Clinton, NJ asked in Personal Injury for New Jersey

Q: Someone slipped and fell on property that I rent. They sued me, and they suffered no injuries. Is their case valid?

How much will I have to pay if their case is valid?

How will they show proof of falling.... I did not witness it. They could be lying.

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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
Answered
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Unfortunately their proof of falling is what they say, they don't need a witness, but it would help their case. Whether they are lying will be up to the judge or jury in the case, How much you will have to pay is determined by the injury they claim. No set fees in any case, BUT generally a lawyer can estimate what the average jury would give based on the type of injury claimed, but again that is up to the jury or judge. Hopefully you have enough insurance to cover this otherwise you may want to hire your own lawyer to defend the case.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
Answered
  • Little Neck, NY
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: If you have insurance, attorneys for the insurance company would generally be required to defend you in a lawsuit. The damages the person could claim would be based on the extent of their injuries. Attorneys would look at medical records to examine accident-related injuries. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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