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…

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…

New Jersey “No-Fault” Car Insurance Impact on Personal Injury Claims

Auto insurance regulations are primarily governed at the state level. New Jersey auto insurance follows a choice no-fault system, which requires every driver to carry his or her own auto insurance and seek coverage thrown their own provider regardless of what party or parties were at fault. However, there are exceptions to this rule which…

Famous and Infamous Personal Injury Cases Over the Years

While  personal injury claims are certainly serious business, there have been a few cases over the years which have raised eyebrows in the U.S. and abroad. Consider that Dr. Phil was once sued for a dog bite injury in the amount of $7 million by a close family friend. While that might have been a relatively straightforward (albeit…

When Should I Consider Taking a NJ Personal Injury Case to Court?

The vast majority of personal injury claims settle before a court trial becomes necessary. However, it is important to understand that for some clients, the trial process may be worth the potential for a higher payout. There are a litany of pros and cons to consider when deciding on settling or trying your case in court. The…

The Effects of Driver Fatigue

The Effects of Driver Fatigue 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.…