We take personal injury claims very seriously. When a party is injured so severely they are left with a permanent disability, disfigurement, or loss of income, they may be entitled to compensation. Typical personal injury claims rest on the proven negligence of a responsible private citizen, company, and in some cases, even the state or country.

If you feel you may be entitled to financial compensation for an injury incurred within the New Jersey statute of limitations, it is vital to take immediate action. The statute of limitations for personal injury claims gives the complaining party up to two years from the date of the accident to file a lawsuit against the negligent party. It is imperative that anyone considering a personal injury claim contact our offices for representation as quickly as possible. Our attorneys can handle any personal injury case, including those listed here:

  • Car Collisions & Other Auto Accidents
  • Motorcycle & Bicycle Accidents
  • Nursing Home or Elder Abuse
  • Wrongful death
  • Slip & fall

  • workers’ compensation
  • Animal attacks
  • Medical Malpractice & Birth Injuries

  • Dangerous Drugs
  • Accidents Sustained On Private Property
  • Negligent Security
  • Flawed Consumer Products

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Auto Accidents

After years of marriage, we understand that our clients have become accustomed to a certain standard of living. When one partner decides to pursue a divorce, it can be financially damaging to an unsuspecting partner. At DAME Legal, our partners will guide our clients through the process of pursuing alimony cases during their divorce proceedings.

Auto Accidents

Motorcycle Accidents

In the event of divorce and separation, children are at risk for the most hurt. At DAME Legal, we prioritize and diligently protect our clients’ parental rights to safeguard children, ensure a safe and supportive home, and maintain a suitable relationship with parents.

Motorcycle Accidents

Trucking Accidents

At DAME Legal, we believe the children of divorce and separation are entitled to a healthy and happy environment. By fighting for our clients’ rights to child support, we will work to establish a meaningful and equitable agreement between parents to guarantee that the needs of the children do not go unmet.

Trucking Accidents

Wrongful Death

Our firm understands that original child support agreements may not be practical forever. As the financial situations of parents often change, we will work to present an equitable modification to the original child support agreement.

Wrongful Death

Slip & Fall

At DAME Legal, we help our clients navigate divorce through both litigation and mediation avenues. Through your divorce, we will work with you to establish a plan that fairly divides assets, the future of the marital home, child custody rights, and related child support payments.

Slip & Fall

Workers’ Compensation

Prioritizing the future of the juvenile and the parents’ rights to discipline their children without the threat of government interference, our partners work tirelessly to explain, navigate, and guide our clients through the most complex pieces of family law.

Workers’ Compensation

How to Determine Financial Compensation

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With the help of our team of professional lawyers at DAME Legal, we will help you come up with a suitable figure for compensation in cases of personal injury. Factors we take into account in this process include:

The costs of medical treatment—short-term & long-term Irreparable trauma, such as PTSD Pain and suffering Permanent disfigurement or disability Inability to work Loss of income Wrongful death

While there is nothing that can undo the damage done, DAME Legal works diligently with all of our personal injury clients to calculate a compensation amount that best allows them to move forward with their lives.

In cases of permanent injury, massive medical costs, loss of income, wrongful death, irreparable psychological trauma, and the inability to work, reasonable compensation would allow the victim to return to a comfortable standard of living.

With the help of our personal injury lawyers at DAME Legal, we take all of the above circumstances into account, as well as the negligent party’s financial means and degree of negligence, to win our clients the compensation they rightfully deserve. We are in the business of justice at DAME Legal, and we will fight for yours.

Determining the negligent party’s duty of care

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In personal injury cases, the law outlines the duty of care citizens are responsible for upholding. In most situations, private citizens have a reasonable duty of care to other citizens to follow the law to the best of their ability and remain aware of their surroundings.

In the case of auto accidents and driving under the influence, the driver in an altered state has failed to uphold their duty of care to follow the law and remain aware of their surroundings. This negligence can also apply to reckless and aggressive drivers who fail to obey traffic laws.

If you suspect that a private citizen, company, or the state has failed to uphold their responsibilities, and it resulted in your personal injury, you may be entitled to financial compensation.

If you live in the greater New Jersey area or the New York metropolitan area, our partners at DAME Legal can help you overcome this difficult part of your life with relative ease. Give us a call at 201-968-5800 or fill out our contact form on our site to begin the process.

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