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The Person Who Hit Me Lied on His Car Insurance Application. Now What?

When a named insured lies in an application for insurance coverage, the insurer may have the right to throw out the policy. However, this does not mean there is no coverage for innocent third parties. In fact, … >

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Do Red Decals Reduce Teen Accidents?

New Jersey enacted what is commonly known as Kyleigh's Law.  Kyleigh's Law requires that a driver under the age of 21, who holds a permit or probationary license, display a pair of Graduate Driver License … >

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What Happens If You File for Bankruptcy?

If you have a car accident case and file for bankruptcy, there are some important factors that you should consider. When you file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, everything you own, including your car accident case, … >

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Defendant to Pay Millions More in Damages for Failure to Change Tire

In an unpublished opinion, Ceasar, et. al. v. Flemington Car and Truck Country, et. al., the Appellate Division upheld the award of $3 million in punitive damages, in addition to $2 million in compensatory dama… >

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Two for the Price of One

You could call it bad luck.  You could call it being in the wrong place at the wrong time – twice.  Whatever you call it, if you are injured in two distinct accidents, you may be able to consoli… >

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Avoiding Unintended Consequences: The Civil Reservation of Rights in Traffic Court

When someone is injured in an auto accident, one or both of the drivers may be issued a summons by a responding police officer for a violation of traffic laws.  A guilty plea by a driver could have a signi… >

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3 Things to Remember If You Have Been involved in a Car Accident

Most people have been or will be involved in a car accident in their lifetime. Although it is not something to look forward to, it is something that we can prepare for when the inevitable happens.  Here ar… >

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“Abuse and Neglect” Finding Justified Where Parent Allows Child to Ride with Drunk Driver

Allowing your child to be driven by a person who appears intoxicated is enough for a court to find ‘abuse and neglect,” even if the driver is the child’s other parent. In New Jersey Div. of Ch… >