Experienced Injury Lawyers Fighting for Victims in Bergen County and all of New Jersey
We have recovered millions of dollars in compensation for accident victims and their families. If you or a loved one has been injured in Bergen County, New Jersey and you think someone else may be to blame, contact us today for a free, no-obligation consultation.
If your life has been affected by someone else’s negligence, you owe it to yourself to stand up for your legal rights. New Jersey law entitles accident victims to seek just compensation, and if you do nothing, you could end up paying for someone else’s mistake for years to come.
But, pursuing a personal injury claim isn’t easy, and it certainly isn’t something you should try to do on your own. You need to fend off the insurance companies, and you need to make sure that you don’t settle before you know how much you’ve truly lost. At the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Hasson, P.C., we have decades of experience representing victims in Bergen County and throughout New Jersey. We have secured millions of dollars in compensation, and we can help make sure that you receive the compensation you deserve.
Aggressive Representation for Bergen County Personal Injury Claims
Under New Jersey Law, drivers, doctors, property owners, nursing home operators, and just about everyone else owes a legal duty to avoid making careless mistakes that cause other people harm. When a person (or company) breaches this duty, the law states that they may be financially responsible for the victims’ medical bills, lost income, and pain and suffering, and other losses. This is the law of “personal injury,” and at the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Hasson, P.C. we are passionate about helping personal injury victims secure just compensation under the law.
Over the decades, we have won millions of dollars for our clients. This includes numerous six and seven figure settlements and verdicts, and multiple million-dollar awards. If you have been injured under any of following circumstances, we encourage you to contact us for a free consultation about your legal rights:
Injuries Caused by Dangerous Premises
We regularly represent clients who have suffered injuries on other people’s property. This includes injuries suffered at private residences; on government property; and at commercial locations such as stores, offices, movie theatres, and construction sites. Slips, trips, falls, and animal attacks can all have lasting consequences, and to make sure that you have the money you need for your physical, financial, and emotional recovery, it is critical to stand up for your legal rights.
Injuries Caused by Defective Products
Product liability law is unique in that product designers, manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers are all strictly (automatically) liable for victims’ injuries. If you were injured by a defective product, you do not need to prove that someone else’s negligence was to blame. At the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Hasson, P.C., we handle dangerous and defective product cases involving:
- Automotive defects
- Dangerous prescription drugs
- Defective consumer products
- Defective industrial machines
Medical negligence is now the third-leading cause of death in the United States. Every year, thousands of patients in Bergen County, New Jersey and across the country suffer injuries and illnesses that could – and should – have been avoided with proper medical care. If you or your child’s condition is the result of any of the following forms of medical malpractice, we can to help you protect your rights:
- Anesthesia errors
- Emergency room errors
- Errors during pregnancy, child birth, or neonatal care
- Failure to diagnose
- Failure to monitor
- Hospital administration failures (e.g., inadequate staffing)
- Medication errors
- Specialist error
- Surgical mistakes
Motor Vehicle Accidents
A significant portion of our practice involves representing victims of motor vehicle accidents. Even “minor” accidents can result in serious injuries, and it is important that you see your doctor for a thorough diagnosis. We handle auto accident claims throughout Bergen County, including:
Motor vehicle accidents can happen anywhere, from downtown streets to major highways like I-80, I-95, I-287 and Route 17. Regardless of where your accident happened, we can act quickly to conduct a thorough investigation and collect the evidence we need to seek the largest possible settlement or verdict for your losses.
Nursing Home Negligence
Nursing home negligence is a major problem in New Jersey – bigger than most people realize, and far bigger than any of us would like to believe. If you believe that you or a loved one may be a victim of neglect or abuse in a nursing home, we can help you stand up for your legal rights.
Some common signs of improper nursing home care include: Dehydration, malnutrition, bedsores, deteriorating hygiene, and persistent infections. Click to learn more about identifying the signs of inadequate care and protecting yourself or your elderly loved ones against nursing home negligence.
Pedestrian and Bike Accidents
It is no surprise that pedestrian and bike accidents involving vehicles tend to result in serious injuries. While you have rights as a pedestrian or bicycle rider, you often wouldn’t know it when you see the way that many drivers behave on the roads. We provide aggressive legal representation for injured pedestrians and bicycle riders, and we can help you fight for just compensation.
Public Transit and School Bus Accidents
The statistics on public transit and school bus accidents are alarming. While we think of the public transportation systems (most of the time) as running smoothly day in and day out, the reality is that every year, numerous people suffer serious injuries in accidents involving buses, subway trains, and other modes of public transportation.
We have significant experience handling cases involving:
If you were injured on the job, do you know your rights? Not only may you have a claim for workers’ compensation, but you could also have a “third-party” claim against anyone other than your employer who is responsible for your injuries. At the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Hasson, P.C., our personal injury attorneys handle both types of claims to make sure you can recover maximum compensation for your losses:
Seeking Just Compensation for Your Life-Changing Personal Injuries
In order to avoid settling too early and accepting too little compensation, it is critical to make sure you understand the long-term impact of your injuries.
At the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Hasson, P.C., thanks to our decades of experience handling personal injury matters, we have developed in-depth knowledge of many of the medical issues associated with common accident-related injuries. We also work closely with trusted medical experts who advise us on the care and treatment that our clients are likely to need during the years – and in some cases decades – to come. Part of our job as your legal counsel is to make sure that you are fully aware of your circumstances so that you can make informed decisions about settling your case or taking your case to trial.
We have particular experience in cases involving the following types of catastrophic injuries:
If you were involved in an accident and you have not yet seen a doctor, it is important that you seek medical attention as soon as possible. Many accident victims suffer serious internal injuries that do not present symptoms for days – and sometimes even weeks – after the accident. If you are not sure where to turn for help, we would be happy to refer you to an experienced physician in Bergen County, NJ.
What Should You Do After an Accident in New Jersey?
After any type of accident, there are several important steps you will want to try to take to protect your legal rights. In our guide, What to Do After a NJ Auto Accident, we cover six steps that all accident victims should try to take right away (assuming they are physically able to do so):
- Remain at the scene of the accident.
- Call 911.
- Collect the at-fault party’s information.
- Take photos and collect witnesses’ contact information.
- Report the accident to your car insurance company (if applicable).
- Speak with an accident lawyer as soon as possible.
Of course, this list is not exhaustive, and in addition to taking affirmative steps, there are mistakes you need to avoid as well. These include things like: Failing to follow your doctor’s advice, giving recorded statements to the insurance companies, and posting about your accident on social media. When you meet with one of our personal injury lawyers for your free consultation, we will go over everything you need to know in order to protect your claim as much as possible.
Schedule a Free Personal Injury Consultation in Bergen County, NJ
To learn more about what you should be doing to protect your rights, contact our offices in Teaneck to arrange a free, no-obligation consultation with one of our experienced injury attorneys. We handle all personal injury legal cases on a contingency-fee basis, so you only pay a percentage of your recovery if we help you secure financial compensation. Get the help you need to win the compensation you deserve – call (201) 928-0300 or tell us what happened online now.