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Accident Tips & Prevention, Personal Injury | June 30, 2023

Biggest Causes of Car Accidents in New Jersey

Vehicle AccidentCar accidents in New Jersey have gone up in recent years, even as the pandemic took drivers off the road. Rising rates of drug and alcohol abuse have been a major contributor to greater numbers of crashes, and fatal crashes in general. These and other trends are clear in the 2021 New Jersey Fatal Accident Report, which details unprecedented high rates of crashes and traffic fatalities.

Accident Tips & Prevention, Personal Injury | June 29, 2023

Most-Violated Car Accident Laws in New Jersey

Car AccidentDrivers and roads in New Jersey are often subjects of derision, which raises the question of what the most common traffic violations are. While there are common moving and non-moving violations, the most serious infractions often involve driving under the influence. If you were in an accident because another driver committed one of these traffic violations, consider calling a New Jersey car accident attorneys to pursue a

Accident Tips & Prevention, Personal Injury | June 27, 2023

NJ Car Accident Statistics Compared To Neighboring States

Car AccidentNew Jersey’s supposedly poor roads and erratic drivers are often the subject of jokes across the United States. Throughout the past decade, the New Jersey State Police have reported more than 270,000 traffic accidents annually most years.  However, it’s rare that anyone checks statistics to see how New Jersey’s traffic accidents stack up against neighboring states. Perhaps New York, Pennsylvania, and Delaware don’t fare any better. If 

Accident Tips & Prevention, Personal Injury | June 27, 2023

New Jersey Car Accident Statistics

Vehicle AccidentIn 2021, New Jersey’s car accidents continued a worrying trend upwards. According to the New Jersey State Police, the number of fatalities grew from 823 to 967 from 2020 to 2021. Responsibility for these fatalities isn’t divided evenly among the populace, either. Youths and the elderly are the most likely to be drivers involved in fatal car crashes, and male drivers also account for more accidents

Accident Tips & Prevention | January 21, 2022

Stay Safe Sharing the Road With Semi-Trucks in Winter Conditions

Semi truck driving in snowDriving in icy conditions is never ideal, but if you must make the trek during winter weather, you’re likely to share the roads with tractor-trailers. True snow days are few and far between for the semi-truck driver, who continues to drive in all but the most serious blizzards. Here’s what motorists can do to reduce their risk of being swept up into an accident with a tractor-trailer

Accident Tips & Prevention, Auto Injury, Personal Injury | December 27, 2021

New Year’s Eve Brings New Risks for Rideshare Drivers

New Year's Eve Drinking DrivingTaking an Uber or Lyft home from the bar, club, or party on New Year’s Eve is a smart and responsible decision when a person has been drinking. However, for rideshare drivers themselves, the last night of the year can hold a lot of risks.

If you drive for Uber, Lyft, or another rideshare service, be alert for drunk drivers on the road and for intoxicated passengers

Accident Tips & Prevention, Auto Injury | October 11, 2021

Teen Crash Statistics: What Parents of Teenage Drivers Need to Know

Whether your teen is gearing up to take a driver’s ed course this school year or is already fully licensed, the prospect of them being behind the wheel can make parents feel an odd mixture of pride and anxiety. Unfortunately, your worries aren’t totally unfounded. Traffic accidents involving teen drivers are all too common.

Teen Driving Accident Statistics

In 2019, a total of 586 10- to 15-year-olds

Accident Tips & Prevention, Auto Injury | September 6, 2021

3 Tips for Back-to-School Walking Safety

Walking to School

With the new school year approaching, plenty of children will be walking to school each day. Despite the benefits of exercise and fresh air, there are dangers of walking to school. Deadly pedestrian accidents have been on the rise in recent years, and bus stops and school zones aren’t exempt from the risks.

Pedestrian Safety Facts

Nearly 6,000 pedestrians died in motor vehicle collisions in the United

Accident Tips & Prevention, Personal Injury | August 23, 2021

Sharing the Road With School Buses: A 5-Minute Refresher

School Bus Accident Lawyer

With the new school year starting, motorists are sure to begin seeing many more school buses on the road. These cheerful yellow buses are highly effective at transporting children safely, with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reporting t

hat schoolchildren are 70 times more likely to make it to school safely in a school bus than in a car.

Still, there are risks, and the

Accident Tips & Prevention, Product Liability and Class Action News | April 15, 2021

Paraquat Exposure Alert: Paraquat Linked to Parkinson’s Disease

Paraquat Herbicide LawsuitAgricultural Workers Could Be Entitled to Compensation

Agricultural workers who were exposed to the herbicide paraquat and have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease may have a claim for financial compensation.

With lawsuits against paraquat manufacturers already filed in multiple states, attorneys are now investigating paraquat lawsuit cases at no charge.

A paraquat toxic exposure lawsuit may be your only chance to receive the compensation you need to

Accident Tips & Prevention | December 14, 2020

Issues Unique to Trash Truck Accidents

Getting stuck behind a garbage truck is an experience that everyone has had at least once. As frustrating as this can be, it pales compared to the true dangers presented by these enormous vehicles. While garbage truck accidents may not come to mind when thinking about serious motor vehicle collisions, in reality, trash truck accidents are fairly common.

For example, according to one news report, there

Accident Tips & Prevention | October 7, 2020

How Much Is My Car Accident Claim Worth?

Car Accident Lawyer Calling For Help After Accident

Putting a dollar amount on your car accident claim is not an easy task. Several factors influence its value, and settlement negotiations usually focus on reaching an agreement about the value of your car accident claim. The at-fault driver, their insurance carrier, and their legal team will probably assess your claim’s value much lower than you and your attorney will.

Although most car accident claims settle long

Accident Tips & Prevention | September 22, 2020

What to Do When the Insurance Company Calls After an Accident

What to Do When the Insurance Company Calls After an AccidentBeing involved in a serious accident can be an incredibly traumatic experience. Accident victims must deal with what is often a lengthy physical recovery, all while worrying about being unable to work and the resulting decrease in income. On top of that, accident victims often miss out on spending time with loved ones and pursuing the activities they used to enjoy. Accident victims may be able to

Accident Tips & Prevention | June 15, 2020

How To Stay Safe On a Boat This Summer

Due to an overwhelming flood of inquiries, we regret that we are no longer able to accept new clients for Covid related claims. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience.

The weather is already heating up, and you may be thinking about getting out on a boat to enjoy some summer fun with your friends and family. Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many people may choose to safely

Accident Tips & Prevention | March 25, 2019

Social Media After an Accident

There are few things that are as difficult as dealing with a long term medical issue, especially if it is the result of an accident that justifies a lawsuit. Not only are you missing out on work and wages you should be earning, you are missing out on the fun parts of life: parties, hanging out with friends and family, and just generally being at your normal