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Drop in Car Crashes, Spike in Bicycle Accidents Linked to Coronavirus

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

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?

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?

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?

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?

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?

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

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?

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

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

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?

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

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

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?

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?

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

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