Personal Injury Attorney in Newark, New Jersey

Here in New Jersey, an injury can happen anywhere. From car accidents to dog bites to medical malpractice, you may have been injured because of someone else's action — or someone else's failure to act. Through no fault of your own, you are now paying a physical and emotional toll. You've reached the point where you'd like to see justice served for you and your loved ones. That's where I come in. 

For more than 40 years, I have fought for folks like you who have been wronged in various ways. I have provided my clients with a bedrock of experience and value, with the passion to back it up.  Whether you are in Clifton, East Orange, West Orange, Montclair, or the greater Newark, New Jersey area, I’m available to work with you to champion your needs. Seek the retribution and recompense you deserve.

Personal Injury and You

Personal injury claims in New Jersey encompass a wide variety of scenarios. In each instance, if there’s been a failure to act as a reasonable person should to ensure an expected degree of care for you or your family, there is a case for negligence, and you may be eligible to recover damages. According to New Jersey negligence law, your own degree of fault must not exceed 50% of the total fault in order to claim compensation. At Joseph A. Fortunato Law Offices, I will work with you and your family to help recover your peace of mind and navigate rocky terrain. These following scenario (and others) fall under the category of ‘personal injury claims’:

  • Motor vehicle accident
  • Workplace accident 
  • Slip and fall
  • Harm from a consumer product
  • Dog bite

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Am I too late to file a lawsuit?

In New Jersey, you have two years since the injury, according to the statutes of limitations, to file a personal injury claim. For property claims, you have six years. Of course, there are exceptions to each of these cases. The number of factors at play here can get complicated, so I’d be happy to schedule a free initial consultation. 

Why Hiring An Attorney is Your Best Option

When you believe you have been wrongfully harmed, in body or in mind, it is common to feel overwhelmed and uncertain about where to turn for help. In these types of cases, working with an experienced personal injury attorney is your best option. Such an attorney will take action to pursue a just outcome that’s favorable to you. When you have a knowledgeable attorney on your side, you’ll feel the clarity and confidence that comes with taking steps to remedy your injury, to find a sense of balance and wholeness again.

As a personal injury attorney with extensive experience in helping individuals seek fair compensation for their injuries in a wide range of personal injury-related cases, I will stand with you throughout the process as I learn the details of your situation, explain your rights under the law and the legal options available to you, and help you move forward to pursue the resolution you deserve. I am ready to help you take action to make things right. Get the process started today by calling my Newark, New Jersey office and scheduling a free initial consultation to discuss your personal injury case.

Personal Injury Attorney Serving Newark, New Jersey

If someone else’s negligence caused you harm, I'm ready to work with you. For over three decades in Newark, New Jersey, I’ve been fighting for people and fighting for justice. Just about every week, you can find me in court, working to right the wrongs done to folks from Montclair to Clifton. As a car accident lawyer, medical malpractice lawyer, and everything in between, I strive to work for justice for you and your loved ones. I strive to collaborate with you during this incredibly trying time. Give me a call. I’ll work for you, and work for justice — because it’s the right thing to do.