Drop in Car Crashes, Spike in Bicycle Accidents Linked to Coronavirus
- posted: Apr. 17, 2020
Once Americans came to understand how deadly the coronavirus can be and how easily it is passed from person to person, transportation habits changed. Not only did people drastically curtail Read More
New Jersey’s Crumbling Roads Raise Concerns for Motorists
- posted: Jul. 31, 2016
A recent report by TRIP, a national transportation research group, notes that “more than a quarter of the nation’s major urban roads are rated in substandard or poor condition, providing Read More
Are Hands-Free Cell Phones Safer for Drivers than Hand-Held Phones?
- posted: Jun. 30, 2016
Under New Jersey law, use of a hand-held cell phone is strictly prohibited. Drivers face fines ranging from $200 to $400 for a first offense, $400 to $600 for a Read More
Should Parents be Concerned About School Bus Safety?
- posted: May 31, 2016
According to The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, school buses are a safer transportation option for students than passenger cars. An extensive study of school transportation accidents shows that school-aged Read More
What Are the Most Dangerous Counties for Driving in New Jersey?
- posted: Apr. 30, 2016
If you live and drive in New Jersey, you may wonder how your home county ranks for traffic safety. The New Jersey Department of Transportation maintains records of car crashes Read More
Why Do Hospital “Never Events” Keep Happening?
- posted: Mar. 31, 2016
In December 2012, researchers at Johns Hopkins released a landmark study of surgical malpractice revealing that an estimated 4,000 so-called “never events” occur in American hospitals each year. A never Read More
What is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injuries in New Jersey?
- posted: Feb. 28, 2016
Nothing lasts forever, including your right to sue for an injury. If you are injured in New Jersey, you must file suit within two years of the date on which Read More
New Jersey Supreme Court Allows Suit Against Homeowners Associations
- posted: Jan. 31, 2016
In a case that may have far-reaching repercussions throughout New Jersey, the state Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that a resident of a condominium community can sue a homeowners association Read More
What is the Role of “Experts” in Personal Injury Cases?
- posted: Dec. 31, 2015
Experts play a pivotal role in many types of court cases, including personal injury cases. But people outside the legal profession often have a misunderstanding of what experts do. There’s Read More
Premises Liability for Accidents Caused Autumn Leaves
- posted: Nov. 30, 2015
Autumn leaves are beautiful. They’ve inspired painters and songwriters for generations. But let’s face it: they’re a bit of a nuisance. Nobody likes raking leaves, and those noisy leaf-blowers are Read More
Halloween, Ghoulish Trespassers and the Attractive Nuisance
- posted: Oct. 31, 2015
As Halloween approaches, homeowners and renters must anticipate the patter of little feet as diminutive ghouls, goblins, princesses, ninjas, monsters and extraterrestrials make their way to their doorstep. Is the Read More
How Does Comparative Negligence Affect New Jersey Auto Accident Cases?
- posted: Sep. 30, 2015
In New Jersey, the law of comparative negligence comes about when an injured person shares some blame for causing the accident. This used to be called contributory negligence, and it Read More
What to Do in a Hazardous Materials Crash
- posted: Aug. 31, 2015
An August 12th collision of two tractor-trailers on the New Jersey Turnpike near Exit 9 ignited a shipment of acetylene and propane, setting off explosions and sending plumes of thick, Read More
Staying Safe While Driving During the Holiday Season
- posted: Dec. 15, 2014
The period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is one of the most dangerous times to be on the road. Because many people are traveling long distances, the chances of Read More
Why Should You Carry UM/UIM Insurance?
- posted: Nov. 13, 2014
Because insurance contracts tend to be complicated and expensive, many people approach auto insurance shopping with one goal in mind — to pay as little as possible. Unfortunately, they often Read More
How Do I File for Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
- posted: Jul. 16, 2014
The purpose of the workers’ compensation system is to protect the injured worker and provide compensation for injuries and the medical care necessary to treat those injuries. The goal is Read More