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There is nothing more frightening than being struck by an oncoming car, truck, or any other motor vehicle. These accidents often happen suddenly, leaving pedestrians little time to get out of the way. What’s worse, when a pedestrian is struck, he or she is nowhere near as protected from a crash as the motorist who hit them. This is why pedestrian accident victims very often seek financial compensation to help cover the cost of their…
Thousands of people take the subway every day in New Jersey. Usually, the subway is an inexpensive and efficient means of transportation, safely getting people from place to place. However, this is not always the case. Sometimes, subways have accidents. If you were injured in a subway accident, there is a very good chance you are now looking to recover compensation to help offset some of the financial burdens you are now facing. If you…
Almost no one considers going up and down an escalator to be a notable part of their day. However, they can be. Unfortunately, it is rarely in a good way. Escalators are machines composed of hundreds of working parts, which is why even a small malfunction can cause a serious accident. What’s worse, these accidents are often sudden, unpredictable, and harsh, leaving passengers little time to respond. This is why most people who have been…
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…
Not only is jumping on a trampoline fun, but it can also be fantastic for your health. Fitness experts rave about how it improves blood flow, provides a low-impact workout, and can improve balance. However, there’s a dark side to trampolines, and new data is coming to light about the hidden dangers of trampoline parks. After several high-profile injuries occurred at these facilities, lawmakers are stepping in an effort to make these parks safer. If…
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…