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Are You Ready for the New Jersey Motorcycle Season?

Posted on March 26, 2020 by Donald G. Targan & Associates
Traffic Accident Between A Car And A Motorcycle

New Jersey winters are hard on motorcyclists and their bikes. It forces riders to pine away for sunny riding days, and it forces their bikes into the garage for months. That’s not good for a rider or their bike. As we enter March, warmer weather is on the horizon. This means that motorcycle season is finally upon us. While this fact is sure to excite avid bikers, a word of caution is also advised. New Jersey’s track record with motorcycle fatalities has been spotty as of late. In 2017, the state saw an alarming increase in motorcycle-related deaths. Fortunately, 2018 saw a reverse in this trend, but motorcyclists still belong to the most vulnerable group of roadway motorists. For this reason, New Jersey bikers should take extra precautions when prepping to get back on the road this spring. Preparing for Motorcycle Season in New Jersey Having gone months without a…
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What You Need to Know About New Jersey Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Posted on February 28, 2020 by Donald G. Targan & Associates
Two Drivers Arguing Over Damage To Cars After Accident

Car accidents often leave victims with damaged vehicles, injuries, and legal worries. The only thing that can make a car accident worse is an uninsured driver. Fortunately, New Jersey uninsured motorist coverage can help you in the following scenarios: A car accident caused by an uninsured or underinsured driver A car accident caused by the driver of a stolen car A car accident caused by a hit-and-run driver A car accident caused by a driver with no bodily injury liability coverage Any of these situations makes filing a claim with your insurance company complicated. If you have been in a car accident, contact an Atlantic City lawyer to discuss your options. Requirements for Car Insurance in New Jersey Like all states, New Jersey requires that drivers purchase some form of car insurance policy. At a minimum, drivers must carry the “Basic Policy.” Basic Policy This policy provides drivers with Personal…
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Could a New Law Help New Jersey Survivors of Child Abuse Sue Their Abusers?

Posted on January 30, 2020 by Donald G. Targan & Associates
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Survivors of child abuse in New Jersey now have more time to file claims against their abusers. This year, S477 will go into effect. This law extends the statute of limitations in civil actions for sexual abuse claims. This law came after a shocking report exposed more than 100 New Jersey priests who were accused of sex abuse in the state. New Jersey is the 11th state to pass this type of statute of limitations bill. How will this new law protect child abuse survivors? How long do abuse survivors now have to file a lawsuit? How can you file a child sex abuse lawsuit in New Jersey? What Is a Statute of Limitations? A statute of limitations is the amount of time a person has to file a lawsuit against a negligent or abusive party. In civil claims, the amount of time an abuse survivor has to file a…
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