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Staying Secure in Adverse Driving Conditions

When you go for a drive in your vehicle, one of the primary issues that you need to keep in mind is how you can stay safe. Safe driving is always important, but it is particularly crucial when you encounter adverse weather conditions while out on the road. Adverse weather is a huge cause of […]

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Should I Pay Taxes On a Car Accident Settlement?

Being involved in a vehicle accident is one of the most trying experiences of a person’s life, particularly if the accident resulted in a severe injury. In many car accidents, the victim chooses to file a personal injury claim and may receive a vehicle accident settlement. If you’ve received a settlement after a car accident, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Car Accidents: How Do I Get Treatment Without Health Insurance?

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, […]

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What to Expect During an Auto Accident Case

What you can expect from a car accident case depends on a number of factors, including how significant the damages are and what role you played in the accident. Let’s review how this process works in different situations, and always keep in mind that contacting an auto accident attorney to help you with your case […]

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I Was Injured in a Road Construction Accident, What Are My Options?

Although everyone has a responsibility to keep road construction workers safe, sometimes there are injuries that result from negligence on the part of those responsible for maintaining a safe working site. Inadequate signage, low visibility and unacceptable road conditions can all cause vehicle drivers — or the workers themselves — to be injured. In certain […]

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What Happens When You’re Hurt on a Bus

Getting hurt on public transit can come as quite a shock, but you could have possible legal recourse. This recourse most often comes from “common carrier” laws, which recognize the trust we put into transit systems when we use them. Common carriers are expected to uphold an even higher standard of care than the average […]

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What Happens When You’re Injured by an Underinsured Driver

Uninsured motorist coverage is a vital form of insurance that all drivers in New Jersey should carry. Without it, you could easily be in a situation where you have no legal liability for the damages related to an accident but nonetheless have to end up footing your own bill. In fact, while New Jersey legislators […]

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Are Bars Sued for Accidents Caused by a Drunk Drivers?

If you’ve suffered a major car accident involving a drunk driver, then you may be considering a lawsuit to get compensation for your injuries. While many injured motorists choose to sue the drunk driver, in some states you may actually be able to serve the bar that served them too much alcohol. However, because proving […]

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