Kessler, DiGiovanni & Jesuele, LLP

Injury attorneys in Westfield, New Jersey

4 posts tagged "Auto Accident"

  • When A Loved One Is Killed In An Accident

    Posted on January 20, 2014 by Vincent Jesuele
    The unexpected death of a family member as a result of an accident can present one with most difficult times. A family is left not only to mourn the loss of a spouse, parent, or child, but to bear the financial burden of the funeral costs and burial. If a loved one was killed in an automobile…
  • The Verbal Threshold: What Is It? Why Do I Have It? How Do I Change It?

    Posted on November 25, 2013 by Vincent Jesuele
    The verbal threshold, also known as the limited tort, the lawsuit threshold or the tort limitation, is a product of one of the biggest hoodwinking scams in New Jersey history. A brief history is necessary. About two decades ago, automobile insurers were threatening to leave the State of New Jersey…
  • Circumventing the Verbal Threshold Limitation of N.J.S.A. 39:6A-8(A)

    Posted on September 07, 2012 by Vincent Jesuele
    In the words of a noted torts professor, "Never drop your briefcase and run". This lesson is no more apt than when faced with a "Verbal Threshold" case. Consider the following scenario: On August 18, 2011, Plaintiff is operating his motor vehicle and is stopped with his left directional signal…
  • Tractor-Trailer Accidents

    Posted on August 17, 2012 by Vincent Jesuele
    An automobile accident is always a potential disaster. This is especially true when one of the vehicles involved is a tractor-trailer, also known as a “semi” or “18-wheeler.” Whereas the average car weighs between 2,500 and 4,000 pounds, a fully-loaded tractor trailer can weigh as much as 80,000 lbs…