eisdorfer has enjoyed a very successful legal career. He has reached settlements for his clients in many cases that exceeded $1 million. He has also won many six- and seven-figure jury verdicts. A representative case is a $2.1 million verdict for a driver who was seriously injured by a rock that fell off of a dump truck. In another matter, he represented a client through arbitration and received $900,000. In that case, Mr. Eisdorfers client was seriously injured when he fell into a hole in a parking lot. , Bilingual in English and Spanish, Mr. Eisdorfer is able to help his clients and provide them guidance in their own languages. He is an astute lawyer who is unafraid to litigate for his clients through court if necessary. Mr. Eisdorfer works hard for his clients from the very first meeting in order to try to secure them the settlements or verdicts they deserve for the injuries and losses they have sustained.
288 North Broad Street, Elizabeth NJ 7208
Randy Grossman is a partner at Greenberg Walden & Grossman, LLC, located in West New York, New Jersey. With nearly 30 years of litigation experience, Mr. Grossman represents clients in a comprehensive range of cases on both sides of the docket, including personal injury, family law, workers compensation, defective products, construction accidents, asbestos litigation and criminal defense matters.Mr. Grossman earned his undergraduate degree from George Washington University in 1982, and he graduated from the Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in 1985. While in law school, he served as the research editor for the law schools Moot Court Honor Board.Mr. Grossman has been recognized for his exceptional track record. In 1999, the New Jersey Law Journal acknowledged his work for a particular client, for whom he secured a $4.16 million award, as one of the top 20 personal injury awards of the year. He has also been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey in workers compensation law.When not representing clients, Mr. Grossman shares his insight with others in his field through a number of professional organizations. He is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation, the New Jersey chapter of the American Association for Justice and the Hudson County Bar Association. In addition, he volunteered his time for twenty years as an adviser to a local high school for its competitions in the NJSBFs mock trial program.Mr. Grossman is admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York and the District of Columbia. He is also admitted before the U.S. District Court for the District for New Jersey, the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.