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Why Do I Need a Lawyer if I Have No-Fault Insurance?

In theory, no-fault auto insurance lowers premium costs by reducing the number of claims insurers have to defend in court. Rather than force injured people and their insurance companies to determine liability before compensating them for their injuries, the idea behind no-fault insurance is that your insurer automatically covers you for medical expenses related to… Read More »

Understanding the Brain: Research Moves Forward

What do professional football players and one of the largest computers in the world have in common? The answer is the brain. As professional football players report to training camps in August, a New York Times article describes rules that limit full-on contact, in practice, between players to just minutes per week.  As more and… Read More »

New Jersey Considers Tougher Laws on Negligent Boat Operators

Boating is a popular summer activity in New Jersey, but one that sadly carries risks of injury or death when operators do not exercise proper caution. New Jersey is considering legislation that would make it a crime to leave the scene of a boating accident that has caused death or serious injury to a passenger…. Read More »

Should I See a Doctor Following an Auto Accident?

If you have been in a serious auto accident, you are probably overwhelmed with the emotional trauma that can follow this type of event. Seeking medical treatment may seem unnecessary, inconvenient or just too expensive. However, if you have been in a serious accident, it is very important to have a full medical evaluation. Keep… Read More »

Liability is Complex in New Jersey Auto Accidents

When serious auto accidents occur, it is not always easy to determine the exact cause of the accident and which parties are liable. Often, multiple factors contribute to an accident. Accidents involving commercial vehicles are especially complex, because liability goes beyond the individual driver and may involve the trucking company and vehicle manufacturer. A tragic… Read More »

What is Premises Liability?

Property owners have a responsibility to keep their property safe and free of hazards. When property owners are negligent and someone is injured due to unsafe conditions on the premises, those owners may be held legally responsible. Examples of common accidents that can fall under the umbrella of premises liability include the following: Slip and… Read More »

See You at Arbitration!

People have been hurling the phrase at one another almost as long as the legal system has existed: I will see you in court! Unfortunately, over the years so many people said it to so many other people, the courts found themselves completely overburdened and backlogged. At that point, the old expression became more accurately:… Read More »

The Four Elements of Negligence

Whether you suffer injury in a car, truck or motorcycle accident or in a slip and fall accident, chances are your legal case rests on one thing: proving the existence of negligence. However, unless you are a lawyer yourself, you may not know what negligence is, in legal terms. Negligence is the failure to provide… Read More »

NJ’s Distracted Driving Law: What You Need to Know

In New Jersey and across the country, more and more people are using cell phones, GPS devices and other gadgets while driving. However, while technology can certainly make life on the road easier, if not used responsibly, it can also cause an accident. Like most states, New Jersey recognizes that distracted driving is becoming a… Read More »

What is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury in New Jersey?

Have you or someone you love been involved in an accident and suffered injury? If so and if you would like to take legal action against whoever is responsible for your condition, time may be running out. In fact, many injury victims do not realize that they only have a limited amount of time to… Read More »