What Happens if I am Partially At-Fault for My Accident?

What Happens if I am Partially At-Fault for My Accident? In many personal injury claims, it can sometimes be the case that the injured victim is partially responsible for their accident, and their resulting injuries. This is especially true in cases of motor vehicle accidents like car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, accidents with a drunk driver, and accidents with an…

Motorcycle Accidents: Staying Safe and Some Eye-Opening Statistics

Motorcycle Accidents: Staying Safe and Some Eye-Opening Statistics Riding a motorcycle can be an exhilarating experience, but also comes with a high-degree of risk of injury, and tragically even death. In fact, over the last ten years, New Jersey has averaged 74 motorcycle fatalities every year, and as our roads and highways become busier and…

Paterson Law Enforcement Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

Driving while exhausted can be as dangerous as driving while intoxicated or distracted driving. In fact, some studies have shown that driving without proper sleep can lead to lower driver performance than being legally drunk. While none of these activities are recommended, more drivers are likely to get behind the wheel while exhausted. No one gets eight hours…

Injurious I-80 Accident Involves Passaic County Truck Driver

Injurious I-80 Accident Involves Passaic County Truck Driver A tractor trailer was rear-ended last Monday, April 9th in Parsippany-Troy Hills resulting in serious injuries. Route I-80 is recognized as being one of the state’s deadliest roadways according to a recent NJ.com article. This is just one of many recent cases of truck accidents causing injuries to a local […]

What if I Can’t Afford a Personal Injury Attorney?

There are a lot of common misconceptions floating around these days. For example, there is no evidence that Vikings’ helmets had horns and twinkies actually have a shelf-life of about 45 days. Another such common misconception which we hear all the time is that lawyers are prohibitively expensive, or that only the highest priced lawyers can get the…

Who Can File Wrongful Death Personal Injury Claims?

Personal injury claims may entitle victims of injurious accident to financial compensation for incurred expenses, pain and suffering, and more. However, New Jersey statutes also allow the families of victims who were killed in accidents to file personal injury claims as per wrongful death statutes. Nothing can replace your loved ones. Money might be the last thing…

How Alcohol Intoxication Impairs Drivers

It is well documented that driving while intoxicated or driving under the influence of controlled substances is incredibly dangerous. What many individuals do not realized is exactly how alcohol intoxication effects not only the mental faculties but also the physical capabilities of drivers. The legal limit for New Jersey DWI is a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08 percent…

New Jersey Personal Injury Statutes of Limitations

As with most civil lawsuits and criminal charges, personal injury claims must be filed within a certain time period to be legal in New Jersey. This concept is due to what is known as statutes of limitations laws. For those who fail to file personal injury claims within the established period of time, their case will likely…