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Safety For Walkers & Cyclists in New Jersey

Safety For Walkers & Cyclists in New Jersey

Some people choose to have less reliance on automotive transportation, opting to walk or bike, either for recreation or as a part of their daily routine. This is sometimes seen as a cheap, healthy, and eco-friendly alternative. However, being a pedestrian or cyclist has comes with its own set of unique risks. 2018 had the highest rate of pedestrian crash fatalities recorded in the United States since 1990. In just the past decade, pedestrian fatalities have increased by nearly [...]

I Was Injured In A Rideshare Crash: Do I Have A Case?

I Was Injured In A Rideshare Crash: Do I Have A Case?

Ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft have boomed in popularity in recent years. More and more people are relying on these services for safe, quick, and simple transportation when they are out and about, especially after a night of drinking. However, many people don’t think about what happens when they are involved in an accident when using Uber or Lyft. It seems obvious that these rideshare drivers are just as prone to being involved in a serious auto accident [...]

New Jersey Medical Malpractice Laws

New Jersey Medical Malpractice Laws

If a care provider or medical facility, provided medication resulted in you sustaining serious injuries, you could be eligible to recover lost financial compensation for your associated damages by filing a medical malpractice claim. However, the medical malpractice laws in the Garden State are extremely complicated, and victims may have a difficult time understanding them completely. The requirement for holding a medical provider responsible for an instance of malpractice may seem extremely overwhelming. You will likely be unsure of [...]

Cell Phone Use While Driving Leads To More Serious Crashesnd Accident

Cell Phone Use While Driving Leads To More Serious Crashes

For many years now, a common slogan used to raise public awareness about the risks of distracted driving–more specifically the use of cell phones in the driver’s seat–has been to just hang up and drive. The intention behind the slogan is as relevant now as it ever has been. However, it needs to be updated based on surveys conducted by the Insurance Insititute for Highway Safety. It is true that cell phone use continues to be a primary factor [...]

Who Pays For Injuries Sustained In A Rideshare Accident?

Who Pays For Injuries Sustained In A Rideshare Accident?

If you are involved in an accident while a passenger in a rideshare vehicle, the steps you should take are similar to any other type of vehicle collision, but seeking compensation for injuries sustained in these types of accidents is a very different process. Ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft have an odd middle ground regarding liability. In other accidents, it is more straightforward who will be covering the costs of resulting injuries. If you are injured while driving in [...]

When You’ve Been Misdiagnosed and Find Out You Have Cancer

When You Were Misdiagnosed and Find Out You Have Cancer

Some diseases and conditions are not obvious. For instance, your doctor might mistake gastritis, an inflammation of the stomach lining, for the flu, based on the symptoms that you exhibit. Doctors have been known to not always get things right the first time. However, when it comes to certain diseases that can be life-threatening in nature, a diagnostic error could be extremely devastating for your health. This is especially true in cases of serious diseases like cancer, which can [...]

Ridgefield, NJ - Long Island Man Killed In 4-Car Crash On Jersey Tpke

Somebody Ran a Red Light and Struck My Vehicle

General disobedience of the law leads to many car accidents every year in New Jersey. The truth is, road mistakes take place in the blink of an eye. Though the law states that we have to stop at stop signs, look out before merging, and turn on our headlights at night, sometimes we make road mistakes that lead to serious and life-changing collisions. The same can be said when somebody runs a red light. If you have been injured [...]

Fort Lee, NJ - Multiple Injuries DUI Crash At Maple St & Linwood Ave

When Your Uber is Struck by an Uninsured Driver

Sometimes, riding with an Uber driver can quickly become an unsafe situation when another driver’s negligence comes into play. What happens if you are riding as a passenger in an Uber and it is suddenly struck by another vehicle? Furthermore, what if you find out that the driver is not properly insured? Now you might wonder where you can turn because you have sustained bills that you will not be able to handle on your own. When you cannot [...]

Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice and Your Options for Recovery

Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice and Your Options for Recovery

When a patient is going through a cosmetic surgery procedure, they are oftentimes worried about their appearance and the surgery that will bring them the results they are hoping for. However, many patients do not understand that there are huge risks that sometimes coincide with cosmetic surgery and an impact that these surgeries can have on their overall health. Doctors who are experienced in these types of surgeries typically are highly skilled. However, as with any doctor, mistakes can [...]

Jersey City, NJ - UPDATE: Man Arrested For Christopher Columbus Dr & Grove St Crash

FAQ: Top Questions Concerning Pain and Suffering

Many physical and emotional aspects of car accident claims can have a huge and severe impact on your life. If you have been injured in one of these accidents due to the negligence of another party, it is likely that you have questions concerning your claim and how you can receive compensation for pain and suffering. But what is pain and suffering and how can you achieve a fair settlement amount relating to these specific damages after a New [...]