PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER ESSEX COUNTY, NJ

Essex County, New Jersey has many popular towns with a vibrant shopping district, expansive parks and recreations activities as well as top-rated restaurants.  Unfortunately, people still get hurt at times.  When they do, it is important that they seek the assistance of an experienced Personal Injury Lawyer Essex County, NJ.  Super Lawyers is an organization that ranks the best lawyers in Essex County and throughout New Jersey.  Attorney Daniel Sloan has been named to its Rising Stars list since 2016.  If there is no recovery, there is no fee.

Personal Injury Lawyer Essex County NJ

Personal Injury Lawyer Essex County, NJ – Call (908) 358-2938

Personal injury cases are complex and winning them requires an understanding of all aspects of the law in New Jersey.  Handling them on your own is not advisable.  Defense attorneys and insurance adjusters have a great deal of experience handling injury claims.  It is important to have experience on your side too.  On behalf of the client, the Sloan Law Firm will focus on:

  • Getting medical bills paid
  • Recovering compensation for pain and suffering
  • Recuperating lost wages

The Sloan Law Firm handles many different personal injury cases in Essex County, NJ, including:

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ SLIP AND FALL INJURIES

Premises liability cases usually involve “slip and fall” or “trip and fall” accidents.  Slip and fall accident cases are complex and it is important that anyone injured in this manner consult a New Jersey slip and fall lawyer.  The first question when examining a New Jersey slip and fall lawyer usually asks about is the location of the accident.  The reason why this is important is because it is much easier to prove a negligence against a commercial landowner than it is to prove against a residential landowner in New Jersey.  Anyone examining a court docket could immediately determine that many cases are against commercial entities such as:

•            Big-box stores

•            Home improvement stores

•            Grocery stores

•            Apartment complexes

•            Business complexes

New Jersey premises liability law requires big-box stores, home improvement stores, grocery stores, apartment complexes, business complexes and other commercial landowners to repair or to prevent conditions that could result in someone being hurt.  This includes the sidewalks surrounding the property.  Failure to do so may result in the commercial landowner being held liable for injuries.  

In order to prove that a commercial entity is negligent, an injured victim generally must prove that there was a dangerous or hazardous condition on the premises and that the commercial landowner had knowledge of it.  This is typically done with the help of an expert.  Experts are permitted to give opinions when testifying in court. 

Causes of Slip & Fall Accidents

•            Snow and ice accidents

•            Re-freezing incidents

•            Spills

•            Debris such as wet leaves and garbage

•            Indoor paint on an outdoor surface

•            Non-slip resistant flooring

•            No railing

•            Improper lighting 000

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ CATASTROPHIC INJURIES

Catastrophic injuries are always tragic.  The can be caused by medical malpractice, tractor-trailer accidents, bus accidents, workplace incidents and in many other ways.  The National Center for Catastrophic Sport Injury Research in the United States classifies catastrophic injuries based on the three outcomes associated with them: fatality, those causing permanent severe functional disability, and those causing severe head or neck trauma with no permanent disability.

Types of Catastrophic Injuries

Common types of acute catastrophic spinal injuries are those associated with unstable fractures and dislocations, intervertebral disc herniation, and transient quadriplegia.  These most commonly affect the cervical spine (neck), but also affect the thoracolumbar spine (back) and cause spinal cord neuropraxia.

A number of injuries can qualify as catastrophic injuries, including:

•            Wrongful Death

•            Traumatic brain injury

•            Severe scarring/burns

•            Amputations

•            Permanent Vision and Hearing loss

•            Loss of Fetus

•            Paralysis

•            Fractured/Broken bones

Recovery from catastrophic injuries is long and complex.  Catastrophic injuries usually require long-term medical care, loss of employment or long-term absence and dipping into retirement to pay medical bills. A life care plan is sometimes established for the patient to address the his or her needs. 

Components of the life care plan may include:

•            home renovations

•            adaptive van

•            durable medical goods/equipment and wheelchairs

•            nursing

•            facility care/services

•            home care/services

Compensation For Catastrophic Injuries

There is never enough money to compensate those that have sustained catastrophic injuries through no fault of their own.  The Sloan Law Firm will seek justice on behalf of those injured severely.  The Sloan Law Firm will seek, where appropriate, compensation for:

•            Medical bills

•            Loss of income

•            Property damage

•            Pain and suffering

•            Loss of enjoyment and/or consortium

If you or a loved one sustained a catastrophic injury, the Sloan Law Firm may be able to help.  For free consultations 24 hours a day, call (908) 358-2938. 

Essex County NJ Personal Injury Attorney – Free Consultations Available

The Sloan Law Firm works on a contingency basis when handling personal injury cases, which means there is no upfront legal expenses and there is no attorney fee unless damages are recovered on behalf of the client.

If you or a loved one has been hurt in an Essex County, NJ accident and need to speak to an experienced Essex County, NJ Personal Injury Attorney, you can reach the Sloan Law Firm at: (908) 358-2938.  Free consultations are available.

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by Katherine on The Sloan Law Firm

I received a ticket for an illegal left. I left Court with no points on my license and a small fine thanks to Dan Sloan. Dan kept me informed the entire time and supported me even with this minor incident. I have recommended Dan to friends and family who have also had successful outcomes with Dan by their side.

by Veronica on The Sloan Law Firm

I received a moving violation, and was very nervous to go to court and face the penalties. Dan assured me not worry- his confidence and well-rounded knowledge of the law are why I walked out of the court very happy. I highly recommend Dan Sloan and will only call him for any other issue I should face.