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As summer goes into full swing, people of all ages will be heading out to enjoy concerts, festivals, and other music-related events. But even an exciting and fun event like a concert can become a nightmare if there’s an accident and you find yourself injured as a result. Who can you turn to? Who is responsible? Sorting out the details of liability can be complex and confusing. That’s why it’s so important to have an…
For the past few months, gas prices have remained relatively stable, and relatively low. But as the weather has warmed up and we’ve moved toward spring, they’ve begun to rise. Slowly at first, and then surging as Memorial Day grows closer. By the first day of spring, the national average for a gallon of gas had risen 35 cents, which brought it to nearly $2.60—the highest it had been since November—and it is currently at…
No matter how careful of a driver you are, you could find yourself in a car accident due to another driver’s negligence or fault. If you do find yourself involved in a crash in Jersey City—or anywhere else, there are several important steps you should take to ensure a good outcome. And, as always—if you are injured or your property is damaged due to someone else’s actions, finding a personal injury lawyer should be near…
Everyone who works in the construction industry understands how dangerous it can be. While accidents can happen even when precautions have been taken, the sad truth is that many construction accidents are preventable or due to employer negligence. Here are some tips for avoiding accidents on the job! If you have been injured in an accident at a construction site, you need a New Jersey personal injury lawyer now. We can help you receive the…
If you’re a New Jersey resident, you know how crazy state roads can be. Whether you’re driving in an urban area or navigating the state’s highways, it’s essential to stay as safe as possible during your drive. Car accidents claim a significant number of lives in New Jersey every year—you don’t want to become another statistic. Here are five tips to keep you and your loved ones safe this season. Check Traffic Before You Leave…
There is a school of thought which suggests that modern technology not only fails to prevent automobile accidents but makes drivers less astute when on the road. According to this theory, technology such as lane departure warning and blind spot monitoring cause drivers to become too reliant on tech, which leads to dwindling driving skills. Anecdotal evidence and a correlation mistaken for causation are the primary basis for these claims. A single piece of evidence…
As winter approaches, it’s essential to ensure your vehicle is ready for the change in the weather. While the winter months contain some of the most anticipated holidays of the year, they also entail some of the most treacherous driving conditions—particularly if you live in a region that experiences harsh winters. Winter Check List If you’re wondering if your vehicle is ready for winter, take a look at our list of critical ‘must-dos.’ As a…
It’s no surprise that many of the motor accidents caused today are the direct result of distracted driving. Whether it’s texting on your cell phone, eating fast food, or even having a conversation with another passenger, not fully focusing on the road can often result in an accident that may have otherwise been prevented. If you do happen to be in an accident, we suggest you call an auto accident lawyer in New Jersey as…
It’s no secret that finding yourself in an auto accident can be one of the most stressful and trying times of your life. Not only can an accident have severe legal and financial consequences, many times the accident itself takes a serious emotional toll on everyone involved. If you’re fortunate enough to come out of an accident with no serious injuries, you should most certainly consider yourself lucky. That said, sometimes a severe accident can…
Imagine you find yourself in this all too common scenario. Your friend is in town and asks to borrow your car for the weekend. Having known this person since high school, you feel confident in lending him your car. You hand him your keys and decide to spend a nice relaxing weekend at home. On Saturday you receive a frantic phone call from your friend informing you that he has been in a fairly serious…