Personal injury cases are wildly misunderstood. In part that’s because large corporations and insurance companies have engaged in some pretty expensive public relations campaigns to discourage people from engaging in personal injury suits. As New Jersey personal injury lawyers we encounter many of these myths every day. We’d like to take a moment to debunk…

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In New Jersey, motorcyclists are required by law to wear a DOT-approved helmet. Motorcyclists are also required to wear eye protection including glasses, goggles or a shield, a sturdy, long-sleeved, abrasion-resistant jacket, sturdy, over the ankle boots, well-fitting and abrasion-resistant pants, and gloves. Riding without a helmet increases your risk of death by a significant…

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Ridesharing is convenient and affordable. When we slip into those cars we tend to feel safe. Perhaps you’re even taking a free Uber or Lyft to get to your (equally free) vaccine appointment. Yet Uber and Lyft drivers get into car accidents just like every other driver does. When this happens, life can feel uncertain.…

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It takes a long time to work through a personal injury settlement. You may be unable to generate an income through a significant portion of that time, or maybe even for that entire time. It’s natural that bills will pile up as you try to get compensation for your auto accident injuries. You may be…

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Early in your personal injury case the defense might file a motion to dismiss. If the judge dismisses your case, that’s it: it’s over. The defense has won and you won’t get any compensation for your injuries other than what your own insurance company will provide for you.  Here are a few reasons why the…

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Every year, defective products cause 29.4 million injuries across the United States. A defective product injury occurs when you are using the product normally, are following that product’s safety guidelines, and due to shoddy workmanship, poor materials quality, or some other defect the product malfunctions and causes a major injury. These injuries can include burns,…

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You’ve gotten into an accident and you’ve followed New Jersey law, called the police, and have pulled over into a safe space. What you do and say over the next several hours will make a huge impact on whether you’re able to hold a negligent driver accountable for your injuries.  #1) Failing to Watch Your…

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