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Been Injured in a Slip and Fall Accident?

Bergen County’s Top-rated Slip and Fall Lawyers

Bergen Law attorney Douglas Standriff has successfully represented slip and fall accident victims in personal injury lawsuits for over 28 years. He and his associate, Marissa Messinger, Esq., have a comprehensive understanding of New Jersey negligence law, specifically the concept of premises liability that pertains to slip and fall accident litigation. The seasoned Bergen Law team has the expertise to gather the full range of evidence they need to build a slip and fall case against the owner of the property where you fell. Doug and Marissa will adroitly build a sound and effective legal strategy to help you recover the damages you incurred as a result of your slip and fall accident. Since NJ limits the amount of time you have after a slip and fall accident to file a personal injury lawsuit, it is critical that you contact Bergen Law as soon as possible to discuss your case.

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The Trusted Bergen County Slip and Fall Attorneys

Types of Slip and Fall Cases We Handle

Property owners in NJ are required to make sure that both the inside and outside of their premises are safe. This responsibility includes reducing hazards created by weather conditions, such as wet or icy patches on walkways. Slip and falls often occur in places like supermarkets, hospitals, hardware stores, sidewalks and parking lots, and can cause injuries ranging from cuts, bruises, muscle strains and sprains to dislocated joints, broken bones, spine and nerve damage, and traumatic brain injury. These injuries can result in high medical bills, lost wages, and emotional and physical pain and suffering. If you have been injured in any type of slip and fall accident, it is crucial that you hire a slip and fall injury lawyer who is an expert on New Jersey negligence law to get the monetary compensation you deserve. Whether your slip and fall accident was caused by wet, poorly maintained, or uneven flooring, loose rugs or floor mats, poor lighting conditions, or hazards like ice, potholes, cracked pavement or objects left in a walkway, the experienced slip and fall attorneys at Bergen Law will use their expertise to get you fairly compensated for your injuries. Depend on Douglas Standriff, the personal injury law attorney recommended by slip and fall accident victims throughout Bergen County, New Jersey.

When Do You Need to Hire a Slip and Fall Accident Attorney?

After sustaining injuries from a slip and fall accident in New Jersey, it is crucial to contact an attorney who specializes in personal injury law right away. You need a lawyer who knows how to properly document and prove all of your damages and establish that negligence on the part of the property owner was the main cause of your slip and fall accident. Don’t risk losing the chance to get compensated for your slip and fall injury damages by filing an insurance claim on your own. Most often, the property owner’s insurance company will deny your claim, alleging that the property owner was not responsible for your slip and fall accident and minimizing the severity of your injuries. If you want to recover the damages you incurred in a slip and fall accident, depend on personal injury lawyer Douglas Standriff to leverage his 28+ years of developing effective legal strategies to build you a solid slip and fall injury lawsuit.


1. Results-Driven Strategy

Slip and fall accident attorneys Douglas Standriff and Marissa Messinger have comprehensive expertise in NJ personal injury law, enabling them to develop an effective legal strategy for your case.

2. Expert Negotiation Skills

The experienced slip and fall accident attorneys at Bergen Law know the process that insurers use to evaluate your slip and fall injury claim. You can rely on attorneys Douglas Standriff and Marissa Messinger to use their expert negotiation skills to assertively pursue compensation for you from the at-fault party and their insurance carrier.

3. Extensive Trial Experience

As a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, Douglas Standriff has met the stringent trial experience requirements of the NJ Supreme Court Certification Review Board, including passing a challenging written exam. You can rest assured that Douglas Standriff, Esq. is uniquely qualified to handle your slip and fall accident case.

4. Proven History of Success

Bergen Law Personal Injury Attorney Douglas Standriff has collected tens of millions of dollars on behalf of thousands of clients through either settlement or lawsuit. Doug and his associate, Marissa Messinger, have mastered the finer points of NJ personal injury law and have the expertise necessary to successfully handle your slip and fall injury case.

5. Free, Confidential Consultation

The personal injury attorneys at Bergen Law provide a free, no-obligation consultation for the confidential evaluation of your potential slip and fall injury case.


For over 28 years, Certified Civil Trial Attorney Douglas Standriff has provided top-quality representation to thousands of victims of slip and fall accidents in MaywoodHackensackParamusTeaneck, and surrounding towns. To learn about some of Doug’s recent successes, click each of the icons on the map below.