Personal Injury

New Jersey Personal Injury

When you are hurt as the result of someone else’s negligence, then you have been a victim of personal injury. Personal injury is a legal term used to describe all bodily and emotional damage a person may suffer. If you suffered a personal injury because another party behaved carelessly or recklessly, then you may be entitled to compensation.

If you have been hurt do to the negligence of another, contact us today at (732) 514-6635 to speak with an attorney about your situation.

What is Negligence?

In order to determine whether or not you will be able to make a successful personal injury case, you need to understand the concept of negligence. If your injury was caused by another party’s negligence, then you may have a valid claim.
Negligence is most generally described as acting in a careless manner, such that another individual or party is harmed as a result. We all owe other people a duty of care, meaning that we should act in safe and reasonably careful ways. A breach of this duty is considered to be negligence.

Types of Damages

In a successful personal injury case, you may be awarded damages, or monetary compensation. There are two main types of damages that may be won – compensatory and punitive damages.

Compensatory damages are awarded in order to directly compensate you for your losses. Typically, compensation for medical bills, lost wages, damaged property, and pain and suffering are included.

Punitive damages, on the other hand, serve the purpose of punishing the offender and deterring him or her from taking the same line of action in the future.

If you have suffered a personal injury, then you likely have the right to claim damages. Contact THE LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS today at (732) 514-6635 to find out more about your rights.

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If you have suffered a personal injury from another party’s negligence or malicious intentions, then you may have the right to claim damages for your suffering. Contact THE LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS at (732) 514-6635 or click here to schedule a free initial consultation.

Auto Accidents

Americans collectively drive almost 3 trillion miles per year, so it is no surprise that motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of injury and death in the United States. According to the NHTSA (National Highway Transportation Safety Administration), 3 million people were injured and 41,300 more died in motor vehicle wrecks in 2011.

Gregg A. Williams has been rated the top 1 percent of car-accident attorneys in the state of New Jersey. The Top 1% Car Accident Lawyer' Award is a third-party administered recognition that is granted, and cannot be solicited or influenced by the selectee, to those professionals whose objective performance has indicated that they are among the elite in their state for handling car accident cases, either as defense counsel, plaintiff's counsel, or as a testifying expert. Selectees were chosen through a multi-stage process that includes both third party surveys and an emphasis on a candidates’ courtroom performance during the two years prior to the selection deadline.

If you are an auto accident victim, contact a top New Jersey Auto Accident Injury attorney today at (732) 514-6635 to get the strong legal support you need.

Car Accident Cases

Considering the high number of people involved in car wrecks each year, it is quite possible that you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident. Our attorneys can help you with a wide range of auto accident cases, including:

  • Driver Error
  • Reckless Driving
  • Speeding
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Wrongful Death (in car accident)
  • Car Defect / Malfunction
  • Highway Defects

If you have been injured in a car crash, you should have an attorney ranked in the top 1% of car accident attorneys in the state so you can be provided with effective legal support while you focus on recovering.

A Successful Auto Accident Claim

As a top auto accident attorney in the state, I know that to correctly determine liability, it is extremely important to understand how an accident really happened. I possess the ability to visualize and reconstruct an automobile accident scene for the jury. I know that to win a favorable judgment for my clients, clarifying how the accident aggravated a pre-existing injury or illness must be defined.

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Truck Accidents

New Jersey Truck Accidents

Each year, thousands of motorists and truck drivers are injured or killed in big rig accidents caused by driver’s mistakes and negligent trucking companies. Semi-truck drivers and the companies they work for have a duty to operate their vehicles in a safe and responsible manner. Unsafe driving, oversized loads and various other treacherous practices put the public and the truck operators in danger.

If you have been injured in a trucking accident, then you may have the right to claim damages from the party at fault. Contact THE LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS at (732) 514-6635 or click here to get the strong legal support you need.

In June of 2011 after an eleven day trial in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Essex County I obtained a jury verdict of almost 3 MILLION DOLLARS for a client who was injured in a collision with a tractor trailer. Results like this are why I was named 2011-2012 Top 1 percent of auto accident attorneys in New Jersey. Contact me today at (732) 514-6635 to discuss your case and see how I can help you.

Truck Accident Cases

Large trucks, commonly referred to as “semi trucks,” “big rigs” and “tractor trailers” (gross vehicle weight of over 10,000 pounds), represent only 3% of all registered vehicles on the road, yet they account for over 25% of passenger vehicle occupant deaths in multiple vehicle accidents.

