Frequently Asked Questions About Injuries (General)

Q. What should I do if I am injured in an auto accident through someone else’s fault?
A. After emergency medical treatment, you should contact an auto accident lawyer immediately. Scene investigation, witness contact, photos and proper medical care must be immediately addressed.

Q. What kind of legal help can I get for my injuries?
A. Injury law typically refers to situations in which there is provable injury to your body, mind or emotions. This somebody else may be an individual or an entity that failed to do the legally correct action to prevent you from getting hurt.

Q. How is injury law different in New Jersey?
A. Understanding injury law in New Jersey can be complex and confusing. Several laws governing injuries are particular to New Jersey injury law. Several examples include the statute of limitations specifying how long you have after the injury occurs in which to take legal action, the type of insurance coverage you or your family member purchased can affect whether you have a limited or unlimited right to sue, and laws governing who is liable for injuries in New Jersey when an injury occurs on someone’s property.

Q. Which types of injuries require an attorney and which do not?
A. Injuries requiring an attorney typically involve situations where there is large damage, long-term suffering, permanent disfigurement or similar severity.

Q. It seems like there are a lot of lawyers in the phone book. How can I choose the right one?
A. Finding the right injury attorney with the right qualifications can make a significant difference in the success of your injury lawsuit and the final compensation you receive. Find out if the firm has a focus on personal injury law – when you will be involved in an injury lawsuit, you need someone who knows all the correct procedures, every aspect of the law, and is uniquely qualified for your particular case.

Q. How much is my injury case worth?
A. You are entitled to be compensated for your pain and suffering, disability and impairment, loss of enjoyment of life, medical bills, and lost income. We have established our reputation by maximizing our client's money awards. This is one of the main benefits of finding an experienced injury law firm.

Contact the Newark injury lawyers at Kirsch, Gelband & Stone today at (973) 623-0100 or use our email contact form.




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