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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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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One of the most common questions our law firm receives is the question of whether any given client’s case is likely to go to trial. The prospect of going to trial typically makes our clients very nervous, as going to court isn’t really a daily affair for anyone other than lawyers. The answer is, of…

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If you’ve recently been injured in a personal injury case you may be wondering if you can go to work without harming your case. After all, you need to get some income into your home, and you can’t wait the months and months that it will take to resolve your case before you pay your…

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After depositions, most personal injury cases move into mediation, also known as a settlement conference. 92% of all cases settle during this conference, which means it’s important to understand how it works.  Every mediation is overseen by a trained mediator. This person is usually a former judge or an attorney, someone who can act as…

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