As the year 2021 concludes and the final reports from law enforcement and road safety organizations are tallied, an indisputable fact arises from the data: New Jersey’s roads are getting more dangerous, especially for cyclists and pedestrians.
Over the past ten years, there has been a nationwide trend of increasing pedestrian deaths in automotive accidents, with pedestrian fatalities increasing by 46 percent from 2010 to 2019. However, the year of the COVID-19 pandemic doubled down on this alarming trend and presented analysts with the Governors Highway Safety Association with the largest single-year «more»
Liability is a legal consent for the party that is responsible for causing an accident. Determining who is responsible for an accident can be the most important part of a personal injury claim in in New Jersey. If you cannot determine who caused an accident, you will never know who to make a claim against. «more»
Are Towns Liable If Traffic Lights Are Not Installed At Dangerous Intersections, Putting Pedestrians At Risk?
Thousands of pedestrians are injured and killed by cars throughout New Jersey each year. When pedestrians are injured automobile accidents, they are entitled to compensation for their injuries. However, in order to recover compensation, the injury victim’s attorney identify all parties who be responsible for causing the victim’s injuries. Obviously, that begins with the negligent «more»
In New Jersey, the number one cause of fatal car accidents during 2018 was distracted driving. In fact, distracted driving caused more fatal crashes than DWIs or speeding accidents. The good news is that less motorists are driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The bad news is that motorists are driving while distracted «more»
New Jersey Roads are Becoming Safer – Unless You’re a Pedestrian Claims for Pedestrian Accidents in NJ A recently published report reveals that auto-related accident deaths declined last year. However, fatalities for pedestrians have increased 50% over the past 10 years, and the experts don’t know why. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released «more»
Claims for Pedestrian Accidents in NJ Pedestrian accidents accounted for almost 6,000 fatalities in the U.S. in 2016. This was the largest amount of pedestrian fatalities in over 15 years. This statistic translates into one pedestrian fatality every 90 minutes in traffic accidents according to the NHTSA. Here in New Jersey, there were 166 pedestrian «more»