Car Accidents

Car Accident Lawyers in Woodbridge, NJ

Put 100+ combined+ Years of Combined Personal Injury Experience on Your Side

At Palmisano & Goodman, P.A., our Woodbridge trial lawyers advise and represent people who have suffered injuries in car accidents of all kinds. The heart of our practice is representing people who have suffered serious or disabling injuries. To get an accurate view of the value of your car accident case, it is important that you work with a legal team who knows what to look for. We know how to review and evaluate the facts necessary to prove liability and damages in motor vehicle accidents of all kinds.

Recovering Compensation for Car Accident Victims

Our firm has more than 100+ combined years of experience in practice, during which time we have represented cases with injuries ranging from minor broken bones to life-altering injuries. We have collected six-figure settlements and jury verdicts in soft-tissue injury cases that didn't initially seem serious in the immediate aftermath of the crash, but worsened to become serious. We know how to develop the evidence, monitor your physical recovery, and work with experts as necessary to help you get fair compensation for your injuries.

We offer representation for a wide range of car accident cases, such as:

Dedicated to Achieving a Positive Outcome

Our Woodbridge, NJ car accident attorneys are committed to correctly identifying and fully documenting the full range of your injuries and losses through strong evidence. We then present that evidence in clear terms to give your claim the greatest possible chance of full compensation. At the same time, we work closely with you and your family to make sure that you have the support you need to help you through the confusion, frustration, and anxiety that can affect anyone after a serious accident.

Auto Accident FAQs

Fighting for Your Right to Fair Compensation in Woodbridge, NJ

At Palmisano & Goodman, P.A., we are committed to representing people who have suffered serious or debilitating injuries. If you or a loved one have been involved in a major automobile accident, we can review and evaluate your case to help you understand your legal options, answer your questions, obtain evidence, and calculate your damages. 

To speak with a member of our team, contact us online or call (732) 709-4400 today. 

Do I Have to Report the Accident to the Police? 

If the accident results in an injury or death or causes property damage that is more than $500, the driver must report the crash to the local police department. The driver should report the accident immediately. If the driver is incapacitated or unable to make the report, the passengers should make a report on their behalf. In cases where there is not a passenger, the driver should make a report as soon as they are able. 

Should I Go to the Hospital After the Accident? 

You should seek medical treatment immediately after being involved in an accident. Even if you do not seem to have any severe injuries, it is best to be evaluated by a medical professional. If your injuries are internal or you are in shock, you will likely not realize how much serious your condition is. 

How Much You Can Expect from a Car Accident Settlement?

How large your settlement offer is will depend on your: 

  • Damages, such as your medical expenses, lost wages, loss of consortium, pain and suffering, and property damage. 
  • Liability, as New Jersey has comparative negligence laws, your damages can be reduced if you are partially at fault for the accident. 

Is There a Time Limit for Filing a Car Accident Lawsuit in New Jersey? 

Yes, there is a statute of limitations (or a time limit) concerning how long victims have to bring a claim forward. In New Jersey, claimants have two years to file a personal injury claim in most cases. However, if the victim was a minor when the accident occurred, they may be able to file a claim until they turn 20 years old. In cases that involve the State of New Jersey, a county, or its employees, New Jersey Tort Claim laws will apply, which means that a special notice must be filed within 90 days of the accident.

If you are involved in a car accident, you should consult with an attorney as soon as possible. The sooner you contact a reliable attorney, the sooner they can advise you concerning your case. They have a firm grasp of the laws governing your case and can help you meet the necessary case deadlines. 

Do Most NJ Automobile Accidents Go to Trial? 

Most car accident claims can be settled before trial. However, whether litigation is required largely depends on your case specifics. 

Do I Need an Attorney if I Have Been Offered a Settlement? 

The insurance company and its representative adjusters do not have your best interest in mind nor do they represent you. When they calculate your damages and make an initial offer, they are trying to settle the case as quickly as possible for the lowest amount possible, which often means they offer you a lowball settlement. Before accepting any offers, you should retain our attorneys as we are skilled in the art of negotiation and have experience calculating damages. 

Still Have Questions? Contact Our Firm. 

If you or a loved one have been involved in a car accident, the attorneys at Palmisano & Goodman, P.A. are equipped to help you. With over 100 years of combined experience, we can work tirelessly to help you achieve a positive case outcome. From helping you understand your legal rights and options to addressing your needs and concerns and fighting to protect your interests, we can support you throughout the entire legal process. 

Our firm handles a wide range of car accident cases, including: 

  • Underinsured and uninsured driver accidents 
  • Single-vehicle accidents 
  • Side impact collision 
  • Rollover accidents 
  • Red light accidents 
  • Rear-ended collisions 
  • Multi-vehicle accidents 
  • Hit-and-run accidents 
  • Head-on collisions 
  • Drunk drivers 
  • Distracted driving accidents 

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