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Uber & Lyft Personal Injury Protection Benefits

Uber & Lyft Personal Injury Protection Benefits

In New Jersey, there are many questions for Uber or Lyft drivers who are involved in a car crash. The same applies to passengers or pedestrians who are injured by a ridesharing vehicle. These people may wonder who is liable to cover the costs of their ensuing medical bills and other resulting damages after a crash. New Jersey’s No-Fault Insurance Law mandates that all drivers are required to pay for their own medical expenses, no matter who is liable [...]

Hawthorne, NJ - UPDATE: Victim Identified In Accident On Lafayette Ave

The Value Of A Cancer Misdiagnosis Case

There are many skilled physicians and surgeons that call New Jersey home, but no doctor is incapable of making mistakes. Some of these mistakes can even be seen as negligent or reckless acts. If your trusted physician failed to diagnose or misdiagnosed your cancer, you may be wondering if you should pursue a medical malpractice claim against him or her. A case involving cancer misdiagnosis can aid patients to recover from their losses by helping them recover compensation and other [...]

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 [...]

Teaneck, NJ - Teenage Boy Injured In Hit-And-Run On Teaneck Rd

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 [...]

Frankford, NJ - 1 Killed, 1 Injured In Crash On Ross Corner Sussex Rd

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 [...]