Shapiro & Sternlieb Blog

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

September 05, 2018
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
August 22, 2018
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
July 25, 2018
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
June 07, 2018
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
June 01, 2018
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
Category: Personal Injury
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