Tragically, motor vehicle accidents claim the lives of tens of thousands of people in the U.S. each year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, traffic deaths in 2016 were up 5.6 percent from 2015. A total of 37,461 lives were lost in these crashes.
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We all know that texting and driving is a problem. In fact, distracted driving kills 9 people in car accidents each day. In New Jersey, it is illegal to use a hand-held device while driving, and it is a primary offense to text and drive, meaning that an officer can pull you over and ticket you for... Read More
Labor Day weekend doesn't have quite the same reputation for barbecuing and drinking as Memorial Day or the Fourth of July. But any time Americans get a three-day weekend, there's likely going to be an increase in alcohol consumed and a corresponding increase in drunk drivers.
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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 helping our clients, we know that it's far... Read More
Brain and head injuries are some of the most severe a person can suffer, often leading to long-term consequences that can have a devastating impact on the person affected as well as their friends and family. The brain is a delicate and complex organ, and damage to it can result in:
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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 know that you want to give your child... Read More
As summer heats up, more and more children are heading for the water. Whether a pool, lake, or beach, bodies of water hold an inherent danger for children. Drowning is the most common cause of death among children under 14, and even if a drowning accident is not fatal, it can still lead to... Read More
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 be held liable for your injuries. Each case is... Read More
For many of us, this Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial start to summer. The days are longer. The weather is warmer. And for motorcyclists, the open road beckons. If you are taking a road trip this summer, remember these safety tips to share the road with motorcycle riders.
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The realization that your loved one may be the victim of elder abuse is a heavy burden to bear. You may not know what to do next. If there is even the slightest suspicion on your mind, we suggest you contact the experienced lawyers at Shapiro & Sternlieb. We will review the details of your... Read More
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