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NJ Troopers Crack Down on Dangerous Drivers

In an unprecedented tri-state effort, New Jersey State Troopers, alongside their counterparts in New York and Pennsylvania, have launched "Operation Blarney Stone," a rigorous enforcement initiative targeting dangerous drivers along the Route 80 corridor.

By |May 10th, 2024|Categories: Accident Attorney, Accident Injuries, Distracted Driving, drowsy driving, Drunk Driving, DUI|Comments Off on NJ Troopers Crack Down on Dangerous Drivers

Grants to Improve Pedestrian Safety in North Jersey Following Spate of Fatalities

In recent legislative developments, two significant acts aim to enhance pedestrian safety and improve transportation infrastructure for non-motorized travelers.

By |April 24th, 2024|Categories: Accident Attorney, Accident Injuries, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on Grants to Improve Pedestrian Safety in North Jersey Following Spate of Fatalities

NJ State Troopers’ “Operation Blarney Stone” Tracking Down Impaired Drivers on Route 80

On March 25, New Jersey State Troopers, in collaboration with New York and Pennsylvania State Police, launched "Operation Blarney Stone."

By |April 18th, 2024|Categories: Accident Attorney, Accident Injuries, Distracted Driving, drowsy driving, Drunk Driving, DUI|Comments Off on NJ State Troopers’ “Operation Blarney Stone” Tracking Down Impaired Drivers on Route 80

Taller Vehicle Front Ends Pose Greater Danger to Pedestrians

The streets we walk on are becoming increasingly dangerous for pedestrians, and the vehicles that share these spaces with us are not helping.

By |April 4th, 2024|Categories: Accident Attorney, Accident Injuries, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on Taller Vehicle Front Ends Pose Greater Danger to Pedestrians

NJ Car Accident Claims

If you were injured at a New Jersey car accident you may be interested in settling your accident claim. Auto accidents can be highly stressful, and if you are not a lawyer they can be confusing as well. Here are my top five tips for settling New Jersey car accident claims. Number 1 - Immediately«more»

By |March 29th, 2024|Categories: Accident Attorney, Accident Injuries, Car Accidents|Comments Off on NJ Car Accident Claims

Lyft Car Accident Claims and Settlements

Dealing with the aftermath of an automotive accident and filing an injury claim is stressful and complicated enough when your own vehicle was involved in the crash – in that case, you have the benefit of knowing your own insurance provider and policy coverage.

By |March 28th, 2024|Categories: Accident Attorney, Accident Injuries, Car Accidents, Rideshare Accidents|Comments Off on Lyft Car Accident Claims and Settlements

Serious Injuries: Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) Surgery

As a personal injury lawyer in Mountainside NJ I represent individuals who have been injured in car accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, slip and fall cases, sports injuries, and severe dog bite attacks. These accidents often require surgery to repair the bones and ligaments that will not heal properly. The surgery requires the insertion of«more»

By |March 26th, 2024|Categories: Accident Attorney, Accident Injuries, Open Reduction Internal Fixation|Comments Off on Serious Injuries: Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) Surgery

Howard P. Lesnik Named 2024 New Jersey Personal Injury Super Lawyer®

In 2024, Super Lawyers® named Howard P. Lesnik from the personal injury law firm of My NJ Injury Lawyer to its prestigious Super Lawyers list. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.«more»

By |March 26th, 2024|Categories: Firm News|Comments Off on Howard P. Lesnik Named 2024 New Jersey Personal Injury Super Lawyer®

Taking Amazon to Court

When it comes to safety, no one is above the law, including corporate giants like Amazon. Recent legal battles have shown that Amazon can be held vicariously liable for the actions of its Delivery Service Partners and Delivery Associates.

By |March 24th, 2024|Categories: Accident Attorney, Accident Injuries, Distracted Driving, Motorcycle Accident|Comments Off on Taking Amazon to Court

Dump Truck Crash Into Motorcycle Settles for $625,000

On February 28, 2020, the life of Rahway, NJ resident Jane Martin was forever changed when she was attacked by her neighbor’s dog.

