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Maywood, NJ - Three Injured in Crash at Conklin & Spring Valley Ave Killed near New Bridge Landing

Maywood, NJ – Three Injured in Crash at Conklin & Spring Valley Ave

Maywood, NJ (July 4, 2020) – A collision in Maywood left three people injured on Monday, June 29. The collision reportedly occurred at the intersection of Conklin Avenue and Spring Avenue at around 1:10 a.m. Initial reports revealed that an intoxicated, 18-year-old motorist was driving a Honda Civic when he collided with a Jeep Cherokee. The Civic was reportedly making a turn at the intersection. Three people inside the Jeep, identified as a 32-year-old woman, a 55-year-old man, and a [...]

Mahwah, NJ - Man Injured in Saw Accident on Ramapo Valley Rd

Mahwah, NJ – Man Injured in Saw Accident on Ramapo Valley Rd

Mahwah, NJ (July 4, 2020) – Local authorities in Mahwah were called to the scene of an accident on Wednesday, June 1. An injured man, 67, was found at the Bergen County Horse Rescue on Ramapo Valley Road (US-202). The man was reportedly at a worksite with a saw when his hand was caught on the blade.  According to local reports, the man had to have two fingers amputated. The injured party was transported to the Hackensack University Medical Center [...]

Gillette, NJ - Injury Accident at Morristown Rd & Bellewood Dr

Gillette, NJ – Injury Accident at Morristown Rd & Bellewood Dr

Gillette, NJ (July 3, 2020) – A Monday night, June 29, a crash left one person injured in Gillette. The accident reportedly occurred sometime around 6 p.m. Emergency crews were dispatched to Morristown Road near Bellewood Drive.  Initial reports revealed that a green SUV collided with another vehicle. One party involved in the accident suffered injuries. The victim was provided medical aid by emergency responders at the scene.  An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress.  Our thoughts are with [...]

Plainfield, NJ - Motorcyclist Hospitalized in Crash on Garfield Ave

Plainfield, NJ – Motorcyclist Hospitalized in Crash on Garfield Ave

Plainfield, NJ (July 3, 2020) – A motorcycle crash in Plainfield left one man injured on Sunday, June 28. The collision occurred near the intersection of Garfield Avenue and East 2nd Street, close to the Sahnhoma Liquor Store. A motorcyclist was reportedly crossing the intersection when he collided with another vehicle.  The rider sustained injuries in the crash. The victim was taken to Milt Campbell Field and later airlifted to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital for further treatment. No other [...]

Uber & Lyft Crashes: Convenience Over Safety

Uber & Lyft Crashes: Convenience Over Safety

The demand for ridesharing service is growing quickly. However, many people are becoming more aware of the risks of hiring these “non-taxi” drivers to get us around town.  Uber has been around for more than ten years. During that time, it has effectively has revolutionized the lives of many people across the globe. Hailing a ride is cheaper than ever before, with greater level accessibility which has increased convenience tremendously. Many people have given up owning vehicles entirely due to [...]

Fort Lee, NJ - Firefighter Injured Fighting Blaze on Lemoine Ave

Lodi, NJ – One Injured in Condo Fire on Terhune Ave

Lodi, NJ (July 2, 2020) – Firefighters in New Jersey were dispatched to combat a house fire on Monday afternoon, June 29. The fire reportedly occurred at a residence located on Terhune Avenue. A condo near Marion Pepe Drive caught on fire for unknown reasons.  The call came in at around 3:30 p.m. Authorities found an 80-year-old man unconscious at the residence. The victim was rescued from the scene and put on oxygen by paramedics.  The injured party was hospitalized for [...]

Green Brook, NJ - Accident with Injuries on US-22 at King George Rd

Green Brook, NJ – Accident with Injuries on US-22 at King George Rd

Green Brook, NJ (July 2, 2020) – On Tuesday, June 30, a car accident in Greek Brook Township resulted in injuries. Emergency units were dispatched to the scene of the crash at around 9 a.m. The collision reportedly occurred near the intersection of US-22 and King George Road.  There were significant delays reported on the highway following the crash. At least one person at the scene was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. No further details are known at [...]

Perth Amboy, NJ - Car Accident Reported on Outerbridge Xing

Perth Amboy, NJ – Car Accident Reported on Outerbridge Xing

Perth Amboy, NJ (July 1, 2020) – A crash was reported early Tuesday morning on June 30. The crash occurred in the Perth Amboy area at around 7:32 a.m. According to local sources, the crash occurred on NJ-440 near Outerbridge Crossing.  Heavy traffic and delays were reported following the accident. At this time, the severity of the resulting injuries has not yet been disclosed. No further details have been released at this time.  Local authorities are currently investigating the accident.  Our thoughts [...]

Paramus, NJ - Two-Vehicle Rollover Causes Injuries on NJ-17

Paramus, NJ – Two-Vehicle Rollover Causes Injuries on NJ-17

Paramus, NJ (July 1, 2020) – On Tuesday, June 30, authorities were called to the scene of a crash with injuries in Paramus. The accident occurred on NJ-17 at around 12:45 p.m. Two vehicles reportedly collided on the northbound lanes on the highway.  The impact caused an SUV involved in the accident to overturn onto its roof. One person involved in the accident suffered injuries. No further details on the crash have been reported at this time.  Local authorities are currently [...]

4 Birth Injury Myths

4 Birth Injury Myths

Nothing can truly prepare you when you receive terrible news right after a difficult labor and delivery. The elated and joyous emotions of welcoming a new child into the world can suddenly be overwhelmed by negative feelings of sadness, anger, and confusion when you find out that something went terribly wrong. These feelings are entirely normal, and having questions is more than understandable.  A birth injury can happen regardless of how careful and prepared a new mother may be. In [...]