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Personal Injury Attorney in Somerville, New Jersey
We are a highly mobile society; in fact, Americans spend an extraordinary amount of our lives in our cars. We commute to our workplaces, drive our children to school and other activities, run errands, take trips–the reasons for driving are essentially endless. It is not surprising, then, that with the widespread activity of driving comes a high prevalence of accidents involving motor vehicles. Consider this: according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation, there were 290,212 motor vehicle crashes in New Jersey in 2014, with 11,614 in Somerset County alone. With Route 22, Route 202, Route 206, Interstate 78, Interstate 287, and Route 18 running through Somerset County, the potential sites for accidents abound. Fortunately, the majority of car accidents are relatively minor, perhaps damaging the vehicle(s) involved but leaving the drivers and their passengers unharmed. However, when these accidents are more serious, they can spell life-altering implications, life-threatening injuries, and even death.
When you have been injured in a car accident, coping with the changes in your life and working toward your recovery is difficult enough. Having a seasoned personal injury attorney who can advocate for your legal right to compensation can lift a significant burden and ensure that you are not facing uncooperative insurance companies and a complex legal process on your own. For nearly 30 years, personal injury attorney Brian J. Levine has been recovering compensation for injured victims and their families in Somerset and Hunterdon counties and throughout New Jersey. He is among the 3% of New Jersey Supreme Court Certified Civil Trial Attorneys in the State and has used his extensive experience to achieve millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for his clients. If you or someone you love has been injured or suffered wrongful death resulting from a car accident in New Jersey, contact the Somerville law offices of Brian Levine at 908-524-0123 for a cost-free consultation. Mr. Levine will listen to your specific situation, answer your questions, and outline your available legal options.
Bridgewater NJ Car Accident Injury Lawyer
Whiplash, broken bones, brain damage — these are all types of injuries that our clients have suffered as a result of the behavior of careless or negligent drivers. Having achieved millions of dollars in recoveries for our clients over the past years, we are keenly aware of the lengths that auto and insurance companies will go through to pay out as little compensation as possible, or to deny claims altogether.
Common Causes of Car Accidents in New Jersey
Some of the most common causes of car accidents in New Jersey that we often see include:
Texting while driving
Other forms of inattentive or distracted driving
Poor weather conditions
Poor road conditions
Collisions with motorcycles, bicycles, and pedestrians
What Damages for Your Car Accident Injury Claim May Include
You should not be held responsible for a careless driver’s mistakes or for someone else’s negligence. Drawing from the expert knowledge of reconstructionists, engineers, doctors and other specialists, our firm will build a compelling case to support your claim for compensation. When pursuing damages in your case, we may seek compensation for:
Loss of income from inability to work (both now and in the future)
Costs to repair damaged property
Pain and suffering
Punitive damages (punishment for reckless behavior)
While a large component of our success comes from our extensive experience handling all types of personal injury cases, it also depends greatly on the careful attention that our founder, Brian J. Levine, gives to each and every case. Mr. Levine works one-on-one with each of our personal injury clients to thoroughly understand the circumstances of their case. He also travels to the accident scene to obtain firsthand knowledge of the surroundings and develop a better framework for the trajectory of the accident. Mr. Levine pursues every viable avenue to maximum compensation. If negotiation is not an option, he will aggressively advocate on your behalf in court.
Contact a Hunterdon County NJ Car Accident Lawyer for a Free Consultation
We invite you to contact The Law Office of Brian J. Levine, today to schedule a free and confidential consultation regarding your car accident case. Our law office, based in Somerville, New Jersey, can be reached at 908-524-0123. Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., but our lawyers are available 24/7. We also operate on contingency model, so you pay nothing until you receive compensation.
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