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- “As-Is” Vehicles
When a person buys a used vehicle marked “as-is,” he or she must take great care in determining what this legal definition connotes. Additionally, he or she should be aware of any legal basis that may be available if such a vehicle stops working shortly after the purchase.
- Pregnant Drivers: Risk for Car Crash Spikes in Second Trimester
Researchers from Canada have identified a new health risk to worry about during pregnancy: car accident injuries.
- Why did the Price of My Vehicle Go Up?
Question: I traded my 2008 Dodge Ram in 2012 due to high payments and hardship. I only had one more year to go but it became overwhelming, so I went to the dealership. I told them that I didn’t have down but that my equity should cover that. I was offered a 2009 Mercury Milan. The price was listed at $13,000. The dealership gave me $2,000 credit for my truck, dropping the price of the Milan to $11,000.
- Do I Have the Right to an Accessory Based on a Car Window Sticker?
In some instances, buyers of vehicles may rely on extraneous sources when thinking about what is included in the purchase of a used vehicle. For example, they may look at a sticker produced by a third-party that describes the standard equipment that is installed with the vehicle when it is new. However, the equipment and accessories that are currently installed on the vehicle may be different, potentially causing confusion.
- What Do I Do about Damage Caused to My Vehicle at the Mechanic’s?
It is difficult to find a trustworthy mechanic. If you have taken your vehicle into the mechanic’s shop and he or she has done more damage than repair work on the vehicle, you may have a legal cause of action. However, a lawyer familiar with property damage cases may be able to advise whether it is worth the time and expense of litigation or if an alternative would better serve your interests.
- The Do's and Don'ts of Dealing with Insurance Companies After a Car Accident
Insurance companies are not out to protect you. Instead, they want to get away with paying you the least amount possible when you've been injured in a car accident. Learn how an attorney can help you protect your rights.
- Sleeping Pill Use Increases Car Accident Risk
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one-third of adults get less than the seven to nine hours of sleep typically needed by most people.
- New Child Car Seat Laws in New Jersey
The correct car seat for your child can be a lifesaver when installed and utilized accurately.
- New Seat Laws in New Jersey
On May 7, 2015, Governor Chris Christie signed a bill into law that amended New Jersey’s child restraint law.
- Auto Claims Process
Many drivers will be involved in a car accident at some point in their lives.