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Personal Injury

Elmwood Park, NJ – Overturned Forklift Caused Fatality of Worker

Jackson, NJ – Man Killed in Workplace Accident on East Veterans Highway

Jackson, NJ (April 19, 2019) – Yesterday morning, April 18th, police responded to the scene of a workplace accident that led to the fatality of one person on East Veterans Highway. (more…)

Montville, NJ – One Person Killed in Fatal Crash on Route 80

Cherry Hill, NJ – Hit-and-Run Accident Involving Teen Along Route 38

Cherry Hill, NJ (April 6, 2019) – Cherry Hill Police continue to investigate a serious hit-and-run accident involving a teen who was struck along Route 38 on Thursday night. (more…)

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 [...]

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 [...]

What Is The Difference Between a Workers Comp Claim and a Personal Injury Claim?

Hurt in an accident at work? Wondering if you should file a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury claim? Both workers’ compensation and personal injury laws protect people when they have been injured. But the two laws are fundamentally different and provide different protections. If you have been injured on the job, it is important to understand workers’ compensation benefits and personal injury law so that you can make an informed decision regarding your case. Workers’ compensation Workers’ compensation laws [...]

What do Pain and Suffering Damages Include?

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 you eligible to receive as a result? Let’s take a look. In personal injury cases, “pain and suffering” refers both to the physical pain and suffering [...]

Winter Weather Accidents in New Jersey

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 prepared for the Northeast winter weather and follow these easy tips to stay safe until spring arrives. Clear your car On freezing mornings, take extra time to warm up [...]

How Long Does It Take to Settle a Personal Injury Case in NJ?

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. The length of time varies significantly, subject to the nature of the injury and the particular circumstances of your case. Understanding the steps involved in [...]

NJ Has Some of the Worst Drivers in 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 of these lists continually illustrate something that anyone who has driven in the Northeast can understand. New Jersey drivers are bad. While not always ranked as the absolute worst, they typically fall somewhere in the top ten. Drivers [...]

Men or Women More at Risk of Dying in Car Accidents?

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 accident. In 2014, 32,675 people were killed in car accidents in 2014. In 2015, 35,092 lost their lives in motor vehicle accidents. The data showed that male drivers [...]