Category Archives: Auto Accident

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What Happens When Insurance Isn’t Enough to Cover Accident Damages?

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The night of February 6, 2015 changed the life of a 47-year-old man driving on the New Jersey Turnpike. That night, his vehicle collided with another vehicle that was stopped on the turnpike. The collision caused the man’s car to careen into the center lane,… Read More »

Why Did a Monmouth County Man Sue His Insurance Company?

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In February 2014, a man and his son were driving down Route 70 near Toms River when disaster struck. Another vehicle collided with the travelers head-on, causing injuries and property damage. As with many cases like this, the two parties involved wound up in court,… Read More »

When Is a Bar Responsible for Damages Caused by Drunk Driving?

Time for new DUI laws in New Jersey?

On October 1, 2011, an elderly couple were out driving on Clifton Street in Westfield, New Jersey. As the two drove through the intersection with Tice Place, a motorist ran a stop sign and barreled into the couple’s vehicle. The resulting crash claimed the life of the man driving his girlfriend down Clifton Street,… Read More »

Was a NJ Transit Bus Driver Caught Texting and Driving on Duty?

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Driving responsibly is the duty of every licensed driver on the road, but it’s especially important for professional and commercial drivers. That’s because these drivers are not only tasked with their own safety but the safety of the people they are transporting…. Read More »

What Is the Price of Distracted Driving?

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In the early morning of November 21, 2016, a recent graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s International Relations Graduate School was struck by a 2004 Subaru Outback as she attempted to cross River Road.  The driver of the Outback stayed on the scene until help arrived,… Read More »

Does This Popular App Encourage Selfies While Driving?

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Several car accidents have been caused by people using SnapChat while driving. Specifically, these drivers were using SnapChat’s speed filter.
SnapChat’s speed filter records how fast users are travelling while taking selfies. If you were to snap a photo of yourself at 110 miles per hour,… Read More »

What is the Leading Cause of Fatal Car Crashes in New Jersey?

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An analysis conducted by New Jersey State Police found distracted driving is the leading cause of fatal car crashes in our state. In 2015, there were 190 fatal distracted driving crashes in New Jersey.
It is important to understand that distracted driving does not always entail texting behind the wheel…. Read More »

Should Employers Force Workers to Drive in Dangerous Weather Conditions?

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Certain weather conditions are extremely dangerous for driving. No matter how prepared motorists are, these conditions significantly increase the risk of being involved in an auto accident. Employers in New Jersey should consider these risks before they ask employees to drive to work…. Read More »

Winter is Coming. Is Your Vehicle Ready?

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Winter is coming. For residents of New Jersey, cold weather means ice, snowfall and a higher probability of being involved in a car accident. Fortunately, we still have several weeks before cold weather arrives, and there is time to make sure our vehicles are ready…. Read More »

Do Ignition Interlock Devices Prevent Drunk Driving in New Jersey?

Time for new DUI laws in New Jersey?

Drunk driving crashes are commonplace here in New Jersey. It is clearly in the public’s interest to find ways to prevent drunk driving from injuring or killing people. Many states, including New Jersey, do this by requiring DUI offenders to install ignition interlock devices…. Read More »