Regrettably, an injury caused by another person, company, or government agency can happen at any given moment, often leaving the victim and his or her family to deal with the consequences. When an accident occurs, victims can face mounting medical expenses, a loss of income, and a loss of quality of life. Additionally, victims will face the challenging battle to recover both emotionally and physically. The impacts of an unfortunate accident can be devastating, but they can also be far-reaching. It can be frustrating for injured victims to feel that their entire lives are suddenly out of their control.
When an accident is caused as a result of another party’s negligence or intentional wrongdoing, New Jersey permits injured victims to pursue compensation from the at-fault party through a personal injury claim. To ensure the at-fault party is held responsible for his or her actions, the qualified support of an experienced personal injury attorney should be obtained.
A Skilled Attorney Can Advocate on Your Behalf
If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of the negligence of another, allow the support of a qualified attorney to lighten your burdens and champion on your behalf. Although monetary compensation will do little to help you recover, it will provide a sense of relief so that you can focus on your health and well-being.
The personal injury attorneys at Harrell, Smith & Williams, LLC are exceptionally versed in an array of personal injury cases, including traffic accidents, catastrophic injury cases, nursing home abuse, and more. The firm understands the difficulties injured victims can face following an accident, and they work day in and day out to ensure their clients obtain the compensation they truly deserve. After an accident, consider contacting the dedicated attorneys at Harrell, Smith & Williams, LLC by calling (908) 264-7228 or complete the confidential online contact form.
Common Types of Personal Injury Cases in New Jersey
In New Jersey, a personal injury claim arises when the actions or inactions of a negligent party results in the injury of a person. To triumph in a case, it is necessary to demonstrate that the negligent party owed the victim a level of care and that it failed to do so. Depending on the case, necessary factors to achieve a successful claim outcome will vary. The following are some examples of the various types of personal injury claims typically handled in New Jersey. To ensure a favorable personal injury claim outcome, the support of a knowledgeable attorney is strongly recommended.
- Traffic Accidents – Throughout New Jersey, thousands of traffic accidents occur each year. Unfortunately, many people are either severely injured or killed in these accidents. Traffic accidents can include: Auto accidents, Motorcycle accidents, Pedestrian accidents, Large truck accidents, and Bicycle accidents.
Traffic accidents can occur over a plethora of factors, including, but not limited to: Road rage, Vehicle defects, Roadway defects, Driving while distracted, Driving while intoxicated, Driving while sleep deprived, and/or Driving too fast for weather or road conditions.
- Premises Liability – A premises liability claim involves injuries that were sustained while the victim was on another’s property. Premises liability cases can involve the following types of incidents: Dog bite injuries, Swimming pool accidents, Slip, trip, and fall injuries, Poor property maintenance, or Negligent security.
Premises liability cases usually arise when there is some form of dangerous property condition, which the property owner has failed to remediate.
- Product Liability Cases – A dangerous or defective product can cause an unsuspecting consumer to suffer a severe injury. Manufacturing companies and the sellers of products have an obligation for the safety of consumers. They are responsible for warning consumers for the potential of dangers associated when using their products. Additionally, they are required to provide sufficient instructions for the proper use of their products.
A product liability case can involve the defects and dangers associated with: Automobiles, Pharmaceuticals, Children’s toys, Medical devices, Household appliances, and Products containing lithium-ion batteries.
Financial Compensation Is Available With the Support of a Knowledgeable Attorney
Personal injury cases can be extremely complex and not every attorney should be entrusted to handle cases that involve serious injuries. With the support of the right attorney, financial compensation can be obtained for past and future medical expenses, the loss of income, permanent disability, and emotional distress caused in the accident.
With many years of dedicated legal experience, the attorneys at Harrell, Smith & Williams, LLC are equipped to handle the most complex personal injury cases in New Jersey. Their passion and dedication for victims of negligence sets them apart from other law firms. Through exhaustive investigations, the firm has helped many victims of negligence obtain the compensation they needed to get their lives back on track. To schedule a complimentary consultation with the firm, consider calling (908) 264-7228 or complete the confidential online contact form today.