Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Benefits with Uber and Lyft

If you are an Uber or Lyft driver that is involved in an auto accident in New Jersey, or if you were a passenger or a pedestrian that was injured by a ridesharing vehicle, you might be wondering who is responsible for covering your medical expenses.   Under New Jersey’s No Fault insurance law, each driver and passenger, in general, is responsible for paying their own medical bills, regardless of [...]

Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Benefits with Uber and Lyft2022-06-13T17:53:55-07:00

Is My Car Accident Covered Under Workers’ Compensation?

Car Accidents on the Job. Is Your Car Covered? Automobile accidents happen every day.  Some of these accidents may occur while you are on the job, such as when an employee gets into an accident while making a business delivery or while driving a truck or other commercial motor vehicle. New Jersey is a “no-fault” automobile accident state.  This means that, in general, when you are involved in an [...]

Is My Car Accident Covered Under Workers’ Compensation?2022-06-13T17:55:35-07:00

Am I Legally Entitled to Bring a Law Suit?

New Jersey’s Verbal Threshold: Can You Sue for Injuries After a Car Accident in New Jersey? Pursuant to New Jersey’s Automobile Insurance Cost Reduction Act (AICRA), those purchasing car insurance policies have the option of choosing between the No Limitation on Lawsuit (also known as Zero Threshold) and the Limitation on Lawsuit (also known as Verbal Threshold) policies.  The difference between the two is extremely significant: The No Limitation [...]

Am I Legally Entitled to Bring a Law Suit?2022-05-11T16:55:37-07:00

Benefits Available Under the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act

If you are injured while at work, New Jersey’s Workers’ Compensation Act allows you to receive certain benefits for your injuries.  So long as you were injured on the job, you are eligible to receive these benefits regardless of whether or not you were at fault for the accident. Some of the benefits that you are eligible to receive if you are injured in a work-related accident include: Medical benefits [...]

Benefits Available Under the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act2022-04-12T19:50:15-07:00

Who Is Responsible for a Pedestrian’s Medical Bills After an Auto Accident In New Jersey?

If you are a pedestrian who was struck by a car or truck in New Jersey, you might be wondering who is responsible for paying for your medical bills.  Many pedestrians who survive motor vehicle accidents are seriously injured and require extensive medical treatment. If You Have Your Own Auto Policy During A Pedestrian Injury in New Jersey If you have your own auto insurance policy, your medical bills [...]

Who Is Responsible for a Pedestrian’s Medical Bills After an Auto Accident In New Jersey?2022-04-12T19:50:55-07:00

Injured at Work? What To Do After a Workplace Injury in New Jersey

Injured while on the job in New Jersey If you are injured while on the job in New Jersey, you may file a claim with your employer for workers’ compensation benefits.  New Jersey’s workers’ compensation law is codified at N.J.S.A. 34:15-1, et seq, the New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Act.  Although most workplace accidents are caused while an employee is carrying out a function of their job, for example, a [...]

Injured at Work? What To Do After a Workplace Injury in New Jersey2022-06-13T18:04:01-07:00

What Happens When You Are Involved in an Auto Accident with an Uninsured Driver?

Under New Jersey law, all persons who own a car, truck, or SUV registered in the State of New Jersey must have auto insurance coverage.  If the driver of a motor vehicle does not own their own car, but drives a family member’s automobile, they must be covered under the relative’s auto insurance policy.  In the event a driver covered by an automobile insurance policy causes an automobile accident [...]

What Happens When You Are Involved in an Auto Accident with an Uninsured Driver?2022-04-12T19:53:26-07:00

Should You Give a Recorded Statement to the At-Fault Driver’s Car Insurance Company After an Accident?

Recorded Statements after a New Jersey Car Accident If you were involved in a car accident in New Jersey, you most likely exchanged insurance information with the other driver and then called your own car insurance company to report the accident.  If you were injured as either a driver or a passenger by the negligence of the other driver, however, the other driver’s automobile insurance company might try to [...]

Should You Give a Recorded Statement to the At-Fault Driver’s Car Insurance Company After an Accident?2022-05-11T16:59:01-07:00

Uber and Lyft Ridesharing Insurance Coverage in New Jersey

Auto Accidents in Uber or Lyft in New Jersey Uber, Lyft, and other ridesharing services allow you to use a mobile app to connect you with a driver in minutes.  Ridesharing drivers, who typically have other jobs and use these services to supplement their income, are able to work their own hours and use their own vehicles to transport customers.  Although these services are convenient and often times cost [...]

Uber and Lyft Ridesharing Insurance Coverage in New Jersey2022-07-10T02:51:48-07:00

The 11 Exceptions to the Verbal Threshold in New Jersey

An Attempt to Limit Litigation over Motor Vehicle Accidents in New Jersey In an attempt to limit litigation over motor vehicle accidents, in 1998, New Jersey enacted the Automobile Insurance Cost Reduction Act (AICRA).  Specifically, AICRA intended to limit the right of car accident victims to sue for pain and suffering damages. There are, however, several important exceptions that allow a New Jersey car accident victim to recover full [...]

The 11 Exceptions to the Verbal Threshold in New Jersey2022-05-11T17:00:11-07:00
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