Addressing Your Personal Injury Challenges Quickly And Efficiently

Most people know to seek medical attention after suffering injuries in a serious accident. But determining the next steps can be challenging, especially if you don't have an answer to the following question: Who was at fault? It isn't until after establishing fault that one can truly determine their next steps as well as their right to compensation.

Your Right To Compensation After An Accident

When injuries — both serious and fatal — occur because of someone else's negligence, the victim or the victim's family is owed compensation. Here in New Jersey, a victim or a victim's survivors may file a personal injury claim for compensatory damages as well as punitive damages in certain cases. Because of the wording of our state laws, however, injury claims must be filed within a specific period of time and must be done so in accordance with the law.

Knowing what is and isn't allowed by the law can be challenging. Even the smallest mistake can mean the difference between having your claim heard and having a judge refuse to hear your case. It's because of these strict requirements that seeking the representation of a lawyer is considered necessary in most cases.

Get The Facts — Contact Me For An Initial Consultation

I'm Richard L. Kuhrt and by putting the Law Offices of Richard L. Kuhrt on your side, you put more than 30 years of legal experience at your disposal. I've handled thousands of personal injury cases involving motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, truck drivers and motorcyclists. I've also handled cases involving work-related accidents and workplace injuries.

I know that getting medical attention isn't the only step victims and their families should take after a serious or fatal accident. I'm an attorney who knows what needs to be done in order to get the fair compensation victims and their families need and deserve.

If you've been injured in an accident and have questions about your right to compensation, contact me for a consultation. I serve clients all over Essex and Union counties and can be reached by calling my main office in Elizabeth at 908-316-8465 or by using this online contact form.