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21July

Is the owner responsible if someone uses their car and causes an accident?

Updated July 21, 2020 During many accidents in New Jersey, the person who is driving the car is not the owner of the car. Many times people who were injured in accidents or suffered property damage have asked us whether the owner of the vehicle is responsible when someone else uses the car and causes
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15July

I was hurt on the job about one (1) year ago and the company is now out of business can I still make a Workers’ Compensation claim?

UPDATED: JULY 15, 2020 Yes, the fact that the company is out of business is not important as you are covered for your work injuries by the Workers’ Compensation insurance policy in place at the time of your injury, so as long as your former employer had insurance, you are covered. Secondly, you have two
  • Posted by Daniel Levy  Posted on 15 Jul  0 Comments
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24June

If I Don’t Drive My Car, Do I Still Have to Have Insurance on It?

UPDATED: JUNE 24, 2020 The short answer is yes, you do. Like most things involving the law, however, there are exceptions. In New Jersey, “[a]ll owners of motor vehicles registered or principally garaged in [the State] are required to maintain minimum amounts of standard, basic, or special liability insurance coverage for bodily injury, death, and
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16June

I GOT INJURED WHILE WORKING AT HOME DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC. AM I ELIGIBLE FOR WORKERS’ COMPENSATION BENEFITS?

Depending on the specific facts – yes. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, stay-at-home orders and remote working have become the new reality. Workers’ Compensation benefits typically kick in when you are injured in the course and scope of employment. Although remote working has become more common in recent months, the law is pretty well settled
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11June

WHO PAYS FOR MEDICAL BILLS IN A MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT?

UPDATED: JUNE 11, 2020 If you or someone you know had the unfortunate experience of being injured in a motorcycle crash / accident, this question regarding medical bill is sure to arise. In New Jersey, motorcycle riders are required to have insurance. Motorcycle insurance, however, differs from automobile insurance. In a typical automobile / car
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02June

Five Myths of Medical Malpractice

UPDATED: JUNE 2, 2020 Below is an excellent article that we recently read, by Tatum Bronte on the Trial Lawyer Center website. It is reprinted, with permission, on our website and we encourage our friends and colleagues and keep his points in mind when thinking about a medical malpractice case. Five Myths of Medical Malpractice
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27May

Bicycle Accidents and Helmets

UPDATED: MAY 27, 2020 A lot of our clients are bicyclists. While some are aspiring to ride in the Tour de France, most of them ride for the pleasure, the exercise, the transportation, and freedom it provides. We’ve handled cases involving some pretty horrific bicycle / motor vehicle collisions in which helmets were truly life-savers.
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19May

IF I CONTRACT CORONAVIRUS ON THE JOB, AM I ENTITLED TO WORKER’S COMPENSATION BENEFITS?

If you contracted the Coronavirus (officially Covid-19) at work in New Jersey, you may be eligible for Workers’ Compensation benefits. The crucial question is whether you, the employee, contracted Covid-19 directly from the workplace. For obvious reason, it might be difficult to establish that Covid-19 was contracted during the course of your employment as opposed
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05May

How much does it cost to get divorced in New Jersey?

UPDATED: MAY 5, 2020 Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. Recently, I did a posting called, How Long Does It Take To Get Divorced In New Jersey. Along that same topic, I want to discuss another question that practically all clients ask me on the initial consultation for a divorce case: How much does it
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