Holmdel, NJ Personal Injury Lawyers
Trusted Personal Injury Lawyers Fight for Accident Victims in Holmdel and Throughout New Jersey
Over 90,000 people die in the U.S. each year because of accident-related injuries. Hundreds of thousands more face a potentially lengthy and expensive recovery for their injuries—many of which can have a permanent impact. Accident victims often have the right to monetary compensation for their injuries—even where the accident was unintentional.
Our injury lawyers at Rudnick, Addonizio, Pappa & Casazza PC stand by victims of unintentional accidents in Holmdel and across New Jersey. For over 40 years, we have been providing attentive, expert legal guidance to injured clients. We have a passion for justice—and making sure our injured clients get the financial compensation they need for the future.
When facing injury and a difficult recovery, you need the best injury lawyer possible in your corner. Whether you’ve been hurt in a car accident, slip and fall or even a work accident, our Holmdel personal injury lawyers are here to help get the compensation you need to move on with your life. To schedule your free case review, call our office or contact us online today.
Understanding Your Right to Fair Compensation for Injuries Sustained in Holmdel, NJ Accidents
When an accident is caused by someone’s negligence, New Jersey personal injury law gives the victim the right to recover compensation. Available compensation covers both out-of-pocket (“economic”) damages and subjective, intangible (“non-economic”) damages. At Rudnick, Addonizio, Pappa & Casazza PC, our lawyers’ legal expertise and attention to detail gives clients the best possible chance of recovering full compensation for:
- Past and current medical bills,
- Future medical care and rehabilitative therapies,
- Past lost wages and your future inability to work,
- Lost employment benefits,
- Pain and suffering,
- Permanent disfigurement and scarring,
- Emotional distress,
- Punitive damages where the at-fault party’s actions were intentional or especially egregious.
Experienced Holmdel, NJ Accident Lawyers Stand by Your Side Through Every Step of the Personal Injury Process
Many injured clients wonder if our lawyers will immediately file a personal injury lawsuit once they have hired us as legal counsel. In short, the answer is generally no. Recovering compensation for personal injuries is a process. While the relevant facts and arguments are different in every case, most claims follow along a similar trajectory. Generally, you can expect the following phases in pursuing your rights:
- Investigation. Before we do anything formal, our lawyers will investigate your case to uncover all of the relevant facts and evidence that we will present to support your claim for compensation. During this phase, we focus on (1) determining who was responsible, (2) getting the evidence to back our conclusion up and (3) getting evidence about your injury and anticipated recovery.
- Filing the claim. All of the information learned in the investigation phase is used to file a demand letter with the insurance company. We use the evidence we have to arrive at a number—the amount of compensation we want.
- Counter and negotiation. The insurance company almost never accepts the settlement number we include in our demand. They will counter with a lower offer, and we will begin to negotiate to reach an amount that fairly compensates for your injuries.
- Filing a lawsuit. If we are unable to reach an agreement for a fair settlement, we will file a formal personal injury lawsuit against the insurance company. Sometimes, filing a lawsuit motivates the insurance company to provide a fair offer.
- Discovery and negotiation. During the discovery phase, we generally learn more information and strengthen our evidence. This is the phase where we usually hire expert witnesses where needed. Throughout the entire phase, we continue to negotiate with the insurance company.
- Trial. Our last recourse is going to a trial where the jury will decide your compensation award.
Call Today to Schedule a Free Case Review with Our Holmdel, NJ Personal Injury Lawyers
New Jersey law only gives accident victims a limited amount of time to file a formal claim for compensatory damages. Even if you are uncertain about who might be responsible for your accident, call our office as soon as possible to schedule a free case review. You have nothing to lose by speaking with our Holmdel personal injury lawyers—and our experience gives us the tools to thoroughly investigate your case.
You can schedule your case review by either calling our office or filling out our online contact form.
About the Holmdel, NJ Area
Holmdel is located in Monmouth County, New Jersey, about 35 miles from Manhattan, NYC. Although Holmdel is a relatively small community, it has attracted both cultural and commercial enterprises over the years. The PNC Bank Amphitheatre and New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial are both located in Holmdel. Vonage Holdings, a VoIP provider, also has its headquarters in Holmdel.
Still, Holmdel remains governed under a township form of government where the five-member township committee is elected to direct town activities largely through ordinances and regulations. As of 2016, the population of Holmdel was about 16,604 spread over approximately 18.115 square miles.
Frequently Asked Questions About Holmdel, NJ Personal Injury Claims
Our lawyers handle all aspects of negotiating and litigating your personal injury claim. However, we will hope that you continue to follow all of your doctor’s orders to give you the best chance of both successful physical recovery and getting fair compensation. You should also:
-Refrain from posting on social media, as anything you post can be discovered and used to hurt your claim,
-Avoid speaking with the insurance company without your lawyer present,
-Avoid speaking about the accident as much as possible, to make sure you don’t inadvertently admit fault,
-Write down as much as you can about the recovery process, including documenting your medical treatments, how you feel (emotionally and physically) on a day-to-day basis, whether you were able to work and how the injury has impacted your life generally.
Insurance companies are usually reluctant to allow a jury to determine the compensation award. Juries can award much higher compensation awards than even our original demand letter requested. Additionally, a trial is expensive and time consuming for everyone involved. Most insurers would rather simply settle without going through that effort.