AUTO INSURANCE IN NEW JERSEY: HOW MUCH PERSONAL INJURY PROTECTION (PIP) COVERAGE SHOULD I HAVE ON MY AUTO POLICY?

When Shopping For New Car Insurance I have been recently seeing a trend in auto insurance companies issuing auto policies with minimal personal injury protection (PIP) coverage. New Jersey is a “no fault” state, meaning that regardless of fault the injured person’s own auto insurance policy covers his own medical…
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PARSIPPANY INJURY ATTORNEY COMMENTS ON DISTRACTED DRIVING

Fatal auto accidents are on the rise across the country due to distracted drivers using cellphones. A recent report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows 17,775 traffic-related deaths during the first six months of 2016. This figure represents a 10.4% increase compared with the same time in 2015.…
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IF I AM INVOLVED IN AN AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT IN NEW JERSEY SHOULD I CONTACT THE POLICE?

The general rule of thumb is that whenever you are involved in an auto accident in New Jersey, you should contact the police so that the appropriate police report may be prepared. You don’t know how many times over my 29 years of practicing law that I’ve seen unreported accident…
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WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO HAVE A “VERBAL THRESHOLD” ON MY NEW JERSEY AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE POLICY?

The majority of New Jersey automobile policyholders have no idea what is meant by the term “verbal threshold.” In 1988, the New Jersey legislature enacted laws that directly impacted a New Jersey automobile policyholder’s right to sue for non-economic damages for injuries resulting from an auto accident.  The law defines…
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