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The Truth About Jersey Drivers

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The Truth About Jersey Drivers

There is a tongue-in-cheek list in circulation that purports to describe New Jersey drivers and our habits: Remember that the goal of every New Jersey driver is to get there first, by whatever means necessary. The faster you drive through a red light, the smaller your chance of getting hit. Speed limits are just suggestions… Read More »

Nursing Home Abuse and How to Recognize It

Close to one million people in America live in nursing homes or other assisted living facilities. Most of them are not abused or neglected but even one victim of nursing home abuse is one too many. If you have a loved one who lives or plans to live in a nursing home or other assisted… Read More »

The Going and Coming Rule

When is an employee not an employee? It may seem like a silly question, but it is a question that is constantly addressed by New Jersey courts determining whether injuries are covered by workers compensation. Consider some examples of cases the courts have decided: A department store employee is injured while shopping in the store… Read More »

Why Are Truck Accidents So Much Worse Than Car Accidents?

It’s not just a matter of perception. Large trucks are nearly three times as likely to be involved in fatal accidents as passenger cars, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In the United States, fatal truck accidents constitute around 13 percent of all fatal motor vehicle accidents — even though trucks make up… Read More »

A Bad Outcome or Medical Malpractice?

When a surgery does not result in improved health, or worse, leads to injury or death, our first instinct is to strike back at the person who hurt us and file a medical malpractice lawsuit. But not every bad outcome results from medical malpractice. Many bad outcomes result from: Unforeseen and unforeseeable complications The severity… Read More »

Recognizing Signs of Mild TBI After a Car Accident

Victims of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) do not necessarily lose consciousness or do not lose consciousness for long. So physicians, accident victims, and their friends and family might not notice right away that the victim has suffered an MTBI in an accident. But the fact is that anyone who comes to a sudden and… Read More »

How Does Repetitive Stress Fit into Workers Compensation in New Jersey?

Most people think of workers compensation as a program that provides coverage to workers injured in accidents while on the job. But NJ workers compensation goes far beyond coverage for injury sustained in an accident. Repetitive stress injuries can also be covered by workers compensation. While these types of injuries are more difficult to prove,… Read More »

Stay Safe: Counterfeit Automobile Airbag Alert

Car air bags can spare a life or save a driver or passenger from serious injury.  But what happens if the airbag itself is dangerous? Research in recent years led to new advisories for car owners about the proper positioning and use of airbags with children. In October, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)… Read More »

Should You Hire a Lawyer to Bring a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

If you suffer a serious injury in an accident, you need to consider your options carefully. You may be in pain and want to put the accident behind you. But what you do and how you approach the situation can make a big difference in the amount of compensation you receive for your injuries and… Read More »

Caught by Accident — Protect Your Compensation

In the early hours of a November morning, two buses in the express bus lane heading into Manhattan collided outside the Lincoln Tunnel in Weehawken.  A Martz Trailways bus struck the rear of the NJ Transit bus injuring 20 people, some seriously. Thankfully, no one was killed and no injuries were life-threatening. For most people,… Read More »