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Each year nearly 2 million Americans are injured in automobile accidents. Not every car accident involving death, injury or property damage results in a claim or lawsuit. Not every accident should result in a claim. How do you know when to retain an attorney and make a claim and when not to make one? Read More >

New Jersey Auto Accident Insurance Claims
New Jersey is one of only two states in the nation to use the Personal Injury Protection system, or PIP, which guides the handling of auto-accident-claims in the state. Read More >

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Modern 3D animation techniques are becoming more and more essential to the process of car accident reconstruction for the unprecedented level of detail they enable juries to see. An attorney can choose the precise angle to recreate the scene and demonstrate effectively how and why it occurred the way that it did. Read More >

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If you've been injured in a car accident in New Jersey, it's important that you speak with an automobile accident attorney who has experience in dealing with insurance companies. Statistics show that retaining a skilled car accident lawyer is proven to greatly enhance one's chance of successfully making a claim. Read More >

New Jersey Auto Accident Insurance Claims
If a family member were to be unfortunately injured in a car accident, you may be entitled to make what is called a “Loss of Consortium” claim. Read More >

New Jersey Auto Accident Insurance Claims
Bad weather such as snow or rain can make conditions more hazardous to drivers. Black ice alone causes more than 250,000 crashes per year. Black ice occurs when the Air temperature is colder than the ground and there is precipitation present. It is invisible and causes unsuspecting drivers to lose control. Read More >
    A Family Member Has Been Injured in an Auto Accident
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        If a family member were to be unfortunately injured in a car accident, the effects of their injury can be expressed legally in several different ways. They could potentially make a claim on the basis of several reasons, including lost wages, lost earning capacity, the cost of medical expenses, and even punitive damages. But, for their spouse, who may not have been physically hurt but has been directly affected by the accident, they are entitled to make what is called a “Loss of Consortium” claim.
Loss of Consortium Claims in New Jersey
For anyone who has seen a loved one recover from an injury, it can be a harrowing process not least due to the emotional difficulties in seeing them hurt. People do not live in cocoons, we are generally social animals who strive for companionship, friendship, and contact with others. When someone else in your family is affected by something, indirectly so are you. If interacting with that person in a certain way was part of your daily, weekly, monthly routine, and you are now no longer able to do so because of an injury or a medical procedure they underwent, your life can be greatly disrupted.
Loved One's Loss Impact on Others
Anytime someone is hurt, there may be consequences which affect not just to the injured. Loved ones are also impacted when a member of their family cannot function as they previously could. It’s possible a husband or a wife can feel a loss of intimacy due to the other’s injuries. A loss of companionship can have dramatic reverberations which can be difficult for some to understand. That’s why the law in New Jersey has instituted “Loss of Consortium” claims specifically to address these issues. When a loved one is hurt, their spouse could be entitled to file a “Loss of Consortium” claim to receive compensation for the losses felt by another’s injury.
Loss of Consortium Claims for Same-Sex Couples
While New Jersey recently implemented Civil Unions for same-sex couples, it hasn’t been tested in the courts as to whether they would be eligible for “Loss of Consortium” claims. But, it is our prevailing view due to the Equality of Opportunities Act that they would certainly be covered and we would fight for any clients who were denied such a claim.

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Personal Injury Attorney Maple Shade New Jersey10 Things You Should Know Before Filing an Injury Claim
Being hurt can be a frustrating experience. But, it’s good to remember that there is an outlet built into the legal system for people like you. All potential clients should be aware of the following information before they go to file their claim. Read on>
Length of a Personal Injury SettlementHow Long Will it Take to Settle my Personal Injury Claim?
The length of time it takes for an injured person to settle their claim can vary greatly depending on the circumstances. But, there is a point at which all cases should wait until reaching a settlement. Read on>
Length of a Personal Injury SettlementContingency Fees For Personal Injury Lawyers Explained
There are several different ways in which attorneys bill their clients, but New Jersey law stipulates that personal injury lawyers may handle cases on a contingency fee basis. An attorney can assist an injured victim, regardless of their economic circumstances. Read on>
Length of a Personal Injury SettlementTop 5 Arguments Defense Lawyers Use in Injury Cases
Defense lawyers for injury cases have certain arguments they commonly use against plaintiffs. Before you file your case, it’s important to know what they will most likely say to avoid having their clients be found liable for your injury. Read on>
Length of a Personal Injury SettlementWho Will Pay For my Medical Treatment During My Case?
You will likely still be receiving treatment while your case is ongoing. Prior to having the other party found as being “at-fault” for your injuries, hospitals and doctors nonetheless are going to want to get paid. How exactly do you get your treatment paid for? Read on>
Length of a Personal Injury SettlementA Guide to New Jersey Personal Injury Protection Benefits
New Jersey is a no fault state. That means that if you are involved in an automobile accident, your own automobile insurance company will pay for your medical bills. Personal Injury Protection Benefits allow victims to make a claim for injuries. Read on>


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