Category: Insurance Law

5 Ways to Save Money on Car Insurance

  • By Marc S. Berman
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If you have a car accident, you generally need to file an insurance claim to receive compensation for personal injury or property damage. In my last post, I discussed how you should not skimp on coverage when you buy car insurance. Otherwise, you may not even HAVE a valid insurance claim if you suffer harm Read More

Attorney Tips: 5 Picks for Car Accident Insurance

  • By Marc S. Berman
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You’ve been in a car accident and hire a car accident lawyer to represent you. Of course, you didn’t want your choice of a lawyer for your accident case to turn into an “attorney accident,” so you chose an experienced personal injury lawyer. Trouble is, the lawyer tells you that you may not be able Read More

NJ Injury Lawyers’ Tip: Medical Insurance

  • By Marc S. Berman
NJ Injury Lawyers

A careless driver injures you. You wind up in the hospital. Accordingly, you search for New Jersey injury lawyers on the web. You find one to represent you. The injury lawyer tells you that you are entitled to compensation from the other driver’s insurance company for your pain and suffering. NO-FAULT PIP INSURANCE PAYS FOR Read More

How to Lose Insurance for a Car Accident

  • By Marc S. Berman
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FAILURE TO LIST ALL DRIVERS MAY BITE YOU IF THERE’S A CAR ACCIDENT In my last post, I discussed the importance of buying enough uninsured motorist coverage when you buy car insurance. It can make the difference between getting, or not getting, fair compensation for your injuries after a car accident. However, if you are Read More

Accident Lawyer vs. Underinsured Driver

  • By Marc S. Berman

 UNDERINSURED DRIVERS PRESENT PROBLEMS FOR AN ACCIDENT VICTIM Every day you leave your home to go to work. Say that you live in Paterson. You hop in your car, and drive down Broadway. Then you make a right by Eastside Park onto Route 20 South. All of a sudden, your car is struck by a Read More

Car Accident Issue – Who Pays for Medical Bills?

  • By Marc S. Berman
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AFTER AN ON THE JOB CAR ACCIDENT, WHO COVERS YOUR MEDICAL BILLS? You had a car accident while on the job. Say you live and work in Elmwood Park. You’ve done the right thing and hired a local car accident lawyer. Because the accident occurred while you were working, the lawyer will file a worker’s Read More

Work Injury: Whom Can You Sue?

  • By Marc S. Berman

WORK INJURY RULE: SUING YOUR EMPLOYER OUTSIDE WORKER’S COMP You suffered a work injury. Can you receive compensation? In most cases, the short answer is yes. You can hire an attorney to file a worker’s compensation claim for you. But the lawyer must file the claim in a special court. A court that handles only Read More

Auto Accident Attorneys’ Advice

  • By Marc S. Berman

Auto accident attorneys obtain compensation for car accident victims. However, auto accident attorneys typically don’t get that compensation directly from people who were at-fault for accidents. Rather, auto accident attorneys usually obtain compensation from insurance companies. These companies insure at-fault drivers. What happens when an at-fault driver doesn’t carry enough insurance? That is, enough to fairly compensate his Read More

Injury Law 101: Intentional Bad Acts.

  • By Marc S. Berman
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Injury Law Alert: Why a Victim Can Be Worse Off If Someone Else Injured Him On Purpose, Rather Than in an Accident. Here’s a summary of a recent injury law case. A high school student named Damon suffered a fractured jaw. Steven, a fellow member of the wrestling team, punched him. Steven did not intend the precise Read More

Trip and Fall Case on Kmart Sidewalk

  • By Marc S. Berman
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WOMAN SUES KMART FOR TRIP AND FALL ON CRACKED SIDEWALK COURT RULES THAT KMART’S LANDLORD ALSO RESPONSIBLE. Say you trip and fall on a cracked sidewalk in front of your neighbors’ house. Can you sue your neighbors? In New Jersey, you generally cannot. (There are a few exceptions. For example, you might have a claim Read More