Mark Law Firm Blog

I Was Hit by an Uninsured Driver—Now What?

Posted by Jamison Mark on Jun 8, 2018 1:06:00 PM

If you’re in an auto accident, you may worry about who is going to pay for your medical expenses and vehicle damage. If another driver is at fault for a collision, it will likely be his or her legal responsibility to pay for your damages. But what if that driver doesn’t have automobile insurance or doesn’t have enough coverage to pay all your expenses?

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Topics: Personal Injury

Injured in a Train Crash? What You Need to Know

Posted by Jamison Mark on Mar 30, 2018 3:07:00 PM

New Jersey’s transit system offers an economical and relatively reliable way to travel for business or pleasure. While train travel is statistically safer than traveling by car, high-profile train crashes can have disastrous consequences for both passengers and bystanders. If you’re injured in a New Jersey train crash, you may be able to recover compensation for your injuries.

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Topics: Personal Injury

The Difference Between Contingency Fees and Pro Bono

Posted by Jamison Mark on Mar 28, 2018 4:35:00 PM

If you’ve been injured in a motor vehicle collision, animal attack, slip-and-fall, or other incident, you will likely want to consult with an attorney. You may worry that an attorney will be very expensive, or you may be concerned that even talking to a lawyer could result in another bill to pay. The good news is that many personal injury lawyers offer free initial consultations. They may also allow you to enter a fee agreement that minimizes your expenses while allowing you to pursue compensation for your damages.

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Topics: Personal Injury

Don’t Be Afraid to Talk to a Personal Injury Lawyer

Posted by Jamison Mark on Feb 22, 2018 3:50:00 PM

If you have been injured in a New Jersey auto accident or suffered a personal injury, you may be struggling to make ends meet while recovering from your injuries. Even though you know that obtaining legal representation can help preserve your rights and improve your recovery in your personal injury claim, you may worry that you can’t afford an attorney or be afraid that even calling one will obligate you financially. You are protected by a number of New Jersey laws governing attorney-client agreements, so don’t be afraid to contact a personal injury attorney to help with your claim!

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Topics: Personal Injury

Go Ahead, Be a Good Samaritan!

Posted by Jamison Mark on Feb 9, 2018 12:25:00 PM

If you witness an auto accident or other emergency situation, do you worry you might get sued if you intervene? Although this is a commonly held belief, many states, including New Jersey and New York, have what’s called “Good Samaritan laws” to protect those who provide aid at injury occurrences from legal action.

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Topics: Personal Injury

One Bite Free? Myths & Facts About New Jersey Dog Bites

Posted by Jamison Mark on Feb 1, 2018 5:15:00 PM

Dog bites, even if small or accidental, can result in serious impairments and illness. More serious animal attacks can lead to significant disability and even death. Knowing the facts about how dog bites are treated by New Jersey law can help you protect your rights and recover what you deserve if you are injured.

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Topics: Personal Injury

Should You Settle Your Personal Injury Claim Without A Lawyer?

Posted by Jamison Mark on Jan 18, 2018 4:43:00 PM

If you’ve been injured in a motor vehicle accident, slip-and-fall, animal attack, or other incident, you may worry about collecting fair compensation for your injuries. If you’re hesitant about contacting a lawyer to help you with your claim, think about the ways an attorney can help you.

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Topics: Personal Injury

Use Caution When Hiring Holiday Help in New Jersey

Posted by Jamison Mark on Dec 8, 2017 3:47:00 PM

If you’re thinking about hiring some help to rake leaves, shovel snow, or hang your Christmas lights, you may wonder about your liability as a property owner. Do you know what your responsibility is if someone is injured while working on your property?

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Topics: Personal Injury, Premises Liability

The Dangers of Holiday Shopping: Who’s Liable If You’re Injured?

Posted by Jamison Mark on Nov 22, 2017 2:30:00 PM

With wintery weather and the holidays upon us, the news is full of anxiety-inducing stories about the perils of holiday shopping. From fender benders in parking lots to carjackings, assaults, fights, and even stampedes, holiday shopping can be dangerous! Struggling through winter weather with packages can also lead to slips, trips, and falls in parking lots and walkways. If you’re injured on commercial property—like a shopping mall or other retail establishment—you may be able to receive compensation for your injuries.

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Topics: Personal Injury, Premises Liability

Using Social Media Wisely in NJ Personal Injury Claims

Posted by Jamison Mark on Sep 24, 2017 11:00:00 AM

If you are pursuing claims in the New Jersey courts for personal injuries you’ve suffered as a result of someone else’s negligent, reckless, or intentional behavior, you must be careful to control your presence on social media. Social media allows you to connect and interact with friends, express your creativity and feelings, solve problems, and find resources—all things you may need even more when you’re recovering from injuries.

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Topics: Personal Injury

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