N.J. Supreme Court Rules Uninsured Motorists Cannot Sue For Injuries From Accidents In Their Own Vehicle

lawsuit.jpg2Uninsured motorists cannot sue for injuries in an accident even if they were a passenger in their car, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. In a unanimous decision, the state’s highest court expanded a law that is silent on what type of remedies passengers in uninsured vehicles have when they get into accidents.

“If you’re operating your own uninsured motor vehicle, you couldn’t bring a lawsuit. The law is very clear,” said New Brunswick attorney Lowell Miller, who represented injured passenger Denise Perrelli. “The law didn’t say anything about if you’re a passenger.” More in Star Ledger.

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  1. if the vehicle is not insured, then whats it doing on the road in the first place … And why is there plates or a plate on it. no ins.=no reg.=no plates.

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