Category: Personal Injury

    What Is Pain and Suffering Worth in a Car Accident?

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    If you’re wondering what your personal injury case might be worth, speak with an accident attorney at the Seigel Law Firm LLC.

    Wheel-off Incidents Among Most Dangerous Truck Accidents

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    One of the biggest dangers from large trucks is that their wheels or tires can come off during travel. Wheel separations, as they are known in the trucking industry, are particularly dangerous.

    Understanding Serious Traumatic Brain Injuries

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    The word “traumatic” is not an indicator of the severity of a brain injury. Instead, it refers to the method of injury. Traumatic injuries are caused through an impact of some type.

    University in New Jersey Bans Hoverboards as Injuries and Lawsuits Mount

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    Following a recommendation made by the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety, Kean University announced that hoverboards will no longer be allowed on campus. The p

    Federal Regulators Seek to Put the Brakes on Rear-End Collisions

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    The U.S Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that it will update its 5-Star Rating System to include automatic emergency braking as a recommended safety technology, beginning with model year 2018.

    New Jersey Supreme Court Finds Homeowner’s Association Liable for Slip and Fall on Icy Sidewalk

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    In a recent decision, the New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled that a homeowner’s association can be held liable for injuries caused by icy sidewalks.

    New Jersey Updates Child Car Seat Law

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    On September 1, a new law regarding child car seats went into effect in New Jersey. Under the new requirements, a child younger than 2 years of age and weighing

    Understanding the New Jersey Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Lawsuits

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    A statute of limitations places a threshold on the amount of time a personal injury victim has in which to file a lawsuit in the civil court system once an accident occurs.

    New Lawsuits Filed Against NHL Draw Attention to Sports Injury Risks

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    A lawsuit seeks damages for the NHL’s alleged unlawful exploitation of its players by subjecting them to the imminent risk of head trauma and other serious injuries.

    Can You Be Held Liable for Sending a Text to a Driver?

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    In a decision handed down in August 2013, the court determined that a person who actively encourages a driver to respond to text messages while driving can be held liable along with the driver if the distraction leads to an accident.