By Jan K. Seigel | Published January 15, 2018 | | |
The Biblical term “Good Samaritan” is used to refer to a person who stops to give aid to an injured stranger. Under the common law of the United States, there is no legal duty to provide assistance to anyone during an emergency, unless a duty of care already exists. But most Americans believe rendering Read MoreRead More
An 11-year-old Bergen County boy who had been attending a summer camp in Milford, Pennsylvania died at Bon Secours Hospital in Port Jervis, N.Y. after his gastrointestinal symptoms worsened suddenly. According to a story in NorthJersey.com, three other campers staying in the same cabin were taken to the hospital as a precaution after complaining Read MoreRead More
Officials at the Monmouth County Fair acted aggressively to safeguard patrons by shutting down an amusement ride after a similar machine malfunctioned at the Ohio State Fair in Columbus, breaking apart and ejecting riders. The accident killed an 18-year-old rider and seriously injured seven more. Similar rides have been closed at fairs in California Read MoreRead More
If you are injured in an auto accident or a slip and fall, the first step is usually to file a claim with the appropriate insurance company. After an auto accident, New Jersey’s Personal Injury Protection law may require you to file with your own insurance company; in the case of a slip and fall, Read MoreRead More
If you are hurt in an accident caused by a drunk driver, you have the same rights to recover compensation as you would against any negligent driver, but there are a couple of special considerations. First, let’s recap the personal injury basics: Under New Jersey’s Personal Injury Protection (PIP) law, a party injured in an Read MoreRead More
If you suffer harm due to an accident, medical malpractice, or a similar injury event, your right to submit a claim for compensation is time limited. The New Jersey Statute of Limitations sets the deadline for filing a personal injury claim at two years from the date of the injury event. After that, an injured Read MoreRead More
A car fire is a harrowing enough experience; when the fire produces painful burn injuries, often with severe complications, the suffering can be long-lasting. But if there’s any good news, it’s that your burn injuries are almost always considered “permanent” under NJ Rev Stat § 39:6A-8 (2013), which means that New Jersey law does not Read MoreRead More
If you have been seriously injured in a car accident, you are naturally concerned about your current medical bills and your current inability to work. But what happens after your period of convalescence? Are you going to make a 100 percent recovery? If not, you may have future losses, which are an important part of Read MoreRead More
The New Jersey statute of limitations allows a person injured in a car accident to file a lawsuit within two years of the accident. In exceptional cases, there may be a reason to extend that deadline, but most injured parties lose their right to claim injury after two years. However, that is the legal answer. Read MoreRead More
If you are seriously injured in an auto accident and can prove that another person is responsible, you are entitled to compensation, known in legal terms as damages. There are two types of damages: specific (also called economic) and general (also called noneconomic). You can figure out most of your specific damages on your own. Read MoreRead More
Recovery on behalf of the 16-year-old girl injured by electrical malfunction
Jury verdict in a catastrophic injury case
Settlement for a fractured arm in Passaic County
Settlement for a woman in Bergen County injured in a trucking accident
By Teresa R Perez - January, 2018
I have had a great experience thus far. The personal injury process is stressful and they have been helpful and courteous in getting me the right referrals. I was injured while visiting NJ and live in another state, my case is not an easy one but they are working diligently to help. I appreciate the personalized attention and highly recommend this firm.Read More
By Miriam Smith-Leone - December, 2017
The law office was great with my back and neck injury. They directed me to the right doctors and got me a huge settlement. Being a single mom, it help pay off all my debt and bills. Me and my kids can have a bill free christmas, with plenty of food and happiness, stress free. They are the best ever and I would highly recommend them to anyone rich or poor, who has been in an accident and need legal help...Read More
By L C - October, 2017
After the misfortune of suffering an injury, I had the good fortune to choose Seigel Law to represent me. During my initial meeting with Jan Seigel, I found him to be extremely confident and reassuring---he totally put me at ease. I was represented by Mark Mc Bratney---an EXCELLENT attorney. He was supportive and professional through the entire process, and provided an excellent outcome for my case.Read More
By Liliana Paredes - October, 2017
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By Oren Goldshmidt - September, 2017
I'd like to thank everyone at segal law for the amazing experience they provided me. From the moment I stepped in to the end of the case , segal and his team delivered exactly what they promised. I couldn't have received any better treatment from a law firm. Any concerns, questions or problems I had were addressed and dealt with accordingly...Read More
"The lawyers at Seigel Law know how to get you the results you want. Jan Seigel and His team returned every one of my phone calls, listened to me and worked with me to a desirable outcome. Seigel Law definitely goes above and beyond to protect the injured." - B.M.
"After my car accident, my life turned into a disaster. Dealing with everything became impossible. Jan Seigel and his people helped me with every aspect of my injuries and the insurance companies so I could focus on healing. They helped me through everything and they got me what I was due." - M.P.
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