Car Accident

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

The Dangers of Drug Impaired Driving


There is often much talk about the dangers of drunk driving. To be clear, drunk driving is incredibly dangers and thousands of lives have been lost due to those drivers under the influence of alcohol. Another form of dangerous driving, however, is driving under the influence of drugs. Drugs, both illegal and legal, can have a profound impact on a person’s ability to safely operate a vehicle. Between October and December of 2020, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 56% of drivers that were involved in serious injury and fatal crashes ended up testing positive for at least one drug in their system.
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Saturday, February 5, 2022

The NHTSA is Campaigning Against Distracted Driving


Distracted driving is dangerous driving. Do you know just how dangerous? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that there were 3,142 traffic fatalities involving distracted drivers in 2019 alone. Furthermore, an estimated 9% of fatal crashes in 2019 involved distracted drivers and over 26,000 are estimated to have lost their lives in crashes involving distracted drivers between the years of 2012 and 2019. These numbers on their own are staggering. When you consider the fact that the numbers are likely much larger in reality, because distracted driving may not always accurately be reported as the cause of an accident, you will likely start to realize just how deadly distracted driving can be.
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Thursday, January 13, 2022

Winter Road Accidents


New Jersey residents may already be yearning for a break in the rough winter weather. Spring, however, is in the distance and we still have the cold winter months to contend with. In addition to the need for layering clothes and making sure the stock of firewood holds strong in homes, New Jersey residents also need to remain vigilant out on the roads this winter. The treacherous winter weather conditions can be much more than merely inconvenient or unpleasant, they can be downright dangerous, especially when it comes to driving.

Winter Road Accidents

It is never too late to prepare for winter road conditions and so, if you have not yet taken your vehicle in for a comprehensive service, do so now.
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Thursday, January 13, 2022

Teen Driver Dangers


Parents of teens, we salute you! Having a teenager is full of ups and downs. It is a unique time in their life and the push for more and more independence can often leave you both proud and anxious all at the same time. With the teenage years comes the newfound freedom of driving. While you may be relieved that your teen can now drive themselves to school, friends’ houses, and to hopefully run some errands for you, it is also likely that you worry about them. After all, the road can be a dangerous place even for the most experienced drivers.
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Thursday, September 16, 2021

What Does It Mean to Be Uninsured?


Insurance can be complicated to figure out. Insurance jargon can be as rampant and confusing as legal jargon! It is, however, important to have even a basic understanding of your insurance coverage and the various coverage options that are required and that which are optional. Here, we will discuss what it means to be uninsured, some of the penalties, and some of the potential consequences should you get into a Read more . . .


Thursday, January 21, 2021

How to Prove Liability in a Car Accident Claim


When you have been injured in a car accident, the last thing you probably want to think about is a fight over who caused the accident in the first place. Proving this, however, is critical to your legal right to recover compensation for your damages from the liable party.
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Thursday, November 19, 2020

What Causes Rollover Accidents?


Rollover accidents are scary. In a rollover crash, one or more vehicles involved have either tipped over on its side or has rolled over to its roof as a result of a collision.
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Saturday, October 31, 2020

Should I Accept the Settlement Offered by the Insurance Company?


If you have been injured in an auto accident, it can feel like your to-do list is piling up as you try to recover from your injuries and get back to some semblance of a daily routine. As you check things off your list, the insurance company is working to resolve your case.
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Friday, September 18, 2020

What Is a T-Bone Accident?


Did you know that, according to the National Safety Council, more than 40,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2017 alone? It is dangerous out there on the road. With the three biggest causes of roadway fatalities being alcohol, speeding, and driving while distracted, we seem to be more at risk than ever. There are many different types of Read more . . .


Friday, August 14, 2020

Is New Jersey a No-Fault State?


Being injured in a car accident is often an overwhelming and complicated situation to find yourself in. If this has happened to you, it will be good for you to understand the relevant insurance laws should you wish to seek compensation for your injuries.
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