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What Should I Do After a Four-Way Stop Accident?

Four-way stop intersections are often difficult to navigate. Many drivers do not know the laws regarding four-way stops, which makes car accidents more likely to happen. In fact, there are approximately 70,000 car wrecks each year due to drivers running stop signs. A four-way stop accident can cause serious injuries to drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. Victims injured in intersection accidents often suffer financial and emotional burdens, including medical bills, lost wages, vehicular damage, and pain and suffering. If a motorist[…] Read More

Do I Have to Report a Minor Car Accident?

Many car accidents happen in parking lots or residential areas at slow speeds, so the damage is minimal. Drivers often think these minor car accidents are not worth reporting. However, it is important to know the actual laws that pertain to this type of incident. In New Jersey, the law stipulates that the police must be called if the accident caused injuries, death, or property damage in an amount greater than $500. Drivers are required to notify the authorities as[…] Read More

What Constitutes as Pain and Suffering After a Car Accident?

When one is hurt in a car accident due to the carelessness of another person, one may wish to file a third-party claim against the other driver’s auto insurance policy. One will undoubtedly want to recover compensation for the costs of medical care after an accident. Depending on the severity of the injuries, one may be able to collect damages for pain and suffering as well. What is Pain and Suffering? Pain and suffering is a legal term used to[…] Read More

What Should I Do After a Single-Vehicle Car Accident?

Car accidents can happen in a flash and can cause serious injuries. Statistics show that almost 86 percent of drivers worry about accidents with other drivers, but it may be surprising to learn that over 50 percent of traffic fatalities involve only one car. A single-vehicle collision is a car accident where only one vehicle is affected. Just like car accidents involving two or more vehicles, single-vehicle accidents can be serious and lead to severe injuries. What Causes Single-Vehicle Car[…] Read More

Can I File a Counterclaim After a Car Accident?

Every lawsuit has a plaintiff and a defendant. Sometimes, the defendant may feel the need to fight back with a counterclaim. A counterclaim is a claim brought by the defendant in a lawsuit alleging fault or negligence by the plaintiff. A counterclaim is not a separate lawsuit, it remains a part of the original suit and must be related to the original subject matter. Car Insurance Company and Filing a Claim If one is being sued for negligence in a[…] Read More

How to Recognize and Report a Drunk Driver

If a motorist is driving erratically, it could be a momentary lapse of attention, or it could be an intoxicated driver. At times, it can be hard to tell, but any driver should be aware of the primary signs of an impaired driver.  How Can I Tell if a Driver is Drunk? Drunk driving is extremely dangerous, so it is important to know the signs of a drunk driver. Some common signs include the following: Judgement Problems: This manifests in[…] Read More

What Should I Do if My Vehicle is Damaged While Being Towed?

An individual’s car might be towed for several reasons, such as a car accident or a parking ticket. No matter the reason, vehicular damage could occur during the time the towing company has the car. In situations like this, the car’s owner may wonder who is liable for the vehicular damage. What Kind of Damage Can Occur During a Tow? When a tow company is towing a car, they have a duty to protect the vehicle they are attempting to[…] Read More

Can the Pandemic Affect My Driving Skills?

Although hard data on car accidents during the COVID-19 pandemic has not come in yet, anecdotal evidence is beginning to come to light as drivers return to the roads. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many drivers took a break from driving since they were suddenly working from home and they were no longer transporting children to school and other activities.  Additionally, the drivers who have stayed on the roads regularly during the pandemic have definitely noticed a decrease[…] Read More

Driverless Cars Will Not Prevent All Car Accidents

There is no doubt that nearly all car accidents are caused by human error. However, studies show that autonomous vehicles will not eliminate car accidents completely. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), self-driving vehicles will likely only prevent a third of all motor-vehicle accidents. Fewer accidents is great; however, this study debunks the theory that driverless cars will solve car accidents entirely. What Do Driverless Cars Fail to Detect? Autonomous cars might eventually detect hazards better than[…] Read More

Death Rates for Drivers Vary by Car Size

A recent study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) showed that 15 out of the 20 most dangerous models for drivers were small cars, particularly subcompacts or superminis. This is not a new revelation, but this information has been broken down to show why these small cars are dangerous, if there are exceptions, and what drivers can do to avoid major car accidents. Drivers or passengers who have lost family members have a right to file a wrongful[…] Read More

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A Message to Our Clients About Coronavirus COVID-19:

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The situation regarding the COVID-19 virus is continually changing, and we are following all recommended guidelines to stay healthy.

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