How the Legal Process Works | Your Rights and Restrictions
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than one of every three motor vehicle accidents in the United States (about 40%) are work-related. Under New Jersey law, if you’re hurt… [Read more…]
Can You Get Damages If You Can’t Identify the Driver? What Sources of Compensation Are Available?
After a motor vehicle accident, one of the first things you want to do is get contact and insurance information from the at-fault driver. What if … [Read more…]
Can You Sue the Municipality for Driver Negligence or Failure to Maintain a Vehicle?
Though the pandemic has seen a marked decline in the number of people using public transportation, it remains an essential way for many to get to work and med… [Read more…]
Liability for Negligent Entrustment of Your Vehicle
Though most motor vehicle accident lawsuits seek compensation from the at-fault driver, there are situations where a person may have liability without being behind the wheel. Some of the more … [Read more…]
Studies Show Aggressive Driving a Major Cause of Accidents
If you’ve been behind the wheel of a car in New Jersey, it’s likely you’ve encountered an aggressive driver. The New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety warns that aggressive dri… [Read more…]
In New Jersey, as in all states, when you suffer injury in a car accident because of the negligence of another person, you have a right to bring a legal claim to recover damages for lost wages and income, medical expenses not covered by your i… [Read more…]
Determining Liability in Merging Accidents
When we think of motor vehicle accidents, we typically imagine rear-end crashes (the most common), T-bones, or head-on collisions. But the National Highway traffic safety Administration reports that mo… [Read more…]
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…]