In New Jersey, if the sidewalk is abutting a commercial establishment, the owner of the commercial establishment will be responsible for a slip and fall that occurs on a sidewalk due to a dangerous or negligent condition.  Homeowners are generally not responsible to maintain the sidewalks outside of their homes.   New Jersey Sidewalk […]

Snow, Ice, and Freezing Rain Can Cause Slip and Falls in New Jersey New Jersey residents understand just how unpredictable the weather is during the winter months. One day it snows, the next it is 50 degrees outside, and the day after that it can be below freezing. The fluctuation in temperatures often creates icy […]

Freehold Slip and Fall Attorneys Freehold is a place of interest for visitors and residents alike.  Whether you make the trek to the Freehold Raceway Mall or to the Raceway itself, a day of adventure and fun awaits in the county seat of Monmouth County, NJ. Freehold can easily be accessed by bus or any of […]

Time Frame of a Slip and Fall Case in NJ According to the National Floor and Safety Institute, falls account for over 8 million emergency room visits per year. One million of these visits are the result of slips and falls. With the sheer number of slip and falls that occur in New Jersey and […]

Asbury Park Slip and Fall Lawyers Asbury Park is a sought-after, resort-like town, frequented by many New Jersey residents and visitors every summer. Located only 50 miles from New York, and being one of the first exits off the New Jersey Garden State Parkway on the way “down the shore,” Asbury Park offers beautiful beaches, […]

As the winter season beings, businesses have a duty to ensure that their outdoor premises are free from snow and ice.  In New Jersey, a business has a non-delegable duty to prevent a dangerous condition from occurring on their premises and adjacent sidewalks.  This includes removing snow and ice which can cause a dangerous condition. […]

A Monmouth County business is required to remove snow and ice from their sidewalk.  The common law in New Jersey states that a commercial business is required to remove snow and ice from their sidewalk as well as remedy any defects which are either known to the business or should have been known to the […]

If an individual is injured in a Monmouth County slip and fall accident, they must start the litigation by filing a complaint in the Superior Court located in Freehold, New Jersey.   A complaint is the initial document that is filed by the lawyer or the individual that sets forth the specific facts and allegations.  […]

Damages in a Monmouth County Slip and Fall accident can include compensatory damages, economic damages and in rare cases punitive damages.   Compensatory Damages   Compensatory damages include damages for pain and suffering, past pain and suffering, future pain and suffering and future losses of mobility, strength or other physical losses and pain that an […]

If the injured person is able to establish that a property owner or another entity is at fault for a slip and fall, the injured person may recover their lost wages from the responsible party.   The law in New Jersey as is the common law in all states, is that a negligence case is […]