Essex County, New Jersey, was settled in 1666, when families led by Robert Treat arrived at what is now known as Newark. Newark is the County seat of Essex County. There are four Superior Courthouses located in Essex County: Veterans Courthouse, 50 West Market Street, Newark, NJ; Hall of Records 465 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Newark, NJ; , the Historic Courthouse, 470 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Newark, NJ; and the Wilentz Justice Center, 212 Washington Street, Newark, NJ.
Essex County has many tourist attractions, including the Turtle Back Zoo, in West Orange, NJ. Penn Station Newark is also located in Essex County, and provides easy train access to New York City from the Path trains and NJ Transit. The Prudential Center is also located in Newark, NJ, and is the home to the NJ Devils, college sporting events, and many concerts throughout the year. The Ironbound section in Newark and offers fine dining. Krug’s Tavern was voted New Jersey’s best burger!
People frequently travel in and throughout Essex County, every day of the year. People commute in and out of Newark, and to all of the surrounding suburbs. Traffic jams happen every day during morning and evening rush hour commutes. Individuals injured in accidents in Essex County are allowed to seek money damages for their injuries, pain and suffering and out of pocket expenses.
At My NJ Injury Lawyer, Howard P. Lesnik, Esq, handles person injury claims on behalf of his clients for all personal injury matters. My firm aggressively represents people who have suffered injuries and damages due to someone else’s negligence. I personally handle all my client’s matters from day one until the claim is resolved. I also keep in touch with my clients after their case is over, or for any future legal issue they may have.
Personal Injury Claims
An accident can happen in the blink of an eye. When this happens, the accident victim may be legally entitled to money to compensate them for their damages. The party responsible for causing the accident that led to a victim’s injuries is liable for payment of your damages. In many cases, this can be in insurance company for the responsible party.
Car Accident Claims
Car accidents are frequently caused by another driver’s negligence. Very often, another driver on the road is not following traffic safety laws, speeding, swerving in and out of traffic, or talking on a cell phone. If you suffer injuries in a car accident from another driver’s negligence, you can make a claim for your permanent injuries. In New Jersey, people injured in car accidents can make claims against the driver responsible for the accident. Compensation awards include money for property repairs, injuries, medical expenses, future medical costs, psychological damages, and missed time from work.
Motorcycle Accident Claims
Motorcycles accidents can be dangerous on New Jersey highways. Motorcycle riders have little protection when they are involved in accidents. Many motorcycle accidents are caused by driver inattention from other vehicles. Blind spots for trucks and cars can cause sideswipe accidents and leave the motorcycle riders seriously injured. People involved in motorcycle accidents need legal representation to handle their personal injury claims.
Truck Accident Claims
Truck accidents can cause serious injuries and fatalities to drivers and passengers in other cars. Trucks carry heavy cargo and are difficult to slow down or stop. Truck drivers who were not properly trained or who were driving while distracted and cause accidents with serious repercussions to victims they hit. Truck accident victims need serious representation to ensure they are compensated for their injuries.
Pedestrians who are hit by other drivers can suffer significant injuries. The law requires drivers to yield to pedestrians in New Jersey. However, most drivers fail to follow this law. Drivers who fail to yield to pedestrians can be ticketed. Worse, drivers who fail to yield to pedestrians can seriously injure a person if they hit someone with their car. Pedestrians hit by other drivers should consult with an injury lawyer about their claim to make sure they are compensated.
Premises Liability Claims
Commercial property owners are responsible to people on their property, regardless of whether that person is a customer. This includes the property inside and outside the store. Commercial owners must maintain their parking lots and sidewalks. If people fall on their property outside their store, they are responsible for all dangerous and hazardous conditions. People who fall at a commercial store should consult with an attorney so they can make a claim against the person or entity responsible for their injuries.
Dog Bite and Dog Attack Claims
If a dog bites you in New Jersey, you are entitled to damages. New Jersey law imposes strict liability on the dog owner. That means the dog owner is responsible regardless of the breed or size of the dog. The dog owner is responsible even if the dog has never bitten anyone before. Dog bites can require plastic surgery and painful rabies shots for the victim.
Wrongful Death Claims
Wrongful death claims involving the loss of a loved-one are extremely emotional and stressful. These claims are filed on behalf of the decedent by the estate or heirs of the victim. When a family member dies due to the negligence of another person or company, the family members can be compensated for their loved one’s death by making a wrongful death claim.
Essex County Colleges
Seton Hall University, 400 South Orange Avenue, South Orange, New Jersey 07079. Phone: 973-761-9000
Caldwell University, 120 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, New Jersey, 973-228-4424.
Montclair State University, 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, New Jersey 07043. Phone: 973-665-4000
Essex County College, 303 University Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07102. Phone: 973-887-3000
Essex County Highways
Garden State Parkway
New Jersey Turnpike/Route 95
US Route 1/9
Essex County Airport
Newark Liberty Airport (EWR), 3 Brewster Road, Newark, New Jersey 07114. Phone: 973-961-6000
Hospitals and Medical Centers in Essex County, New Jersey
- University Hospital, 150 Bergen Street, Newark, New Jersey, 07103. Phone: 973-972-4300
- Saint Barnabas Medical Center, 94 Old Short Hills Road, Livingston, New Jersey, 07039, Phone: 973-322-5000
- East Orange General Hospital, 300 Central Avenue, East Orange, New Jersey 07018. Phone: 973-672-8400
- St. Michael’s Medical Center, 111 Central Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07102. Phone: 973-877-5000.
- Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, 201 Lyons Avenue, Newark, New Jersey, 07112. Phone: 973-926-7000
- Clara Maas Medical Center, 1 Clara Maas Drive, Belleville, New Jersey 07019. Phone: 973-450-2000.
If you or a loved one were involved in an accident in Essex 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 Essex 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.