The New Jersey truck accident lawyers can help you with your personal injury claim resulting from any of the following truck accident causes:

  • Drunk Driving Accident
  • Truck Defect / Malfunction
  • Trucking Company Negligence
  • Truck Driver Error / Negligence
  • No-Zone Truck Accidents

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Experienced Truck Accident Attorneys in New Jersey

With my unique experience and success in achieving monetary awards for my accident clients, I understand how to successfully represent trucking accident victims. I have the ability to visualize and reconstruct an accident scene for the jury. I know that understanding how an accident really happened facilitates the assignment of blame and liability.
To protect your legal rights following severe injury or wrongful death resulting from a trucking accident, big rig crash or auto accident, you should immediately consult an experienced New Jersey truck accident lawyer from THE LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS

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If you have been seriously injured as the result of a big rig accident or truck crash, the LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS can help. Contact us today at (732) 514-6635 or click here to fight for the damages you deserve today.

Wrongful Death

Filing a wrongful death claim can be extremely difficult for families. Not only must they deal with their grief over the passing of a loved one, they must also handle a very complicated legal situation. If you have lost a loved one to wrongful death, then a qualified wrongful death lawyer can handle the litigation while you are given time to recover from you loss. An attorney can help you recover the damages that are rightfully yours.

If your loved one was the victim of wrongful death in New Jersey, the LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS can guide you through the legal process and help protect your rights and the rights of your deceased loved one. Contact us today at (732) 514-6635.
What damages can I recover from a wrongful death claim?

A claim for wrongful death may include compensation for the following:

  • Reimbursement for all medical expenses incurred as a result of the negligence
  • Reimbursement for the loss of any future income
  • Reimbursement for property damage, if applicable
  • Reimbursement for any future services normally provided to you by the person who has died
  • Reimbursement for loss of consortium, meaning a spouse’s right to the companionship, help and affection from the person who has died
  • Reimbursement for any punitive damages if the negligence was found to be criminal

Every state has a “statute of limitations” (the amount of time allotted to file a claim for negligence). You must protect your family’s rights by making sure that the negligent party is held accountable for your loss.

Although it is extremely hard, it is crucial that you preserve any supporting evidence and file your claim within the legal time limits. A New Jersey wrongful death attorney from LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS can help with this process.

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If you have lost a loved one to wrongful death, then a skilled and experienced personal injury attorney can help you take legal action to claim damages. If your loss was caused by another person’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. Let LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS help you. Contact us today by calling (732) 514-6635 or click here.

Dog Bites

Every year, thousands of United States citizens are injured or killed by dog bites or other animal attacks. Hundreds of thousands of these victims seek out medical attention to treat their injuries. Unfortunately, the majority of these dog bite victims are children, who account for 60% of all reported dog bite injuries.

If you or a loved one has been the victim of a dog bite or animal attack, then the LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS. Can help you claim damages. Contact us today at (732) 514-6635 or click here to speak with an attorney about your legal rights and options.

The Dangers of Dog Bites

A dog bite is an unexpected and traumatic experience for any person to go through. Anyone who has been bitten by a dog may experience post-traumatic stress disorder, emotional problems, fear of dogs, and be forced to undergo physical rehabilitation and reconstructive surgery.

Over 43,000 facial injuries a year are the result of dog attacks – many of which necessitate medical attention. If the dog has a disease such as rabies, then you run a high risk of suffering from it, as well.

New Jersey Dog Bite Law

There is not one specific breed of dog that is the most dangerous; any type of dog is capable of attacking a human. Even the dog of a family member or friend may attack a familiar face. It is the responsibility of the dog owner to be in charge of his or her animal at all times. This includes having the control to prevent an attack. New Jersey law holds all dog owners responsible for any damage their animals cause to others, even if the canine had never before exhibited dangerous behavior.

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If you have been seriously injured as the result of an animal attack or dog bite in New Jersey, the LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS can help protect your rights and assist you in recovering compensation. Contact us today at (732) 514-6635 or click here.

Premises Liability

New Jersey Premises Liability

Under premises liability law, owners of commercial properties where we shop, work and live are required by law to provide adequate security for their customers. This includes fixing or notifying you of any known hazards as well as securing the area from dangerous persons. If they fail to do this, then you and all other visitors to their properties are at risk of suffering serious injury.

The LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS can help you determine if you have been injured due to inadequate security or have a cause of action against a property owner. If you have suffered a security-related injury on another party’s property, then contact us at (732) 514-6635 or click here.

What is premises liability?

