Personal Injury

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Stay Safe on the Road this Winter


What items should I pack in my car to ensure my safety during the winter months?

As temperatures continue to drop in New Jersey, now is the time for drivers to start to prepare for the coming inclement weather.  Winter in New Jersey brings with it a wide array of challenges for drivers, including ice, snow, and hail. Our Read more . . .


Tuesday, November 13, 2018

NJ Accident Should Remind Drivers to Move Over for Public Safety Vehicles


What is the penalty for failing to move over for emergency vehicles or tow trucks?

A horrific accident in New Jersey should remind all drivers of the importance of obeying the “Move Over” law.  The accident occurred in Glen Rock, New Jersey at about 1 a.m. when an SUV crashed into a Department of Transportation truck.  Video of the accident reveals the SUV slamming into the DOT truck, causing the worker to be flung onto the roadway.
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Monday, October 15, 2018

Examining the Horrific NY Limo Accident

Who was at-fault for the New York limousine accident that killed 20 people?

Twenty people were recently killed in an accident in New York involving a limousine.  The accident has been deemed the deadliest U.S. accident in the past nine years, and the community is reeling from their senseless loss.  On that fateful evening in October, a group of 17 friends hopped into a white stretch limousine headed to birthday celebration in upstate New York.  Investigations have revealed that the limo was speeding down a hill as it approached a notoriously dangerous intersection between two highways.  The vehicle lost control and ran into the intersection, hitting an empty car.  


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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Distracted Driving and Your Pets

Is it illegal in New Jersey to drive with your dog on your lap?

Distracted driving can come in many forms. While texting and driving is the most obvious form of distracted driving, an often overlooked, but dangerous behavior involves your furry friend. Many of us enjoy bringing our dogs in the car. Drivers with smaller dogs may be tempted to put their pooch on their lap as they drive. In the state of New Jersey, however, driving with your dog in your lap is not just dangerous, it is also illegal.


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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Admitting Expert Witness Testimony in NJ

What is the standard for admitting expert witness testimony in New Jersey?

Expert witnesses will often form the cornerstone of your personal injury, product liability, or medical malpractice case. The testimony of an expert witness will at times prove essential in meeting the elements of your cause of action. Given the great weight that jury members often afford to the testimony of expert witnesses, it is the role of the judge to ensure any expert witness presented is trustworthy and offers reliable evidence. If you are considering introducing expert witness testimony in your..


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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

NJ Bus Accident Survivor Calls for Improved Seat Belts on School Buses

Would three-point belts on school buses save lives?

The horrific fatal bus accident that happened last May has many people in New Jersey asking what steps can be taken to prevent school bus deaths. One teacher and one student were killed when a school bus driver collided with a dump truck in New Jersey.


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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Exploring the Dangers of Fatigued Driving

Is it unlawful to drive while overly tired?

Drowsy driving is a top cause of accidents nationwide. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, over 100,000 car crashes annually are caused by tired driving, resulting in 71,000 injuries and 1,500 fatalities.


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Monday, June 4, 2018

5 Steps to Keep Yourself Safe After a Car Accident

In the aftermath of a car accident, you will likely be confused, disoriented, and potentially injured. It is important that you know the basic steps you should take following a car accident in order to protect yourself and your legal rights. Not acting appropriately after a crash could leave you vulnerable to additional injuries or potentially diminish your later personal injury claim. Our


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Monday, May 14, 2018

Fault and the Fatal Southwest Airlines Accident


Who is at-fault for the Southwest plane accident that killed one passenger?

Recently, Southwest Flight 1380 suffered an engine failure that resulted in the death of one passenger and forced the pilot to make an emergency landing in order to save the lives of everyone else on board. Now, federal officials continue to investigate this fatal plane accident.
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Thursday, May 10, 2018

New Jersey Cracks Down on Distracted Drivers


What is the penalty for texting while driving in NJ?

New Jersey police officers have stepped up their efforts to end distracted driving as part of a national campaign entitled “U Drive. U Text. U Pay.” The crackdown started on April 1st and will continue for the month of April and beyond. April marks National Distracted Driving Month, making it a perfect time for local law enforcement officers to increase enforcement of existing Read more . . .


Thursday, April 5, 2018

Examining Uber’s First Fatal Self-Driving Car Accident


Are self-driving vehicles safe?

A recent fatal accident involving an Uber self-driving vehicle is gathering national attention and concern. Accident reports reveal that the Uber vehicle was being tested in autonomous mode in Arizona.
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