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Why Are Whiplash Claims Often Denied?

You are stopped at a light when the car behind yours fails to stop and crashes into your vehicle. This is a classic example of the type of rear-end collision that often causes whiplash. Yet when you file an insurance claim, the company denies it, believing your claim is fraudulent. Whiplash injuries have earned a… Read More »

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No-Fault Insurance in New Jersey, The Limitation on Lawsuit Threshold: When Can I Sue?

Generally speaking, carrying insurance with the Limitation on Threshold in New Jersey means you cannot sue for non-economic damages—i.e., pain and suffering—after a car accident, even if the other driver has total responsibility for the accident. The idea behind this regulation was to lower the cost of everyone’s car insurance premiums by limiting the number… Read More »

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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 »

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What are the Benefits Of NJ’S Graduated Driver License Program for First-Time Drivers?

Getting that first driver’s license is an exciting turning point in the lives of most teens. In New Jersey, getting that first license is a bit more complicated than in other states. For first-time drivers, the good news is they can get behind the wheel of a car as young as 16, but the bad… Read More »

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