Appellate Court Affirms Trial Court’s Grant of Summary Judgment to Defendant, Finding that Plaintiff Failed to Vault the Verbal Threshold to Recover Damages under New Jersey’s Automobile Insurance Cost Recovery Reduction Act.

McGovern v. Basich, No. A-3951-21, 2023 WL 8613540 (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div. Dec. 13, 2023) – This case arose from a motor vehicle accident in which the plaintiff had a green light when her car was struck by the defendant’s car. The plaintiff sustained numerous physical injuries. She filed suit, alleging she sustained permanent injuries, thus entitling her to recover damages under N.J.S.A. 39:6A-8(a) of the Automobile Insurance Cost Recovery Reduction Act, N.J.S.A. 39:6A-1.1 to -35….
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