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How Does New Jersey’s No-Fault Insurance Law Limit My Right to Sue?

New Jersey is a hybrid no-fault state for automobile insurance, giving motorists the option of choosing less expensive no-fault insurance with only a limited right to sue or more expensive insurance with full rights to personal injury compensation. You must decide between: Basic policy — This no-fault plan requires you to carry a minimum of Read More

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Recent Rash of New Jersey Motorcycle Fatalities Highlights Dangers

Over the last 10 years for which statistics are complete, annual motorcyclist deaths in New Jersey have averaged 74 per year. Fatalities spike during the summer months, when good weather invites more riders onto the roadways. Six reported crashes last June illustrate the danger to riders: June 4 — A man was killed in Bridgewater, Read More

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Can the Textalyzer Cut Down on Distracted Driving in New Jersey?

  New Jersey law prohibits the use of a hand-held wireless communication device for talking or texting while driving. However, anyone who spends time in traffic in the Garden State knows that a significant portion of the motoring public ignores that law. This creates a great safety concern, since tests have shown that texting takes Read More

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Can Changes to Commercial Truck Designs Eliminate Deadly Side Underride Crashes?

Crashes involving large commercial trucks are notoriously dangerous, but the deadliest type of crash may be preventable, if the industry will agree to modifications to trailer designs. The type of crash targeted is a side underride collision, where a passenger car passes under the belly of the trailer, making its bumper and crumple zones useless Read More

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Do You Know What to Do If Your Car Catches Fire?

The August 2016 death of a New Jersey man traveling on a Vermont interstate should stand as a horrific warning that cars can catch fire after an accident. Alexander Romanow, of Brick, died after his 2006 Chevy Tahoe veered into a median, struck several trees, and burst into flames. Passenger Jane Romanow survived, but Alexander, Read More

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How to Avoid Accidents on the Shoulder of the Road

Pedestrian deaths on interstate highways range from 9.4 percent to 12 percent of all pedestrian traffic deaths annually, according to the AAA Foundation. The reasons why these people were walking on the highway vary and in many cases are unclear, but it seems that nearly one-third are “unintended” pedestrians who had been involved in a Read More

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Is it Legal to Wear Earbuds While Driving in New Jersey?

We see many headlines about how New Jersey lawmakers are trying to combat distracted driving in the Garden State. Although most of the proposals are useful in theory, they raise questions about enforceability and how necessary and effective the measures would be. This discussion has many residents confused about the legality of behaviors they have Read More

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What Happens When You’re Seriously Injured by an Uninsured Driver?

New Jersey insurance law can be a bit confusing, because even though drivers are required to have insurance, they are not required to have liability insurance. That means drivers are required to protect themselves in the event of an accident, but not the people they harm. Drivers can opt for a low-cost, Basic Policy, which Read More

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When Must Traffic Stop for a Pedestrian in New Jersey?

It’s been several years since New Jersey changed its pedestrian safety laws, and yet pedestrian accidents continue to plague the Garden State. The problem of pedestrian fatalities is particularly urgent in New Jersey, where in 2014, 31 percent of all traffic fatalities were pedestrians, as opposed to the national average of 14 percent. Part of Read More

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What Are the Requirements of the NJ Child Car Seat Law?

One year after New Jersey implemented one of the strictest car seat laws in the country, many motorists still are unsure what the regulation entails. One problem is that parents with growing children don’t know when the rules change based on the child’s age, height, and weight. Fines for improperly transporting a child range from Read More

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VERDICTS & SETTLEMENTS
  • $7,900,000

    Recovery on behalf of the 16-year-old girl injured by electrical malfunction

  • $8,000,000

    Jury verdict in a catastrophic injury case

  • $1,100,000

    Settlement for a fractured arm in Passaic County

  • $4,775,000

    Settlement for a woman in Bergen County injured in a trucking accident

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    By Teresa R Perez - January, 2018

    I have had a great experience thus far. The personal injury process is stressful and they have been helpful and courteous in getting me the right referrals. I was injured while visiting NJ and live in another state, my case is not an easy one but they are working diligently to help. I appreciate the personalized attention and highly recommend this firm.

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    By Miriam Smith-Leone - December, 2017

    The law office was great with my back and neck injury. They directed me to the right doctors and got me a huge settlement. Being a single mom, it help pay off all my debt and bills. Me and my kids can have a bill free christmas, with plenty of food and happiness, stress free. They are the best ever and I would highly recommend them to anyone rich or poor, who has been in an accident and need legal help...

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    By L C - October, 2017

    After the misfortune of suffering an injury, I had the good fortune to choose Seigel Law to represent me. During my initial meeting with Jan Seigel, I found him to be extremely confident and reassuring---he totally put me at ease. I was represented by Mark Mc Bratney---an EXCELLENT attorney. He was supportive and professional through the entire process, and provided an excellent outcome for my case.

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    By Liliana Paredes - October, 2017

    Honest, trustworthy and very straight forward. In unvarnished truth Jonas Siegel will tell you exactly where you stand and what direction you should go. Jonas has tenacity coupled with a degree of tenderness, but never losing site of the end goal, which is to protect, defend and have the best outcome for his clients. I defenetly recoment this law firm. Thanks for helping me out in my case.

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    By Oren Goldshmidt - September, 2017

    I'd like to thank everyone at segal law for the amazing experience they provided me. From the moment I stepped in to the end of the case , segal and his team delivered exactly what they promised. I couldn't have received any better treatment from a law firm. Any concerns, questions or problems I had were addressed and dealt with accordingly...

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What we offer our clients


Knowledge

Personal injury and medical knowledge

Our knowledgeable team of personal injury lawyers includes a medical doctor who advises on complex medical topics

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One-on-one attorney attention

By maintaining a limited number of cases, our attorneys can provide personalized attention to each client we serve

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Results-oriented strategies

Our lawyers have won numerous high verdicts and settlements, many in the high six- and seven-figure range, for our injured clients

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Trial experience

Every trial attorney in our firm is a certified trial attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court

Communication

Communication as a priority

We understand how important communication is to a successful attorney-client relationship, we return calls within 24 hours

Community

Community involvement

Our lawyers and staff are active in community outreach and community service programs

Testimonials
  • "The lawyers at Seigel Law know how to get you the results you want. Jan Seigel and His team returned every one of my phone calls, listened to me and worked with me to a desirable outcome. Seigel Law definitely goes above and beyond to protect the injured." - B.M.

  • "After my car accident, my life turned into a disaster. Dealing with everything became impossible. Jan Seigel and his people helped me with every aspect of my injuries and the insurance companies so I could focus on healing. They helped me through everything and they got me what I was due." - M.P.

  • "I found the personnel to be very efficient, and work very quickly. I'm happy that I was referred to this firm, because I found that I was very comfortable working with them." - F.V.

  • "Amazing. I have to say they were very supportive and were able to give me tons of information. I didn't feel rushed and felt they truly cared about my well-being. Their website is also extremely helpful and well setup." - T.D.

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