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New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer

People hurt due to the negligence of others in slips, falls, car accidents, medical malpractice, and other cases deserve high-quality legal representation to help them seek justice. Our New Jersey personal injury lawyers at Meirowitz & Wasserberg understand what you and your family are going through. They will commit themselves and the resources of our firm to vigorously pursue compensation from the party responsible for your injuries and losses.

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Content Written by: Samuel Meirowitz
Samuel Meirowitz is “Top 100 Trial Lawyer” and an accomplished NYC personal injury lawyer, trial attorney and relentless advocate for his clients. Previously, he served the State of New York for four years as a prosecutor in the Bronx District Attorney’s office. Mr. Meirowitz is admitted to practice law in New York and Florida State Courts.

Samuel Meirowitz is “Top 100 Trial Lawyer” and an accomplished NYC personal injury lawyer, trial attorney and relentless advocate for his clients. Previously, he served the State of New York for four years as a prosecutor in the Bronx District Attorney’s office. Mr. Meirowitz is admitted to practice law in New York and Florida State Courts.

Drivers, healthcare workers, property owners, and others have a duty to take reasonable care to avoid causing harm through their actions. When they breach that duty and injure you, you can pursue compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. 

Personal injury cases can be complex and may involve expert testimony and disputes over evidence. The New Jersey personal injury attorneys at Meirowitz & Wasserberg have the experience, legal knowledge, and negotiation skills to stand up for you and fight for fair compensation.

Start Your Legal Fight with a Leading New Jersey Attorney

Our Newark personal injury lawyers at Meirowitz & Wasserberg have been recognized by The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 and Top 10 Asbestos Mesothelioma Trial Lawyers. Partner Samuel Meirowitz has held a Super Lawyer ranking since 2016, and fellow partner Daniel Wasserberg has been recognized as a New York Metropolitan Super Lawyer since 2013. 

Our firm is also a proud member of the American Association for Justice, a nonprofit advocacy group. Because of our experience and dedication to our clients and justice, our attorneys frequently speak at conferences. We are also frequently invited to share our knowledge on television, online, and print media outlets.

Our Lawyers in Newark, New Jersey Are Ready To Start Your Case Now

Everyone deserves a fair chance at securing compensation after suffering injuries at little to no fault of their own. At Meirowitz & Wasserberg, we offer free, no-obligation consultations. If you choose to partner with us, our New Jersey personal injury lawyers will take your case on a contingency fee basis. This means you pay nothing unless we win your case. 

We are ready to listen to the details of your case, answer your questions, and advise you on the best path forward. We will thoroughly investigate your case, including by working with experts, such as crash scene investigators and doctors, and keep you informed at every step.

Our Newark personal injury attorneys have experience dealing with insurance companies and the tactics they sometimes use to deny legitimate claims for compensation. Our firm has the resources to take on powerful insurance companies eager to deny your claim. Let us put our skills and experience to work for you.

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Why Choose our New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyers?

Getting Our New Jersey Client Results They Deserve

At Meirowitz & Wasserberg, our personal injury attorneys have secured over $360 million in settlements and verdicts for our clients in mesothelioma, product liability, slip and fall, and other personal injury claims. Some of our notable results include:

$32 MILLION

for workers in an asbestos exposure case

$1.2 MILLION

in an asbestos lung cancer case

$675,000

for a woman injured due to a faulty airbag and ignition

$550,000

for a client who lost a fingertip in a chaise lounge accident

235,000

in a slip and fall that resulted in a fractured jaw

If you’ve been hurt in an accident that was someone else’s fault, consult with a New Jersey personal injury lawyer at Meirowitz & Wasserberg as soon as possible. That way, we can start building a solid claim for compensation to cover your medical bills, lost wages, pain, suffering, and more.

What Our Clients Say About Our New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyers

At Meirowitz & Wasserberg, we are honored when clients take the time to offer glowing testimonials about our work. Practicing law isn’t just about securing compensation for our clients. It’s about supporting them and helping them secure a measure of justice and accountability. Here is what one of our satisfied clients had to say about our firm:

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The law office of Meirowitz & Wasserberg in Newark were excellent in the assistance of my car crash. They made it simple when it came to explaining the process of court and what we needed to do to prepare. I couldn’t recommend them enough.

If you or a loved one were injured due to someone else’s negligence, partner with a Newark personal injury lawyer at Meirowitz & Wasserberg so we can hold the other party responsible in pursuit of full and fair compensation.

How Long Do I Have to File a Claim in New Jersey?

In general, you have two years to file a lawsuit, but there are some exceptions. For example, if you are suing a municipality, the statute of limitations is shorter. And if there are certain exceptions, the statute of limitations can be longer. So, it is important to consult with an attorney about your specific situation to determine the statute of limitations that applies to your case.

Our New Jersey Personal Injury Practice Areas

Our New Jersey personal injury attorneys handle a wide variety of case types in which someone’s carelessness or recklessness leads to injuries. Some of the more common cases we handle include:

There were 48,962 motor vehicle crashes resulting in injuries and 667 fatal crashes in New Jersey. Over 14,000 injury crashes occurred in Essex, Bergen, and Union counties alone. Our Newark car accident lawyers have decades of combined experience helping car accident victims like you and your family.

Property damage and injuries from truck accidents can be severe because of the size and weight of these commercial vehicles. Truck drivers are under a lot of pressure to make their deliveries on time, sometimes resulting in fatigue, speeding, and aggressive driving.

Our New Jersey personal injury lawyers will investigate your accident, determine liability, and fight for compensation from the driver, trucking company, and others responsible for your injuries.

People on motorcycles are much less safe on the road compared to passengers in enclosed vehicles, and motorcycle accidents often result in severe injuries and death. The number of fatalities in motorcycle accidents in New Jersey rose from 86 in 2017 to 100 in 2021. 

Medical malpractice can result in severe injuries or death when doctors, nurses, anesthesiologists, and others fail to provide the proper level of care. Our Newark medical malpractice lawyers have the legal skills and resources to handle these complex cases and take on insurance companies eager to avoid compensating victims.

In 2020, New Jersey private employers reported 75,800 nonfatal workplace injuries, with 54,200 resulting in missed work days, transfers, or work restrictions. State and local government employees accounted for 16,600 additional workplace injuries and illnesses. A Newark workers’ compensation attorney can help you file for compensation, prepare you for hearings, and argue during appeals if your claim is denied.

People get hurt when property owners, management companies, and others fail to maintain their premises properly. The most common premises liability claims are slips and falls resulting from things like loose carpeting, uneven floors, poorly maintained sidewalks, failure to remove ice from walkways, and other hazards. 

Our Newark personal injury lawyers can help you determine who was responsible for maintaining the property where your accident occurred and pursue compensation in settlement negotiations or court.