Tips on Contacting Your Insurance Company After an Accident
August 11, 2020
After you have been injured in a car accident, there are several steps that you will need take to ensure your rights are being protected. One of these is a call to your insurance company. There are some things that you should keep in mind after your accident so that everything is handled properly. Our attorneys at Birkhold & Maider, LLC will walk you through this process so that you are prepared for what you may face along the way. Notifying an Agent When somebody has been involved in a car accident, they will likely speak with their… read more
Who Can be Held Liable for a Fall Accident on a Construction Site?
August 8, 2020
Falls are one of the leading contributors to construction-related injuries, which are typically covered under workers’ compensation laws. However, depending on what caused the accident, it may be necessary to file a third-party lawsuit. The construction industry is one of the most dangerous industries in the U.S. and falls contribute to more deaths than any other causes. Many people believe that they will receive the help they deserve through workers’ compensation but sadly this is not always the case. There are limitations in certain circumstances, which means that a lawsuit may be absolutely necessary. Common Causes of Falls on… read more
Common Types of Construction Accidents in New Jersey
July 17, 2020
The state of New Jersey has continued to increase in population over the years, both for permanent residents and vacationers. This has led to an increase in construction projects, which not only provides local residents with new infrastructure, but also an increase in employment opportunities in the construction industry. While a career in the construction industry can provide you with good hours and benefits, there is some risk involved. Getting injured on the job in a construction site can feel overwhelming. You might wonder who will cover your medical bills and how you will be able to live without ongoing… read more
Handling the Aftermath of a Trucking Accident in New Jersey
July 10, 2020
New Jersey drivers have become used to sharing the freeways with commercial trucks, as many truck drivers use the local roads to travel the east coast. The New Jersey Turnpike has become a popular route, because of its ease of travel, allowing drivers to deliver shipments to many of the Northeastern states. But what happens when a driver collides with one of these massive vehicles? Tractor-Trailer Truck Accident on NJ Turnpike Residents of New Jersey might be familiar with the recent tractor-trailer accident that occurred earlier this year in Newark. Two tractor-trailer trucks impacted into one another, causing one… read more
How Does Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Work in New Jersey?
June 10, 2020
Personal Injury Protection, or PIP, is part of New Jersey’s “no-fault” insurance system. PIP coverage pays for an injured driver’s medical and living expenses after he or she is involved in an accident. PIP coverage is available to a driver regardless of who was at fault for the accident. It is critical for all drivers in New Jersey to understand how PIP coverage works in the state. What Does PIP Cover? PIP benefits cover three categories of expenses that an injured driver may incur: Medical costs, including hospital services, surgery, medication, physical and occupational rehabilitation, diagnostic services, and ambulatory servicesLost… read more
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