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Accident Deaths Surpass 46,000 for Second Consecutive Year

Traffic accident fatalities in New Jersey and around the country surpassed 46,000 in both 2021 and 2022 according to figures released by the National Safety Council. The nonprofit group’s latest road safety report also reveals that the fatality rate per vehicle mile traveled in the United States has risen by 22% since 2019. The NSC’s report is based on...

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What Happens If a Pedestrian Is Hit by an Uber or Lyft?

Rideshare options such as Uber and Lyft are convenient, but the added vehicles mean an increased risk of accidents. Some of these accidents involve pedestrians. When a pedestrian is hit by an Uber or Lyft, it triggers a complex claims process. Pedestrians might be able to file a claim for compensation from Uber or Lyft or have to research...

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Can I Sue for Falling Debris in a Construction Accident?

Falling debris in a construction site can inflict devastating injuries. Whether you can sue for falling debris in a construction accident depends on a variety of different factors, like whether you suffered an injury and what type of debris struck you. If you were hit by falling debris on a construction site, contact an attorney today so we can...

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Evidence Needed for a Car Accident Claim in NJ

Many kinds of evidence can help you prevail in a New Jersey car accident claim. Some people think that the analysis is over once you show who caused the accident. However, that is not the case when you are seeking compensation for your injuries. The evidence for a NJ car accident claim needs to demonstrate every element of negligence...

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How Do I File a Construction Accident Claim in NYC?

If you want to file a construction accident claim in NYC, you must know where to start. Luckily, that is where a construction accident attorney can help. The process of filing a New York City construction accident claim will depend on where and why you suffered a construction injury. For example, a construction worker injured on the job will...

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How to File an Accident Claim Against a Semi-Truck in New Jersey

The mass and velocity of semi-trucks can lead to devastating, sometimes life-threatening, injuries when an accident occurs. Yet, commercial trucks transport millions of goods on U.S. highways each day, making the occasional accident almost unavoidable. A semi-truck pulling an empty trailer weighs approximately 35,000 pounds, while the average passenger vehicle weighs between 2,750 and 4,000 pounds. This difference makes...

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What Is the Average Settlement for a Car Accident in New Jersey?

Being involved in a car accident is emotionally stressful and physically taxing. Plus, you likely have medical bills and other costs. If you pursue a personal injury claim, you may be eligible for compensation to cover your medical bills, lost wages, and other related damages. Understandably, prospective clients want to know how much they will receive if they pursue...

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Slip-and-Fall Accidents in Big-Box Retail Stores

Big-box stores like Target and Walmart are popular in New Jersey and around the country because they offer consumers a good selection of products at competitive prices. They also have legal departments that handle thousands of slip-and-fall claims each year. If you are injured while shopping at a big-box retail store, you will likely be attended to by workers...

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Can You Sue a Nurse for Medical Malpractice?

Nurses are some of the most important people in the healthcare field. Not only are they often the first people to interact with a patient in many clinical settings, but they also provide expert assistance to doctors, surgeons, and others. While doctors or hospitals are often named in medical malpractice suits, it’s important for patients and nurses in New...

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Can I Sue for a Hit & Run in New Jersey?

Being involved in a hit-and-run accident is a traumatic experience that can leave victims feeling helpless and unsure of their legal options. Hit-and-run accidents occur when a driver involved in a collision flees the scene before exchanging information or rendering aid to those involved. In New Jersey, hit-and-run accidents are taken seriously, and victims have legal options to pursue...

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