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I’ve Been Injured In An Accident, What Is My Case Worth?


This is often the first question clients ask personal injury attorneys. Unfortunately, it is extremely difficult to answer because there are many factors that go into that determination. There is no specific mechanism or formula to determine the value of a personal injury claim because every case is different. Depending on who is looking at the […]

Installing speed limiters on trucks is not a new concept, but advocates are pushing for them once again.

Speed Limiters on Trucks Can Reduce Camden County Accidents


Installing speed limiters on trucks is not a new concept, but advocates are pushing for them once again. Limiters could have been installed over a decade ago, but no action was taken for various reasons. In the meantime, Camden, Gloucester, and Burlington Counties continued to experience truck accidents that could have been prevented. In 1995 […]

Three-vehicle accident causes multiple injuries


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 […]

Union, New Jersey: multi-vehicle crash results in fatality, injuries, potentially complex liability


When someone has been injured or killed in a motor vehicle accident, the process of determining liability can be complicated, especially in a multi-vehicle collision. And an example was on full, fiery display December 6 when an explosive collision involving a fuel tanker, passenger vehicle and tractor-trailer on Route 78 in Union, New Jersey resulted […]

Drowsiness can have tragic consequences behind the wheel


When Maria Fernandes, 32, of Newark, New Jersey, died on August 25, she was overcome by fumes from an overturned gas can mixed with carbon monoxide from her running car while she was napping inside it. Her sad demise came as she was trying to make ends meet by working at four jobs, driving from […]