Tag - wrongful death settlement compensation lawsuit in New Jersey

Belleville, NJ - Motorcycle Crash with Injuries on Washington Ave

Motorcycle Laws in New Jersey

Motorcycles have many advantages over passenger vehicles, like fuel efficiency, but they also require a unique set of skills to operate safely and come with a dramatically increased risk of severe injury or death in the event fo a collision. Because of these realities, New Jersey has implemented a few crucial regulations concerning the operation of motorcycles that are meant to make sure everyone who rides one is as safe as possible.  Personal Safety Gear A motorcycle isn’t equipped with airbags, [...]

North Brunswick, NJ - Alysa Kristjanson Killed on US-130

Man Killed in Hit-&-Run After Being Kicked Out of Lyft

Back in February 2018, there was a Lyft passenger was killed in a shocking turn of events in Southern California. The man was kicked out of a vehicle while traveling with a Lyft driver on a freeway, resulting in his sudden death. Months after the incident, the family members of the deceased victim decided to pursue a wrongful death claim against the Lyft driver, who, according to the lawsuit, demanded that the passenger exit the vehicle. This left the [...]

Elements of a New Jersey Medical Malpractice Case

Do You Have a Cerebral Palsy Medical Malpractice Case?

Cerebral palsy is a permanent medical condition that develops throughout pregnancy, during the birthing process or shortly after. Sadly, cerebral palsy usually happens during birth as a result of the negligence of the attending health care professional. If your child suffers from cerebral palsy and you believe that a negligent health care professional is liable, you could be able to recover compensation through a medical malpractice claim. The team of medical malpractice attorneys in New Jersey at Brady, Brady, & Reilly, [...]

Jersey City, NJ - Shawn Charles Fatally Struck at Summit & Hopkins AveTotowa Ave & Marion St

Significant Passenger & Driver Claims Revealed in Uber Safety Report

The rapid growth of ridesharing companies such as Uber and Lyft has created new professional and financial opportunities for many people, but this novel form of transportation comes with a unique set of complications and problems, especially when someone is seriously injured while they are a passenger in a rideshare vehicle. In combination with the already present risks associated with traveling by car, those who use these companies are introduced to an entirely new set of concerns. Even more, [...]

Common Medical Errors That Can Lead to a Medical Malpractice Claim

Common Medical Errors That Can Lead to a Medical Malpractice Claim

It’s expected that health care providers will provide patients with competent medical treatment in accordance with the standards of the greater medical community. When physicians fail to uphold their duty of care, it can cause patients to suffer severe injuries or death. However, not all mistakes can be considered a medical error. It usually takes the help of an experienced medical malpractice lawyer in New Jersey to prove that the negligence of the health care provider resulted in injury to [...]

Jersey City, NJ - Officer Injured in Collision near Holland with Tunnel

Even Safe Drivers Are at the Mercy of Reckless Motorists

Careful drivers who act responsibly take many precautions to make sure that themselves and their loved ones are safe on the road. Sadly, no matter how prepared and cautious a driver may be, there’s one variable that can’t be controlled: the actions of others. The safety of everyone on the road is built on an agreement of everyone who operates a motor vehicle to abide by a set of rules often referred to as “the rules of the road.” [...]

Old Bridge, NJ - Woman Killed While Crossing at US-9 & Ticetown Rd

Establishing Liability After an Uber Accident

If you are a frequent rideshare passenger, you’re dealing with a driver and owner of another vehicle. If you are involved in a crash and sustain injuries, you’ll be dealing with other drivers that could’ve been involved in a crash. There are certain things you should know about who can be held liable in the event of a crash involving a rideshare driver.  Ridesharing Crashes Are Very Different from Typical Car Accidents There has been a significant surge in the emerging [...]

Providing Evidence for Medical Malpractice

Providing Evidence for Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice happens when the negligence of a health care provider causes him or her to make critical errors resulting in injury or death to a patient. However, just because a medical procedure’s outcome did not follow an expected course, it doesn’t necessarily mean that a physician can be held liable for medical malpractice. There have to be several specific elements present in order to establish that the physician is responsible for the injuries suffered by the patient, their worsened [...]

Do You Need a Lawyer After a Trucking Injury?

Do You Need a Lawyer After a Trucking Injury?

When you first start the process of pursuing compensation for injuries caused by a trucking collision, the trucking company will oftentimes send an insurance adjuster who will probably try to convince you that hiring a lawyer is unnecessary and expensive or that your claim will be resolved more quickly and fairly without an attorney. However, the reality is that injured parties who work with a New Jersey trucking injury lawyer receive higher compensation on average compared to crash victims [...]

Hackettstown, NJ - DUI Left-Turn Crash at US-46 & Center st

Will Uber or Lyft Cover Your Injuries?

In New Jersey, Uber and Lyft are the most popular rideshare services used to travel around the state. Simply by downloading the Uber or Lyft apps onto their phones, passengers are able to schedule a ride to the airport, a restaurant, work, or anywhere else in their city. With ridesharing, even former designated-drivers can enjoy a night out without worrying about getting everyone home safely.   It’s fairly simple to hail a rideshare driver, but getting into a rideshare crash can [...]