New Jersey roads can be dangerous, especially for pedestrians. Even if those traveling by foot adhere to crosswalk regulations and act with caution, there is no guarantee against personal injury if a negligent driver is nearby. A community is grieving the loss of a 12-year-old boy, and investigators are working hard to find answers to many questions about the accident that recently took his life.
When the topic is vehicle sustainability upon sudden impact in a collision, a Toyota would likely be no match for a tractor-trailer. Such massive rigs have been involved with smaller vehicles in many collisions in New Jersey and other states, often resulting in catastrophic or fatal personal injury. Sadly, the latter was the case in an incident that took place on a recent Tuesday.
A New Jersey community mourned the loss of a 35-year-old teacher who was involved in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident. The personal injury the victim suffered ultimately proved fatal when she died 11 days after the accident. The incident has led to an arrest and criminal charges against the man believed to have struck her as she was crossing a street.
New Jersey consumers spend millions of dollars every year on a variety of products in the marketplace. Many are at risk for personal injury because of hazardous products. Such hazards may be caused by manufacturing or design defects, insufficient product labeling or other issues.
When a New Jersey traveler pulls up to a gasoline pump, he or she has the right to reasonably expect that the transaction will occur in as safe a manner as possible. While every motorist and vehicle passenger, plus pedestrians, gas station workers, etc., do face a certain amount of risk for injury whenever they are driving, riding or working, they definitely do not expect that stopping for gas will end in a fatality. Tragically, that is exactly what happened to three people on a recent Tuesday.
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.