Personal Injury Claims

I read a very interesting article published by the Journal of Emergency Medicine (September 24, 2009) which contained a research article studying the adult motorcycle crashes and the effect and comparing helmeted to unhelmeted motorcyclists. The study conducted by researchers at the Department of Surgery and Trauma Services in the University Medical Center at Brackenridge, Austin, Texas compared the outcomes of helmeted versus unhelmeted motorcyclists involved in motorcycle crashes.
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I wanted to let readers of my blog know that the injury lawyers of my firm are now investigating potential Heparin injury claims on behalf of those hurt by the administration of contaminated batches of the drug. The government issued a Heparin recall earlier this year after more than 80 people died and hundreds more suffered sever allergic reactions to the tainted blood thinning drug.
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The New Jersey Supreme Court held that a non-physician expert was qualified to testify regarding medical cause of a worker’s injury. In Clark v. Safety-Kleen Corp., 179 N.J. 318, 845 A.2d 578 (2004), the Court held that a non-physician research chemist was qualified to testify regarding the medical cause of a workers injury. The Plaintiff in Clark developed an infection after a cut on his finger was exposed to a certain chemical. The Appellate Division reversed, holding that it was an error to permit the chemist to testify regarding medical causation, since this opinion was beyond the scope of the expert’s qualifications.
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I was recently contacted to review a file on behalf of a woman injured in a bus incident. The accident had occurred a number of years ago and suit had already been filed in the United States District Court. In order to learn a little about the case before conducting an in-depth interview, I asked

As a result of our experience and through careful assessment and preparation, Stark & Stark’s personal injury lawyers have been able to help victims and their families obtain cash settlements for lost wages, medical expenses and pain and suffering.

Our personal injury practice is one of the largest in Central New Jersey. As many as