By |March 13th, 2024|Categories: Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Success Stories, Truck Accidents|Comments Off on Dump Truck Crash Into Motorcycle Settles for $625,000

Do You Need An Attorney For a Truck Accident in New Jersey

When you first begin the process of seeking compensation for your injuries after a truck accident, the insurance adjuster representing the trucking company will most likely try to convince you that hiring a lawyer is unnecessary and expensive, or that your claim will be resolved more quickly and efficiently if you don’t “go to the trouble” of getting a lawyer.

By |March 12th, 2024|Categories: Accident Attorney, Accident Injuries, Truck Accidents|Comments Off on Do You Need An Attorney For a Truck Accident in New Jersey

George Washington Bridge Truck Accident Settles for $145,000

On February 28, 2020, the life of Rahway, NJ resident Jane Martin was forever changed when she was attacked by her neighbor’s dog.

By |March 11th, 2024|Categories: Personal Injury, Success Stories, Truck Accidents|Comments Off on George Washington Bridge Truck Accident Settles for $145,000

When to Seek Medical Care for a New Jersey Dog Bite Injury…and Why

Dogs have been referred to as "man's best friend" for over 150 years.  This title was first used in a Supreme Court case dating back to 1870, when an attorney bestowed this phase on dogs for the “unselfish friend that dogs are in a selfish world.” 

By |March 3rd, 2024|Categories: Accident Attorney, Accident Injuries, Dog Bites|Comments Off on When to Seek Medical Care for a New Jersey Dog Bite Injury…and Why

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Injury Prevention

With the arrival of another new year, many people’s thoughts naturally turn to resolutions of changes they want to make to improve their lives.

By |February 22nd, 2024|Categories: Accident Attorney, Injuries, injury case, Personal Injury|Comments Off on 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Injury Prevention

Bar Accident Injury

Most people, when going out to a bar or restaurant, are thinking about relaxing and enjoying themselves, celebrating a special occasion or triumph, or spending an intimate night out with someone special – and the furthest thing from their minds is the possibility of being injured in an accident.

By |February 12th, 2024|Categories: Accident Attorney, Accident Injuries, premises liability|Comments Off on Bar Accident Injury

Howard Lesnik Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Morris County NJ Client for Damages from Being Served Improperly Contained Scalding Tea

We enjoy our hot beverages on these cold winter days. But when served hot tea, coffee, soup, or hot chocolate, we do not expect them to be scorching hot and cause severe, painful burns if spilled.

By |February 1st, 2024|Categories: Accident Attorney, Accident Injuries, Burn Injuries, Firm News|Comments Off on Howard Lesnik Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Morris County NJ Client for Damages from Being Served Improperly Contained Scalding Tea

The Most Dangerous Time to Drive in New Jersey

There are two things that every experienced driver knows about automotive accidents: First, they can happen in the most unexpected and unusual circumstances, and second, there are predictable factors that make the risk of an accident greater.

By |January 15th, 2024|Categories: Accident Attorney, Accident Injuries, Car Accidents|Comments Off on The Most Dangerous Time to Drive in New Jersey

Christmas Home Safety Tips

May this festive season bring you joy, warmth, light, and cherished moments with your loved ones. As you celebrate, we wish you a happy and safe holiday filled with laughter, love, and good cheer. Christmas season is a magical time, filled with joy and celebration. To keep your holiday season safe, let me share with«more»

By |December 10th, 2023|Categories: Holidays|Comments Off on Christmas Home Safety Tips

Hanukkah Home Safety Tips

Hanukkah is a joyful time for families to come together and celebrate. To help you and your loved ones stay safe this Hanukkah, I offer a few safety tips: Menorah Safety: Never leave burning candles unattended. Place menorahs on a stable, heat-resistant surface, away from flammable materials, such as curtains, decorations, or other flammable materials.«more»

By |December 10th, 2023|Categories: Holidays|Comments Off on Hanukkah Home Safety Tips