| Read Time: 2 minutes | Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian Hit by Car in NJ: What You Need to Know

Walking around a city is a great way to reduce traffic, exercise, and see the sites. However, pedestrians risk being seriously injured if a reckless driver doesn’t obey the laws and hits them in a crosswalk. If you’re a pedestrian hit by a car in NJ, you should consult with an attorney to learn about compensation that might be...

Read More
| Read Time: 4 minutes | Labor and Construction Accidents

Construction Accidents Involving Pedestrians and Bystanders

New Jersey’s landscape is often dotted with construction sites, signaling the state’s growth and development. However, amidst the flurry of activity, pedestrians and bystanders face an often-overlooked peril: the risk of being struck by falling debris or objects. This and other hazards pose significant dangers to the safety and well-being of individuals navigating the streets adjacent to construction sites...

Read More
| Read Time: 4 minutes | Labor and Construction Accidents

Construction Accidents and OSHA Violations

Construction is a physically taxing and potentially dangerous line of work. According to New Jersey’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the construction industry has the highest fatality rate in the state. In addition, the construction industry reported nonfatal injuries and illnesses at a rate of 2.1 cases per 100 full-time equivalent workers. This is why the Occupational Safety and Health...

Read More
| Read Time: 4 minutes | Labor and Construction Accidents

Could a Third Party Be Liable for My Construction Accident?

If you have been injured in an accident at a construction site, you likely have many things to deal with—medical bills, recovery, and missed time at work among them. In addition to getting back on your feet, at some point you will need to identify who is responsible for causing your injury and, if circumstances dictate, initiate legal action...

Read More
| Read Time: 5 minutes | Labor and Construction Accidents

Construction Accidents Involving Subcontractors: Who’s Liable?

With all the activity, all the heavy equipment, all the multi-tasking, and all the people on construction sites, accidents are, unfortunately, inevitable. If you are a subcontractor (or a sub-subcontractor or a sub-sub-subcontractor) who has been injured while working at a construction site, you likely have questions about who is liable for your injury. The answer, of course, depends...

Read More
| Read Time: 4 minutes | Car Accidents

Pre-Existing Medical Conditions and Rideshare Accidents

The person or party at fault for your rideshare accident is not liable for your pre-existing condition, but that does not mean they avoid liability if their actions caused significant aggravation of the condition. If you are considering filing a rideshare accident claim, you may be wondering about the relationship between pre-existing medical conditions and rideshare accidents. Many injured...

Read More
| Read Time: 4 minutes | Car Accidents

Food Delivery App Accidents: Who Is Liable?

Food delivery has expanded far beyond just pizza in the past few years. Hungry consumers can have just about anything they want delivered to their doorstep with just a few button clicks on their phone or other smart device.  The convenience of food delivery is great, but what happens when you collide with a food delivery driver? Unfortunately, food...

Read More
| Read Time: 4 minutes | Car Accidents

Rideshare Accidents Involving Uninsured Drivers

Driving for rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft is becoming increasingly popular. Demand continues to grow as many people opt to make money using the convenience and control that come from working on their own schedule rather than maintaining a set work week. Though driving is not necessarily considered a risky job, it can certainly result in serious, unexpected...

Read More
| Read Time: 4 minutes | Car Accidents

Rideshare Accidents at Airport Drop-Off Zones: Who’s Liable?

There is a lot to think about when you are traveling. You are likely worried about flight delays, getting to the airport on time, keeping track of your personal belongings, making sure your checked bags arrive at your destination, and downing your drink before security screening, amongst so many other things. The last thing you need to deal with...

Read More
| Read Time: 3 minutes | Car Accidents

Steps to Take After Being Rear-Ended

Rear-end collisions are frustrating. You can be sitting in your car at a red light, minding your own business and listening to your favorite true crime podcast when, suddenly, you feel a shocking jolt as another vehicle smashes into your trunk. So much for getting to work on time.  It’s important to know what to do after being rear-ended...

Read More