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…

Truck Accident Safety Debate Continues

Truck Accident Safety Debate Continues Truck accidents represent one of the most potentially dangerous and harmful types of accidents when it comes to motor vehicle accidents. And while steps have been taken by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to limit the dangerous of truck accident injuries by implementing rear-gaurds on all truck trailers, the debate about…

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 “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…