What Losses Can You Be Compensated For?
When you’re injured in a motor vehicle accident because of someone else’s carelessness or negligence, the bills can pile up quickly. You might be unable to work and meet your financial obligations, and yo… [Read more…]
Most Common Causes of Motor Vehicle Accidents
Though auto accidents occasionally result from intentional behavior, virtually all motor-vehicle-accident-injury claims are based on negligence, which requires proof of cause. According to statisti… [Read more…]
Can You Still Recover Damages from Another At-Fault Person?
Often, when someone is hurt in an accident, there are many contributing factors. A car might turn in front of you while you’re speeding. Your injuries might be more severe because you… [Read more…]
The Different Parties from Whom You May Be Able to Recover
When you’re hurt in an auto, truck, or motorcycle accident in New Jersey, you typically turn to your insurance provider to recover for your losses—that’s how New Jersey’s “no-fault” a… [Read more…]
Is It Always the Driver in the Back?
Statistics confirm that one of every three car accidents in the country are rear-enders. There are a wide variety of causes, including excessive speed, distracted driving, mechanical failure, and fatigue. A … [Read more…]
Hurt on a snowy or icy road in New Jersey because another driver was going too fast or didn’t properly clean off his windshield? Slippery roads and poor visibility are the two most common causes of winter car accidents. Call Howard Popper at 9… [Read more…]
The Degree of Care When a Fee is Charged for Transport
Under the laws of negligence, which have evolved over the past millennia, every person in society must exercise reasonable care in all actions, so as to minimize the risk of injury to other… [Read more…]
The Factors that Frequently Lead to Public Transportation Injuries
One of the arguments commonly made to promote buses, light rails, commuter trains and other forms of mass transit is the belief that they offer a safer ride. While mass transit … [Read more…]
In the aftermath of a personal injury, you have the right to pursue damages for all your losses, from wages and income to medical expenses, from loss of companionship or consortium to pain and suffering. In an earlier blog, we looked at the diff… [Read more…]
The New Jersey workers’ compensation laws were enacted to provide an alternative to the civil courts when workers suffered injury because of the carelessness or negligence of employers or fellow workers. Accordingly, when an employer fails to pr… [Read more…]