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“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…

How Much In Workers’ Compensation Benefits Am I Eligible For?

When you sustain an injury on the job, you are usually entitled to workers’ comp benefits from the state. Let’s take a look at how much you can get and the kinds of benefits you can receive. Weekly Workers’ Compensation Benefits Workers’ compensation benefits for disabled employees provide weekly compensation for injuries that result in…

Can I Be Forced To Quit After Being Hurt In A Work Accident?

Your employer may attempt to force you to resign after you sustain a work injury for a variety of reasons. Regardless of their reasons, however, the law views forced resignation the same as a termination. Firing an employee for receiving an injury on the job is unlawful, so you may be eligible to take legal…

How To Handle Your Personal Injury Claim Denial

When you are injured in an accident, one of the first steps to take is to file a claim against the responsible insurance company, whether it’s against your own insurer (a first-party claim) or against the faulty party’s insurer (a third-party claim). If the insurance company denies your personal injury claim, you should investigate the…

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