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June 2017 Archives

Distracted driver is a recipe for disaster in New Jersey

It is estimated that distracted driving caused 3,477 road fatalities across the country in 2015. In the same year, 391,000 people were injured in accidents because drivers were distracted. There is little doubt that a distracted driver is a disaster in the making.

Employee injured by elevator could file for workers' compensation

Sometimes accidents happen in ways no one expects. When this happens on the job, New Jersey employees involved may be able to file workers' compensation claims to help deal with the cost of any resulting injuries or lost wages. A worker at the construction site of a future international food market in a neighboring state suffered severe injuries after an elevator accident.

Possible distracted driver leads to death of New Jersey Priest

Collisions can easily occur when New Jersey drivers are negligent. Falling asleep at the wheel, texting while driving or otherwise failing to pay attention to surroundings could all be considered negligent acts committed by a distracted driver. A priest and his sister were recently killed in a crash involving a possibly negligent driver.

Truck accident claims the life of New Jersey man

Though tractor-trailers are a necessity in transporting cargo long distances, their size and the heavy loads they typically carry can be dangerous when the trucks are involved in collisions. Unfortunately, these types of collisions often result in fatalities. A truck accident recently led to the death of New Jersey man.