Bronsnick Law Firm has hired several expert witnesses to provide testimony during premises liability and personal injury trials and hearings. This is a critical element of a plaintiff’s injury or wrongful death claim and involves more than just hindsight and opinions. The expert’s opinion helps establish who might be liable for an injury and how it occurred. His or her testimony serves the purpose to assist the judge or jury in understanding complex issues beyond common knowledge. [Read more…]
When handling injury matters, Bronsnick Law excels in our ability to communicate and negotiate with insurance providers and secure maximum compensation for clients. Oftentimes, success depends upon uncovering other insurance coverage and presenting ambiguous policy language to the courts.
We advise all our automobile accident clients of the importance of an auto insurance policy that offers proper protection for uninsured (UM) and underinsured motorist coverage (UIM). UM is part of a car insurance policy that provides compensation for injuries if the other driver is not insured; UIM provides protection for injuries if the other driver has a minimal or inadequate insurance coverage. [Read more…]
An automobile accident case in New Jersey that we successfully resolved demonstrates why you should hire a lawyer quickly after an impact – your injuries may not immediately be evident. This was the scenario experienced by our clients, a married couple in their 70s who were injured in a collision in Monmouth County. [Read more…]
If driving a car or truck is a responsibility of your job or is simply your mode of transportation, winter weather presents hazards that you need to consider when behind the wheel. With a statewide average of 64.09 inches of precipitation – which includes snow, rain, sleet and hail – NorthJersey.com reported that the state “was pummeled with more precipitation in 2018 than in any other year since record keeping began.”
It’s safe to assume that at least one severe snow storm is on the way, so let’s review some best practices for winter weather driving in New Jersey. [Read more…]
We’ve discussed the hazards of distracted driving in New Jersey. The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) advises that drivers should never take their eyes off the road for more than two seconds at a time for any reason – from phone use to rubbernecking. Your employer should also be encouraging safe driving practices – especially if they employ drivers or have a fleet. [Read more…]
With the holiday season in full swing, you should be aware of a possibly-dangerous mix of flammable items and materials in your home or business. The most notable items would be candles, trees and decorations.
As previously discussed, businesses have inherent risks when planning any celebration involving candles. But the risk transcends into homes as well. Between Chanukah, Christmas, New Year’s and other end-of-year celebrations, the mix of candles, trees and crowding can put you and your family at risk for fires. [Read more…]
Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction workers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 370 of the 991 construction fatalities in
2016 were caused by falls from elevation. All of these deaths are preventable.
In 2018, the top five OSHA violations remained unchanged for the fourth straight year:
- Fall Protection
- Hazard Communication
- Respiratory Protection
Snow, ice and freezing rain are pretty much a given in New Jersey. Now that temperatures are dropping, darkness falls earlier and precipitation is always a concern, which is why the construction workers of New Jersey need to be aware of the injury risks they face when on a work site. Being forced to work during inclement weather can lead to falls, which is one of the industry’s biggest hazards. [Read more…]