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Injury Taxes: Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable?

When you are involved in a personal injury settlement, taxes are probably the last thing on your mind. However, it is vitally important that you understand the tax implications of receiving any type of personal injury settlement. You do not want to spend so much of your money that you can no longer pay the taxes on it. Determining which

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What are Common Back Injuries From Car Accident?

Many people walk through the doors of The Law Offices of Sadaka Associates with the same question: is it possible to seek reparations for injuries after a road accident? Though we often take it for granted, vehicular accidents are a leading cause of death and injury in New York, New Jersey, and the surrounding areas. Approximately 137,000 people visit a

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What Is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury in New Jersey?

Accidents can happen to anyone at any time and place. While you can avoid a car, train, or slip-and-fall accident by being cautious, they can sometimes occur due to another person’s carelessness. When physical injuries happen at the expense of negligence, the victim often wants justice for their inconvenience, which leads to pursuing legal action or a personal injury lawsuit.

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What Are Common Back Injuries From a Car Accident?

Experiencing back pain and injuries after an accident is common. Though you can resolve some of these injuries with rest, other injuries can cause more severe discomfort, resulting in an inability to perform your day-to-day activities. This post will explore the common back injuries you can experience from a car accident, possible treatments, and how we at the Law Offices

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Background on: No-Fault Auto Insurance

No one wants to be involved in an accident. However, as much as you try to avoid them, chances are you will probably be involved in at least one accident during your lifetime. Fortunately, your insurance policy will help you bear the financial responsibility for the injuries you suffer. One example of such a policy is the no-fault auto insurance.

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Motorcycle Accident Without a Helmet: Can You File a Claim in NJ?

While motorcycles do provide riders with plenty of enjoyment and freedom, they also come with a higher level of risk. Their relatively small size means that they are no match for most of the other vehicles on the road. This significantly high risk is why helmets are such a necessity. While wearing a helmet can go a long way in

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The Most Common Workplace Injuries

Work is the most common place people are injured. The public needs to know that they may have options outside of worker’s compensation. Although you may not be able to sue your employer directly, there maybe a “3rd party” claim available to you. Whether the injury is from a failure of safety equipment or from constant repetitive tasks like carpel

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What Is a No-Fault Accident? How to Tell If It Is One?

No-fault is a type of insurance Though we spend our lives trying to avoid accidents, chances are you have either been involved in one or will be involved in one. Research shows that, on average, Americans are involved in four car accidents in their lifetime. Given the high likelihood of their occurrence, knowing what to do will go a long

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Is It Legal to Ride in the Bed of a Truck in New Jersey?

You arrive for your first day at work, eager to start. Then your boss loads you and your colleagues onto the back of his truck to drive you to the job site. Is this even legal? What happens if you get injured? The short answer is that if you’re in New Jersey, it is legal to ride in the bed

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What To Do If You Crash Your Bike?

Many New Jersey residents prefer using bicycles as a form of exercise, leisure, and transport. However, regardless of the safety precautions you take, there is always a likelihood of being involved in an accident. Though no one gets on a bike expecting to get in an accident, knowing the steps to take should you be involved in one is essential

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Which Pedestrians Are Most at Risk for an Accident?

The pedestrians most at risk are adults aged 65 years and older. They accounted for about 17% of the U.S pedestrian deaths in 2021. Other pedestrian groups like children 14 below & impaired people are also high-risk, especially in urban areas. When you’re traveling on a roadway, either as a motorist or pedestrian, it’s important to be aware of all

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What is a No-Contact Motorcycle Accident?

When most people think of motor vehicle accidents, they think of collisions between two cars. One car makes an error in judgment and hits another car, but that is not the only way an accident can occur, especially when you are on a motorcycle. When careless driving puts bikers at risk and causes you to crash your motorcycle, this is

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What Happens When Someone You Love Is Involved In A Fatal Motorcycle Accident

Losing a loved one in a fatal motorcycle accident is a traumatic experience that nobody ever wants to experience.  Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents are one of the most common types of accidents and be fatal. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorcyclists are 27 times more likely to die in an accident than passengers in a car. Motorcyclists don’t

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What To Do When You’re Involved In A Speed Boat Accident 

Speed boat accidents involve the captain, the boat, and the passengers. The captain/owner is required to report accidents that occur while operating a boat.  So when you are involved in a boating accident and crash into another ship or object, what do you do now? And if you are a passenger on a boat that is involved in an accident

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What’s The Risk Of Getting Hit By A Car While Biking?

Bicycling is a great way to get in shape and stay healthy, save on gas money, and help the environment by reducing pollution. But distracted and aggressive drivers make biking a dangerous sport, especially on a busy road. The good news is that severe bike accidents are decreasing due to bike groups advocating for betting infrastructure.  Unfortunately, there’s still a

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