Personal Injury Attorney in Essex County, New Jersey
If you've been injured in an accident, you may have a legal claim against the responsible party. New Jersey personal injury attorney Stuart M. Nachbar, Esq. can help you seek compensation from the negligent party and their insurer. Attorney Nachbar works on a contingency basis, which means that you don't have to pay out-of-pocket.
Injuries Involved in A Personal Injury Claim
The Law Office of Stuart M. Nachbar, your Livingston injury attorney will work with you to recover damages from the party that caused your injuries. Your injuries may have affected not only your physical health but also your mental and emotional wellbeing. Some injuries are apparent from the moment the accident takes place but some may also develop over time.
Physical injuries range from broken limbs to damage to internal organs and can include traumatic brain injuries or even wrongful death. Mental injuries may include pain and suffering, emotional anguish, loss of interest in activities you previously found enjoyable, and more.
Common Types of Personal Injury Claims
The most common types of personal injury cases are:
Millions of people are injured yearly in car accidents. The injuries can be mild in some cases and result in someone losing their life in the most severe ones. Victims may be not only the people driving the car but also their passengers, bike riders, and pedestrians.
These accidents take place on someone else's property whether it be a commercial establishment, restaurant, or mall. Others may happen in a neighbor's home or a private swimming pool. They involve falling down staircases, dog bites, slipping or tripping and falling, and more.
If you are injured due to a misdiagnosis, because you received improper treatment, through a surgical error, because you received the wrong medication, or because your healthcare professional failed to diagnose a serious health condition, it is imperative that you work with a Livingston law firm that will evaluate any potential malpractice and aggressively pursue the necessary legal action in order to compensate you for your injuries or loss.
What types of damages can I receive in a personal injury claim?
As the injured party in a personal injury case, you can recover two types of damages:
Economic Damages: These include medical expenses and loss of wages, and it is possible to assign a precise monetary value to them.
Non-Economic Damages: These include trauma, mental anguish, and pain and suffering. Since they are hard to quantify, the testimony of an expert is required.
Stuart M. Nachbar, Esq., accident attorney NJ, will work with you to calculate the proper amount of damages for your personal injury claim.
How does a personal injury case work?
If you have been injured, Stuart M. Nachbar, Esq. will handle your case. He will start by examining the evidence and determining that the defendant breached a legal duty by not acting with the level of care that is expected under similar circumstances. At this point, the defendant or their insurance company may wish to settle outside of court by offering monetary compensation to you In exchange for this, and at the advice of your attorney, you would agree not to pursue further legal action and the case would end. In cases where no agreement can be reached, Stuart M. Nachbar, Esq. recommends that a lawsuit be filed. A settlement may be reached at any point or the matter may end up in court.
Can I handle the case on my own?
If you are severely injured and dealing with untold medical expenses it may be impossible for you to handle the legal aspect of the case. Also, personal injury law is quite complex, and working with an experienced lawyer will make all the difference. Stuart M. Nachbar, Esq. understands the physical, mental, and financial hardships associated with personal injuries. Having the legal representation of Stuart M. Nachbar, Esq. means you can focus on recovering your health while your lawyer fights to get you the compensation you deserve.
Livingston Personal Injury Attorney
There is no set deadline for when you should consider the services of personal injury attorneys. However, it works in your favor to hire Stuart M. Nachbar, Esq. as soon as possible to start the legal process within the timeframe marked by the statute of limitations which for New Jersey stands at two years from the day of the accident or when the injury was discovered.
Stuart M. Nachbar, Esq. will work with you when dealing with all types of personal injury cases such as medical malpractice since they can be lengthy and complicated. He will also negotiate with the insurance company when needed, to get you a fair settlement. Make an appointment with Stuart M. Nachbar, Esq. and start working on your case right now. We serve clients in Livingston, West Orange, Newark, Belleville, Clifton, Irvington, East Orange, Paterson, Passaic, and Verona.