Category Archives: Motor Vehicle Accidents

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Who is Really at Fault for Injuries Suffered at the Hands of Drunk Drivers?

Posted in Motor Vehicle Accidents

Everyone knows that a drunk driver is liable for injuries he causes while behind the wheel. But what about the person or place that served the driver alcoholic beverages before he started driving? Is that person or place liable for injuries the person causes later on when driving while intoxicated? A recent case delves into… Continue Reading

New Jersey Ice and Snow Removal Law and Winter Driving Tips

Posted in Injury Law, Motor Vehicle Accidents

Now that the temperatures outside have started to dip and the winter driving season is upon us, it is time to remind you of New Jersey’s ice and snow removal law. Remember to remove all ice and snow from your vehicle before driving, especially from the hood, windows, and roof. Motorists who fail to obey this law face fines of $25 to $75 for each offense, regardless of whether the ice and snow is dislodged from the vehicle. If flying ice or snow causes property damage or injury to others, motorists face fines of $200 to $1,000 for each offense.

Bicycle Accidents with Vehicles and Pedetrians

Posted in Bicycle Injuries, Motor Vehicle Accidents

I learned recently that bicycling has increased by 60% over the past 15 years. Once considered an activity associated mainly with exercise or with leisurely rides on summer vacations, biking has become a commonplace mode of primary transportation for many people in cities and suburbs across the country. With this increase in usage, there has… Continue Reading

New Jersey’s New Child Passenger Safety Laws: What Parents Need to Know

Posted in Injury Law, Legal Updates, Motor Vehicle Accidents

Effective September 1, 2015, new child passenger safety laws will go into effect in New Jersey.  These new laws were designed with enhanced safety in mind – specifically on improving protections for young children riding in cars.  So what are these new rules? Every child under 2 years old and weighing less than 30 lbs…. Continue Reading

Truck Accidents Can Result in Serious Injuries

Posted in Injury Law, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Trucking Accidents

Truck accidents often can result in serious or even fatal injuries. An example of such an accident is one that many people read about last summer: the accident where a Wal-Mart truck and a limo van collided. The accident severely injured comedian Tracy Morgan and two other occupants and killed fellow comedian James McNair. Another… Continue Reading

Effective Legal Counsel Can Protect Family Interests in Bus Accident Litigation

Posted in Legal Updates, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Trucking Accidents

Tractor-trailer bus collisions are among the worst that occur on busy American highways.  Because of the relative size of the two vehicles in such a collision, the injuries are catastrophic, often with deadly consequences. It is essential for anyone injured in such a devastating collision to seek competent legal counsel immediately to protect his or… Continue Reading

School Bus Accidents

Posted in Injury Law, Motor Vehicle Accidents

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, between 2000 and 2009, 130 school-age pedestrians (younger than 19) died in school transportation-related crashes. Over two-thirds (67%) were struck by school buses, 6 percent by vehicles functioning as school buses, and 27 percent by other vehicles involved in the crashes. There were… Continue Reading