Ocean City is a beautiful part of the state located in Cape May County. It’s famous for its beaches and boardwalk. It’s situated on a barrier island bordered by the Strathmere section of Upper Township, Marmora, Somers Point, and Egg Harbor Township. Each year tourists and second homeowners flock to the area in great numbers. Each year there’s the potential for more and more accident victims to suffer personal injury from car accidents, medical malpractice, pedestrian accidents, and other negligent acts. This requires medical treatment, legal resources, and the need to deal with insurance companies. Injury claims are emotional and traumatic and only an Ocean City personal injury lawyer can help you seek compensation, deal with the insurance companies, and ultimately collect money for you in a personal injury settlement or through a jury verdict.
Accidents can have serious effects, both physical and mental. During this difficult time, you will find that you are unable to recover fully, have mounting medical bills, and feel uncertain about the next thing you should do. We can help guide you to your next step in a legal battle to get you the compensation you deserve.
Your case is unique and deserves personal attention. We understand the complexities of personal injury claims. Our Ocean City personal injury attorneys are experienced and knowledgeable in all types of cases including:
Slips and falls
If you have been injured and hope to recover the maximum compensation you will need an NJ personal injury lawyer who is knowledgeable of the personal injury law and the legal process in the state of New Jersey. Personal injury lawsuits are often the only course of action to take against an insurance company that wants to delay or deny paying injury victims compensation.
Call the experienced personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Craig A. Altman today to discuss your personal injury lawsuit to discuss how you can recover full and fair compensation for your serious injuries. You can reach us day or night, or you can use our online contact form to schedule a free consultation and case evaluation at which we will make you fully aware of your legal options.
After a motor vehicle accident, slip and fall, medical error, or another mistake you may look for a personal injury attorney to help you recover compensation for your physical injuries, medical bills, lost wages, emotional distress, and other damages. But you may not know that you are also entitled to compensation for many other damages caused by your accident, including conscious pain and suffering, loss of consortium, and even for modifications to your home or vehicle. However, insurance adjusters will not tell you that you may be eligible for these forms of compensation. Rather, they may give you a hard time for even the most basic of injuries without the help of an experienced New Jersey personal injury lawyer in Ocean City, NJ.
Here at the Law Offices of Craig Altman, our compassionate and experienced team can handle nearly all facets of your injury case, including:
Giving notice of a claim to the insurance carrier
Requesting and gathering medical records and accident reports
Identifying and interviewing witnesses
Issuing settlement demands to pay for your damages and losses
Negotiating with a claims adjuster or defense lawyer on a fair and just outcome for you
Seeking your legal remedies in court by commencing an action if necessary
Conducting discovery and depositions, handling motion practice, appearing at court conferences and appearances, and working with the court to settle the matter in your favor
Representing you at trial if a defendant is unwilling to take responsibility for your damages
Handling any appeals to ensure your rights are protected, including against an erratic decision that may be prejudicial to your case
Receiving payment, including handling an annuity if a minor was injured and that is determined to be in the best interest of the client
Answering all questions as needed to resolve your case.
Our skilled personal injury attorneys can handle nearly every type of personal injury accident which is the result of negligent acts. If you have been injured due to any reckless, careless, negligent, intentional, or completely egregious conduct, or in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence call our bodily injury law firm for help. We handle personal injury cases including:
Delivery van accidents
Slip and fall accidents
Public Transportation accidents
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Dog bites or animal attacks
Assaults, sexual crimes, and other attacks
Nursing home neglect, abuse, or malpractice
Medical malpractice and birth injuries
Wrongful death claim
Workers’ compensation cases, and
All other types of personal injury accidents due to the negligence of another person, business, or government agency.
*The Law Offices of Craig A. Altman does not offer any guarantee of case results. Past success in litigation does not guarantee success in any new or future lawsuit.
The Law Offices of Craig A. Altman will help you seek monetary compensation for:
Hospital bills can be overwhelming, particularly if your accident caused brain & spinal injuries or other serious injuries. Reimbursement for medical bills is an essential part of recovery in an injury case.
Serious injury to your neck and/or back may require years of medical attention and exhaustive physical therapy.
Recovery for lost wages is essential. In addition, you could be entitled to income continuation.
The experienced Ocean City personal injury attorneys at the Law Offices of Craig A. Altman have been handling personal injury lawsuits for decades. The legal team is dedicated to practicing personal injury law and helping accident victims. Taking on the insurance company requires years of experience and proper legal representation is essential to prevent them from delaying or denying your claim for compensation.
If you would like to take legal action and bring a personal injury lawsuit after being negligently injured, we are the law firm you want on your side. Our track record is proof of our dedication to helping accident victims in the aftermath of a serious injury.
The Law Offices of Craig A. Altman is proud of the reputation it has built successfully negotiating and litigating for clients who have suffered personal injuries due to someone’s negligence.
Learn more about this personal injury law firm, the legal team, and its verdicts and settlements. An experienced attorney is what you will need and want if you seek to obtain maximum compensation for your injury case.
