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Knowing When You Should Hire a Lawyer

"Do I need an attorney?" It's a common question for people to ask themselves when they've been injured. It's not an easy question to answer and the following are some things you w… http://sternandsternlaw.com/blog/knowing-when-you-should-hire-lawyer/

The Rising Number of Trucking Accidents & How to Protect Yourself

With more cars, and more trucks on the road, it's no surprise that the number of trucking accidents are on the rise. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is grappling w… http://sternandsternlaw.com/blog/rising-number-trucking-accidents-how-protect-yourself/

An Overview of Wrongful Death Claims

Wrongful death claims are some of the most painful lawsuits to file. They are the direct result of an innocent life that has been taken too early, leaving grieving loved ones behi… http://sternandsternlaw.com/blog/overview-wrongful-death-claims/

Spinal Cord Injury Cases That You Should Know

As you probably know, a spinal cord injury can be absolutely devastating. Not only can a spinal cord injury greatly impact the quality of life of the person that has experienced i… http://sternandsternlaw.com/blog/spinal-cord-injury-cases-you-should-know/

Accident Reports and You: The Importance of Reporting

When it comes to car accidents, there are various degrees of seriousness. Getting T-boned at an intersection is obviously way more serious than a minor fender bender. However, you … http://sternandsternlaw.com/blog/accident-reports-and-you-importance-reporting/

Understanding Assault and Battery

Personal injuries caused intentionally can be the basis for a lawsuit in which the victim can sue the offender for damages and compensation for the incident. There are basically t… http://sternandsternlaw.com/blog/understanding-assault-and-battery/

Understanding Defective Product Liability Claims

Machines can be fickle. Products can be improperly assembled. The tools, vehicles, and machines we rely upon can fall apart and cause injury without any warning. But, does that me… http://sternandsternlaw.com/blog/understanding-defective-product-liability-claims/

Why You Should Hire a Lawyer for Your Personal Injury Claim Negotiations

The personal injury negotiation process is among the most complex and emotionally taxing experiences of a person's life. It's more than haggling for a better deal; it's negotiatin… http://sternandsternlaw.com/blog/why-you-should-hire-lawyer-your-personal-injury-claim-negotiations/

Do You Know the Signs of Abuse or Neglect in Nursing Homes?

Nursing home neglect and abuse are becoming increasingly serious problems across the country. While no one has a definitive figure of how frequently it happens, the reality is tha… http://sternandsternlaw.com/blog/do-you-know-signs-abuse-or-neglect-nursing-homes/

Indicators That You May Be a Victim of Medical Malpractice

If a medical professional has treated a patient with negligence by deviating from accepted standards of care resulting in substandard treatment, injury, harm or death, then that i… http://sternandsternlaw.com/blog/indicators-you-may-be-victim-medical-malpractice/

Learn About the Personal Planning Options We Provide

Most people seek legal help when an acute need or crisis is at hand. While we are always happy to be of service, many of these situations could have been avoided entirely if legal… http://sternandsternlaw.com/blog/learn-about-personal-planning-options-we-provide1/

How to Tell You Were the Victim of Negligent Security

When you visit someone else's property, you have a legal right to be safe on that property. The property owner is legally responsible for maintaining the security on their premise… http://sternandsternlaw.com/blog/how-tell-you-were-victim-negligent-security/

Learn About the Personal Planning Options We Provide

Most people seek legal help when an acute need or crisis is at hand. While we are always happy to be of service, many of these situations could have been avoided entirely if legal… http://sternandsternlaw.com/blog/learn-about-personal-planning-options-we-provide/

How Lawsuits Have Made Cars Safer

We expect our cars to be manufactured to exacting quality standards. While we may not need all the bells and whistles, we do expect that the parts and components used in our vehic… http://sternandsternlaw.com/blog/how-lawsuits-have-made-cars-safer/

What You Need to Do Before Your Personal Injury Case

Many people think that going to trial is the most important phase of a legal procedure. The reality is, the preparation is the most important phase. When it comes to dealing with … http://sternandsternlaw.com/blog/what-you-need-do-your-personal-injury-case/

Workplace Injury and New Jersey Law

It's true that workplace injuries are covered by workers compensation insurance. However, in many cases, victims of a workplace injury are entitled to compensation from other entit… http://sternandsternlaw.com/blog/workplace-injury-and-new-jersey-law/

Understanding Pain and Suffering in a Legal Context

Your knees may hurt, and your back may ache. While these ailments can no doubt be frustrating, that doesn't necessarily mean they qualify as "pain and suffering" in the eyes of th… http://sternandsternlaw.com/blog/understanding-pain-and-suffering-legal-context/

What To Expect in an Assault & Battery Case

Cases involving an assault and battery personal injury claim can be very traumatic to pursue, especially if the harm inflicted was intentional, rather than the result of an accide… http://sternandsternlaw.com/blog/what-expect-assault-battery-case/

The Facts About Wrongful Death

Wrongful death is a civil action that can be filed by individuals or the estate of someone whose death is the result of willful negligence of another.  Wrongful death is a broa… http://sternandsternlaw.com/blog/facts-about-wrongful-death/

The Basics of Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice is becoming a serious cause for concern. For a variety of reasons, the incidence of claims is on the rise and it is important to understand what qualifies as m… http://sternandsternlaw.com/blog/basics-medical-malpractice/

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