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Can You Sue The City Of Paterson, New Jersey Over An Injury Claim?

Personal injury law is one of the most complicated legal areas that exists, and it becomes even more complicated when a municipality, town or city is involved. There are very limited circumstances when a person is allowed to bring a lawsuit against their city, and each one of these cases requires a tremendous amount of…

New Jersey Car Accidents: Why You Should Get A Police Report

Following a car accident, the police officer at the scene of the action will prepare a police report documenting the time and location of the car accident, the parties involved, their insurance information, and any witnesses to the accident. While a police report is inadmissible when a case goes to court, it can still prove…

Is It Worth Filing A Personal Injury Lawsuit For Whiplash In New Jersey?

One of the most common injuries associated with a car accident is whiplash. On television, it has been portrayed by a plaintiff’s attorney giving their client a neck brace allowing them to fake a potential whiplash injury. In reality, whiplash is a serious condition with very painful and disruptive impacts, and having a car accident…

“Serious Injury” Threshold: What You Should Know

As a state with a no-fault insurance system, if you are hurt in a car accident in New Jersey, you will need to turn over insurance coverage in order to receive payment for medical bills. However, if the accident led to “serious injuries,” the victim can surpass the no-fault system, and set up a lawsuit…

When Semi Truck Drivers Drive Drunk

Most drivers are aware that drinking and driving is against the law for a reason. Operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs can cause accidents in which innocent people are hurt or killed. In fact, between 2003 and 2012, 1,816 people in New Jersey were killed in accidents involving a drunk driver.…

Car Accidents: When The Other Driver Has No Insurance

Last year in New Jersey, there were over 300,000 vehicle accidents throughout the state. Most drivers are covered, and an expert car accident lawyer can help provide for those involved. However, what if the second driver has no insurance or is underinsured? Data available from the Insurance Information Institute shows that 12.6 percent drivers throughout…

How Will A Medical Lien Affect My Injury Case?

If you were involved in a car or work-related accident, the most important thing to do is to seek treatment for your injuries. We understand that the moments and days following an accident can be hectic and foggy, especially if you’ve been injured. But once the dust settles and you’ve received the necessary treatment, you…

How Do I Get Treatment Without Health Insurance After A Car Accident?

If you’ve ever had the misfortune of being in a car accident, you know how much of a pain they can be. If you’ve been injured, there are medical expenses. If you have to take time off of work, there are lost wages. And, of course, you’ll need to pay to have your car fixed,…

Truck Accidents: What Happens When They Jackknife?

You’ve likely seen it in a movie or on a television show — an 18-wheeler makes a sharp turn at high speeds and it’s trailer whips around, blocking the entire highway. This phenomenon is called jackknifing and can prove to be very dangerous for other drivers within close proximity. Seeing the incident depicted in a…

I Was In A Minor Car Accident, Does My Insurance Need To Know?

If you get into a minor car accident in which only you and your property are involved, it may be up to your discretion whether or not you should notify your insurance company. However, if your accident involves another person or their property, it’s always a good idea to notify your insurer regardless of the…

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