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Staged Car Accidents

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Staged Car Accidents

New Jersey has no-fault car insurance, making its drivers vulnerable to staged car accidents. Staged car accidents occur in wealthier areas because the victims are most likely to have adequate car insurance. These phony accidents cost legitimate drivers millions of dollars in false claims and inflated insurance premiums. Here are some tactics to watch out… Read More »

Texting While Driving

Distracted driving, which includes texting, causes 16 percent of fatal car crashes and 20 percent of accidents causing some injury. Making its way through the New Jersey legislature is a new bill authorizing the Commissioner of the Department of Transportation, in consultation with the Director of Division of Highway and Traffic Safety, to place signs… Read More »

Click It or Ticket

Although focused on Memorial Day travel, the New Jersey Click It or Ticket campaign to promote seat belt use is a year-round initiative. Seat belts save lives. Last year 86 percent of New Jersey police agencies participated in the campaign, which resulted in 981 child restraint violations issued, 4,951 speeding citations and 861 DWI arrests… Read More »

What to Do After an Auto Accident

If you drive a car, truck or motorcycle on a regular basis, chances are that you will be involved in at least one accident in your lifetime. Depending on the severity of the crash you are in, there may be shattered glass, smoke and even fire. Knowing what to do in the moments that follow… Read More »

Types of Automotive Defects

Auto accidents happen for a variety reasons, including speeding, tailgating, driver distraction and reckless driving. Yet what you might not realize is that car accidents are sometimes caused by vehicle manufacturers. Even if you purchase a brand new car, truck or motorcycle, if the vehicle was poorly designed or defective, you could be involved in… Read More »

Most Dangerous Breeds of Dogs

Dog attacks can be terrifying. In addition, depending on the size of the dog and the age of the victim, they can be fatal. Victims who survive dog bites can suffer from deep tissue damage, broken bones, infections and disfiguring scars. To protect yourself from a dog attack, you should be wary when around the… Read More »

Who is to Blame for Your Slip and Fall Accident?

Slip and fall accidents can cause serious back and head injuries and even death. If you suffer a slip and fall injury and believe someone else is to blame, it is in your best interests to speak with an experienced lawyer as soon as possible. He or she can explain to you that slip and… Read More »

Top 5 Reasons You Should Hire a Car Accident Lawyer

You’ve been in an accident and suffered a serious injury. All you want is to obtain compensation so you can recover and move on with your life. Do you really need a car accident lawyer? Following are the top five reasons you should hire a car accident attorney for your case: Free consultation: Many car… Read More »

Welcome to the Law Offices of Robert A. Olkowitz blog

Welcome to the the Law Offices of Robert A. Olkowitz blog. Our Red Bank, New Jersey office handles cases involving personal injury and workers compensation. We have a strong reputation for quality legal results throughout Monmouth and Ocean Counties. We work closely with you to address all of your concerns. Through this blog, our goal… Read More »

You Have the Right to Remain Silent…

Insurance adjusters don’t have to read you Miranda rights Everyone who has ever watched TV must know that if they are ever arrested, they have the right to remain silent. The U.S. Supreme Court acknowledged in the landmark Miranda case that average citizens, when confronted by police authority, could easily be intimidated into making statements… Read More »