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Who Is Liable When You Slip and Fall on the Sidewalk?

Out of all the different types of personal injury claims that an individual could be involved with, the most common is a slip and fall accident. There are thousands of slip and fall accidents every year, and while the majority of them occur in the home, it is also possible that you will fall and […]

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DUI Accidents: When a Pedestrian is Hurt

Drunk driving accidents are some of the most common, deadly vehicular accidents that a person can endure. While drunk driving accidents are inherently dangerous, they become even more severe when they involve a pedestrian. A pedestrian who is struck by a drunk driver will almost always suffer major injuries, and possibly death. If you’ve been […]

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Can I Sue Restaurant If I Get Food Poisoning?

There’s nothing more fun than getting out of the house for a bite to eat at a favorite restaurant. Unfortunately, when we eat at a restaurant, there is always the risk of ingesting tainted food and coming down with a bout of food poisoning. Although the majority of food poisoning cases are minor, some can […]

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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 personal injury […]

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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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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. […]

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Truck Accidents: What Happens If 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 […]

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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 […]

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I Was Hurt Driving a Commercial Vehicle: Can I Sue?

Commercial vehicle accidents can get much more complicated than other forms of traffic accidents. When two cars are in a wreck, usually it’s one or the other driver that’s responsible. With commercial vehicles, not only are the drivers of both vehicles involved, but the company who owns the commercial car or truck, the loaders and […]

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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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