A premises liability action, most commonly known as a “slip and fall” accident, is a claim brought against a negligent property owner. Most slip and fall accidents happen in commercial locations, such as grocery stores, gas stations, and office buildings, but they can also occur on private property.

Premises liability claims may also be made against property owners who fail to provide adequate security on the premises. Property owners generally have the responsibility of anticipating hazards and should be responsible for maintaining their premises in a safe condition. All too often, however, they clean up or fix the danger only after an injury occurs, thus removing the “evidence”.

Common Premises Liability Claims

The LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS can help you with your premises liability claim. We have experience in a variety of premises liability cases, including:

  • Slip and Fall
  • Elevator/Escalator Injuries
  • Porch Collapse
  • Fires
  • Lead Paint Poisoning
  • Mercury Poisoning
  • Swimming Pool Injuries

Premises security claims can be difficult and it must be shown that the owners’ negligence caused the injury. In order to prove negligence, it must be determined that the owner knew, or should have known, that there was a dangerous condition and did not take action to correct it.

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If you have been seriously injured on another person or company’s property, the LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS can help protect your rights and assist you in recovering the compensation you deserve. Contact us today at (732) 514-6635 or click here to discuss your situation today with a qualified lawyer.

Brain Injuries

Every year, over 1 million people in the United States sustain brain injuries from motor vehicle accidents, falls, diving and swimming accidents, amusement park rides, blunt force trauma and criminal acts. Due to the subtle nature of these injuries, however, they often go undiagnosed. This can be extremely dangerous because brain injuries, if left untreated, may be fatal.

When you find yourself the victim of an accident resulting in a brain injury, hiring a skilled head injury attorney to protect your rights may be your best recourse. If your injury was caused by another’s negligence, then the traumatic brain injury specialists at Njpersonalinjury.org can help you claim the compensation you deserve. Contact us today at (732) 514-6635 for your free consultation.

Types of Brain Injuries
Some head injuries may cause severe and/or permanent damage to the brain. Under certain circumstances, this damage may eventually be reversed, but unfortunately, they often result in some serious form of permanent impairment:

  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Memory Loss
  • Brain Damage
  • Sensory Loss

Skull fractures and skull penetration are the obvious causes of brain injuries, but brain damage can also result from a “closed head injury.” If the brain is bruised due to physical force, blood vessels can break and cause bleeding around the brain. The brain can also be damaged if it swells and presses against the bones of the skull, or if it is deprived of oxygen.

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The sooner you call, the faster the Law Offices of Gregg A. Williams can help you get compensation for medical bills, loss of wages, and pain and suffering. Call us today at (732) 514-6635 or click here to schedule your free initial consultation.

Spinal Cord Injuries

As many as 12,000 people in the United States suffer spinal cord injuries each year. These injuries result from spinal cord trauma, which is most commonly caused by auto accidents, physical abuse, gun shots, swimming accidents, on the job accidents, and slip and fall accidents.

If you or a loved one have been the victim of an accident resulting in spinal cord injury, then you should turn to a skilled New Jersey spinal cord injury lawyers at NJpersonalinjury.org. Your experienced certified civil trial lawyers (a status held by only 1% of New Jersey’s lawyers) and spinal cord injury professionals. For a free case evaluation contact us at (732) 514-6635 to begin pursuing justice today.

Types of Spinal Cord Injuries

There are different levels of spinal cord injury, the worst of which may cause temporary or even long-term paralysis. In most cases, these spinal cord victims cannot regain the full functioning abilities that they had prior to suffering their injuries. In these cases, the victims have likely suffered one of the following forms of paralysis:

  • Paraplegia (Partial Paralysis)
  • Quadriplegia (Total Paralysis)

Paralysis can cause a number of physical complications in the victim, including motor, bowel, and sexual difficulties. Along with these physical consequences of a spinal cord injury, the victim’s personal life may also be affected – including employment, marriage, and relationships with others.

With the representation of a skilled spinal cord injury attorney, you may be able to recover monetary compensation for your injury, pain and suffering, hospital costs, doctor bills, and loss of wages.

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If you have suffered a spinal cord injury as the result of someone else’s negligence then the Law Offices of Gregg A. Williams can help. We are dedicated to protecting your rights and assisting you in recovering compensation. Contact us today by calling (732) 514-6635 or click here.

Inadequate Security

Inadequate security is a form of premises liability under which owners or operators fail to safely protect their property against dangerous intruders. Inadequate security can apply to a number of different locations, including hotels, shopping malls, amusement parks, schools, restaurants, parking lots, medical centers, and airports.

