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The Frequency of Punitive Damages in New Jersey Cases

Punitive Damages Are Rare in New Jersey Cases New Jersey law allows you to receive punitive damages of up to five times your compensatory damages or $350,000, whichever is greater. However, you should know that these damages being manda...

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Who is responsible to pay for damage to my car after an accident?

Car Accident Damage Most insurance policies in New Jersey contain coverage for property damage to other vehicles. If your vehicle is damaged in an accident, the responsible driver’s insurance company should pay for the cost to repair you...

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Trial Moves Forward in Child Arrow Injury Case

A New Jersey court has allowed a punitive damages claim against a national sporting goods chain to go to trial in an arrow injury case. According to documents filed with the court, the defendant, Dick's Sporting Goods, sold a metal-tip...

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Can I rent a car if my car is damaged or totaled after an accident?

Following a motor vehicle accident, your car or truck may be damaged or totaled. However, you still need access to a vehicle while your car or truck is being repaired or replaced. Renting a car may be your only option. Reimbursement for the...

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What happens if a drunk driver injures me in an accident?

When a drunk driver causes an accident, the fact that the driver is drunk might be significant. The first question is whether the intoxication was a factor in the way that an accident happened. If not, your claim will be no different than a...

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What are punitive damages and what’s the highest amount of compensation awarded in New Jersey?

Punitive damages are damages which are intended to deter a wrongdoer and others from engaging in similar wrongful conduct in the future. They are given to a plaintiff over and above the amount that will compensate them for their loss. Punit...

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