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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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Tests find Asbestos in Crayons and Kid’s Play Crime Kit

(July 12, 2015). Asbestos even in small quantities can cause cancer and other lethal diseases. A non-profit organization, Asbestos Nation, conducted tests on crayons and children’s toys and found asbestos fibers in the following crayons and toys:

Crayons: Amscan Crayons by Amscan; Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse by Greenbrier International, Inc; Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Crayons, by MII Inc.; Saban’s Power Rangers Super Megaforce by Greenbrier International, Inc.

Crime Lab Kits: EduScience Deluxe Forensics Lab Kit, black fingerprint power, by Toys”R”Us; Inside Intelligence Secret Spy kit, white fingerprint powder by Buy-Rite.

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150 Million Dollar Verdict in Jeep Grand Cherokee Fire Case Could Save Your Life

(Independence Day, July 4, 2015). In June of 2013, Chrylser Auto Group agreed to repair over 1.5 million Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Liberty vehicles because the placement and design of the vehicle’s fuel tank could cause the vehicle to catch on fire. The recall was for Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles made between 1993 and 1998 and Jeep Liberty vehicles made between 2002 and 2007. In November of 2014, Deputy Administrator of the United States Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), David J. Friedman wrote the Chairman and CEO of the Chrysler Group, Sergio Marchionne urging Chrysler to more aggressively seek out vehicle owners affected by the recall of June 2013 as the fuel tanks in those vehicles may rupture if the vehicles are struck from behind leading to fires even in low to medium speed crashes. The letter from David Friedman from the NHTSA was prompted because Chrysler between June 2013 and October 2014 had only repaired 3 percent of the 1.5 million vehicles (only roughly 45,000 vehicles out of 1.5 million vehicles).

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A Beautiful Mind Mathematician John Nash, wife killed in New Jersey crash

(Monroe NJ, May 23, 2015) John Forbes Nash Jr, and his wife, Alicia Nash, of nearly 60 years was killed in a taxi cab crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. Nash was returning to his home in Princeton Junction (NJ) from a trip to Norway having landed at Newark Liberty Airport. Nash was in Norway to receive the Abel Prize for mathematics from King Harald V. Nash received the award along with colleague Louis Nirenberg for his work on nonlinear partial differential equations. Nash, a mathematician at Princeton University, is known for his work on game theory and his struggle with paranoid schizophrenia, depicted in the 2001 film, A Beautiful Mind, starring Russell Crowe.

Nash’s death may focus attention on the use of seat belts by passengers and the lack of seatbelts in some taxi and limousines. Nash’s death comes on the heels of the death of 60 Minutes long term correspondent Bob Simon who died in a Limousine accident in February (2015) in New York City. Both Nash, his wife Alicia Nash, and Bob Simon were unrestrained passengers.  Full Story

Injury After Dinner with Co-Workers While Out of Town Found Compensable.

An employee who was killed as a result of an automobile accident after a night out while he was working away from home was held to be in the course of his employment. In the case of Angela Ann Cavalcante versus Lockheed Electronics Company,85 N.J. Super. 320 (1964), the Workers Compensation Court applied a “reasonable” standard in its analysis of the facts to determine that the case was compensable because it was reasonable for an employee working temporarily out of state to seek some relaxation with colleagues after working irregular hours for several days.  Full Story


Injury Articles

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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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