If you or a loved one has suffered serious injuries on another person’s property due to a lack of security, then the LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS can help you claim compensation. Contact us at (732) 514-6635 or click here to discuss your case.

The Consequences of Inadequate Security

People who own and operate property are legally responsible for the injuries that occupants, employees, guests, and customers sustain. Therefore, they must maintain the property in a safe manner so that these visitors are safeguarded against dangerous situations.

Some of the safety measures that are expected to be in place include proper lighting in dark areas, functioning locks on all doors, and adequate alarm systems. If these and other essential safety precautions are not taken, innocent people may become victims of injury.

There are many possible consequences of inadequate security, including the following:

  • Robbery
  • Bone fractures
  • Head trauma
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Rape
  • Abduction
  • Death

These experiences may be very traumatic for the victim and can cause him or her serious physical and emotional problems.
As the victim of an inadequate security injury, you have the right to hold the property owner liable. With the representation of an experienced inadequate security lawyer, you may be able to recover monetary compensation for your injuries.

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If you have been seriously injured as the result of inadequate or negligent security, then the LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS can help protect your rights and assist you in recovering the highest compensation. Contact us today at (732) 514-6635 or click here to schedule a free initial consultation.

Workers’ Compensation

New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

One in five workers will sustain an injury or develop an illness that will disable them for a year or longer before they reach retirement age.. To speak with an experienced attorney about your case, contact our workers compensation department at (732) 514-6635 or click here.

Our Workers’ Compensation Services

One in five workers will sustain an injury or develop an illness that will disable them for a year or longer before they reach retirement age. At the LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS we are versatile and experienced enough to handle your case with the professionalism you deserve.

Compensation Available

Few workers understand what exactly is covered by workers’ compensation insurance, and this can put them at a distinct disadvantage when they are filing a claim. An attorney can keep the insurance company from pressuring you into an unreasonable – or even illegal – settlement. You will be best served by knowing your rights in advance, and we can help you to clearly grasp what you may be due. Financial compensation is typically available for:

  • Medical Expenses
  • Travel Costs to Pertinent Appointments
  • Lost Wages (due to missed work time or disability)

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The decision to resolve the issues that accompany workplace injuries or a disability on your own can lead to extensive delays in the receipt of benefits. That means unneeded stress for you and your family. Do not leave your case to chance; contact a THE LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS at (732) 514-6635 or click here and get an experienced Workers Compensation Attorney on your side.

Bus Accidents

Njpersonalinjury.org specializes in representing clients who have been seriously injured in bus accidents in New Jersey. When you find yourself the victim of a bus crash, hiring a skilled New Jersey bus accident attorney to protect your rights is your best recourse. The Law Office of Gregg A. Williams is “The Personal Injury Law Firm” who helps people fight back with cases handled by an experienced team of certified civil trial lawyers (a status held by only 1% of New Jersey’s lawyers) and personal injury professionals. Contact us today for more information about how we may be able to help you. Reach us at (732) 514-6635.

People across the country ride buses daily as their main means of transportation. In the State of New Jersey, a bus is typically considered to be a common carrier, which means that the driver must act responsibly and protect the passengers. Unfortunately, bus drivers do not always operate their vehicles with the utmost degree of care, therefore placing many innocent people in danger. It has become a common occurrence to turn on the evening news and see a report on a serious bus accident.

There are many factors that may contribute to a bus accident, such as faulty maintenance, negligent driving, dangerous streets and freeways, and defective automotive parts. Bus drivers need to be observant to changing weather conditions, breaks in the pavement, and any other obstacles that may require emergency maneuvering or a change in the way he or she is operating the vehicle.
A bus accident can cause serious injuries to anyone involved, including the bus passengers, pedestrians, and drivers and passengers of other vehicles. If you have been injured in a bus accident, you may experience head trauma, fractured bones, bruising, damage to internal organs, and other serious injuries. With the representation of an experienced bus accident lawyer you may be able to recover monetary compensation for your injuries and other accident-related expenses.

If you have been seriously injured as the result of a bus accident in New Jersey, the Law Offices of Gregg A.Williams can help protect your rights and assist you in recovering the highest compensation. We help our clients fight back with cases expertly and expediently handled by our team including Certified Civil Trial Attorneys and knowledgeable New Jersey bus accident lawyers. Our reputation for favorable verdicts and settlements for our clients is built on unparalleled compassion, strategy and performance.

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The sooner you call, the faster the Law Offices of Gregg A. Williams can help you get compensation for medical bills, loss of wages, and pain and suffering. Call us today at (732) 514-6635 or click here to schedule your free initial consultation.

Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accident victims require special attention.

You’re enjoying a beautiful sunny day on the open road, clearing your mind of all the things that make up our daily grind and all of a sudden a car approaching from the opposite direction or from a side street pulls out in front of you like you weren’t even there. And doesn’t it seem that instances such as this seem to happen more and more frequently every time you take the bike out of the garage?
As the traffic on our roads in New Jersey become more and more congested, the incidence of accidents involving motorcycles seems to be on the rise. This combined drivers who are sometime inattentive due to cell phone use makes taking that ride to release some stress, quite a bit more stressful.

Here, at the LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS we specialize in representing motorcycle accident victims. From our extensive experience we know the special considerations necessary to properly represent a rider who has been injured by another motorist. Unlike typical motor vehicle collisions, there are unique issues regarding payment for medical expenses and income continuation benefits. Also, care must also be taken to properly prepare these cases for trial as there is often a bias against motorcycle enthusiasts involved in a collision even though the rider has done absolutely nothing wrong. This means that the proper presentation of facts to a jury can be critical to the overall success of these types of cases. Having an attorney who enjoys riding himself makes for a more effective advocate on the injured rider’s behalf.

Aside from avoiding an accident altogether, the most important thing you can do is to make sure you have proper insurance coverage in place in the unfortunate event that an accident occurs. These include making sure that there is coverage for medical expenses, property damage and adequate personal injury protection in place for yourself in the event that the person who causes the collision does not have enough insurance to provide the victim with full compensation for the harm they caused. One of the services we offer to all riders out there is a free review of their insurance policies so that our friends who ride can know what coverage they have in place in order to determine if they have adequate protection for themselves. If you wish to take advantage of this free service, just call our main number or our office nearest you.

If you have been seriously injured as the result of a motorcycle accident in New Jersey, the LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS can help protect your rights and assist you in recovering the highest compensation. We help our clients fight back with cases expertly and expediently handled by an experienced Certified Civil Trial Attorney. Our reputation for favorable verdicts and settlements for our clients is built on unparalleled compassion, strategy and performance.

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The sooner you call, the faster the LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS can help you get compensation for medical bills, loss of wages, and pain and suffering. Contact us today by calling (732) 514-6635 or click here to schedule your free initial consultation.

Slip and Fall

New Jersey Slip and Fall Lawyer

The LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS specializes in representing clients who have been seriously injured in slip and fall accidents in New Jersey. When you find yourself the victim of a slip and fall accident, hiring a skilled New Jersey premises liability attorney to protect your rights is your best recourse.

Here at the LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS, we believe customer safety should be as important to a business as its profits. When a customer is injured in a slip and fall accident, the attorney must prove that the defendant did something wrong. Whatever the venue, including malls, supermarkets, theaters and restaurants, if adequate measures were not taken to prevent accidents and you are injured, we will fight hard to recover money damages for you. Call us today at (732) 514-6635 or click here to schedule a free consultation.

Premises liability accidents may result in serious physical injuries, including broken bones, head trauma, spinal cord injury, and wrongful death. The LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS is “The Personal Injury Law Firm” who helps clients fight back with cases handled by an experienced certified civil trial lawyer (a status held by only 1% of New Jersey’s lawyers) and slip and fall accident lawyer.

A premises liability action, most commonly known as “slip and fall” is a claim brought against a negligent property owner. Most slip and fall accidents happen in commercial locations, such as grocery stores, gas stations, office buildings, etc., but can also occur on private property.

Property owners generally have the responsibility of anticipating hazards and should be responsible for maintaining their premises in a safe condition, but, all too often, they clean up or fix the danger after you are injured, thus removing the “evidence”.

It is extremely important that you document your accident right away.

  • Never leave the premises without first insisting that the owner/manager complete an accident report. Make sure you get a copy.
  • If at all possible, take pictures of the hazard that caused the injury.
  • Gather as many witnesses as you can and ask them for their name and phone number to be contacted by your attorney at a later date.
  • Even if you think your injuries are minor, seek medical attention immediately and report any discomfort to medical personnel.

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If you have been seriously injured as the result of a slip and fall accident in New Jersey, the attorneys at the LAW OFFICES OF GREGG A. WILLIAMS can help protect your rights and assist you in recovering the highest compensation. We help our clients fight back with cases expertly and expediently handled by a Certified Civil Trial Attorney. Our reputation for favorable verdicts and settlements for our clients is built on unparalleled compassion, strategy and performance.

Contact us today by calling (732) 514-6635 or click here to schedule your free initial consultation.