Bruce S Gates Esq
Contact us now:
921 Broadway, Bayonne NJ 07002

Frequently Asked Questions in Bayonne, NJ

If you have a question that is not answered below, please call our office. There is no obligation and consultations are always free of charge.
What should I do if I've been injured?
If you've been injured, seek immediate medical attention. Document the accident, including date, time, location and any witnesses. Make sure to get copies of the medical report, which should include follow-up instructions.

Contact Your Personal Injury Lawyer and limit your conversations regarding the accident with others. Consultations are always free.
What is a personal injury?
A personal injury is defined as an injury or damage that has taken place physically, mentally or emotionally through negligence of a third party.
How do I know if I have a personal injury claim?
If you've experienced an injury caused by the negligence of another party, it is likely you have a personal injury claim. It is important to contact Your Personal Injury Lawyer immediately.
When is the best time to hire an attorney?
If you have been injured and feel that the injury resulted from another's negligence, first seek medical attention, limit your conversations with others, and then contact Your Personal Injury Lawyer.
What are my legal rights?
Call Your Personal Injury Lawyer to protect your legal rights and determine if you are eligible for a personal injury claim. You may be entitled to recovery of medical expenses and additional compensation.
Why do I need a lawyer if I have been injured?
Your Personal Injury Lawyer will protect your legal rights, if you have been injured. We will be glad to answer all your questions during your no obligation, free consultation.
How much is my case worth?
First, determinations must be made as to who is at fault and what the legitimate damages are. Your Personal Injury Lawyer will work with you to determine the facts involved in your injury and the quality of your evidence.
What is negligence?
When an injury is caused by careless behavior, this is negligence. Call Your Personal Injury Lawyer to find out if the careless party is legally liable for any resulting injury.
How long do I have to file a claim?
Legal deadlines vary by injury and are dependent on circumstances. Call Your Personal Injury Lawyer as soon as you experience an injury. Consultations are always free.
How long will it take to settle my claim?
There are many factors to be considered before an estimate of time to settle can be determined. Every claim must be assessed on its own merits and Your Personal Injury Lawyer will take the time necessary to make sure that you are fully compensated for your injury.
What if the party responsible for my injuries contacts me?
Do not discuss the accident or injury with anyone, including the parties responsible. Contact Your Personal Injury Lawyer immediately. It is important to have experienced representation as soon as you have been injured.
What if the other person's insurance company contacts me?
Never give a statement to the other person's insurance company. To make sure your legal rights are protected, limit your conversations regarding the accident and contact Your Personal Injury Lawyer right away for a no obligation, cost-free consultation. Put yourself in our experienced and capable hands.
Will my medical bills be paid for?
This is determined on a case-by-case basis. Out-of-pocket expenses are factored into the value of your claim and settlement of your case and are usually paid in a lump sum. It is extremely rare that the cost of your injuries will be paid in advance.
What if I am injured in Hudson County but live out of the area?
In most cases, it is recommended that you obtain a lawyer near the location where the incident occurred. Your Personal Injury Lawyer has handled many cases for those injured in Hudson County who live elsewhere.