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 […]

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…

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.…