Category: Tips If You Are Injured

20January

Can I sue if I am partially at fault?

Updated Jan. 20 2019 What happens if you are injured in an accident and you are partially at fault? You may ask yourself if you can still sue and collect damages for your expenses, medical bills, and pain and suffering. As New Jersey lawyers, we are frequently asked these questions by those injured in car
  • car accident, personal injury
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14January

Drunk Driving and Car Accidents in New Jersey

UPDATED January 14, 2019 There are a lot of legal issues involving drunk driving and car accidents. People may be hurt and suffer severe personal injuries in car accidents. Drunk drivers may face serious penalties for DUI/DWI and related tickets, or even criminal charges in Superior Court. A bar may be liable for injuries. Below
  • car accident, criminal law, drunk driving, dui, jail, municipal court, personal injury, superior court, ticket, traffic
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09January

Injured in a Motor Vehicle Crash While on the Job

What happens if you’re driving while in the course of your employment (on the job) and another vehicle crashes into you? It’s a scenario we deal with all too often. If you were injured, you would be able to pursue both a Worker’s Compensation claim and potentially bring a claim against the other (at-fault) vehicle.
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11December

I was hurt in an accident, do I need a lawyer?

UPDATED Dec. 11, 2018 What happens if you are unfortunately injured in an accident? You might ask, do I need a lawyer? Won’t the insurance company for person at fault pay for my injuries and bills? Can I take care of this myself? As attorneys with a robust personal injury practice, we hear these questions,
  • car accident, fall down accidents, insurance, personal injury
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22November

Out-of-State Drivers and No Fault (Updated)

UPDATED Nov. 22, 2018 New Jersey has a No Fault law, and, as New Jersey personal injury lawyers, several people have asked us what this means if a perseon who lives and is insured in Pennsylvania gets into a car accident in New Jersey. Under N.J.S.A. 39:6A-1 et seq. – the No Fault Law –
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30October

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

Updated Oct 30, 2018 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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07October

How do I know if I need a lawyer for a car accident in New Jersey? UPDATED

UPDATED Oct. 7, 2018 After a car accident, many people ask themselves, “Do I need a lawyer?” How does a person know if they need a lawyer after an accident? We have handled countless New Jersey car accident cases – since 1922 – and we discuss below some of things that should tell a person
  • car accident, personal injury
  • Posted by admin  Posted on 07 Oct  0 Comments
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04October

I was hit in the rear – is the other driver always at fault? UPDATED

UPDATED OCT. 4, 2018 We have been representing people injured in car accidents since 1922 and have seen many rear-end car crashes – too many to count! And here in Passaic County (and the surrounding Essex County and Hudson County), there are no shortages of car accidents. Clients routinely ask if the driver who rear-ended
  • car accident, insurance, personal injury
  • Posted by admin  Posted on 04 Oct  0 Comments
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22August

Do I have to pay taxes on a personal injury settlement?

UPDATED AUGUST 22 2018 As New Jersey attorneys who represent those injured in accidents, we are frequently asked, “If I settle my personal injury case, do I have to pay taxes on the settlement?” As New Jersey attorneys, we cannot give anyone tax advice. But generally speaking, a settlement or jury award for damages in
  • personal injury, settlement
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13August

If you text someone while they are driving, it could expose you to a lawsuit

Updated August 13, 2018 Article by Daniel A. Levy, Esq. Texting while driving is a big problem in New Jersey and around the entire country. In New Jersey, the state is passing new laws making stiffer penalties for texting while driving. Certainly, if a driver is distracted while texting and causes a car accident, the
  • car accident, cellphone, personal injury
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