Category: Tips If You Are Injured

31October

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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22October

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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17October

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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01August

Mediation and arbitration during New Jersey lawsuits

UPDATED AUGUST 1, 2019 Most people know what a lawsuit is and people are generally familiar that a plaintiff may file a lawsuit and at the end there eventually is a trial. But many people are unfamiliar with the terms, “mediation” and “arbitration”, despite the fact that both kinds of proceedings play crucial roles in
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25July

Lawsuits for children injured during youth sports

  UPDATED JULY 25, 2019 As part of our extensive New Jersey Personal Injury practice, we are occasionally asked by parents whether they can bring a lawsuit for injuries suffered by their child during a youth sporting event. Lately, there has been a lot more public education about the dangers of youth contact sports. The
  • personal injury, sports injuries
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18July

Reimbursement for Lost Wages After a Car Accident Through Your Insurance

UPDATED JULY 18, 2019 Following a car accident, an injured person may be in the position where they are too hurt to immediately return to work. In New Jersey, we use the term “lost wage claim” to describe a claim made to recover lost wages that were never earned because of an accident. Unfortunately, lost
  • car accident, insurance
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04July

Slip and fall accidents in restaurants and grocery stores

UPDATED JULY 4, 2019 We have many clients who are injured in fall-down accidents, and usually the first issue that comes up in a fall-down case is whether the owner/operator of the property is responsible for the client’s injury. While this is always an issue in any personal injury case, there are some specific issues
  • fall down accidents, personal injury, premises liability
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27June

The Seriousness of an Insurance Medical Exam

                            UPDATED JUNE 27, 2019 In most New Jersey cases, if a person is injured in a car accident their own insurance company will pay for medical treatment under the PIP portion of their auto insurance policy. Treatment for other types of
  • IME, insurance, medical exam, personal injury
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29May

I was hurt, it’s not my fault, and still I get nothing??!!

UPDATED MAY 29, 2019 Frequently, clients come to use after being injured through no fault of their own and they assume that we will be able to recover compensation for their pain and suffering, bills, lost wages, etc. However, there are certain situations when it is essentially impossible for an accident victim to receive any
  • personal injury
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14May

Bad Idea: Electing Health Insurance Primary on Your Car Insurance Policy

UPDATED MAY 14, 2019 New Jersey car insurance companies are constantly trying convince you to switch insurance companies by offering cheaper rates. Not long ago, we explained how New Jersey car insurance companies rip you off by “saving you money”. One of those “savings” is to elect the health insurance primary option. After a recent
  • car accident, insurance
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