Category: Tips If You Are Injured


What to do if you slip on ice/snow (Updated)

Updated March 3, 2021 Over the years, we worked on a number of cases recently where clients suffered severe fractures after falling on snow and/or ice, and we wanted to take the opportunity to share some tips (Especially with cold weather ahead of us!) First, if you are injured in any accident, it is important
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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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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
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Reimbursing Medicare for treatment related to an accident

UPDATED: MARCH 2, 2020   If a person is injured in an accident, they need to figure out how their medical providers will be paid for their treatment. Many of our personal injury clients in New Jersey are Medicare beneficiaries, many others have private or public employee insurance benefits, and others have access to other
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What is a ‘civil reservation’? Proposed changes in the process.

UPDATED MARCH 12, 2020 Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. At times, a person who has been injured in a car accident through no fault of their own is still issued a traffic ticket by the police. This happens for various reasons, and in such a case the person may hear the term “civil reservation”
  • car accident, civil reservation, fall down accidents, personal injury, ticket, traffic
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Can I pick my own doctor in a worker’s compensation case?

UPDATED: DECEMBER 5, 2019 When a worker’s compensation case is opened in New Jersey, the carrier will direct the worker where to go for treatment. But from time to time, the injured worker is unhappy with that doctor and wants to switch to a new doctor of their choosing. Clients ask us if they can
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If I am in a car accident while working, who pays for my bills and injuries?

UPDATED: NOVEMBER 20, 2019 Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. We do a lot of car accident cases, but when someone is injured while on the job, it adds an additional layer of complexity. In fact, we were recently in front of the Appellate Division on this exact issue. And it is no wonder that
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Medicare and Medicaid Liens and Personal Injury Cases

UPDATED: OCT. 31, 2019 If a Medicare or Medicaid beneficiary is injured and brings a Personal Injury case, their attorney must handle the case a little bit differently. In every case, an injured person is concerned about who will pay the medical bills after an accident. Most of the time, a Medicare or Medicaid beneficiary
  • Medicare, personal injury
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Workplace injuries in the trial courts

UPDATED: OCTOBER 22, 2019 We previously wrote about work-related injuries and explained some of the legal background. Specifically, we explained that if a worker in New Jersey wants to bring a claim for personal injuries after an accident while on the job, the matter will usually be a worker’s compensation claim against the employer and
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Injuries at construction work sites

UPDATED: OCTOBER 17, 2019 The late ’60s was a rocky time in United States. The country was focused on civil rights, women’s rights, and Vietnam. Also during that time, workplace injuries and illnesses were dramatically increasing in both number and severity. The public and workers were demanding workplace safety and health legislation. In 1970, the
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