Union County, New Jersey, was the last county to be established in the State of New Jersey. According to a study by Forbes, it was reported in 2007 that Union County residents had the second highest property taxes for all counties in the U.S. The 2010 census also reported that Union County was the 15th-highest populated county based on density.
Union County is close in proximity to trains and highways, making it highly accessible for commuters and visitors to people traveling in New Jersey and to New York. The County seat is in Elizabeth, NJ. Many people frequently travel and commute all throughout Union County. Many highways run through Union County, including the Garden State Parkway, the NJ Turnpike, Route 78, Route 22, and Routes 1/9. These highways see large volumes of traffic and traffic backups throughout the year. Car accidents are an everyday occurrence in Union County. People injured in accidents in Union County are entitled for monetary damages for their injuries.
At My NJ Injury Lawyer, Howard P. Lesnik, Esq, handles person injury accident claims on behalf of his clients for all accident and injury claims. My firm has vast experience in representing people who are injury victims due to another party’s fault. I personally handle all my client’s claims from the beginning until their case is resolved. I also maintain contact with my clients even after their case has settled, and for any legal question they may have in the future.
Personal Injury Claims
No one asks to be injured by another party. Accidents can change someone’s life forever. When this happens, accident victims are entitled to receive fair compensation for their injuries. Injuries last a lifetime, so it is important that a victim receives sufficient compensation for permanent injuries, pain, suffering, and medical bills.
Car Accident Claims
Car accidents happen in New Jersey. When an accident is caused by another driver’s negligence, you are entitled to compensation if you are injured. Accidents in NJ are often caused by distracted drivers, reckless drivers and even drivers engaged in road rage. Victims of car accidents in Union County need an attorney who is experienced in dealing with insurance adjusters. Insurance companies will try to pay as little as possible. Make sure you consult with a serious attorney if you are injured.
Motorcycle Accident Claims
Motorcycles accidents in New Jersey are very serious. Motorcycle riders are at the mercy of other vehicles on the road. Many drivers fail to pay attention to motorcycles, and this can lead to serious accidents. Sometimes drivers switch lanes or turn without observing motorcycles and this can cause a serious crash. If you are injured in a motorcycle accident in Union County, you must consult with a qualified attorney.
Truck Accident Claims
Truck accidents happen all the time in Union County and can lead to catastrophic injuries. Truck drivers can speed trying to deliver their cargo on time. Truck drivers can drive without stopping at rest stops and drive while overtired. Many rest stops in New Jersey do not have enough parking spots for all truck drivers to rest or sleep. Tired truck drivers can lead truck accidents with serious consequences. Anyone injured in a truck accident needs to consult with a truck accident attorney.
Pedestrian accidents happen all too often in Union County. It can occur to any pedestrian no matter how old or how young. If a driver fails to yield to a pedestrian and causes an accident, a pedestrian can be seriously injured. Pedestrians who are hit by cars are entitled to receive the medical treatment they need and compensation for their personal injuries. Consulting with a personal injury attorney after a pedestrian accident is a must for all accident victims.
Premises Liability Claims
All people who enter a business must be kept safe from hazardous and dangerous conditions on the property. Businesses are also responsible for keeping their sidewalks safe. Business owners have a duty to keep all property, including sidewalks, free from all dangers that they know about or should know about. If you are injured at a business, you must consult with a personal injury attorney to see if you may be entitled to compensation.
Dog Bite and Dog Attack Claims
Dogs can be man’s best friend, until the dog bites someone. The dog owner is strictly responsible for injuries that the dog causes if it bites someone. The dog owner is responsible even if the dog never bit anyone before. The dog owner is responsible no matter how large or small the dog is. If you suffered a dog bite, you need to have a strategy session with a personal injury attorney to make a claim for any injuries from the dog bit.
Wrongful Death Claims
Wrongful death claims compensate a family for the loss of a loved one. If a victim dies due to someone’s negligence or wrongful action, the estate may file claim on behalf of the decedent. The heirs of the decedent can file a wrongful death action on behalf of the estate. An attorney can file a claim on behalf of the estate of the decedent to compensate the family in wrongful death claims.
Union County Colleges
Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083, Phone: 908-737-5326
Union County College, 1033 Springfield, New Jersey 07016, Phone: 908-709-0349
Union County Highways
Garden State Parkway
New Jersey Turnpike/Route 95
US Route 1/9
Hospitals and Medical Centers in Union County, New Jersey
Overlook Medical Center, 99 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit, New Jersey. Phone: 908-522-2000
Trinitas Regional Medical Center, 225 Williamson Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 07202. Phone: 908-994-5000
Saint Barnabas Medical Center, 94 Old Short Hills Road, Livingston, New Jersey, 07039, Phone: 973-322-5000
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, 865 Stone Street, Rahway, New Jersey. Phone: 732-381-4200
If you or a loved one were involved in an accident in Union 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 Union 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.