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If I Am a Passenger in a Car Accident, Can I Recover Compensation?

There are thousands of injury-related car accidents in New Jersey every year. In 2019, there were 59,850 according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. Many of the people hurt in these accidents were passengers who were just along for the ride. They did not contribute to the crash but may have suffered severe injuries and damages due to the accident. If the passenger in a car accident does not take the right steps, it may prove difficult to recover compensation for these losses. In this situation, the Atlantic City car accident attorney at Donald G. Targan & Associates has helped the injured across New Jersey. Since 1969, our firm has fought for those injured by the negligence of others. Passengers who sustained an injury in an auto accident have options to help recover fair compensation for their injuries. What Should a Passenger in a Car Accident Do? This type of…
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Are You Ready for the New Jersey Motorcycle Season?

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

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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