28 Aug

Unfortunately, many motorcycle accidents result in serious injuries to the rider. This generally means significant medical bills will be incurred.  When a New Jersey resident is injured in a motorcycle accident, they need to see if their own motorcycle insurance policy provides medical expense coverage.  In New Jersey, people injured in car accidents usually have Personal Injury Protection (PIP) benefits on their own car insurance policies that provide coverage for med ...

25 Aug

Products Liability is the area of personal injury law requiring a product’s manufacturer and those who sell it to assure their product is safe for its intended purpose and does not cause injuries to its users.  The maker of the product and those selling it generally have a legal duty to not place unsafe products into the marketplace.  They may be liable for harms caused by an unsafe product where that harm is caused by normal use of the product.  When we talk about ...

24 Aug

With Labor Day approaching, many people are planning to have that end of summer pool party with friends and family.  The long holiday weekend is the perfect time to enjoy good food, good company and take the last dip in the pool before closing it down for winter.  However, to ensure that the party is enjoyed by all and does not become a tragic nightmare, it is important that you take appropriate precautions if alcohol is going to be served at the party.  Many may thin ...

24 Aug

The latest craze in personal fitness comes in the form of bands people wear on their wrist. The bands proclaim to monitor steps, sleep and heart rate.  Commercially, they go by the names Fitbit, Jawbone Up, Misfit, Garmin, Mio and others.  The information gathered by the band is downloaded to a computer or smartphone app and analyzed. The user can enter their food consumption and the app with then calculate calories burned compared to calories consumed. There are also ...

21 Aug

After an accident, receiving prompt medical attention should be your primary concern.  However, always keep in mind of the Statute of Limitations, which determines when you have to file a lawsuit for injuries that you sustained from a motor vehicle accident, medical malpractice, slip and fall to name a few.  In New Jersey, the general rule that applies to most (not all) personal injury claims is that you have two years from the date of the accident to file a claim or l ...

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