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When you are involved in an accident, it is often easy for you to find an area in which you were at least partially at fault for the incident or your injuries. It is normal for us to think of what we could have done differently to avoid such an accident or injury. But even if you are partially at fault for your accident, you may still be entitled to recover compensation for your injuries...

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Any time you are driving under conditions which lessen your awareness, whether something as simple as changing your radio station or more serious like drunk driving, the dangers presented on the road increase. Drowsy driving is included in this category of conditions that decrease your ..

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If you have been in a car accident with an uninsured driver, don’t panic. If the other driver was responsible for the accident, you may be able to recover..

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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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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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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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Injured in an Uber Accident?   Uber and Lyft are growing in popularity, joining taxis, car services, and limousines that pick up passengers and take them where they want to go. But what happens if you are injured while a passenger in an Uber car? What if you are in an accident with taxi or

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Pedestrian Accident Deaths on the Rise in New Jersey   According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, nearly 6,000 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents in the United States in 2016, an 11 percent increase over the previous year. Nationwide, pedestrian deaths accounted for 15 percent of total motor vehicle deaths. In New Jersey alone,

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Traffic Fatalities Continue to Rise on New Jersey Roadways New Jersey’s winter weather led to Hudson County’s 27th traffic fatality in December, when treacherous black ice sent a Jersey City woman into oncoming traffic, resulting in a head-on collision with a tractor trailer. Over 600 fatal accidents were reported statewide in 2016, an increase of

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Texting While Driving in NJ Can Be Deadly   Texting. Texting while driving. Texting while walking. Texting while biking. Texting while talking. Texting on cellphones is widespread. Unfortunately, it can also be deadly. In the United States, “distracted driving” kills more than eight people every day, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Car Accident Do’s and Don’ts in NJ   Experiencing a car accident is undoubtedly a traumatic event that may bring a state of confusion and result in physical injuries. In the moments immediately following the crash, many individuals unknowingly take actions that can negatively impact their legal claims. If you have been in a car

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Number of Fatal Car Accidents in New Jersey Continues to Climb   After experiencing a decline in fatal road accidents since 1990, the death toll on New Jersey roads began climbing again in 2013 and has continued right into the first few days of 2017. Safety officials are working to determine the cause of the

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Winter Weather Brings More Accidents to NJ Roadways: How to Stay Safe   When winter weather strikes the Northeast, it is often accompanied by treacherous driving conditions. Freezing temperatures result in icy sidewalks, bridges, and overpasses, and even a dusting of snow can make travel hazardous. New Jersey has already had a few snowfalls this

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Recent New Jersey commuter train accident highlights the potential dangers associated with mass transit   On September 22, 2016, a New Jersey Transit passenger train crashed into the waiting platform at the Hoboken station. One person was killed and more than 100 other sustained serious injuries. This tragic incident is merely one of several fatal

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Distracted Driving Fatalities in New Jersey Lead to New Bill   As traffic fatalities increase, lawmakers try to keep up with more laws and increased penalties   In recent years, distracted driving has become one of the leading causes of motor vehicle accidents. Distracted driving accidents led to more than 3,000 deaths and 431,000 injuries

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