Category Archive: Personal Injury

  • Personal Injury Laws in New York, New Jersey, and Florida

    Whether you have a personal injury claim in New York, New Jersey, or Florida, you need to show negligence and must file a claim within a certain amount of time. To file a claim, you need to understand the state law where the claim is being filed. Each state has established guidelines for submitting a claim and filing lawsuits that involve personal injury. Personal injury can include negligence related to car accidents, medical malpractice, construction incidents, slip-and-falls, and dog bites,

    Proving Negligence in a Personal Injury Claim

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  • Can I be fired for being injured on the job?

    Injuries can happen anywhere, and when a serious injury happens when you are at your job, the situation can be especially stressful. In some cases, workers might worry that they will be fired if they cannot perform their job after a short-term or long-term injury. In some scenarios, these fears come true, after an injury heightens the emotional and financial challenges workers face.  Fortunately, injury laws in New York have been designed to protect the worker who has been injured on the job. If you believe you have been wrongfully fired, speak with read more
  • Dangerous Cosmetic Products Can Cause Serious Injuries

    The cosmetic industry is a multi-billion dollar chain of commerce that relies on consumers to purchase and use products directly on their skin - often multiple times per day. Although most products are carefully vetted through a series of safety and quality checks, this is not always the case. While the FDA states that it is the company’s legal responsibility to ensure the safety of its products, sometimes, they fail to do so.  In some instances, products are misbranded, omitting important information from their labels and marketing. In other read more
  • What to Do When a Professional Breaches Their Duty Of Care

    A duty of care is the legal responsibility of one person or organization to ensure the safety and well-being of another. This duty is typically seen in a professional context, where one person or organization has specific expertise or knowledge that makes them responsible for the trusted information of a client.  However, sometimes this duty of care is breached, and the results can be catastrophic. If you or someone you know has been the victim of such a breach, you’ll need to find out how you can receive the justice and the compensation you read more
  • Falling from Significant Heights on a Construction Site

    New Jersey construction sites are amongst the most dangerous in the nation. In the construction industry, falls accounted for 805 deaths and 211,640 non-fatal injuries (requiring time off work), in 2020 alone. In fact, falls account for one-third (1/3) of preventable, non-fatal injuries. Any instance of a construction worker falling from a significant height will most likely result in serious injuries or death. If you or a loved one have suffered from a fall on a construction site, you may be entitled to compensation. The legal team at Varcadipane & read more
  • Significant Birth Complications in Medical Negligence Claims

    Medical negligence cases may extend to delivery and birth-related injuries. When this occurs, lifelong medical problems may develop. While some injuries affect the mother, other injuries trigger health problems for the newborn. If you or your child suffered birth-related injuries, seek help from a medical malpractice attorney immediately. 

    Significant Birth Complications for the Mother

    In cases where the mother is injured or dies, some of the conditions may include: Problems because of improper suturing after an episiotomy or cesarean read more
  • Is a Store Owner Liable For Your Slip and Fall Accident?

    Several parties can be liable for your accident when you slip and fall into someone else’s store. One of the first parties you can think of is the store owner. After all, the store owner is the first person who should respond when there’s a hazard on the property. But the store owner is not always automatically held liable in slip and fall accidents. How can you tell whether the store owner will be responsible for your accident? Here is some information from our premises liability attorneys at Varcadipane & Pinnisi, PC.

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  • Motorcycle Club Events in New Jersey and Possible Injuries

    Riding a motorcycle can be an exhilarating experience. You may even search for a riding buddy who shares your love for the open road.  Although being part of a motorcycle group (commonly referred to as a “motorcycle club”) is a great social activity, it comes with risks. If you have sustained injuries in a motorcycle crash, you need a motorcycle accident lawyer to review your case.

    Factors to Consider in Group Riding

    There are plenty of motorcycle clubs in New Jersey that you can join. Some welcome all riders, and some are exclusive read more

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