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

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March 20, 2018
A DUI/DWI can have severe repurcussions. In addition to having your license suspended, you may also face possible jail time and steep fines. You don't need to simply accept your DUI charge, however. Our experienced DUI lawyers at Shapiro & Sternlieb, LLC have the knowledge and resources... Read More
Category: DUI
February 20, 2018
At Shapiro & Sternlieb, LLC, our Newark truck accident attorneys understand how to determine the cause of your accident. And that's crucial – without knowing the cause of the accident, it's impossible to go about proving liability and getting you the compensation you deserve. And one thing we... Read More
February 06, 2018
If you've been following the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal, or even if you've just heard about it, you've certainly been horrified by the story. The details of the case and the sheer extent of Nassar's abuse are absolutely staggering, and it's difficult to read about the case without tearing up.... Read More
Category: Sexual Harassment
January 24, 2018
Recently, JAMA Surgery reported that for the nearly three million surgeries that are performed every year, almost 80 percent of deaths, complications, and costs are due to seven emergency surgery procedures. These emergency procedures can range from relatively simple operations to highly invasive... Read More
January 17, 2018
With winter weather settled in to New Jersey, it’s a great time to think about winter weather safety. Slip and fall accidents cause thousands of injuries each year, and although you cannot prevent them all, you can take steps to protect yourself this winter. Snow and ice make sidewalks, parking... Read More
Category: Premises Liability
October 31, 2017
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. Have you lost a loved... Read More
Category: Auto Accidents
September 26, 2017
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
Category: Auto Accidents
August 29, 2017
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. You can plan ahead... Read More
Category: Auto Accidents, DUI
August 17, 2017
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
July 27, 2017
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: Personality... Read More
Category: Brain Injury
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