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Safety Tips: How Pedestrians Can Avoid Street Festival Accidents

There’s almost nothing more exciting and entertaining than a spring street festival. However, that fun can come to a sudden end if you’re unexpectedly struck by a car. Automobile accidents involving pedestrians can be extremely damaging, even deadly, and often result in lost wages, large medical bills and emotional pain and suffering. If you’re a […]

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DUI Accidents: When a Pedestrian is Hurt

Drunk driving accidents are some of the most common, deadly vehicular accidents that a person can endure. While drunk driving accidents are inherently dangerous, they become even more severe when they involve a pedestrian. A pedestrian who is struck by a drunk driver will almost always suffer major injuries, and possibly death. If you’ve been […]

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Injured on a Construction Site? Here’s What You Need to Know

If you are hurt at a construction site as a pedestrian or other type of non-employee, then you could have legal recourse to recover damages for your injury. Medical costs, lost wages, pain, & suffering and an inability to do what you once did can all arise from a serious construction site injury, so recovering this money […]

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Hit and Run Car Accidents: What You Need to Know

Striking a person or property with a vehicle can spark some very primitive human instincts. While this is obviously traumatizing for the victim, the driver of the car can also experience psychological lapses which alter their normal reactions and behaviors. Fight or flight kicks in, and a first impulse is to run away—flee the scene. […]

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How to Prevent a Paterson Car Accident

Auto accidents happen to almost everyone at some point in time. Sometimes, no matter what you do, you can’t avoid an unfortunate incident. However, there are also a lot of accidents that are caused by careless or irresponsible drivers—you might actually be the victim of such an accident, and if you are, you may be […]

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Parking Lot Accidents and Injuries to Pedestrians

Parking lots are full of danger for a variety of reasons. They are areas shared by distracted drivers and distracted pedestrians. They are often poorly designed and infrequently patrolled by law enforcement. Cars may drive in random directions while ignoring signs and pavement markings. Poor maintenance by the owner increases car/pedestrian accidents and is a […]

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Pedestrian Safety Along Busy Roads

At just before 4 am on January 4, a 25-year-old male pedestrian was struck and killed while attempting to cross the New Jersey Turnpike near Exit 7. As a pedestrian, there are certain precautions you should take, particularly if you are traveling along a busy road. When possible, avoid walking along busy roads, particularly during […]

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New Jersey Accident Lawyer: What to Do if You Hit a Pedestrian

A local college woman was critically injured and ended up in a coma after being involved in a hit-and-run. The woman was walking along Route 46 when she was struck by a dark-colored pick-up truck just after midnight on October 9. The driver took off after hitting the woman. While it can be a scary […]

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New Jersey Personal Injury Attorney Advises Bicyclists on Avoiding Car Collisions

The bicyclist is neither a motor vehicle nor a pedestrian. She travels faster and requires more road space than the pedestrian yet does not have the speed, size, or visibility of the motor vehicle. This places the bicyclist at high risk of getting hit by a car. As a New Jersey personal injury attorney, I […]

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A New Jersey Personal Injury Lawyer Describes the Common Types of Personal Injury Claims

Each year, millions of people visit emergency rooms to seek treatment for an injury. Some of which were caused by another party’s negligence or faulty equipment resulting in the need for a personal injury claim. What are the Common Types of Personal Injury Claims? Motor Vehicle Accident These accidents are responsible for the most personal […]

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