Injured Passengers

Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Benefits with Uber and Lyft

If you are an Uber or Lyft driver that is involved in an auto accident in New Jersey, or if you were a passenger or a pedestrian that was injured by a ridesharing vehicle, you might be wondering who is responsible for covering your medical expenses.   Under New Jersey’s No Fault insurance law, each driver and passenger, in general, is responsible for paying their own medical bills, regardless of [...]

Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Benefits with Uber and Lyft2023-05-09T13:26:47-07:00

Am I Legally Entitled to Bring a Law Suit?

New Jersey’s Verbal Threshold: Can You Sue for Injuries After a Car Accident in New Jersey? Pursuant to New Jersey’s Automobile Insurance Cost Reduction Act (AICRA), those purchasing car insurance policies have the option of choosing between the No Limitation on Lawsuit (also known as Zero Threshold) and the Limitation on Lawsuit (also known as Verbal Threshold) policies.  The difference between the two is extremely significant: The No Limitation [...]

Am I Legally Entitled to Bring a Law Suit?2023-05-09T13:26:48-07:00

Who Is Responsible for a Pedestrian’s Medical Bills After an Auto Accident In New Jersey?

If you are a pedestrian who was struck by a car or truck in New Jersey, you might be wondering who is responsible for paying for your medical bills.  Many pedestrians who survive motor vehicle accidents are seriously injured and require extensive medical treatment. If You Have Your Own Auto Policy During A Pedestrian Injury in New Jersey If you have your own auto insurance policy, your medical bills [...]

Who Is Responsible for a Pedestrian’s Medical Bills After an Auto Accident In New Jersey?2023-05-09T13:26:49-07:00

What Happens When You Are Involved in an Auto Accident with an Uninsured Driver?

Under New Jersey law, all persons who own a car, truck, or SUV registered in the State of New Jersey must have auto insurance coverage.  If the driver of a motor vehicle does not own their own car, but drives a family member’s automobile, they must be covered under the relative’s auto insurance policy.  In the event a driver covered by an automobile insurance policy causes an automobile accident [...]

What Happens When You Are Involved in an Auto Accident with an Uninsured Driver?2023-05-09T13:26:50-07:00

Uber and Lyft Ridesharing Insurance Coverage in New Jersey

Auto Accidents in Uber or Lyft in New Jersey Uber, Lyft, and other ridesharing services allow you to use a mobile app to connect you with a driver in minutes.  Ridesharing drivers, who typically have other jobs and use these services to supplement their income, are able to work their own hours and use their own vehicles to transport customers.  Although these services are convenient and often times cost [...]

Uber and Lyft Ridesharing Insurance Coverage in New Jersey2023-05-09T13:26:51-07:00

Passengers Injured in Car Accident: Who Pays My Medical Bills?

Medical Bills for Passengers in Car Accidents in New Jersey New Jersey passengers injured in auto accidents are often confused about which car insurance company is required to pay for their medical bills.  Generally, as a passenger involved in a car accident in New Jersey, your medical bills will be covered by your own auto insurance company (if you have one) or that of a relative with which you [...]

Passengers Injured in Car Accident: Who Pays My Medical Bills?2023-08-28T12:37:20-07:00

PIP Coverage in New Jersey: What is Covered?

Auto Insurance After an Accident in New Jersey Most people do not spend much time thinking about their automobile insurance policy.  In fact, if you are lucky, you may never use your car insurance at all.  Some people, however, find out the hard way that you may find yourself reliant on your auto insurance policy even when you are not at fault for an accident or even if you [...]

PIP Coverage in New Jersey: What is Covered?2023-05-09T13:26:53-07:00
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