What Are The Texting & Cell Phone Use Laws in New Jersey?
Distracted driving is deadly. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted driving claimed the lives of 3,450 people in 2016. Unfortunately, individuals continue to let their attention wander when... Read More
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy in August 2019 enacted a new law that requires first-time DWI offenders to install ignition interlock devices (IIDs) in their cars. IIDs prevent a vehicle from starting if they detect alcohol in a driver's breath. In a press release, Murphy touted the law as a way to... Read More
According to studies by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety and Consumer Reports, millennial and elderly drivers are more likely than other age groups to be involved in car accidents, as well as in fatal wrecks.
The factors that cause the youngest and oldest drivers to crash their cars more than... Read More
If you have been injured while under the care of medical professionals – even in an emergency room – you may be entitled to seek compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and personal pain and suffering. The best way to determine if your case qualifies as medical malpractice is through a one-... Read More
What Motorcycle Safety Tips Should I Know?
Our experienced motorcycle accident lawyers help victims like you pursue justice and compensation. We do this because we've seen time and time again that Newark-area motorcycle accidents are catastrophic and devastating.
Of course, while we take pride in... Read More
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
Do You Need A Birth Injury Attorney?
If your newborn child suffers injury during or directly after birth, it can cause a lifetime of pain, suffering, and expense on the part of both you and your child. Raising a healthy child is demanding and expensive; raising a disabled child even more so. We... Read More
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
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
In A Medical Malpractice Case, Who Is Liable?
Often your health care is in the hands of a team of medical professionals not just one doctor, so who is responsible when something goes wrong with your care?
In cases of medical malpractice, any member of the medical team responsible for your care may... Read More
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