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Client Wins $1.4 Million Settlement After a Rear-End Collision with a Tractor Trailer

Client of Glugeth & Pierguidi, P.C. Received Spine, Shoulder, and Leg Injuries After an 18-Wheeler Failed to Stop In March 2024, the firm’s David Pierguidi secured a $1.4 million settlement on behalf of his client, who suffered severe injuries after an accident with a tractor-trailer. The incident occurred on November 5, 2020, while the claimant was waiting at a...

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Your Rights as a Passenger in an Uber Accident

In the crowded streets of New York, rideshare services like Uber have become a cornerstone of urban transportation. Their convenience and accessibility make them an attractive choice for many commuters. Unfortunately, accidents happen every day. As a passenger, you can do nothing to prevent an accident. However, you have rights, including the right to pursue compensation for your injuries....

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How Long Does it Take to Settle a Pedestrian Accident Claim?

The timeline for settling a pedestrian accident claim varies based on factors including: Were you injured in a pedestrian accident? We know a thousand questions are whirling in your head. It’s natural to want justice to compensate you for your injuries. But your finances are dwindling now. How long does it take to settle a pedestrian accident? The truth...

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Average Payout for Pedestrian Hit by Car

Despite having walkways and crosswalks, New Jersey roads are dangerous for pedestrians. In just one year, car accidents killed 191 pedestrians and injured many more. These accidents can cause drastic damages, and victims have the right to seek compensation for their injuries.  However, getting the average payout for a pedestrian hit by a car isn’t easy. You need a...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Steps to Take After Being Rear-Ended

After a rear-end collision, knowing the immediate steps to take is crucial for your safety and legal protection. Here’s what you need to do. Immediate Steps 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...

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Can You Sue for Whiplash from a Rideshare Accident?

A common injury after a rideshare car accident is whiplash. The effects of whiplash can range from minor pain to extremely life-altering disability. So, can you sue if you suffer whiplash from a rideshare accident? The answer is yes. You can potentially sue for whiplash injuries or any other injury sustained in an Uber or Lyft accident in New...

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