Many times, accidents and their resulting injuries and damages can have more than one cause, or more than one responsible party. When the injury victim themselves are partially responsible, for example not wearing a seat-belt and subsequently being injured in a car accident, then their own responsibility can affect the total compensation they can recover… Read More
In general, when someone is injured on a property because of unsafe conditions like exposed wiring, uncovered sewer openings, loose steps, unmarked wet floors, etc, that injured party would file a premises liability claim against the property’s owner, maintenance staff, landlord, or potentially some combination of the responsible parties. These premises liability claims generally assume… Read More
While movies and television shows love to dramatize “the courtroom battle”, the fact of the matter is that over 90% of all personal injury and medical malpractice claims are concluded through a settlement, rather than decided through a jury verdict. This is due to the fact that there are advantages to reaching a settlement for… Read More
New Jersey car insurance policies operate on a “no fault” basis, meaning anytime a person is injured in a car accident, they are able to turn to their own car insurance provider for compensation for damages like medical expenses and lost wages, regardless of who was at fault for the accident. However, many drivers opt… Read More
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Accident Injury Attorney in Somerville, New Jersey
Under New Jersey law, owners and operators of both public and private property have a responsibility to maintain the safety of their premises for people who live, work, visit, patronize, and even pass by. This concept falls within the purview of premises liability, an area of personal injury law that involves injuries resulting from hazardous or defective conditions on another party’s property. When a property owner or operator fails to take reasonable measures to ensure the safety of their premises, he or she is deemed negligent. When this negligence leads to an injury; for instance, a slip and fall, a dog attack, a robbery due to inadequate security, or even a child drowning in a swimming pool, the property owner can be held responsible. At The Law Office of Brian J. Levine, our firm is passionate about advocating for injured victims and their families, and we will work tirelessly to obtain the compensation you deserve.
Brian J. Levine is a seasoned personal injury attorney who is Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney. With his extensive knowledge and resources, Mr. Levine has achieved millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of clients for nearly 30 years. Our firm’s philosophy is unique among personal injury law firms in New Jersey, because when you enlist our services, you enter into an individualized, collaborative relationship with our founding attorney. We do not shuffle cases among several lawyers, we take your case personally, and our representation reflects this commitment to delivering superior results. At The Law Office of Brian Levine, you are the priority.
If you or someone you love has been injured in Somerset or Hunterdon counties, or elsewhere in New Jersey, and you suspect that another party’s negligence may have contributed to the accident, contact us today at 908-524-0123 for a cost-free consultation. Mr. Levine will answer all of your questions and outline your available legal options.
Bridgewater NJ Slip-and-Fall Injury Attorney
There are a host of dangerous conditions, arising from inadequate safety measures or lack of maintenance, that may lead to severe and sometimes fatal accidents. The Law Office of Brian J. Levine is committed to helping clients who have been injured on public or private property due to unsafe conditions that involve:
Ice and snow accumulation
Broken stair railings
Unsecured swimming pools
Common Forms of Premises Liability in New Jersey
Accidents that provide grounds for premises liability claims can occur on public or private property. Some of the most common examples of premises liability incidents include:
In order to have grounds for a premises liability claim, there are some essential requirements that your case must fulfill. First and foremost, you must have suffered an injury. Second, that injury must have resulted from a dangerous or defective condition on another’s property (and we must provide evidence to substantiate the existence of such a condition). Third, the property owner or operator must have known, or reasonably should have known, that the dangerous condition existed. And lastly, the property owner or operator must have been negligent in failing to rectify or alleviate the hazard in a timely manner.
Our Approach to NJ Premises Liability Claims
Premises liability cases are highly nuanced and often involve more than one liable party. For example, commercial property owners, owners of private residences, property management companies, landlords, employers, and many others may have been negligent in their responsibilities to ensure the safety of the premises. Our firm conducts thorough investigations to assess any and all sources of negligence. We also work with renowned experts to chart the exact trajectory of events and pinpoint all evidence that may support your claim.
It is very common in premises liability cases for insurance companies to deny claims and to intimidate injured victims into accepting much smaller settlements than they deserve. Mr. Levine is a former defense attorney for New Jersey doctors and hospitals, and he utilizes this unique insight into personal injury defense to construct the most compelling claims for his clients. Whether at the negotiating table or in the courtroom, Mr. Levine will tenaciously advocate for your rights and work toward achieving maximum compensation for your medical expenses, loss of income, rehabilitative care, and pain and suffering.
Speak to a Hunterdon County NJ Premises Liability Lawyer Today
Contact The Law Office of Brian J. Levine today at 908-524-0123 to schedule a free and confidential consultation regarding your potential premises liability claim. We are available 24/7 to provide you with an honest assessment of your case. We also operate on a contingency model, which means we do not charge you anything until we achieve you a recovery.
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