When a driver who lives outside of New Jersey happens to be operating her motor vehicle within the State of New Jersey and is involved in an accident, she will be subject to the “Deemer Statute”. That can be found at N.J.S.A. 17:28-1.4.
People of all ages today love to post on Facebook, Twitter and other social media. It is natural to want to share your daily happenings with your friends. However, if you have a pending accident case, you need to be cautious about what you post.
In a recent New Jersey Federal court decision, the judge dismissed the claim of an auto accident plaintiff for punitive damages where he was seriously injured due to a vehicular collision. Punitive damages are meant to punish a civil wrongdoer and to deter similar conduct in the future.
In a recent trial court decision in Cumberland County, the judge granted summary judgment to a bank and its snow removal contractor for a slip and fall accident occurring in the bank parking lot. The plaintiff suffered a broken ankle and claimed that the defendants’ failure to adequately address snow and ice conditions in the parking lot was the cause of his injury.
These Winter Driving Tips From AAA May Save Your Life and Avoid An Accident.
Severe weather can be both frightening and dangerous for automobile travel. Motorists should know the safety rules for dealing with winter road emergencies. Motorists need to be cautious while driving in adverse weather.
When you and your lawyer negotiate a settlement amount for your child’s personal injury case, the hard part is over, but you are not finished. Because the injured party is a child, the settlement money belongs to them. The court system seeks to protect the child’s interests with regard to those funds.
Our disabled client was jaywalking near a busy city intersection when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle. As a result, he suffered a broken leg and other injuries, and required surgery. He had been on his way to fill a prescription at a pharmacy.
As an accident victim, you are not permitted to prove primarily through your own testimony that the other driver or property owner was negligent and at fault for your accident. That is the role of the expert witness. Skillful legal counsel will identify whether and when an expert is needed. S/he will know what expert to consult and to involve in the case.