There are any number of injuries a person can sustain in a car accident, fall accident, workplace injury, or other serious accident. Our experienced personal injury lawyers handle all matters of injuries including:
Soft tissue or muscle injuries
Neck and back injuries
Spinal cord injuries
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
If you have suffered any injury at all you may have a personal injury lawsuit and only an experienced personal injury lawyer with extensive knowledge of tort law and personal injury claims will be able to evaluate your case and advise you on how to proceed.
If you have been in an accident of any kind – car accident, fall accident, workplace accident, or had a personal injury as the result of someone else’s negligence the most important first step is to seek medical attention and medical treatment.
If you have had serious injuries it is an emotional time and you want to heal. However, it’s in your best interest to take certain steps. You should:
Obtain copies of police reports
Get names of witnesses
Collect any photographs of the accident scene
If the accident was at work, report it to your supervisor
In addition to the above, this is the time to have a free consultation with a New Jersey personal injury lawyer to evaluate an injury claim and assist you with gathering the necessary documentation and evidence. For example, if you have medical malpractice claims, an injury lawyer will help obtain medical records and reports.
Finally, a personal injury lawyer can handle the communications and interactions with the insurance company or insurance companies that may be involved and financially responsible for your injury claim.
Starting your injury claim and case off on the right foot with a personal injury lawyer is the best way to ensure you collect the maximum compensation you are due for your personal injury claim. This includes medical expenses, lost wages, emotional distress damages, and all other damages you are entitled to under the law.
Although there is no requirement to hire a personal injury lawyer to handle your accident case, there are many reasons why you should call an attorney and law firm if you are an injury victim.
Insurance carriers will try to take advantage of the fact that you are not a lawyer
Personal injury lawyers handle the insurance claims
A personal injury attorney can file medical malpractice claims
An injury lawyer knows workers’ compensation law
Personal injury lawyers can recover maximum compensation and fair compensation
New Jersey personal injury lawyers can file personal injury lawsuits
Personal injury attorneys can recover medical expenses
A local personal injury lawyer can provide a free consultation
Our Jersey personal injury lawyers work on a contingency fee basis
Only an experienced personal injury attorney can handle your personal injury case. Insurance companies are highly skilled at using tactics to delay and deny paying on a personal injury claim. They have many resources at their disposal and if YOU delay you risk losing the fair compensation to which you are entitled.
Each personal injury case is unique and has its own set of facts and circumstances. There is more to a personal injury case than just your injuries and to make a strong injury claim takes the experience and skill of an experienced attorney.
Once you contact one of our personal injury lawyers for a free consultation, they will be able to give you an assessment of the fair compensation you may be able to collect. As the case comes together and more facts and evidence is collected your attorney will be better able to determine what the maximum compensation could be.
Many injury victims don’t realize they have the right to collect money for both economic and non-economic damages.
Hospital and medical bills and all medical expenses
Lost wages and all other losses of income
Pain and suffering
Ultimately, the value of your injury claim is going to be determined by an aggressive settlement negation between your personal injury lawyers and the defense lawyers for the insurance company or by a jury verdict after a trial.
Under the law, there is always a time limit to file an injury claim. This is called the “statute of limitations.” In New Jersey, most personal injury cases must be filed within two (2) years from the date of the accident or incident. However, this rule has exceptions, such as in medical malpractice cases and workers’ compensation cases.
Only an experienced personal injury lawyer who knows tort law and the laws of New Jersey will be able to determine when a personal injury case must be filed in order to be timely and valid.
Some personal injury claims are simple, some are complex. In any case, once you and your personal injury attorney have evaluated your case and filed a personal injury claim, these are the steps that will take place to recover for you the maximum compensation:
Discovery. The collection of evidence.
Depositions. Testimony under oath by you and all the other parties and witnesses
Pretrial Motions and hearings
Collecting your judgment or settlement
Post-trial motions and appeals
Not all of these steps will be required in your personal injury case. Depending on the facts, your case can be settled between your personal injury lawyer and the insurance company. However, there are personal injury cases that go to trial in New Jersey. A jury verdict will be the manner by which you recover compensation.
After a person has suffered physical injuries in car accidents, truck accidents, construction accidents, or other accidents caused by someone’s negligent acts it is stressful. There are medical expenses and medical treatment and the desire to seek compensation is high. The insurance company will want to delay paying your personal injury claims. This is why it is very hard to give a specific and hard timeframe for collecting compensation.
Your personal injury attorney will be able to give you the best estimate based on the facts of your case, their interactions with the insurance company and with the defense lawyers. Some personal injury cases can settle quickly, while others require the case to move through the legal process to arrive at a settlement and then some need to go to trial. If just, fair, and maximum compensation is what you seek, you can rely on our personal injury lawyers to move the case along at the pace that is best for you.
The Law Offices of Craig Altman are dedicated to clients and their families who have experienced personal injury and suffered serious injuries in accidents in Ocean City, NJ and throughout all of New Jersey.
If you suffered a serious injury due to someone else’s negligence or at work, you likely have an injury claim or workers’ compensation case. Do not delay taking action to seek compensation.
Our experienced Jersey personal injury attorneys in Ocean City, NJ offer FREE consultation and case evaluations to learn more about your case and only get paid after you get paid. This means there is a no-win, no-fee guarantee.