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.
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.
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).
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).
- Temporary Disability Benefits end when the injured worker returns to work or the injured worker reaches medical maximum improvement (commonly referred to as MMI).
- A Voluntary Tender provides an injured Worker with permanent disability benefits prior to a formal award or settlement in a Workers Compensation case.
- How many days do you have to be out of work before receiving Workers Compensation benefits.
If your friend recently had a baby, you may want to consider getting them a more practical gift, a TV Safety Strap. A safety strap can prevent a television from falling over and injuring a child. Every two weeks, on average, a child is injured and dies from an unsecured TV tipping over. Forty two percent (42%) of the injuries caused by TVs are in the bedroom and Twenty one percent (21%) are in the living/family room to children younger than 5 years old.
The New Jersey Tort Claims Act states that, as a general rule, a public entity is not liable for an injury, caused by the public entity or any of its employees. This general rule dates back to an English law from over a hundred years ago. The New Jersey Legislature modified the law to allow state entities like NJ Transit to be held liable for negligence but you must comply with strict requirements before you can sue NJ Transit. If you fail to comply with those requirements NJ Transit will move to dismiss your claim. Full Story
(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.
(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).
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.Read more ...