New Jersey Court Rules Failure to Make Minor Wear Seatbelt Can be Felony

Nov 13, 2015 | Personal Injury

New Jersey law requires that drivers make sure that any passengers under the age of 18 are wearing their seatbelts. Drivers might assume that this is one of those “minor” violations that result in nothing...

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Summer Brings Increase in New Jersey Area Boating Accidents

Nov 12, 2015 | Personal Injury

The hot summer weather has brought with it an increase in boating accidents in the New Jersey area and throughout the country. On the Fourth of July, a yacht packed with 27 people watching fireworks...

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Does the New Jersey Crosswalk Law Prevent Pedestrian Accidents?

Nov 11, 2015 | Personal Injury

After New Jersey experienced a high number of injuries and fatalities involving pedestrians, the state enacted a new law in 2010 requiring motorists to stop, instead of just yielding, at pedestrian crosswalks. To be considered...

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New Jersey Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident

Nov 10, 2015 | Personal Injury

A 63-year-old resident of Blairstown Township, NJ, died this week after his Harley Davidson motorcycle collided with a car driven by a teenager that turned in front of him on Route 94, near the intersection...

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New Jersey Supreme Court Decided First Wrongful Birth Lawsuit

Nov 09, 2015 | Personal Injury

The first major wrongful-birth lawsuit involving a disabled child reached the New Jersey Supreme Court in 1966. In the case of Gleitman v. Cosgrove, one plaintiff was the child’s mother. She had contracted rubella (German...

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