People are asking, "Is New Jersey Transit liable for negligence for the train accident at the Hoboken train station?"
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You may be surprised to learn that the insurance company of an at-fault driver does not have to pay for medical bills for injuries he caused.
Firstly, the originally-scheduled trial date will usually be rescheduled several times, which can be frustrating for both sides. However, eventually the case does proceed to trial.
Personal injury cases in this state are almost always handled as follows: The plaintiff (injured person) retains an experienced personal injury attorney who handles the case on a contingency fee basis (the attorney will only receive a percentage of the money recovered after winning or settling the case). The defendant is the person/company who caused the injury. The defendant's insurance company hires an experienced defense attorney who handles the case on an hourly fee basis, with the hourly fee being paid by the insurance company, not the defendant himself. The defendant's insurance company also pays for all damages and other expenses. The defendant himself pays nothing.
If a dog has bitten you or someone you know, it is important to familiarize yourself with the law in New Jersey on dog bite liability. Keep reading to find out more!