By Jan K. Seigel | Published March 31, 2016 | | |
It is common knowledge that tractor-trailers and other large trucks can be dangerous. Their sheer size makes them harder to maneuver, more difficult to avoid and capable of inflicting more damage when they are involved in an accident. Their size also makes them harder to completely inspect and maintain. This means that drivers and mechanics Read MoreRead More
When someone is killed because of the wrongful or negligent act of a person or organization, that person (the decedent) has rights. Because the decedent isn’t alive to enforce those rights, they pass to the decedent’s estate. This means his or her family has rights to recover damages from the person responsible for the accident. Read MoreRead More
New Jersey Court Clarifies What It Means To Be “Involved In” a Hit-And-Run Accident Last month, an appellate court ruled that New Jersey’s hit and run law does not require a driver to come in contact with a pedestrian in order to be “involved in” a hit and run accident. Prior to the court’s decision Read MoreRead More
Tractor-trailers, also called big-rigs and 18-wheelers, are one of the most common types of trucks on New Jersey roads. They are also prone to certain types of accidents because of their design. One common type of accident for tractor-trailers is known as a jackknife. There were 183 fatal jackknife crashes in the U.S. in 2013 Read MoreRead More
New Jersey provides two forms of relief when someone is killed due to the negligence or wrongful act of another person or organization. The first is known as a survival suit. The purpose of this action is to keep the dead person’s (decedent’s) rights alive when he or she dies. If the decedent would have Read MoreRead More
New Jersey is a great place for recreational boating. From Lake Hopatcong to the Atlantic, our state is covered in lakes, rivers and tributaries. Boaters can explore over 120 miles of coastline plus a tremendous number of inlets and beaches along the state’s bays. Boating can be a fun and rewarding experience, and it is Read MoreRead More
Whiplash is one of the most elusive, yet common injuries suffered in car accidents. It happens when the body (specifically the neck) is violently forced forward, then backwards in a flash. While no broken bones in the back or neck are usually sustained, victims could suffer debilitating and chronic injuries. Whiplash sufferers in New Jersey Read MoreRead More
Pedestrian accidents in New Jersey are unfortunate combinations of very dangerous factors. They often lead to severe injuries and tragic results. Law enforcement and community safety agencies focus constantly on reducing the risk of such accidents (such as writing tickets for speeding and failing to yield). While these may keep drivers on notice, the following Read MoreRead More
There are so many things that drivers have to worry about while behind the wheel. They must monitor their speed, lane position, proximity to other drivers and other road hazards that could potentially lead to an accident. In the midst of these cognitive demands, they should not have to worry about mechanical issues (i.e. oil Read MoreRead More
A man from Haddon Township is being held by police after an accident killed a pedestrian who was trying to cross a busy road. The accident occurred on Black Horse Pike Sunday evening in Camden County. Authorities reported to NJ.com that the driver is being held pending bail being posted. He is charged with leaving Read MoreRead More
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Jury verdict in a catastrophic injury case
Settlement for a fractured arm in Passaic County
Settlement for a woman in Bergen County injured in a trucking accident
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