Category: Tips If You Are Injured

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
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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
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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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30July

Store responsible for surrounding areas that they do not own

Related: Fall-Down Accidents, Personal Injury Practice, Slipping on Snow/Ice. UPDATED JULY 30, 2018 As New Jersey attorneys who represent those injured in fall-down accidents, we are frequently asked who is responsible for fall-down and trip-and-fall accidents outside of a store. Is the store responsible? Is the landlord who owns the shopping center responsible? The basics
  • fall down accidents, personal injury, premises liability
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26July

Hurt by a Business That Is Now Out of Business?

Updated July 26, 2018 Sometimes there is an injured person – perhaps severely and permanently hurt – who was clearly injured by a business that is now out of business.  As New Jersey personal injury attorneys, we sometimes must deal with situations like these. This is a very difficult situation in some cases, especially when
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21July

CHECKLIST: Things to do, and not to do, after a car accident

Updated July 21, 2018 Unfortunately, good drivers may be not unable to avoid the negligent actions of others. You should be prepared in the event of an auto accident and take the necessary steps to protect yourself should an accident occur. Here is a checklist of the top ways to protect yourself: REMAIN at the
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09July

Medical Bills After an Accident

Updated July 9, 2018 As New Jersey personal injury attorneys, clients frequently ask us about the payment of medical bills after an accident or injury. The answers usually depend on a multitude of factors, including the type of accident and the type of available insurance coverage. In 2012, the NY Times published a great article,
  • bills, personal injury
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14June

First Steps in Settling Your Injury Claim

Updated June 14, 2018 There are a number of things you can do in the first few days and weeks after an accident to protect your right to compensation should you want to file an injury claim. Except for filing a formal claim against a government entity, there’s no single step that you absolutely must
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