Pennsauken, NJ -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/02/2019 -- The Law Offices of Vincent J. Ciecka, P.C., New Jersey's leading personal injury lawyers, have always been on the side of their clients and have worked tirelessly to get them the justice and compensation they deserve for their injuries. The March 2019 ruling in the Haines v. Taft case by the New Jersey Supreme Court, is making it difficult for NJ residents with lower incomes to recover money for medical expenses, and the Law Offices of Vincent J. Ciecka, P.C. wants to keep NJ motorists informed of the ruling's implications and provide passionate legal counsel for innocent clients.
The conclusion of the Haines v. Taft case is disturbing for local car insurance policy owners who can only afford the $15,000 minimum Personal Injury Protection (PIP) as it requires injured motorists to pay out-of-pocket for any medical expenses that exceed the minimum coverage. Since a car accident could happen suddenly, and there is no way to predict medical costs until the bill comes due, the ruling has the potential to leave policy-holders in catastrophic financial strain, especially considering how quickly medical bills can add up.
The Law Offices of Vincent J. Ciecka, P.C. has put forth their support for the S-2432 bill, sponsored by senators Nicholas P. Scutari and Nellie Pou, which fights against the Haines v. Taft ruling. The bill's objective is to permit the "recovery of uncompensated medical expenses in [a] civil action for damages arising from [an] automobile accident." It mandates coverage for medical expenses up to $250,000 regardless of PIP limits. This bill has been passed by both New Jersey Legislative Houses but has not become law as of yet.
Since S-2432 has not been signed Governor Phillip Murphy, NJ residents cannot take advantage of its mandates. If a New Jersey citizen has a car insurance policy with the $15,000 minimum PIP benefits, a car accident still has the potential to place the innocent policy-holder in crippling financial stress. Therefore, residents of New Jersey are encouraged to call Governor Murphy and tell him to sign the bill or risk being stuck with high medical bills if they're hurt in a car wreck.
The Law Offices of Vincent J. Ciecka, P.C.'s team of car accident attorneys are prepared to get car accident victims appropriately compensated for their medical expenses. For more information on the ruling, S-2432, or the legal representation available at The Law Offices of Vincent J. Ciecka, P.C., visit the www.ciecka.com.
About The Law Offices of Vincent J. Ciecka, P.C.
The Law Offices of Vincent J. Ciecka was established in 1976 as a people focused personal injury law firm. The firm treats its clients with the utmost care and respect, and works with their clients to get the best results possible. The firm provides legal representation throughout Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and surrounding counties, and all areas of Central and Southern New New Jersey. The Law Offices of Vincent J. Ciecka focus only on handling injury cases in the practice areas of personal injury and workers compensation. Vincent J. Ciecka, P.C., has over four decades of experience providing the highest level of strategic legal representation for all facets of personal injury and workers compensation cases, having taken part in extensive past cases dealing with insurance companies and courts alike.
Individuals that have been hurt and need help, call 856-972-7220 or reach them at https://www.ciecka.com and they will fight for them so they can get back to their lifestyle without having to deal with the insurance companies.