Burlington County, New Jersey, is the largest county in New Jersey by area and devotes more acres to farming than any other county in the state. It is one of the leading agricultural counties in the country, raising the largest blueberries in the world and being the 2nd largest cranberry producing county in the U.S. With an impressive network of highways, Burlington County attracts many travelers and tourists. If you enjoy food, history or spending time outdoors, be sure to visit Whitesbog Historic Farm & Village or the Columbus Farmers Market.
As of the United States Census in 2020, Burlington County’s population was 461,860 which included more than 30,000 veterans. In 2021 the county was recognized as one of New Jersey’s best communities for veterans and is home of the McGuire Air Force Base.
Personal injury accidents and car accidents happen to good people in Burlington County. People injured in accidents in Burlington County because of another person’s negligence are entitled to compensation.
At My NJ Injury Lawyer, Howard P. Lesnik, Esq, is focused on navigating his clients through these stressful legal issues. My firm has over 20 year’s experience representing injury victims and handling personal injury cases. I personally evaluate and prepare every client’s claim so that every matter is handled professionally.
When people are victims in accidents due to another person’s negligence, they may be fairly and reasonably compensated for their damages and injuries. The party at fault will be legally responsible for the compensating you for your personal injuries and damages.
Car accidents happen every day and night, and both drivers and passengers can be injured or killed due to another driver’s negligence. If you are in injured in a car accident, there is an answer. New Jersey law permits car accident victims to seek compensation for their damages, including property damage, personal injuries, past medical bills, future medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
According to the State of NJ’s most recently reported data from 2019, there were 11,172 automobile crashes in Burlington County that year, resulting in 2,569 people being injured. Of the accidents, 29 had fatalities.
Cell phone usage was attributable to 48 of the crashes, and 18 of the crashes resulting in injuries. Of those cell phone related accidents, 22 people were injured. Fortunately, cell phone usage was not involved with any of the fatalities in the county that year.
Motorcycle drivers and passengers are particularly likely to be injured when involved in an accident. Many drivers do not properly observe motorcycles and can drive right into them. Cars and trucks must be on the lookout for motorcycles and share the road.
Tractor trailers and commercial trucks can cause devastating and severe injuries in accidents. The sheer size of trucks and the velocity they travel due to their weight or cargo cause catastrophic impacts with other vehicles. People involved in accidents with trucks must be compensated for their permanent injuries.
Pedestrian accidents in New Jersey are all too common. Pedestrians have the right of way and vehicles must yield to pedestrians in the crosswalk. Drivers who do not stop for pedestrians can be ticketed. Drivers who hit pedestrians with their vehicle can cause serious injuries to pedestrians. Pedestrians who are injured after being hit by a car can be compensated for their pain, suffering and damages.
Owners of property are responsible for your injuries if you slip and fall, and their property is unsafe or in a dangerous condition. If someone visits another person or businesses property and becomes injured, the property owner may be responsible for the injuries and damages. An
In New Jersey, there is no “one-bite free” law. If any dog bites you, the owner is strictly liable for your damages and injuries, no matter the size or breed of the dog. As long as you are lawfully at the property or at a public place, and you did not provoke the dog, the owner is fully responsible for any injuries you may have suffered.
Wrongful death claims in New Jersey allow compensation for the family and loved ones when someone’s death was caused by the neglect, act or defect of another person. The wrongful death claim is brought by the estate of the decedent, who is the victim in the matter.
Burlington County Colleges
Rowan College at Burlington County, Mount Laurel Campus
Burlington County Institute of Technology, Medford Campus
Burlington County Institute of Technology, Westampton Campus
Burlington County Points of Interest
- Burlington Island, Burlington, NJ. Website: Burlington Island NJ
- Columbus Farmers Market, 2919 Route 206, Columbus, NJ 08022. Website: HOME | Columbus Market (columbusfarmersmarket.com)
- Whitesbog Historic Farm & Village, 120 W. Whites Bog Road #34, Browns Mills, NJ 08015. Website: Whitesbog Preservation Trust
Hospitals and Medical Centers in Burlington County, New Jersey
Aspen Hills Healthcare Center, 600 Pemberton-Browns Mills Road, Pemberton, NJ 08068. Phone: 609-836-6000
Deborah Heart and Lung Center, 200 Trenton Road, Browns Mills, NJ 08015. Phone: 609-293-2363
Hampton Behavioral Health Center, 650 Rancocas Road, Westampton, NJ 08060. Phone: 609-267-7000
Virtua Marlton Hospital, 90 Brick Road, Marlton, NJ 08053. Phone: 856-355-6000
Virtua Memorial Hospital, 175 Madison Avenue, Mount Holly, NJ 08060. Phone: 609-914-6000
Virtua Willingboro Hospital, 218A Sunset Road, Willingboro, NJ 08046. Phone: 609-835-2900
Weisman Childrens Rehabilitation Hospital, 92 Brick Road, Marlton, NJ 08053. Phone: 856-489-4520
If you or a loved one is injured in an accident in Burlington County, NJ, you should contact an attorney familiar with handling these claims. My NJ Injury Lawyer Howard P. Lesnik, Esq. offers free strategy sessions to address any issue or questions you may have your accident claim in Burlington County, NJ.
Please contact NJ Injury Lawyer Howard Lesnik, Esq., immediately if you were involved in an accident. I personally handle NJ personal injury cases on a regular basis. Please contact me now by email, by phoning 908.264.7701, to schedule your complimentary 30-minute strategy session.