Pedestrian Fatalities on the Rise

In early 2016, a bill was introduced in New Jersey to make it a criminal violation to use a phone as you are walking in public. The law would provide a fine up to $50 or 15 days imprisonment for a violation. It did not pass. This year, a Bill has been introduced to take…
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Should you be concerned about being bitten by a dog?

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there are over 4.7 million dog bites each year. 800,000 serious enough to require medical attention including 386,000 emergency room visits. I know that people love their pets; however, the large number of incidents is alarming not only emotionally and physically but financially as well.  According…
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Tis the Season for Holiday Accidents?

‘Tis the Season…for Holiday Accidents? The holiday season is a joyous and exciting time. But unfortunately, there are safety risks even during this happy time of year. Between parties with alcohol, winter weather, and the number of people on the road, holiday accidents are quite common. No one should have to spend the holidays in…
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NJ Auto Accident Victim Rights with Basic Auto Policy

Recently, the NJ Supreme Court made a ruling that continued New Jersey’s somewhat liberal protections for auto accident injury victims when an auto insurance company denies coverage because of a material misrepresentation in applying for the policy.  A typical scenario involves the named insured under the auto policy failing to inform the insurance company that…
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