A car accident happens in an instant and is over in a second. Despite this, if your accident was serious, the impact of the injuries you may suffer can last months, years or even a lifetime. The financial consequences can quickly add insult to injury by stacking medical bills onto the pile at a time when you might not even be able to work.
At Team Law, our experienced car accident lawyers are here to help crash victims in Plainfield, NJ understand their legal right to compensation. We take the time to explore all potential options with our clients—and we work tirelessly to get results in the form of monetary compensation.
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In our more than 60 years of collective legal experience, we have recovered more than $650 million for accident victims in Plainfield and across New Jersey. Our respected lawyers have been recognized both at the state and national level for our excellent legal advocacy.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a car accident, our injury lawyers have what it takes to get justice. We know that proceeds from your car insurance policy are often just a drop in the bucket toward the full cost of your injuries. Our lawyers work to identify every possible source of compensation and then we fight to make sure you get the highest possible award. To learn more, call our contact our office for a free consultation today.
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All drivers are required to carry car insurance that provides certain minimum coverage in New Jersey. This is because New Jersey is a “no-fault” state, meaning that drivers make a claim with their own insurance company before pursuing any other means of getting compensation.
This law was developed because car accidents can happen to anyone—and are almost never intentional. Common causes of car accidents in New Jersey include:
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Although fault is not a critical factor in recovering compensation from your own insurance company, establishing fault is necessary for pursuing other forms of compensation. Some causes of car accidents are obvious. In other cases, we will investigate to get evidence about the cause of your accident by:
The talented injury lawyers at Team Law are ready to put their decades of experience to work for you and your family. We understand how important it is to protect your financial security—while you focus on your physical recovery. For more specific information about how we can help, call our office today.
Damages is the term given to the harm you have suffered in a car accident. At Team Law, we will work closely with you and your family to understand the full extent of the damages you have suffered. We advocate for a compensation award that accounts for all current and future expenses, such as:
While every damage award is different, the more serious your injuries are, the higher your compensation package will likely be.
Most accident victims are uncertain about how to proceed to protect their legal rights. They often assume that New Jersey’s no-fault law prevents them from recovering compensation from the at-fault driver. At Team Law, our experienced Plainfield car accident lawyers are here to help.
We work on a contingency basis because getting justice after a car accident shouldn’t be about whether you have the financial resources to hire a good lawyer. That means our lawyers only collect attorneys’ fees if we win compensation in your case. To learn more about your legal right to compensation after a car accident, call or contact our office online today.
Plainfield, originally Plainfield Township, was originally a part of Essex County, New Jersey. In 1857, it became a part of the newly formed Union County—which today is nicknamed “The Queen City”. Plainfield has one of the higher population densities in Union County, with about 8,270 residents per square mile. Plainfield’s total landmass is only about 6.023 square miles.
Although Plainfield is located close to New York City, it has historically had a strong industrial presence of its own, providing employment to area residents. Today, Plainfield is undergoing a revitalization effort as part of the Urban Enterprise Zone program developed by the New Jersey legislature.
While there is a presumption that rear-end car accidents are caused by the car in the rear, that presumption can be overcome with evidence. While some rear-end car accidents are caused by tailgating or the rear driver’s failure to pay attention to the road, others are not so simple. Rear-end accidents can be caused by the driver in front stopping suddenly or unexpectedly—or even by some type of malfunction in the vehicle itself. Our lawyers are here to evaluate the facts and identify the cause, even if you were the driver in the rear.
It never hurts to consult a lawyer about your rights. Some signs that you should speak with a lawyer include:
– Your insurance company is giving you a difficult time about your claim, whether by delaying payment or requesting additional information,
– Your insurance coverage is insufficient to cover your medical bills and cost of living while you are out of work,
– Your injuries are serious, and you are facing a long recovery period,
– Your injuries may be permanent and impact your life forever.
Your first meeting with our lawyers is completely free. The consultation allows you to tell us what happened so that we can help you determine whether you have a case for compensation. We can help you by negotiating with your insurance company and understanding whether you might have a claim against the at-fault driver’s insurance company—or even in the courtroom.
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