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How Expert Witnesses Can Make Or Break Your Personal Injury Case

How Expert Witnesses Can Make Or Break Your Personal Injury Case

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When a personal injury case goes to trial, selecting the right expert witnesses can be one of the most important decisions that your attorney makes. Expert witness testimony is a crucial part of litigation strategy that can mean the difference between a successful case and one that results in disappointment or dismissal. It is also central to the outcome, either swaying a jury to your side or turning them against you, with significant consequences for…

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6 Things Not To Do When Selling A Home

6 Things NOT To Do When Selling A Home

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If your goal is to sell your home and not just gaze dreamily at the beautiful glossy photos of your perfectly staged guest room, then it’s a good idea to understand some of the things that can derail the sale if you’re not careful. While this is not an exhaustive list, it can certainly help you avoid some common traps that can result in a stressful, hair-pulling and maybe not-so-profitable experience. 1. DON’T Mess With…

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8 Things You Should Never Do When Buying A Home

8 Things You Should Never Do When Buying A Home

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Buying a new home is an exciting time. There’s a lot to think about, from packing to getting the kids into a new school to making sure your loans and financials are in order. With a checklist of to-dos a mile long, you may feel pretty confident that your ducks are in a row. But before you get too comfortable, here’s a list of what NOT to do when buying a home, or all your best…

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How Choosing The Wrong Attorney Can Wreck Your Personal Injury Case

How Choosing The Wrong Attorney Can Wreck Your Personal Injury Case

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When you’ve been injured, whether at work, in an auto accident or at the hands of a medical professional, your primary concern is your health and well-being. Sometimes, the path to recovery can depend in large part on a settlement you may receive that helps fund your treatment or compensate you for lost wages as you recover. During a time that’s likely emotionally, physically and financially challenging for you, the last thing you want to…

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Understanding the costs and their funding can be a crucial factor in helping you choose a trial attorney.

Your Attorney’s Ability To Fund Your Personal Injury Case Is A Big Deal

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If you’ve heard anything about bringing a legal case to trial, it’s probably related to the high cost of doing so. And you’re probably thinking about attorneys’ fees. But in a personal injury case, attorneys typically work on contingency, which means that they get paid only if and when you obtain a settlement. They also get paid only a certain percentage of your settlement, so the amount they make depends entirely on the outcome of…

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6 Things Every New Jersey Home Buyer Must Know

6 Things Every New Jersey Home Buyer Must Know

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Buying a home may be the American Dream, but without the right knowledge and guidance, the buying process can quickly become a nightmare. The good news is that you can minimize hassles and stress by understanding a few basics, and by having a skilled real estate attorney by your side. Whether you’ve already been through a nightmare and don’t want to repeat it the second time around, or this is your first time buying a…

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What Is A Certified Civil Trial Attorney And Why Do You Need One?

What Is A Certified Civil Trial Attorney And Why Do You Need One?

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If you’ve experienced an injury at work or at the hands of a medical professional, if you’re involved in a criminal trial or in a worker’s compensation case, then not just any attorney will do. There are instances when a certified civil trial attorney is vital, and for good reason. Certified civil trial attorneys are required to meet standards set by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, proving that they have the education, experience and…

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The Outcome Of Your Personal Injury Case May Depend on ERISA Law

The Outcome Of Your Personal Injury Case May Depend on ERISA Law

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ERISA, short for The Employees Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, is a series of federal laws that sets minimum standards for retirement, health, disability and other benefits plans. The laws do not require employers to provide employees with benefits plans, or even offer a minimum set of benefits, but it does regulate the operation of those plans when they exist. There are two types of ERISA plans: insured, and self-funded. An insured plan means…

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Want To Sell Your House One Day? Rethink Those Solar Panels.

Want To Sell Your House One Day? Rethink Those Solar Panels.

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It’s popular to “go solar” these days. If you’re like many New Jersey residents, you’ve probably had at least one solar company knock on your door promising huge returns for little to no investment. Too many of these solar companies have created more problems than they’ve solved, not least of which is scamming customers and then promptly going out of business. Not every solar company does business this way, but some notorious ones have, and…

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Bankruptcy FAQ Part 3: What To Expect Afterwards & How It Affects Your Future

Bankruptcy FAQ Part 3: What To Expect Afterwards & How It Affects Your Future

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In this three-part series, we’re answering some common questions about bankruptcy, including what debt is (and isn’t) affected, what to expect from the process, and finally, how bankruptcy affects your future. It’s understandable to have concerns about your ability to recover financially after such a significant step, but it helps to be prepared so you’ll understand the risks and be armed with the knowledge you need to make the most of your fresh start. Can…

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