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Newark, NJ – Fatal Collision at Intersection of Route 21 and Bridge St

Hit-and-Run Accidents: The Options You Have for Recovery

Following a car accident, you always expect the best from another driver. You would give a certain level of care to others on the roads when it comes to your accident. If you caused an accident, you know that you would stop to assist those in need and wait to speak with police. However, what options do you have if somebody doesn’t treat your accident with the same care? What if you’re involved in an accident and the other [...]

Gloucester Township, NJ - Hit and Run Claims Teen Victim on Sicklerville Rd

Seaside Heights, NJ – Man Airlifted Following Serious Pedestrian Accident

Seaside Heights, NJ (February 25, 2019) – Police responded to an accident Saturday where a man was airlifted after he was struck by an SUV in a serious pedestrian accident while he crossed a street. (more…)

South Brunswick, NJ – Hit-and-Run Crash with Fatality at Cranbury Road

Old Bridge, NJ – Three-Vehicle Collision Leaves Two People Dead

Old Bridge, NJ (February 25, 2019) – Around 6:00 a.m. today, a three-vehicle collision took place on Route 9 that took the lives of two people. (more…)

Which Driver is at Fault for a Rear-End Accident?

After any type of car accident, it’s important to determine who was at fault to understand your legal rights and options. For example, if someone hits the back of your car, are they automatically at fault? In New Jersey, the answer in most cases is – yes. Of course, there are exceptions, so the best way to identify liability in your case is to consult with an experienced NJ car accident attorney who understands New Jersey law. New Jersey Traffic [...]

How Common are Scaffolding Accidents in NJ?

In 2018, news outlets reported that a man was working on a construction site in Lower Township when he got hit in the head and fell off scaffolding. Though emergency crews responded, they pronounced the man dead at the scene. This is only one example of fatalities and serious injuries that resulted from accidents involving scaffolding in New Jersey last year. Scaffolding on buildings is a common sight for New Jersians, as scaffolding is an integral part of many construction [...]

Winter Weather & Holidays Create the Perfect Scenario for Slip and Fall Accidents

With the end of the year comes the holiday season and winter weather in New Jersey. This can be a troublesome combination, as people are hustling and bustling around town in the ice, snow, and sleet. Not only can winter weather cause problems on the roads, but it can also be dangerous for people on foot who are entering and exiting stores, restaurants, and other businesses. Snow and ice accumulation on parking lots and sidewalks can easily cause customers and [...]

Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable?

You agree to a personal injury settlement after an accident and a serious injury, and you are more than ready to receive your check so you can pay your medical expenses and catch up on other bills. Your attorney will automatically take out the previously agreed-upon contingency fee, but you expect to get the rest of the funds. Many people fail to consider whether the IRS may also want its fair share of your settlement. Non-Taxable Settlement Payments While many financial [...]

Entitled to Compensation if Partially at Fault Accident?

Understanding the differences between contributory and comparative negligence 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 [...]

If I am Getting Temporary Disability, Can I Continue to Work Part Time?

Understanding the rules of New Jersey’s Temporary Disability Benefits Law (TDBL) The State of New Jersey is one of the few states in the nation with a state-run temporary disability benefits program. This program is financed through payroll taxes paid by both employer and employee contributions. To qualify for temporary disability benefits, an employee must be suffering from a temporary illness or injury which keeps them from being able to work. The temporary illness or injury must not have been [...]

Can You Get PTSD From A Car Accident?

The connection between a single incident trauma, such as a car accident, and the development of post-traumatic stress disorder Almost everyone relies on some form of transportation every day. And while most of the time we arrive at our destinations safely and without incident, we all know there is a possibility we will be involved in a motor vehicle accident at some point. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) there were 37,461 deaths [...]