Bad Faith under N.J. law

In New Jersey, like in many other states, there are regulations and laws in place to protect consumers from bad faith practices by insurers. Policyholders and litigants who believe they have been treated unfairly by their insurance company have the right to seek legal...

Punitive Damages

Punitive damages are a type of compensation that can be awarded in civil cases. Punitive damages are designed to punish the defendant for their particularly egregious conduct and to deter similar conduct in the future. Punitive damages are only awarded in cases where...

Benefits under New Jersey Workers Compensation law.

If you are injured on the job you are entitled to coverage for all necessary and reasonable medical treatment related to the work injury or illness, including doctor visits, hospital stays, surgeries, prescription medications, physical therapy, and medical equipment....

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

When a driver is distracted, their attention is diverted away from the road, traffic signals, and other vehicles. Whether you are on your cell phone or eating behind the wheel, your ability to react quickly to changing road conditions or unexpected events is...

PTI-Pre Trial Intervention

Pretrial Intervention, or PTI as it is commonly called, is a diversionary program offered to certain eligible defendants who have been charged with a criminal offense. Instead of going through the traditional criminal court process, defendants can opt for PTI, which...

Falsifying/Altering Medical Records

Falsifying medical records is generally considered unethical and illegal in practically all jurisdictions, including New Jersey. It undermines the integrity of healthcare systems and can have serious consequences for both patients and healthcare professionals. Medical...

Mediation-A Practical Alternative

Lawsuit mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in which a neutral third party, known as a mediator, assists disputing parties in reaching a mutually acceptable resolution to their legal dispute. This process is commonly used in personal injury...

Leaving the scene of an accident

Leaving the scene of an accident without stopping and providing information is a serious offense in New Jersey, as it is in many other jurisdictions. In New Jersey, it is a legal requirement for drivers involved in an accident to stop immediately at the scene and...

Litigating Uber/Lyft Claims

Both Uber and Lyft are required to provide insurance coverage for their drivers. This coverage typically includes liability coverage, uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage, and contingent comprehensive and collision coverage. Rideshare drivers are required to have...

New Bad Faith Law In New Jersey

Earlier this year, Governor Phil Murphy signed into law Senate Bill 1559, now known as the New Jersey Insurance Fair Conduct Act (Act), that created a new statutory cause of action for bad faith in first-party insurance claims in the state of New Jersey. Prior to...

Preservation of Evidence

The preservation of evidence is a critical aspect of personal injury cases, and it's where the expertise of a personal injury attorney truly shines. These legal professionals play a pivotal role in ensuring that crucial evidence is safeguarded and properly documented,...

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