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Bergen County Personal Injury Attorney

When you are hurt as the result of someone else's negligence, then you have been a victim of personal injury. Personal injury is a legal term used to describe all bodily and emotional damage a person may suffer. If you suffered a personal injury because another party behaved carelessly or recklessly, then you may be entitled to compensation.

Personal injury lawyer, Jennifer Mendelsohn, has dedicated herself through her legal services to helping people throughout New Jersey claim the compensation they deserve. Contact the Law Offices of Jennifer M. Mendelsohn, LLC, today at 201-957-0515 to discuss your personal injury claim.

Fair Lawn Attorney Handling PI Claims

Personal injury claims can arise from a variety of situations. At our law firm, we handle a variety of personal injury claims that arise from:

  • Car accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Slip-and-falls
  • Dangerous and malfunctioning products
  • Dangerous premises

Attorney Jennifer Mendelsohn also handles situations involving medical malpractice and wrongful death. She has a comprehensive understanding of personal injury law and will dedicate her time to fully understand your case. She will thoroughly prepare a strategy based on negligence or strict liability in order to zealously advocate on your behalf in court.

What is Negligence?

In order to determine whether or not you will be able to make a successful personal injury case, you need to understand the concept of negligence. If your injury was caused by another party's negligence, then you may have a valid claim.

Negligence is most generally described as acting in a careless manner, such that another individual or party is harmed as a result. We all owe other people a duty of care, meaning that we should act in safe and reasonably careful ways. A breach of this duty is considered to be negligence.

Types of Damages

In a successful personal injury case, you may be awarded damages, or monetary compensation. There are two main types of damages that may be won—compensatory and punitive damages.

Compensatory damages are awarded in order to directly compensate you for your losses. Typically, you may receive compensation for:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost wages
  • Damaged property
  • Pain and suffering

Punitive damages, on the other hand, serve the purpose of punishing the offender and deterring him or her from taking the same line of action in the future. Our skilled attorney is a natural litigator and will aggressively advocate for your rights so that you may be awarded the damages you deserve.

Contact the Law Offices of Jennifer M. Mendelsohn, LLC

It is the duty of a skilled lawyer to prove the injured party's damages were the result of the negligent actions of another. If you have suffered a personal injury, then you likely have the right to claim damages. Contact a skilled Bergen County personal injury attorney today at 201-957-0515 to find out more about your rights.

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