Question

How do I find a New Jersey Injury or Accident Lawyer?

Sponsored Answer
Garry R. Salomon - Personal Injury - General - Super Lawyers

Answered by: Garry R. Salomon

Located in Teaneck, NJDavis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C.

Teaneck, NJ
Phone: 201-907-5000
Fax: 201-692-0444

View Profile
Answer

While New Jersey does not allow lawyers to call themselves specialists, there are some credentials and qualifications you should look for when hiring an attorney to handle your accident claim. First, your attorney’s practice should focus solely (or almost entirely) on personal injury. A general practice attorney, generally speaking will not have the knowledge necessary to get you the maximum compensation you are entitled to by law. Your attorney should also have extensive trial experience and a strong record of success.

Finally, in 1980, the Supreme Court of New Jersey created a Civil Trial Certification. This certification is held by less than 3% of all lawyers licensed in New Jersey. To become certified, an attorney must have an unblemished reputation, pass a background check, and have no ethical violations on his or her legal record. References and recommendations are required as well as 30 additional credit hours of continuing legal education over the previous 3-year span. They are also required to have at least 10 trials or 30 trial days of courtroom experience. If and only if all of these requirements are met, the attorney must take a full-day written examination administered by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

By hiring a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, you greatly increase your chance of maximizing your compensation from your injury claim.

Disclaimer: The answer is intended to be for informational purposes only. It should not be relied on as legal advice, nor construed as a form of attorney-client relationship.

Other Answers About Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Photo of Russell D. Nicolet

How Can I Find The Best Personal Injury Lawyer In Wisconsin?

The unthinkable has happened: you or a loved one has been seriously injured. You’re thankful to be alive but now face a pile of medical bills, …

Sponsored answer by Russell D. Nicolet

Photo of N. Jeffrey Blankenship

What Types Of Compensation Can I Recover For My Auto Accident In Kentucky?

Troubles escalate if you are seriously hurt or someone dies in an auto accident. They happen suddenly, with little or no warning. After the …

Sponsored answer by N. Jeffrey Blankenship

Photo of Gary D. Ginsberg

How do I select the best attorney for my medical malpractice lawsuit in New Jersey?

Filing a lawsuit with inexperienced or insufficient legal counsel makes producing a successful outcome more difficult. There are challenges in all …

Sponsored answer by Gary D. Ginsberg

Call Me
201-907-5000

To: Garry R. Salomon

Super Lawyers: Potential Client Inquiry

Disclaimer »
Privacy Policy »
*Required fields
Page Generated: 0.57364797592163 sec