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Semi-Truck Accidents Among the Worst in New Jersey

Semi-truck accidents are some of the most devastating on our roads and highways. Given the sheer size of these vehicles, on average about 72 feet long and weighing up to 40 tons when fully loaded, this is unsurprising. For context, a 2020 Honda Accord weighs 3,313 lbs., just over 1.5 tons. In other words, as […]

Study Shows NJ Drivers Often Distracted on Fast Roadways

A research team at Rowan University’s William G. Rohrer College of Business recently conducted a study observing driving behaviors on high-speed New Jersey roadways. They found that motorists are most distracted by handheld cell phones on highways, with nearly 20% of drivers using their phones while driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, […]

What is Death by Negligence?

Death by negligence typically refers to what New Jersey law considers a wrongful death case. A Northern New Jersey wrongful death attorney will define this as a kind of personal injury case brought on behalf of the deceased against a negligent party–someone whose careless behavior resulted in the victim’s death. Establishing gross negligence is a […]

How to Maximize Your Car Accident Claim for a Serious Injury

The biggest overriding factor in a car accident settlement in New York is that we’re in a no-fault state. This means that no matter who is at fault, you must first file a claim with your own insurance company. In effect, claims can be resolved very quickly, which can help the motorist. However, most insurance […]