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 they are behind the wheel, despite knowing the risk of being... Read More
Unfortunately, fatal motor vehicle accidents continue to occur at an alarming rate. According to preliminary statistics released by the National Safety Council, 40,100 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents in 2017 and another 4.57 million people required medical attention. The number of... Read More
Women deserve to enjoy the rewarding journey of pregnancy and childbirth while receiving competent, reasonable medical care. Unfortunately, the negligent actions of a physician or obstetrician during a woman’s pregnancy can have devastating consequences. While these cases can be rare, negligent... Read More
People often assume that driving in the summer is far safer than driving in the cold, snowy months. But severe, life-altering motor vehicle accidents can occur during any time of the year. In fact, summer and early fall are statistically dangerous times for drivers.
With drivers traveling farther,... Read More
Lung cancer claims the lives of more men and women than any other type of cancer. Failure to diagnose cancer is a type of medical malpractice that can deprive a patient of early diagnosis and treatment, which can have severe consequences. Healthcare professionals have a duty to take reasonable... Read More
There are many situations in which family members cannot adequately provide for the needs of their aging relatives. In these instances, many people make the difficult decision to entrust an assisted living facility or nursing home with their loved one’s wellbeing. These facilities are responsible... Read More
We entrust school buses and their drivers to provide safe and reliable transportation for our children. However, there is the potential for injury when school buses are involved in motor vehicle accidents, whether minor fender benders or severe collisions.
Recent School Bus Accidents in New Jersey... Read More
When the scorching days of summer arrive, many people seek out water activities to beat the heat. Unfortunately, without the right precautions even the smallest backyard pool can pose a drowning risk. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that approximately 10 people die from... Read More
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
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
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