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What Are Common Types of Eye Injuries From Car Accidents?

Your eyes are one of the most exposed and sensitive body parts.  Eye injuries are not only painful but also expensive, can be permanently debilitating, and are commonly caused in a car accident. Almost any type of trauma in an accident can cause an eye injury because there is essentially no protection for the eyes.  Your eyes could be injured by impact against the steering wheel or airbag, debris flying through the car, or even broken glass.  These events can[…] Read More

Can I Sue for PTSD From a Car Accident?

The American Psychiatric Association has recognized post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a diagnosable mental health condition for decades. Caused by exposure to sudden or prolonged trauma, PTSD can lead to several symptoms ranging in intensity from mild to severe. It is not unusual for drivers or passengers to exhibit signs of PTSD after a car accident. However, can they sue for damages related to their PTSD? The short answer is yes, but whether or not you succeed depends on key[…] Read More

Does PIP Insurance Cover Passengers in New Jersey?

Knowing the state laws is very important when you get into a car accident. Each state has a “no-fault” or an “at-fault” insurance law, which governs how those involved in a car accident can receive compensation for their property damages and medical costs. In an at-fault state, the driver’s insurance company that caused the crash is liable to pay the costs of the accident; being sued is also possible. A no-fault state and personal injury protection (PIP) insurance allows drivers[…] Read More