Thanksgiving Safety Tips for Drivers

Thanksgiving celebrations may be different for families this year, but many still plan to travel. With so much uncertainty these days, understanding the dangers of driving during the holiday week is more important than ever. Although the American Automobile Association (AAA) provides travel forecasts for all the holidays, it is difficult to estimate how many people will be on the roads this year due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It is possible that more people will be driving instead of[…] Read More

What Should I Do if My Child Was in a Car Accident?

When a child is involved in a car accident, the parents will be worried about their child’s health and well-being. Many accidents only result in property damage, but in other cases, car crashes cause serious injuries. It can be difficult to focus and make important decisions during this sensitive time.  Whether or not a parent can sue on behalf of their child will depend on a number of factors. If the child was struck by a vehicle, then it is[…] Read More

Accident Prevention Technologies are Reducing Car Accidents

Safety advocates, car manufacturers, and enterprising entrepreneurs continue to invent products aimed at reducing the severity and frequency of car accidents. Newer inventions have saved numerous lives. In addition to better seat belts and airbags, the following technologies have reduced the number of car accidents: Rear-Facing Cameras Backing out of a parking space or driveway can lead to an unexpected collision with a vehicle, cyclist, or pedestrian. When used in conjunction with the rearview mirror and side mirrors, rear cameras[…] Read More

CDC Releases Information About Distracted Driving and Fatal Accidents

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released fact sheets about distracted driving and the costs of fatal car accidents in all 50 states. Motorists in New Jersey and Pennsylvania should pay special attention to these sheets as they provide accident prevention measures, explain the costs of fatal accidents, and outline issues that parents and young drivers should be aware of. How Deadly is Distracted Driving? In 2018, 2,841 people were killed in distracted driving accidents in the[…] Read More

How Do I Handle a Car Accident Caused by a Distracted Driver?

Car accidents can be caused by many different factors, including distracted driving. Though it is sometimes impossible for victims to avoid getting into distracted driving collisions, victims can take specific steps to improve their chances of recovering damages. Before getting into the basics of how to handle a car accident scene due to a distracted driver, it is critical for all motorists to understand the basics of distracted driving. For instance, many people naturally assume that a distracted driver was[…] Read More

Why Should Tailgating be Avoided?

According to a study by Lytx, a driver has a higher likelihood of rear-ending a vehicle in front of them when they are following less than two seconds behind them. This behavior is called tailgating, and it is incredibly dangerous. Tailgating often leads to rear-end accidents that can lead to severe injuries or even fatalities. A victim of a tailgating accident should contact a lawyer to help recover damages, such as medical bills, lost wages, and vehicular damage. What are[…] Read More

What Should I Do After a Sideswipe Car Accident?

Sideswipe car accidents can be quite serious, causing significant damage and lasting injuries. Unlike head-on collisions or side-impact crashes, sideswipe accidents have a reputation for being minor. However, sideswipe accidents can still cause substantial property damage and serious injuries. After a sideswipe accident, a driver should follow a few simple steps to ensure that they are preserving all available evidence to support a personal injury case. What Factors Cause Sideswipe Accidents? Many sideswipe car accidents happen every year in the[…] Read More

Essential Highway Driving Safety Tips

Each year, there are six million car accidents in the United States. Accidents happen each day, and highways are often hotspots for crashes to occur. Highways help drivers get to locations quickly, however, there are challenges that can affect safety. What are the Dangers of Driving on the Highway? Highways are often places where drivers go above the posted speed limits. Driving above the speed limit is concerning. If cars stop abruptly, a driver might find it difficult to stop[…] Read More

What Should I Do if I See a Distracted Driver?

Using a cellphone while behind the wheel is one of the most dangerous actions a driver can do. It is imperative that drivers choose to avoid dangerous cellphone usage because it takes their focus off of the roads. However, what happens if one witnesses a reckless distracted driver? If a motorist views a distracted driver, they have some options. The first step is to recognize dangerous distracted driving behaviors. A motorist should be on the lookout for odd changes in[…] Read More

Do I Need a Lawyer for a Car Accident That I Did Not Cause?

Car accidents can be very stressful for victims, and the aftermath can be quite overwhelming. Even the most experienced driver might not be fully prepared for serious injuries after an accident. Speaking with a lawyer can be very helpful and give one guidance about their personal injury case.  In New Jersey and Pennsylvania, each driver is required to have insurance coverage in case of a car accident, whether they are the at-fault driver or not. This is because both states[…] Read More

A Message to Our Customers About Coronavirus COVID-19:

A Message to Our Clients About Coronavirus COVID-19:

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