Any motor vehicle accident, regardless of its severity, is a source of distress as the mind immediately jumps to worst-case possibilities. Once the initial shock of “what just happened” and “did someone hit me” fade and you begin to understand the situation, other questions rush in to take their place: How will you pay for «more»
Car crashes are unexpected, stressful, dangerous situations that even the most defense drivers aren't prepared for. Remember, it is not an accident – it is a car crash. You do not pick up an accident report – it is called a “police report” for a reason. Even the most careful drivers who follow the rules of the road can find themselves in a crash caused by someone else who was distracted, careless or disregarded traffic and road conditions. With more than 50,000 auto accidents taking place on New Jersey roads every year, it pays to familiarize yourself with the basic steps to take in the event that you’re involved in a NJ car crash.
Whether it’s during our daily work commute, running errands around town, or visiting with friends and family, automotive travel is an integral part of everyday life for most Americans. Unfortunately, it’s also a leading cause of death, according to recent CDC reports. Research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals that, for people in the US under the age of 55, fatal car accidents are the most common cause of death.
Automotive transportation is a fundamental element of American life, and especially in New Jersey, the most densely populated state in the country. That means we share the road with a lot of other vehicles. And unfortunately, where there are large numbers of automobiles, there is a high risk of automotive accidents. No one is immune «more»
If you’re injured in a car accident, who is responsible for paying your medical bills and other expenses? Most people guess that the insurance company for the other driver that caused the accident is responsible to pay your medical bills – and in many states, they’d be right. However, New Jersey is one of twelve «more»
Monday, May 24th saw the beginning of an enforcement crackdown on seat belt laws throughout New Jersey, as part of a nationwide campaign to encourage consistent use of this basic safety device. The state’s Division of Highway Traffic Safety offered grants to 134 state, county, and local law enforcement agencies to fund enforcement initiatives including «more»
Wrong-way automotive collisions are on the rise across the country, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. New Jersey, which definitely boasts its fair share of divided highways, has not been exempt from this distressing trend. The recently released AAA Foundation study examined data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) spanning the years «more»
On the morning of February 23 of this year, Tiger Woods was involved in a serious single-car collision when his vehicle left the roadway on a curved stretch of road in Rancho Palos Verdes, near Los Angeles, California. The sloping, windy roadway curved off to the right, but shortly after 7 AM, according to his «more»
My 60-year-old client was driving on the highway on a rainy Saturday morning with his family when a young driver attempted to pass his car. The other driver sped up to pass and lost control of his vehicle on the wet road and crashed into my client’s car. My client was seriously injured and taken «more»
Car accidents happen all day, every day in New Jersey. Just turn on any television or radio news station for a traffic report. Highways come to a halt for traffic jams and rubbernecking from car accidents. In fact, the Department of Transportation reports over 35,000 fatal accidents across the U.S. for each of the past «more»