If a New Jersey resident is threatened with imminent harm through the words or actions of another, he or she may be able to seek justice in civil court. A personal injury claim can be filed to seek compensation for damages sustained, whether such damages involve emotional, economic or physical injury. Incidents of assault often involve criminal charges; a victim who decides to seek legal accountability against an aggressor may be able to use information regarding criminal charges filed to his or her advantage in a civil case.
Traveling in New Jersey can be risky, especially in winter. One never knows when inclement road conditions or a negligent driver will cause a collision. Fatal personal injury is a common result of such incidents, as was the case in a recent crash involving multiple vehicles.
Parents are grieving the loss of their young son who was killed in a recent drunk driving accident, and the parents claim the bar that served the driver may share part of the blame for what happened. The 20-year-old student at The College of New Jersey was taking fellow students home from a party when his vehicle was struck. This tragic personal injury incident illustrates the dangers of intoxicated driving.
New Jersey highways can be challenging to navigate, and those who do are often at risk for collision. While it is sometimes possible to avoid a crash if a potential problem is spotted and a driver is able to safely maneuver to avert an accident, more often than not, impact occurs suddenly, without warning. Personal injury is often the result of such accidents, the worst of which include fatalities.
Just before 3 a.m. the day after Christmas, several young men were traveling together in New Jersey. Sadly, they never reached their destination because a tragic collision occurred. A tanker truck was also involved in the crash.
Members of a New Jersey community are in mourning this week after recently learning about the death of a local resident. The man happened to be a police officer and was involved in a tragic motor vehicle accident involving a tractor-trailer. Preliminary reports were unclear was to whether the officer was or was not on duty at the time of the collision that resulted in serious personal injury and a fatality.
When a New Jersey motorist gets behind the wheel, there is no guarantee his or her final destination will be arrived at without incident. However, when one adheres to traffic regulations and remains cautious and alert while driving, chances of collision may decrease. Then again, no matter how safe a driver happens to be, another person's negligence can cause sudden disaster.
IKEA fans in New Jersey may be impacted by a recent recall of some of the company's lamps. Specifically, IKEA is recalling its CALYPSO ceiling lamps due to the personal injury they can cause a consumer. The particular lamps being recalled are those that were bought after August of 2016.
When a massive vehicle travels too close to a car in front of it, the driver may not be able to react safely and quickly enough to avoid a collision. This seems to have been the case involving a tractor-trailer and a car on a recent Friday in New Jersey. The 72-year-old tractor-trailer operator was issued several traffic citations in the incident.
New Jersey roadways are often scenes of motor vehicle collisions. Not every incident involves multiple vehicles, however, as made evident by a recent incident that resulted in personal injury. When single-vehicle collisions occur, they are often later found to have been caused by driver negligence.