Falls in Amusement Parks

New Jersey is fortunate to be home to many amusement parks, from local theme parks to Six Flags. Six Flags is one of the largest amusement park, water park and safari chains in the country. Theme parks provide a sense of adventure, playfulness, and safety within their borders – which is why it seems all the more jarring when something goes wrong and someone is hurt. The idea of an accident at an amusement park conjures up images of roller-coaster disasters, but as a fraction of all personal injury claims at theme parks, these catastrophes are thankfully rare. Much more commonly, the sort of accidents that result in an injury claim and a potential lawsuit are rather mundane: the same sort of slip and fall accident that can happen in a supermarket or a restaurant.

Your Personal Injury Case: Pre-Litigation Settlements Explained

In most people’s minds, when they hear someone is suing for personal injuries, they imagine a judge, a jury, lawyers and testifying in open court. In reality, most people injured in an accident from a personal injury resolve the claim without ever stepping into a courtroom. A pre-litigation settlement is when the injured victim and «more»

By |2021-08-22T10:12:57-04:00October 27th, 2020|Accident Injuries, Injuries|Comments Off on Your Personal Injury Case: Pre-Litigation Settlements Explained

Highway Accident Victim Awarded $375,000

My 60-year-old client was driving on the highway on a rainy Saturday morning with his family when a young driver attempted to pass his car. The other driver sped up to pass and lost control of his vehicle on the wet road and crashed into my client’s car. My client was seriously injured and taken «more»

By |2020-10-17T00:28:35-04:00October 17th, 2020|Accident Injuries, Injuries, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Success Stories|Comments Off on Highway Accident Victim Awarded $375,000

What To Do When Injured on Someone’s Property Because of a Dangerous Condition?

When you visit property owned by someone else, the owner of that property has a duty of care toward you and all other visitors to ensure that their premises are maintained in a reasonably safe condition, and to warn visitors of any hazards and dangerous conditions on its property. The details of this duty of «more»

By |2020-08-20T14:32:55-04:00August 20th, 2020|Injuries, Slip & Fall Accidents|Comments Off on What To Do When Injured on Someone’s Property Because of a Dangerous Condition?

Which property owner is responsible for injuries from a fall in or around a mall store?

An unexpected trip to the hospital should never be part of your shopping trip to the mall. You should be able to drive home from the mall in the car that your arrived in. You should not have to leave the mall in an ambulance. People work hard for their money and you deserve to «more»

By |2020-08-07T19:33:30-04:00August 7th, 2020|Accident Injuries, Injuries, Slip & Fall Accidents|Comments Off on Which property owner is responsible for injuries from a fall in or around a mall store?

How Your Lawyer Can Make or Break a NJ Personal Injury Case

How Your Lawyer Can Make or Break a NJ Personal Injury Case If you or a loved one have been involved in an accident and suffered personal injuries, you can expect difficult challenges from insurance companies, in addition to your injuries. No matter how severe your injuries are, the stress of dealing with a personal «more»

By |2020-06-03T16:47:56-04:00June 3rd, 2020|Accident Injuries, Injuries|Comments Off on How Your Lawyer Can Make or Break a NJ Personal Injury Case

NJ Liability for Dangerous Premises

When going about your day, you have a reasonable expectation that the stores, businesses, and places you visit will be safe, and that you are not exposing yourself to any risk of injury. When the parties responsible for maintaining the property have been careless or negligent, these business owners and property managers can be liable «more»

By |2020-03-17T18:05:50-04:00March 17th, 2020|Accident Injuries, Injuries, Slip & Fall Accidents|Comments Off on NJ Liability for Dangerous Premises

Social Media After an Accident in New Jersey

If you read one sentence: Don’t post anything online after an accident in New Jersey. I have a confession: I am an avid user of social media. I constantly check my Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter accounts. Now that I mentioned it, follow me @LesnikLaw. Social media allows me to connect with friends, family and «more»

By |2020-01-30T11:34:19-04:00September 26th, 2019|Accident Injuries, Injuries|Comments Off on Social Media After an Accident in New Jersey

What Happens if You are Involved in an Auto Accident in New Jersey with an Uninsured Driver?

New Jersey is home to some of the busiest roads in the nation. The high volume of drivers concentrated in a small area can lead to traffic jams, road rage, distracted driving, speeding, tailgating, and, of course, motor vehicle accidents. Car accidents are always frustrating. They cause property damage to your vehicle and can even «more»

By |2020-01-30T11:34:50-04:00September 18th, 2019|Accident Injuries, Injuries, Motor Vehicle Accidents|Comments Off on What Happens if You are Involved in an Auto Accident in New Jersey with an Uninsured Driver?

New Jersey Dog Bite Settlements

Dog bites can cause serious scars on anyone who is bitten and can even cause emotional and psychological scarring and damages. People who are attacked by dogs are not only left with scars from the vicious bites, but they can also suffer from emotional scarring and fear of all dogs. Even a bark from the «more»

By |2020-01-30T11:37:39-04:00September 12th, 2019|Dog Bites, Injuries|Comments Off on New Jersey Dog Bite Settlements