How Should I Drive During Wintertime?

Car accidents can be stressful and costly. One way to mitigate the chances of a collision is to drive appropriately for the season. During winter, motorists need to take several precautions to ensure they reduce their risks. In many parts of the United States, winter driving can quickly turn treacherous. A snow squall can become a blinding barrier. A bit of rain can freeze up and turn into black ice on the highway. This does not mean that drivers have[…] Read More

Who is Responsible for Property Damage After a Car Accident?

When a car accident happens, the first concern is if everyone is safe. Even if no one was hurt, a car owner may discover significant property damage. It may not be immediately apparent how they should handle making a claim for the damage. Property damage in legal terms constitutes harm to physical property. Separate from personal injury, which addresses bodily harm suffered by people, property damage involves the vehicle or items that were inside the car. Property damage usually consists[…] Read More

Why is Aggressive Driving so Dangerous?

Aggressive driving is defined by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) as a combination of moving traffic offenses committed by a driver that endangers other people or property. Aggressive driving includes: Speeding Tailgating Running red lights Failure to use turn signals and yield Rapid lane changes Often motivated by anger, aggressive driving is highly dangerous and can result in serious car accidents. What are Common Causes of Aggressive Driving? Nowadays, there is significant traffic congestion and longer commute times.[…] Read More

What is the Serious Injury Threshold in New Jersey?

In a no-fault state, like New Jersey, a person who gets hurt in a car accident is required to file claim with their own insurance company for benefits. Often, the totality of these losses can be addressed within the limits of one’s own policy. However when injuries are serious, they may exceed the maximum allowance in the claimant’s insurance policy. When this happens, the law allows the injured party to file a lawsuit to recoup the extraneous financial damages suffered[…] Read More

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

A Message to Our Customers About Coronavirus COVID-19:

A Message to Our Clients About Coronavirus COVID-19:

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