Tag - auto accident vehicle collision injury in New Jersey

Lakewood, NJ - Vehicle Collision on NJ-70 near NJ-444

Is Uber Avoiding Liability by Classifying Drivers as Contractors?

We’ve discussed and written about many legal topics in the past, including financial and legal incentives relating to how Uber continues to classify its drivers as independent contractors instead of just employees. This very fact of the rideshare business has caused many states to pass legislation in order to finally realize Uber and Lyft drivers as employees of these rideshare companies. The most fitting example is California, which recently passed a California Supreme Court decision that could change the [...]

Ramsey, NJ - 1 Killed in Collision at NJ-17 & Lake St

Common Distracted Driving Myths

It only takes a few seconds of distraction to cause a severe crash involving a pedestrian, cyclists, motorcycle, or another car. When we get behind the wheel, driving the car safely and alertly should be our priority. Despite improvements being made in vehicle design each year, motor vehicle fatalities in 2017 rose by nearly 6 percent in 2015, with more than 40,000 roadway deaths. A major contributor to these catastrophic and deadly crashes is distracted driving. Roadway distractions seemingly come from [...]

What’s The True Value Of A Rideshare Accident Claim?

What’s The True Value Of A Rideshare Accident Claim?

Rideshare services like Uber and Lyft are everywhere. In many ways, they are taking over the world of transportation in a new and revolutionary way. Like never before, everyday passengers are able to afford taxi cab fare and catch rides whenever and wherever they like. Many have argued that his new form of transportation provides many positives, such as a reduced number of drunk drivers hitting the road after a night out. However, these services have resulted in some [...]

Common Medical Errors That Can Lead to a Medical Malpractice Claim

Dog Bite Attacks Can Leave Permanent Physical Scars & Emotional Trauma

For most, dogs and other pets are an essential part of our everyday. They are just another member of the family. As loving and dogs can be, they still can fall victim to their animal instincts, causing them to react to frightening or unfamiliar circumstances with bouts of aggression. This can be horrifying for anyone who is on the wrong end of an animal attack. The physical injuries alone inflicted by a dog bite can be severe and long-lasting. [...]

Franklin, NJ - Man Killed Crossing at NJ-27 & S Middlebush Rd

Who Is Liable After A Pedestrian Crash Is Struck By A Motor Vehicle?

In most cases involving a motor vehicle accident, the cause of the crash can often be traced to an error or lapse in focus on part of someone involved in the accident or someone who contributed indirectly to the incident–possibly through faulty vehicle repair or poor roadway maintenance. However, in most cases, one or more parties involved in the crash will be determined liable. Everyone who uses the roadways in New Jersey has a duty of care toward others [...]

Longport, NJ - Lilian Myers Fatally Struck on Pacific Ave

Do Uber & Lyft Drive Lead To An Increase In Highway Fatalities?

Rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft often claim that they reduce roadway fatalities. People now enlist the service of these rideshare companies after drinking or after a night out on the town. Before the ability to call a car with the touch of a phone screen, you would have to suffer long waits for a taxi cab. To forego this delay, many people would take the risk of driving drunk.  However, a recent study has shown that the safety claims [...]