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New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident Attorneys Protect Victims’ Rights

Helping car crash victims recover damages since 1976

Seigel Law was founded in 1976 for the exclusive purpose of helping our clients recover compensation in courts throughout Ridgewood, Hackensack, Fair Lawn, Teaneck, Garfield, Fort Lee, Newark, Jersey City, Paterson, Elizabeth and Clifton. Our premier New Jersey firm has the extensive resources and focused experience to effectively assist you in reaching justice in the most challenging catastrophic injury claims.

Dealing with the insurance company

We know how frustrating it can be for you to try to get a fair settlement out of an insurance company. The agent may employ various tactics designed to minimize your payout. Do not settle for less than you deserve. Our attorneys have your best interests at heart as we negotiate for your maximum possible compensation. You will find our staff helpful, compassionate and committed to your recovery.

We handle complex traffic injury cases

An important aspect of our successful auto accident settlements and verdicts is our high level of preparation. Our attorneys thoroughly investigate the events that led to your crash. We then develop a strategy tailored to the facts of your specific claim to recover for:

Hit-and-run accidents

Fleeing the scene of an accident is against the law. This criminal act can also leave you with expensive medical and repair shop bills. However, you have options. A hit-and-run accident is treated like an uninsured motorist claim, so you can often file under your own policy. You may also have a third-party claim against another person or entity that contributed to the crash.

Take a step closer to recovery

New Jersey law generally imposes a two-year statute of limitations on auto collision cases. Therefore, you should consult with a lawyer as soon as you can. In addition, by being on board from the beginning, our lawyers are able to preserve important evidence and protect your rights. We invite you to read our motor vehicle accidents FAQs for general information and then call our office to schedule your free detailed analysis of your claim.

Consult with our experienced lawyers about your auto accident claim

Seigel Law focuses on one thing — your personal injury recovery. Call our firm at 201.444.4000 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation at our Ridgewood office, serving clients in the Passaic, Bergen, Essex and Hudson County regions, and throughout northern New Jersey. We visit you in your home or at the hospital if your injuries prevent you from coming to our office. You owe us no lawyer fees unless you win compensation.

  • $7,900,000

    Recovery on behalf of the 16-year-old girl injured by electrical malfunction

  • $8,000,000

    Jury verdict in a catastrophic injury case

  • $1,100,000

    Settlement for a fractured arm in Passaic County

  • $4,775,000

    Settlement for a woman in Bergen County injured in a trucking accident

Meet Our Attorneys

  • (95 Reviews)

    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.

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    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...

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    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.

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    By Liliana Paredes - October, 2017

    Honest, trustworthy and very straight forward. In unvarnished truth Jonas Siegel will tell you exactly where you stand and what direction you should go. Jonas has tenacity coupled with a degree of tenderness, but never losing site of the end goal, which is to protect, defend and have the best outcome for his clients. I defenetly recoment this law firm. Thanks for helping me out in my case.

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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...

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What we offer our clients


Personal injury and medical knowledge

Our knowledgeable team of personal injury lawyers includes a medical doctor who advises on complex medical topics


One-on-one attorney attention

By maintaining a limited number of cases, our attorneys can provide personalized attention to each client we serve


Results-oriented strategies

Our lawyers have won numerous high verdicts and settlements, many in the high six- and seven-figure range, for our injured clients


Trial experience

Every trial attorney in our firm is a certified trial attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court


Communication as a priority

We understand how important communication is to a successful attorney-client relationship, we return calls within 24 hours


Community involvement

Our lawyers and staff are active in community outreach and community service programs

  • "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.

  • "I found the personnel to be very efficient, and work very quickly. I'm happy that I was referred to this firm, because I found that I was very comfortable working with them." - F.V.

  • "Amazing. I have to say they were very supportive and were able to give me tons of information. I didn't feel rushed and felt they truly cared about my well-being. Their website is also extremely helpful and well setup." - T.D.

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