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Feds Resume Effort to Limit Truck Speeds

Due to safety concerns, the federal government is looking to revive its efforts to require an automatic system to limit the speed of trucks. Deaths due to truck accidents have risen sharply in 2021 showing an increase of 18% during the first half of 2021 compared with the [...]

Construction Worker Recovers $550,000 After Fall Down Elevator Shaft

A worker who sustained fracture vertebrae when he fell down an open elevator shaft at a Jersey Shore Jobsite was paid a $550,000 settlement in his Monmouth County suit, Valdivia-Salinas v. Meccia Building & Remodeling Inc., on Nov. 4. On Sept. 17, 2018, plaintiff Aquiles Valdivia-Salinas was working [...]

Can I File a Personal Injury Claim Without an Attorney?

Some personal injury cases are minor and can be settled directly through insurance. However many personal injury cases are not that straightforward. Insurance companies always have legal representation and will work diligently to minimize payouts to claimants. Here are some things to keep in mind when determining if [...]

Can Google Save Your Live After a Car Crash?

Actually, it might be able to. Google's line of Pixel phones comes with crash detection, and could potentially save lives after accidents. Google published a video this week that shows how this feature works, and includes a story of the phone in action following a car accident. Only [...]

Bus Accident Yields $1.25 Million Settlement in Hudson County

A passenger on a bus tour suffered a traumatic brain injury when the bus collided with a car. The ensuing lawsuit settled for $1.25 million. Plaintiff was riding in a Yep Tours bus in Jersey City on July 6, 2017 when the tour bus collided with a car [...]

Mutiple Car Crash Caused by Dump Truck Settles for $750,000

Sussex County resident Patrick Broderick was paid a $750,000 settlement in his Hudson County lawsuit. His injuries required two spinal surgeries. The plaintiff was stopped at a red light on Route 23 when his car was struck from behind. The truck, loaded with rocks from a nearby quarry, [...]