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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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What Are Your Options in NJ Auto Insurance?

When New Jersey drivers go to their local agent and/or go online to purchase car insurance, the options can be confusing and balancing the amount of coverage and options and paying for those options can often lead to poor decisions being made.  Many times a small increase in a insurance premium will provide much better coverage.  Let’s review some of those options.

The first decision that needs to be made is whether you want to select the “limitation on lawsuit” also known as the “verbal threshold”.  Selecting the “limitation on lawsuit” or “verbal threshold” will limit your right to sue another individual unless you have sustained a permanent injury based on objective evidence.   Full Story

Ford Explorers Subject Of Carbon Monoxide Investigation

Police Chief Brian Manley of the Austin Texas Police Department put carbon monoxide detectors in his officers’ Police vehicles after some officers became sick.  The Police Chief discovered that there were high levels of Carbon Monoxide which can be deadly in the vehicles. His decision to not use these vehicles sparked an investigation into Ford Explorers.

Ford Motor Company has recently announced that it is investigating incidents of carbon monoxide poisoning in Ford Explorer vehicles that are used by Police Department throughout the United States.   Full Story

Accutane Did Not Provide Adequate Warning

Three Appellate Court Judges in New Jersey reinstated cases against Hoffman-La Roche Inc. and Roche Laboratories Inc. stating that the drug maker’s warning on the adverse effects of the drug Accutane did not adequately warn that the acne drug caused inflammatory bowel disease. The drug companies did have a warning on the drug packaging which stated that Accutane was “associated” with inflammatory bowel disease but the Appellate Court held that the word “associated” wasn’t strong enough and the warning failed to warn that Accutane caused inflammatory bowel disease.  Full Story

Papaya Causes Illness Due To Salmonella

On June 26, 2017, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) notified the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about a Salmonella Kiambu cluster detected by PulseNet. All 47 cases have the same pattern by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE). Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) analysis was conducted on ten patient samples in the outbreak cluster, and all were highly related. The latter indicates that the patients were likely sickened by the same type of food.

MDH informed the FDA, CDC and state partners that several ill people shopped at the same Baltimore retail location and purchased papayas. Records and samples of green and yellow papaya were collected. On July 17, 2017, Maryland reported that three of ten samples had preliminarily tested positive for Salmonella. All positive samples were Caribeña brand yellow Maradol papayas from Mexico; none of the green papayas were positive. However, as noted above, Maradol papayas are green before they ripen and turn yellow, so consumers should not eat Caribeña brand papayas regardless of the color.  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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