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How Do I Get My Medical Bills Paid

Medical bills can pile up after an accident. How do you get your medical bills paid? That is one of the top questions asked by an accident victim.

There are different medical benefits available to you depending on the type of accident in New Jersey.

What is A Third Party Case?

A Third Party case is a case against a third party. Ok, that wasn’t very helpful. Let us try again.

Third Party cases exist when an employee (The First Party) is injured in the course of their employment and have a negligence claim against another person or company (the Third Party) who is not their employer (the Second Party).

Fall Down Accidents You are walking on a sidewalk, all of the sudden you find yourself falling and you try to stop your fall but the next thing you know you are on the ground. You try to move but the pain from your fractured wrist is overpowering. A stranger asks you, “Are you ok” You say, “Yes”, but really mean “No” but the pain and the shock

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Confirmed Case of Measles at Newark Airport

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Picture of Boys face with measles red spots

On January 2, 2018, an international traveler with a confirmed case of measles—a highly contagious disease—arrived in Terminal C at Newark Liberty International Airport and departed for Indianapolis from a domestic terminal. The woman, an Indiana University student who was traveling alone, was infectious on that day, and may have traveled to other areas of the airport.

 

If you were at the airport between 6:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m, you may have been exposed to measles, and if infected could develop symptoms as late as January 23. If you develop symptoms of measles, the Department of Health recommends that you call a health care provider before going to a medical office or emergency department. Special arrangements can be made for evaluation while also protecting other patients and medical staff from possible infection.  Full Story

Dodge Rams Pose Danger Of Roll Away Recalled

Fiat Chrysler the makers of Dodge vehicle is voluntarily recalling an estimated 1.48 million trucks in the U.S. to help prevent occupants from inadvertently moving the vehicles’ gear-shifters out of the “park” position which would cause the vehicle to roll and potentially injure and/or kill drivers or pedestrians.

The recall is limited to vehicles equipped with shifters mounted on their steering columns. Those with rotary-dial shifters or floor-mounted shifters are unaffected.

A Fiat Chrysler review of field data led to the discovery that Brake Transmission Shift Interlock (BTSI) may not function properly if subject to specific high-temperature conditions for prolonged periods. The conditions are consistent with those that occur when there is protracted brake-pedal application while a vehicle is idling in park.

If Brake Transmission Shift Interlock becomes disabled, a vehicle’s shifter may be moved out of park without brake-pedal application, or the presence of a key in the ignition. In such circumstances, a vehicle may exhibit inadvertent movement  Full Story

What To Do If Involved in Uber or Lyft Accident

The convenience of using an App on your smartphone to call for a taxi ride with companies like Uber and Lyft has increased the number of individuals opting to use these ride-sharing car services.  There is a difference between a traditional Taxi Company insurance policy and a Ridesharing insurance policy.

A traditional Taxi Company in most cases has liability insurance for its vehicles.  These policies vary in the amount of insurance coverage provided.  Some policies cover for injuries, medical expenses and other losses caused by an accident.  These insurance limits vary however depending on the Taxi Company.

Earlier this year, the New Jersey Legislature passed a law entitled the Transportation Network Company Safety and Regulatory Act which governs ridesharing car services like Uber and Lyft.    In many ways but not all, you are provided better insurance in a ridesharing car service that is complying with the new ridesharing law.  Full Story

Sixty-one children are hit by automobiles every day in the United States

Many local schools will be open next week. According to a study by the Safe Kids, sixty-one children are hit by automobiles every day in the United States most often during the hours before and after school.  It is not a coincidence that children being hit by automobiles peaks in September.  September is the first month of a new school year.

The Safe Kids organization has some tips for Parents and Children walking to school:  Full Story

 
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If you are involved in an car accident in New Jersey, you must be prepared to act properly to avoid getting in trouble.

 

On occasion an insurance company will raise the Intoxication Defense (NJSA 34:15-7) to prevent an injured worker from receiving workers compensation benefits.

 

Most drivers in New Jersey are unaware of whether they have selected a Verbal Threshold or a No Threshold option on their insurance policy.

What is a Verbal Threshold or No Threshold? Verbal Threshold limits your right to sue if you are injured in an automobile accident. No Threshold provides that you have no limitation on your right to sue if you are injured in an automobile accident.

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