Tag: personal injury

17April

UM/UIM Claims: When your own insurance company defends the person who injured you

UPDATED APRIL 17, 2019 As New Jersey attorneys who regularly represent people injured in car accidents, we are very familiar with representing people in uninsured and underinsured motorist claims. We would like to take the time to explain some of the important points regarding UM and UIM claims in New Jersey. What is an Uninsured
  • insurance, personal injury, um/uim
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10April

Wrongful Death Cases – human life has no value by law

UPDATED APRIL 10, 2019 In every wrongful death case, the family of the deceased feels that they have each lost something. When that death is the fault of another, they may ask whether they are entitled to compensation for the loss of a loved one. As we discuss below, the law, unfortunately, places no value
  • personal injury, wrongful death
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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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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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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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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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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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