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....

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...

Beware the Statute of Limitations

In the realm of legal matters, time is not just a fleeting concept but a critical factor that can make or break a case. The statute of limitations varies depending on the nature of the claim and jurisdiction. It is crucial not to delay if you think you may have a a...

Negotiating a Settlement

When you find yourself facing the aftermath of an accident or injury, dealing with insurance companies can be an arduous and overwhelming task. Insurance adjusters are trained to minimize payouts and protect the interests of their company, often offering settlements...

Distracted Driving-Recklessness

Mark C. Dewland P.C. There is little doubt in anyone’s mind that distracted driving is becoming more and more prevalent. Far too many auto accidents show no evidence of braking, no skid marks or a sudden stop in traffic—all strong indicators of texting, talking on a...

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