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Civil Litigation

Personal Injury

If you have been injured because of the negligence of others, you may be entitled to significant financial compensation for your pain, suffering and economic loss. The Law Firm of Dean T. Bennett, Esq. is here to protect your rights. Before you speak to anyone about your case, you should consult with an experienced attorney who will represent your interests. Mr. Bennett has more than 25 years of experience representing injured victims of automobile, slip and fall and other accidents. If you are unable to come to the office, Mr. Bennett will come to your location and thoroughly evaluate your claim free of charge.

Recent results obtained by Mr. Bennett include:

  • $550,000 settlement from the New Jersey Highway Authority and State Police in auto/pedestrian accident.
  • $290,000 settlement obtained from State of New Jersey for motorist injured by debris flying from highway.
  • $300,000 (full auto insurance policy limit) for motorist injured in car accident.
  • $185, 000 recovered after arbitration on behalf of client injured in fall on icy parking lot.

Workers Compensation

Mr. Bennett has successfully represented victims of workplace accidents throughout New Jersey. Victims of workplace accidents are entitled to continuing medical care and compensation without regard to the employer’s fault. Disputes often arise over the extent of medical care required and the appropriate amount of compensation. Many victims of workplace accidents also have viable claims against parties other than the employer. If you have been injured at work, you need to know your rights. Mr. Bennett will come to your location and explain them to you at no cost.

Employment

We counsel and negotiate on behalf of individuals in a variety of employment matters including severance and non-compete agreements. In addition, we represent individuals who have been wrongfully terminated from employment or otherwise discriminated against on account of race, age gender or sexual preference.

Estate and Probate Litigation

We represent individuals and families involved in will contests and disputes over estates. Because these cases often arise from the loss of a loved one and involve claims against family members, you need to rely on an experienced attorney who will advocate for you and guide through the process with understanding and care.

Guardianship

We have successfully represented individuals in contested and uncontested guardianship proceedings throughout New Jersey.

Business Litigation

The Firm has successfully represented many small businesses in the prosecution and defense of various litigated claims. Our areas of expertise include:

  • Commercial collections
  • Breach of contract claims
  • Insurance coverage disputes
  • Shareholder suits and derivative claims

In addition, the Firm has successfully represented individual shareholders, partners and LLC members in contested and uncontested dissolution proceedings.

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