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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets, Insurance Bad Faith and Intellectual Property for New Jersey on

Q: Got a hit and run lawyers letter. I hit a cyclist he was fine we didn’t call the police.

hit a cyclist stopped my car and checked he was ok. He was fine just complained bike was damaged. No police called I didn’t make any police report. I now received a hit and run letter from a lawyer claiming property damage. What do I do. The cyclist came out in front of me on a roundabout.

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jul 25, 2019

If charged by the police get yourself a good Criminal lawyer you will be facing loss of your license and jail time. If not charged but just received a letter from a lawyer notify your insurance company and if you didn't have insurance or enough insurance hire your own lawyer to defend the case.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Insurance Bad Faith and Personal Injury for New Jersey on

Q: I hit a cyclist and didn’t make a police report. He is now claiming hit and run with body and property damage.

I hit a cyclist stopped my car and checked he was ok. He was fine just complained bike was damaged. No police called I didn’t make any police report. I now received a hit and run letter from a lawyer claiming property damage. What do I do. The cyclist came out in front of me on a roundabout.

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Jul 24, 2019

If charged by the police get yourself a good Criminal lawyer you will be facing loss of your license and jail time. If not charged but just received a letter from a lawyer notify your insurance company.

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1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith and Insurance Defense for New Jersey on

Q: i put insurance the next day after getting pulled over without it and can it lower the charges

i got pulled over because my insurance expired but i put insurance the next day what can still be the penalty

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Feb 9, 2019

For a First Offense No Insurance charge, you face the loss of your license for one year, community service to be determined by the court and a fine between $300.00 and $1,000.00.

For a Second or Subsequent Offense you face a fine of up to $5,000.00 and imprisonment (jail) for 14 days and...
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2 Answers | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith, Insurance Defense and Traffic Tickets for New Jersey on

Q: i got a tickets for driving without insurance and what are the fines

but i put the insurance the same day i got the tickets

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Feb 8, 2019

For a First Offense you face the loss of your license for one year, community service to be determined by the court and a fine between $300.00 and $1,000.00. I suggest setting up one of the free in office consultations that most of us lawyers offer and then hire one.

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Insurance Bad Faith for New Jersey on

Q: How can I get my money back from geico or domino's frenshise commercial insurance?

Hi, I am working at Domino's pizza as delivery driver part time job. While delivery someone robbed me and they took my car.I had full coverage with Geico which is they refuse to pay basically they denied my claim. After that i spoke to my domino's franchise owner he said his not responsible for... Read more »

Leonard R. Boyer answered on Jul 15, 2018

You have no chance of winning unless you retain an experienced litigation attorney. It is that simple. Trying to represent yourself in Court is a bad idea. Not only are you emotionally involved, but you are not a trained attorney. You do not know the Court Rules, Rules of Evidence, case law, nor... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Criminal Law, Health Care Law and Insurance Bad Faith for New Jersey on

Q: I was salary exempt (Management) my employer a non-profit enterprise deducted my last paycheck is this legal?

I turned in my resignation letter with three weeks’ notice. My direct supervisor and her supervisor came to the program I managed the following day and terminated me stating “Your resignation letter really makes us look really bad". I asked if I needed to sign anything they said no and I left... Read more »

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Apr 25, 2018

I think you need to speak to an employment lawyer and report your ex employer for Medicaid fraud.

1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith and Consumer Law for New Jersey on

Q: can i cancel my auto policy in the middle of a claim investigation?

it has been over a month and i'll just pay the bodyshop out of my pocket.

Leonard R. Boyer answered on Jan 15, 2018

You are still required by law to have auto insurance. Changing companies now, will cost you more. What you are thinking of will be a bad move.

1 Answer | Asked in Insurance Bad Faith, Insurance Defense and Real Estate Law for New Jersey on

Q: Insurance is refusing to cover leak to my service line because it traverses neighboring property. Will an easement help?

I am enrolled in an insurance policy that covers repairs to my service line. I have informed them about my line running through neighbor's property before enrolling. They are now telling me they will not cover because they do not repair lines in other properties. My neighbor has the same insurance... Read more »

Leonard R. Boyer answered on Dec 29, 2016

I do not think an easement will help. However, you can sue the insurance company to force them to make repairs. However, you would at all times be liable for your own attorney fees and costs. Whether or not a Court will Order the insurnace company to pay your legal fees is unknown. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Insurance Bad Faith and Insurance Defense for New Jersey on

Q: If you get a motorcycle in a trade, does it have to be registered in NJ before you can trade it again?

I test drove a motorcycle and got into an accident. Come to find out the motorcycle had no insurance, was not registered and still had the Pennsylvania tags on it from the previous owner. The person that has possession of it has the title but refuses to register or insure it because she doesn't... Read more »

Adam Studnicki answered on Nov 8, 2015

As far as the injury claim, talk to an injury lawyer about a potential lawsuit.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is...
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