Personal Injury

Monday, May 23, 2022

What is Included in a Personal Injury Complaint?


More often than not, a personal injury action is settled before there is a need to even initiate litigation. The insurance company is sent a demand letter outlining the damages and relevant facts associated with the accident and the injuries incurred by the claimant.
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Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Proving Liability in a Slip and Fall Case


Being injured in a slip and fall can be a jarring and life-altering experience. Not only are you left with the pain of your injuries, but you will likely find yourself facing continuous medical care and follow—up treatment, there will be medical bills piling up, you may not be able to participate in all of the activities you used to enjoy, and so much more.
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Sunday, April 10, 2022

What Do Workers’ Compensation Benefits Include?


If you have been injured or become ill at work, then workers’ compensation can provide valuable benefits to help support you financially during this difficult time. Workers’ compensation is a kind of insurance that employers hold so that there are benefits available to workers who suffer an injury or illness in the course of performing their required job duties.
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Friday, March 11, 2022

Older Driver Safety Concerns


If you have a loved one who is an older driver, you likely worry about them on the road. You may also worry about others on the road as well. These worry can stem from a number of factors that many of us will experience as we age. There are some specific safety concerns that come with being an older driver. Many can be managed fairly well so that the older driver can retain the freedom and flexibility that comes with being able to drive.
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Tuesday, February 8, 2022

The Dangers of Drug Impaired Driving


There is often much talk about the dangers of drunk driving. To be clear, drunk driving is incredibly dangers and thousands of lives have been lost due to those drivers under the influence of alcohol. Another form of dangerous driving, however, is driving under the influence of drugs. Drugs, both illegal and legal, can have a profound impact on a person’s ability to safely operate a vehicle. Between October and December of 2020, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 56% of drivers that were involved in serious injury and fatal crashes ended up testing positive for at least one drug in their system.
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Saturday, February 5, 2022

The NHTSA is Campaigning Against Distracted Driving


Distracted driving is dangerous driving. Do you know just how dangerous? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that there were 3,142 traffic fatalities involving distracted drivers in 2019 alone. Furthermore, an estimated 9% of fatal crashes in 2019 involved distracted drivers and over 26,000 are estimated to have lost their lives in crashes involving distracted drivers between the years of 2012 and 2019. These numbers on their own are staggering. When you consider the fact that the numbers are likely much larger in reality, because distracted driving may not always accurately be reported as the cause of an accident, you will likely start to realize just how deadly distracted driving can be.
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Thursday, January 13, 2022

Winter Road Accidents


New Jersey residents may already be yearning for a break in the rough winter weather. Spring, however, is in the distance and we still have the cold winter months to contend with. In addition to the need for layering clothes and making sure the stock of firewood holds strong in homes, New Jersey residents also need to remain vigilant out on the roads this winter. The treacherous winter weather conditions can be much more than merely inconvenient or unpleasant, they can be downright dangerous, especially when it comes to driving.

Winter Road Accidents

It is never too late to prepare for winter road conditions and so, if you have not yet taken your vehicle in for a comprehensive service, do so now.
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Thursday, January 13, 2022

Teen Driver Dangers


Parents of teens, we salute you! Having a teenager is full of ups and downs. It is a unique time in their life and the push for more and more independence can often leave you both proud and anxious all at the same time. With the teenage years comes the newfound freedom of driving. While you may be relieved that your teen can now drive themselves to school, friends’ houses, and to hopefully run some errands for you, it is also likely that you worry about them. After all, the road can be a dangerous place even for the most experienced drivers.
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Sunday, December 12, 2021

Lost Wages Damages


Unless you have previously been injured in an accident or know someone close to you who has been injured in an accident, you really may not have a clear idea about the far reaching impact accident injuries can have on a person’s life and finances. The pain and limitations injuries can impose on a person can fundamentally alter everyday life. Furthermore, the injury victim may miss a significant amount of work due to the accident, the accident injuries, and to receive treatment for accident injuries, not to mention recovery time for all of this. Lost wages can be an insult to injury when you consider the amount of medical bills that can quickly pile up in the wake of an accident. Did you know, however, that lost wages can be included in part of the damages you seek for harm suffered due to an accident?

Lost Wages Damages

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Saturday, November 13, 2021

The Role of Preexisting Medical Conditions in Personal Injury Claims


Medical records and documented medical history play a prominent role in personal injury claims. The insurance company will want your injuries and treatment thoroughly documented in order to pay out on your claim.


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Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Can My Health Insurer File a Lien Against My Personal Injury Claim?


You have reached a resolution of your personal injury claim! Congratulations! Accepting a settlement deal or getting that judgment returned in your personal injury trial can be very exciting and a big relief. Now come the logistics of distributing the proceeds from your claim accordingly.


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