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How Long Does a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Take to Settle in New Jersey?

If your family suffered the unexpected loss of a loved one, you’re likely considering filing a wrongful death lawsuit. Understandably, most people want to know how long does a wrongful death lawsuit take? The time to resolve a wrongful death lawsuit can vary significantly, depending on the circumstances of your case. If you have questions about wrongful death lawsuits,...

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Does New Jersey Have a Motorcycle Helmet Law? 

In recent years, many Americans have adopted a motorcycle as their primary mode of transportation. Motorcycling can be cheaper for many commuters when compared to driving a car. However, motorcyclists are at higher risk for injury if involved in a collision. Are you considering purchasing a motorcycle? You may wonder whether there is a New Jersey motorcycle helmet law....

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How Do You Prove Fault in a Wrongful Death Case in New Jersey? 

There is nothing more devastating than losing a loved one. Learning that another person’s negligent or reckless actions caused their death makes the loss exponentially more painful. You likely feel anger, sadness, and stress, and you might feel unsure about what to do next. You should know you don’t have to suffer alone. An experienced wrongful death attorney at...

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What Is the Average Settlement for Motorcycle Accidents in New Jersey?

Motorcycle accidents can cause significant physical harm. If you’ve been involved in a motorcycle accident, you may be wondering about the average settlement for a motorcycle accident in New Jersey. Compensation in motorcycle accident cases varies significantly because of several factors. Below, the New Jersey personal injury attorneys at Wiley Lavender Maknoor, PC, discuss some factors affecting motorcycle accident...

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Steps You Should Take After a Slip and Fall Accident in New Jersey

Slipping while running an errand can be frightening. Unfortunately, slip and fall accidents are common and can result in broken bones or worse.  If you’re considering a lawsuit to compensate you for your injuries, you may wonder what to do after a slip and fall accident. Below, our New Jersey personal injury attorneys at Wiley Lavender Maknoor, PC, describe...

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What Is the Difference Between Wrongful Death and a Survival Action in New Jersey?

When you lose a loved one due to someone’s negligence, recklessness, or intentional act, you and your family members may want to hold the person at fault accountable. Perhaps you’ve heard of wrongful death lawsuits and survival actions in New Jersey, but you don’t know the difference. There are legal nuisances between wrongful death vs. survival action claims. Below,...

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Who Is Liable in a Slip-and-Fall Accident in NJ?

Slip-and-fall accidents are common and often result in injuries and even trips to the hospital for treatment. Some slip-and-fall accidents cause serious injury, while others have only minor consequences. Often, these accidents happen because someone was careless and allowed a dangerous condition to exist on their property. When your slip, trip, or fall is due to no fault of...

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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in New Jersey?

When a loved one dies because of the wrongful acts of another, the impact can be devastating. You and your family are left to grieve the loss of your loved one and endure the trauma of knowing that someone else caused their death. A New Jersey wrongful death suit allows those left behind to seek compensation for the financial...

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What Is the Average Settlement for a Whiplash Injury in New Jersey?

Being in a car or sports accident can be terrifying, causing injuries you may not notice until hours or days after the accident. Whiplash symptoms may be minor or unnoticeable initially but gradually worsen over time. The accident wasn’t your fault, and you shouldn’t have to deal with the consequences alone.  In this post, the Wiley Lavender Maknoor, PC...

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What Are Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in New Jersey?

Motorcyclists are some of the most vulnerable individuals on the road. In the United States, it is estimated that motorcycle riders are 28 times more likely to die in a collision than a passenger in a vehicle.  In 2018, out of the 564 people killed in motor vehicle accidents in New Jersey, 53 of them were motorcycle fatalities. The...

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