In Memoriam

In Memoriam

We at Hyberg, White & Mann are deeply saddened at the news of the passing of David I. Sinderbrand. David was valued as not only a colleague but a friend. He was loved and respected by all who knew him both in his profession as an attorney where he helped countless...
When Medical Care Leads To Medical Crisis

When Medical Care Leads To Medical Crisis

It’s a nightmare scenario. You go to a trusted healthcare provider for treatment for a medical condition, but instead of getting better, you are further injured as a result of medical malpractice. Now you’re dealing with additional medical treatment costs, possible...
Workers’ Compensation in Atlantic City, NJ Casinos

Workers’ Compensation in Atlantic City, NJ Casinos

Over the past year, the Atlantic City landscape has changed quite a bit.  With the addition of Atlantic City’s newest casinos, Hard Rock and Ocean AC, thousands of jobs have returned to America’s Favorite Playground. However, in this non-stop, busy industry, the risk...
Dog Bite Injuries in New Jersey

Dog Bite Injuries in New Jersey

New Jersey is among the “strict liability” states when it comes to dog bites.  The liability stems from N.J.S.A. 4:19-16, which reads: The owner of any dog which shall bite a person while such person is on or in a public place, or lawfully on or in a private place,...
NJ Worker Injured While Working in Another State

NJ Worker Injured While Working in Another State

There are many situations in which an individual employed in New Jersey must perform some or all of his work in another state.  For example, a truck driver employed by a NJ-based company may be tasked with transporting goods to neighboring states — or – a...
Casino Personal Injury Cases

Casino Personal Injury Cases

The resort-style town of Atlantic City attracts tens of millions of tourists to its extravagant casinos each year.  In addition to tourists, local patrons take advantage of the abundant entertainment options that are available.  Dubbed the Entertainment Capital of the...
No Fault Workers’ Compensation in New Jersey

No Fault Workers’ Compensation in New Jersey

The New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act was developed to address the inefficiency and inequity associated with common law remedies for a worker injured on the job.  Prior to the enactment of the Workers’ Compensation Act, an injured worker was required to prove...
Construction Injuries in New Jersey

Construction Injuries in New Jersey

Construction projects are often very complex, involving input from a number of parties such as architects, engineers, general contractors, subcontractors and laborers.  Due to the complex nature of construction projects, and the use of large-scale equipment, it is...
Cell Phone Laws In New Jersey

Cell Phone Laws In New Jersey

New Jersey law prohibits the use of handheld devices while driving, whether it be for a phone call, texting or e-mailing.  These activities distract drivers and create a danger not only to the driver himself but also to other motorists and pedestrians.  Distracted...

Going and Coming in Workers’ Compensation in New Jersey

New Jersey State Law provides that workers’ compensation benefits are available to employees who sustain personal injuries as a result of an accident arising out of and in the course of his employment.1  The “course of employment” requirement tests work-connection as...

Motorcycle Accident Liability

For the most part, liability in a motorcycle accident is treated the same as a run-of-the-mill car accident.  Both are governed by the law of negligence, which put plainly, requires a showing that some person or entity owed a duty of care, that duty of care was...
Winter Weather Slip & Fall – What to Know

Winter Weather Slip & Fall – What to Know

Slip and fall accidents can happen any time of year, however, as we drift into the winter months, the added elements tend to increase the frequency with which we encounter these claims.  It is inevitable that snow, sleet and/or ice will soon cover driveways, sidewalks...
Common Boating Accidents and Who’s Responsible

Common Boating Accidents and Who’s Responsible

Boating is a fun and popular summer activity down at the shore, but if not done carefully, could lead to serious personal injury or even death. The U.S. Coast Guard cites boating accidents as the cause of over 4,000 serious injuries or deaths each year. As a result of...