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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Homeowner’s Insurance and Injuries: What You Need to Know

When someone sustains an injury on another person’s property, the homeowner’s insurance company is responsible for compensating the injured person if they file a personal injury claim. Here, we’ll discuss how insurers treat certain types of injuries and what to expect from an insurer’s liability coverage. Whether you were injured on another person’s property or […]

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How the “Damages & Compensation Formula” Effects Your Injury Case

When negotiating with insurers, injury victims often feel as if they have no way of possibly guessing what their insurer will offer. Predicting this amount 100 percent accurately is indeed impossible since insurers do not know it themselves until close to the last minute, but at the same time, there is a reliable formula one […]

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If I File a Personal Injury Lawsuit, Will I Have to Go to Court?

Very few personal injury claims and lawsuits actually make it to trial. In fact, a lawsuit is the second resort to more flexible and inexpensive options like negotiations. The reason that many people assume they will be going to trial when they file an injury lawsuit lies in misconceptions about the justice system. The legal […]

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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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How Does a Personal Injury Attorney Negotiate Settlements?

While intimate knowledge of legal procedure and injury claim documentation are required, many personal injury lawsuits come down to very business-like haggling. This process involves an initial claim being made to an allegedly liable party, who will respond in turn with a counteroffer. Eventually, both sides will respond to one another in order to come […]

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What You Need to Know About Skiing Accidents

Skiing and snowboarding are fun, popular recreational activities enjoyed by children and adults alike. Along with the excitement, however, there does come a certain amount of risk. Skiing and snowboarding accidents can cause severe injuries, and snowboarding accidents alone cause the most injuries out of all other outdoor activities. If you or someone you know […]

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Do I Have a Defective Product Case?

If a product that you used caused you injuries or other damages, you may be able to file a defective product liability claim. You’ll most likely be filing one of the three most common types of these claims — defective manufacture, defective design or failure to provide appropriate instructions or warnings. Along with proving that […]

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