Category Archives: Car Accident

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What You Need to Know About New Jersey Uninsured Motorist Coverage

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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Is There an Increased Risk for Car Accidents During the Holiday Season?

Your chances of getting into a car accident increase during certain periods of time during the day, the week, and the year. Driving during periods of heavy road congestion (rush hour), inclement weather, or late-night hours can result in a serious car accident. Drunk driving adds to these risks during the holidays. In fact, the holiday season is one of the most dangerous times of the year to drive. Why Do Car Accidents Increase During the Holiday Period? There are more people on the road traveling to visit family and friends for holiday celebrations. Holiday parties and gatherings also result in a sharp increase in drunk drivers. Fatalities resulting from accidents with alcohol-impaired drivers have become extremely predictable between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. More than 40 percent of the car accident fatalities on Christmas and New Year’s involved alcohol, according to the U.S. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and…
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Delayed Symptoms After a Car Accident

Learn to Recognize These Delayed Symptoms after a Car Accident Immediately after a car accident, you may feel shaken, confused, and scared. After all, a car accident is scary. Some individuals may feel relieved to have escaped relatively uninjured. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Even if you do not believe you suffered an injury, the adrenaline from the accident may mask the signs and symptoms of a serious injury. Learning to recognize these signs and symptoms is the key to receiving prompt medical attention. The Mayo Clinic lists symptoms of commonly delayed injuries. If you recognize these symptoms after a car accident, seek medical help immediately. Some of these injuries could be life-threatening if not treated quickly. A concussion is a milder form of brain injury. When the brain suffers an injury, it can begin to swell. Evidence of this inflammation may take hours before becoming fully apparent….
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