Petrillo & Goldberg Law Blog

NJ workers’ compensation for injuries suffered in a carpool

READ MORE

In an effort to be economical, many people choose to carpool when commuting to work. In fact, several employers finance ride-share programs. If you are injured in a car accident while riding in a carpool, you may have a claim for workers’ compensation benefits, depending on the circumstances. The general rule is that if you […]

Woman dies in collision, is then struck in a hit-and-run

READ MORE

According to 6abc.com, a woman named Annabel Aponte of Glassboro, New Jersey, was involved in a car accident, and then was struck by another vehicle in a hit-and-run. Initially, it was believed that the 32-year-old woman survived crashing into a tree in Deptford, New Jersey, and was then killed when a car hit her as […]

Collision between New Jersey Transit River Line train and car causes injury

READ MORE

In Riverton, New Jersey, four people suffered injuries following a collision between a NJ Transit River LINE train and a vehicle. The accident occurred on the morning of Thursday, May 5, at around 10:30 a.m. in the vicinity of the intersection of Main and Broad streets. According to Action News, the River LINE had reduced […]

Hit-and-run driver strikes and kills 16-year-old student

READ MORE

According to police, the driver of a car belonging to a woman’s niece hit and killed a teenager along a road in South Jersey on the night of March 29. The driver then fled the scene of the accident. The motorist, who is 40 years old, struck a 16-year-old student of Pennsauken High School. The […]

Lack of workers’ compensation benefits for Uber drivers in New Jersey

READ MORE

As an Uber driver in New Jersey, you may have a significant amount of flexibility in terms of the number of hours you work, and the ability to earn extra income, but if you are involved in an accident, you may not be covered under the workers’ compensation laws of New Jersey. Uber requires its […]

Motorist who struck high school athlete received sentence of three years in prison

READ MORE

A motorist who hit a high school athlete and then left him lying seriously injured along a road in Pennsville Township will receive a sentence of three years in prison. Salem County Prosecutor John T. Lenahan stated that Zachary McDonough of Pennsville entered a guilty plea to knowingly leaving the scene of an accident that […]

Lawsuit options in New Jersey auto insurance

READ MORE

In New Jersey, there are auto insurance policies that provide you with the choice to limit or expand your options in the event that you are severely injured in a motor vehicle accident or because of a negligent motorist. There is the “Lawsuit Option,” which is also referred to as the Lawsuit Threshold, Verbal Threshold […]

Jogger charged with reckless running

READ MORE

A woman was jogging on the street in her New Jersey neighborhood when a driver backed out of a driveway and struck her. Elizabeth Jaeger said she was jogging near the curb, and running against traffic, and that there are frequently other people jogging in the street in her area. She fell to the ground, […]

Intoxicated teen hurled from roof of SUV suffers injury

READ MORE

A teen from Jackson Township, New Jersey, suffered severe injuries when he was hurled from the roof of an SUV, which ran over him. According to Jackson Police, the 16-year-old was on the roof of the Chevy Blazer when the 20-year-old driver, Ronald Adams, Jr., performed donuts with the vehicle in the woods in the […]

Three-vehicle accident causes multiple injuries

READ MORE

A serious motor vehicle accident involving three cars and multiple injuries occurred in Medford, New Jersey, at the intersection of Tuckerton Road and Pinecrest Drive. Police referred to the incident as a “serious motor collision” that took place on Sept. 29 at 5:08 p.m. According to police, John Garro was headed east in a 2011 […]