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As a passenger in any vehicle, we are completely relying on the safe driving of the driver of the vehicle we are in and other drivers on the road. But sometimes accidents are unavoidable, and passengers are injured in motor vehicle accidents...

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Hurt in an accident at work? Wondering if you should file a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury claim? Both..

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When we think about post-traumatic stress disorder, most of us think of combat veterans who have witnessed unthinkable horrors in war torn countries. However, post-traumatic stress disorder is triggered by many different situations. In fact, any individual is susceptible to post-traumatic stress disorder. Post-traumatic stress disorder is defined by the American Psychiatric Association as “a

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Losing your footing and slipping and falling is a fairly common occurrence. Whether the cause of the slip and fall is a loose railing, an uneven step, an icy walkway, or something else, what matters in a slip and fall claim is whether someone was negligent. In some instances, the property owner is responsible; in

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Your neighbor’s car is in the shop. He asks to borrow your car to take care of a quick errand. Being a good neighbor, you agree. No big deal, right? Until your neighbor is involved in a car accident and now you are left wondering what happens next and who pays. Many drivers incorrectly assume

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Distracted Driving: New Jersey’s Texting While Driving Laws   If you have taken to the New Jersey roadways lately, you have likely witnessed other drivers glancing down at their cell phones – or typing away on them – all while changing lanes, maneuvering in and out of traffic, and otherwise trying to drive. Texting while

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What are the Most Common Motor Vehicle Driver Distractions? Distracted driving is on the rise and it is costing lives. In New Jersey, distracted driving was cited as a major contributing factor in more than 817,000 car accidents from 2010 to 2014, according to the New Jersey Department of Law & Public Safety. While we

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What do Pain and Suffering Damages Include? When someone has been injured in an accident, we often hear the words “pain and suffering” when referring to the damages in a personal injury lawsuit. But what exactly does that mean? If you have suffered an injury due to another person’s negligence, what type of compensation are

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Winter Weather Accidents in New Jersey   Winter Weather Increases the Risk of Accidents for commuters Below freezing temperatures. Snow and sleet. Sound familiar? It’s winter in New Jersey. And while winter weather often delivers picturesque scenes of glistening snow-covered trees, it also brings hazardous conditions that result in a higher rate of accidents. Be

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How Long Does It Take to Settle a Personal Injury Case? If you suffered injury because of someone else’s negligence, you may be wondering whether you want to spend time fighting in court for just compensation. That raises the question of how long it takes to settle a personal injury case. The answer? That depends.

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New Jersey Has Some of the Worst Drivers in the Nation   Motor vehicle accident deaths, uninsured motorists and poor driving habits all contribute to this undesirable reputation   Each year, several companies release their lists of worst drivers in the United States based on all types of data compiled from numerous resources. Inevitably, all

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Are Men or Women More at Risk of Dying in a Car Accident?   Every year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, or NHTSA, releases data on motor vehicle accidents. Insurancequotes.com studied the data from 2014 and 2015 to see patterns in accidents, namely, which gender is most at risk for being involved in an

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