Shapiro & Sternlieb Blog

Personal Injury Lawyers serving Englishtown, Newark, Jersey City, Monmouth & Middlesex Counties, and nearby areas of New Jersey

July 31, 2019
​Ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft have become prevalent nearly everywhere in the country. With their growing popularity comes greater chances of getting into a car accident involving a ridesharing vehicle, either as the driver of another car, as a pedestrian, or as a passenger. The rules... Read More
July 22, 2019
Car accidents can leave you hurting physically, mentally, emotionally, and financially. If you were injured because of the actions of another driver, you may be owed damages: economic damages, for quantifiable losses you suffered, and non-economic damages, for pain and suffering. In New Jersey,... Read More
July 02, 2019
Tragically, motor vehicle accidents claim the lives of tens of thousands of people in the U.S. each year. This infographic puts that into stark contex. If you lost a loved one because of the actions of another driver, you may be entitled to damages. A skilled attorney can help you determine if you... Read More
Category: Auto Accidents
June 04, 2019
The number of colon and rectal cancer deaths in the United States has declined in recent years. According to the Centers for Disease Control, colorectal cancer deaths are down more than 33 percent since 1999, despite the number of new cases increasing over that same period. The American Cancer... Read More
April 12, 2019
If you're facing a drug offense charge, you're probably scared. A conviction could affect your freedom, job prospects, and finances. You shouldn't have to fight your charge alone. With the defense attorneys at Shapiro & Sternlieb, LLC by your side, you won't have to. We are dedicated to... Read More
Category: Criminal Defense
February 27, 2019
When you trip and are injured on someone’s property, you may have the option of pursuing a premises liability lawsuit against the property owner. Liability, negligence and the nature of your damages can all affect the value of your settlement. Learn more about how these factors can play into... Read More
February 20, 2019
You’re running late for work and you see that your car is covered in snow. It may be tempting to clear it off in a haphazard manner, leaving patches of ice on the hood or roof. But responsible drivers know that snow and ice can fly off a moving vehicle, causing damage to people and property. In New... Read More
January 31, 2019
A dangerous cold wave is currently gripping many states, including New Jersey. A winter weather event called a polar vortex is bringing frigid single digit temperatures and arctic winds to the Garden State. These conditions, combined with an accumulation of snow and ice, tend to increase the number... Read More
December 27, 2018
Your plans for New Year’s Eve might consist of watching the ball drop in Times Square from the comfort of your own home. However, if you’re like many New Jersey residents, you probably have a fun party or event to attend that night. New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day are notoriously dangerous days... Read More
November 15, 2018
On Tuesday, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that 20,667 breathalyzer test results are inadmissible. The court determined that the results of the tests could not be trusted because the devices may not have been properly calibrated. That means that tens of thousands of DWI charges could be thrown... Read More
Category: DUI