Category: Car Accidents

Are Teenage Drivers at Higher Risk of Crashing?

Car Accidents,Personal Injury • March 30, 2024

When it comes to the likelihood of being involved in a motor vehicle crash, teenage drivers aged 16 to19 are particularly at risk. This age group leads all others with a significantly higher propensity for such accidents: their rate of fatal crashes is almost three times as high compared to drivers who are 20 and…

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Timeline of a New Jersey Car Accident Lawsuit

Car Accidents,Personal Injury • March 28, 2024

After a car accident resulting in personal injuries, navigating the legal proceedings in New Jersey can be complicated and overwhelming. Understanding the general timeline and what steps to expect during a Jersey City car accident lawsuit greatly helps with preparation for what’s ahead. Here’s a breakdown: Immediate Aftermath of The Accident In the immediate aftermath…

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What Are the Most Common Driving Distractions?

Car Accidents,Personal Injury • March 26, 2024

Understanding common driving distractions is crucial, as they account for a significant number of road accidents. With the advent of mobile technology and other in-car systems, distracted driving has become an epidemic, increasingly leading to car accidents, causing serious injuries and fatalities every day. The following are some of the most common driving distractions: Cell…

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How a Car Accident Can Cause a Stroke

Car Accidents,Personal Injury • February 26, 2024

Car accidents are an unfortunately common reality across the country, and New Jersey is no exception. Each year, millions suffer injuries, not only immediately in the accident but also those emerging in the aftermath. While strokes are unlikely to occur as a direct result of the car accident as it occurs, it is one of…

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Can a Car Crash Cause a Heart Attack?

Car Accidents,Personal Injury • February 12, 2024

Car crashes are devastating events, both physically and emotionally. The instantaneous trauma, the rush of adrenaline, and the aftermath of such incidents can deeply impact survivors in more ways than one might anticipate. Beyond fractures and bruises lies a concern that is often overlooked: the potential for a car crash to precipitate a heart attack….

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What Are the Most Common Defective Car Parts?

Car Accidents,Personal Injury • January 31, 2024

Countless Americans drive a motor vehicle each day, and while some of them get to and from their location with no issues, many others are involved in an accident – some of which could be related to defective car parts. Understanding the most common defective car parts allows you to take the appropriate precautions to…

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How Common Are Fog-Related Crashes?

Car Accidents,Personal Injury • January 26, 2024

Driving under foggy conditions represents a significant challenge, even to the most skillful motorists. Danger is created by visibility issues that compromise your ability to react promptly to changing road environments and potential hazards. Fog occurs more often than most people consider, so it’s essential to understand how fog-related crashes occur and how to mitigate…

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New Jersey Drunk Driving Statistics

Car Accidents • December 21, 2023

In 2021, 15,650 people were killed in alcohol-related collisions in the United States – the highest number of such deaths since 2006.  This staggering number represented 36 percent of all U.S. traffic fatalities.  During that same year, 220 people died in drunk driving accidents in New Jersey, accounting for 31 percent of all traffic deaths….

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