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Does the Verbal Threshold Mean I Cannot Sue?


New Jersey.A “verbal threshold” refers to a legal requirement in some states, including New Jersey, that an injured person must meet certain criteria to be eligible to sue for non-economic damages (e.g., such as pain and suffering) in a personal injury lawsuit. States that have enacted verbal threshold-type legislation did so in order to give […]

Will My Case Go To Court?


Going to Court Versus Going to Trial.Clients often ask if their case will go to court. What they really mean to ask is if their case will go to trial. A personal injury case may go to court, meaning enter the court system by the initiation of a lawsuit with the filing of a complaint, […]