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NJ Slip and Fall Lawyer Practicing in Northern and Central New Jersey


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“My sincere Thanks , To Mr. Edward Lutz & his staff for my excellent legal representation. He was fair professional and yet very comforting and caring. He displayed experience and skill to get the best possible results for me.”

- Elizabeth, September 2016

Man Walking on Slippery, Snow Covered Steps

Were you injured in a slip and fall accident? If so, you may have grounds for a legal claim against the property owner in order to recover financial compensation for your injuries.

These cases can be complicated and difficult to deal with, particularly if the property owner attempts to deny liability and tries to prove that you were responsible for the incident. A New Jersey personal injury lawyer can assert your rights and help ensure that you are not taken advantage of by the property owner or by any insurance companies involved.

Who is Liable in a Slip and Fall Accident?

Depending on the case, the owner or manager of the property where your accident occurred may be held liable for negligence in maintaining the property. In improperly maintaining, fixing or inspecting the property, a person or entity may be held liable for causing hazardous conditions such as:

  • Broken or missing stair
  • Uneven walkway
  • Poorly lit walkway
  • Standing water or ice
  • Objects in the walkway
  • Slippery floor
  • Falling objects from shelves or displays
  • Loose ceiling tiles

If a property owner knows about a hazardous situation but cannot fix it immediately, he or she has the obligation to place a sign in clear view that warns others of the potential danger. A common example of this is a "wet floor" sign that you may have seen in various places.

Contact New Jersey slip and fall lawyer Edward C. Lutz today if you would like to learn more about your rights and legal recourse after being injured in a slip and fall or trip and fall accident.

About Edward C. Lutz, Personal Injury Attorney

Edward C. Lutz, NJ Certified Trial AttorneyEdward Lutz is Certified by The Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney. This designation is awarded to New Jersey civil trial lawyers who have successfully satisfied rigorous criteria established by the New Jersey Supreme Court. This criteria requires demonstrating substantial involvement in the preparation of litigated matters, completion of a specific number of hours of continuing legal education, demonstrating an unblemished reputation by submitting a list of attorneys and judges who attest to the lawyer’s character and ability and the passing of a written examination in the area of civil trial law. Only 2% of New Jersey licensed lawyers have achieved this designation. Insurance companies and their lawyers have recognized Edward Lutz as a skilled and aggressive litigator. They are well aware that if they are unwilling to negotiate in good faith to achieve a fair settlement that our firm will try a case to a jury verdict.

For over 30 years, our firm has offered individuals who have been seriously injured and their families the competent and aggressive legal representation they deserve.

National Trial Lawyers LogoEdward Lutz was selected by The National Trial Lawyers as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” for plaintiff's civil litigation. This organization is comprised of the premier trial lawyers from across the country who exemplify superior qualifications as civil plaintiff trial lawyers.

Edward C. Lutz, Certified Member of Million Dollar Advocates Forum

New Jersey personal injury attorney Edward C. Lutz has been recognized as being an accomplished trial attorney in the U.S., having been admitted as a member of the prestigious Million Dollar Advocates Forum, in recognition of obtaining million dollar plus verdicts, awards and settlements for his clients.

Representing injured clients throughout all of Northern and Central New Jersey, our firm uses experts in various fields to help determine the true value of your claim and to prove your case in court.

Edward C. Lutz, Member of New Jersey State Bar AssociationMr. Lutz was admitted to the New Jersey Bar and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey in 1987 and he was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1991. He received his Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey in 1987. He is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Florida State Bar Association (currently inactive).

New Jersey State Bar Association for JusticeAttorney Lutz is a longstanding member of the New Jersey Association for Justice (formerly known as the Trial Lawyers of America New Jersey), an organization dedicated to protecting the rights of New Jersey's families.

Trial Attorneys of New Jersey LogoEdward C. Lutz is a member of the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey (TANJ). TANJ has a longstanding history dedicated to fighting to preserve our jury system in New Jersey and ensuring that our citizens receive a fair trial.

8.9Edward Charles Lutz Edward C. Lutz is rated as “Superb” by, a website dedicated to the legal profession due to his extensive experience, professional achievements and endorsements by members of the New Jersey Bar.

If you or someone you know has suffered a serious injury in New Jersey, please contact the Law Offices of Edward C. Lutz today for a free consultation.

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