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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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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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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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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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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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How Much in Workers’ Comp 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’ Comp Benefits Workers’ comp benefits for disabled employees provide weekly compensation for injuries that result in […]

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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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How to Make a Work Injury Accident Report

If you experience a work-related accident, it’s vital that you accurately and thoroughly report your condition to your supervisor and fill out a claim as soon as possible. Workers’ compensation benefits are likely the only way you’ll be able to receive compensation for your injuries, so it’s important that you understand this process. When to […]

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