April 2015 Archives

Can certain collisions be considered felonies?

Drunk drivers may end up hitting other cars while intoxicated. This can come with a number of different penalties and consequences. However, there is one consequence that most drivers don’t consider.  A DUI impact can be considered a felony in certain cases, which many people do not know.

Many unanswered questions in fatal New Jersey crash

Car accidents are regular events in New Jersey. Fatal crashes which take the lives of young victims, however, are not. When such accidents occur, both the victims’ families and the community want to know how these tragic deaths could have been prevented. This often requires an in-depth investigation by law enforcement officials. Civil litigation such as personal injury, wrongful death or products liability lawsuits may also be involved. 

Traumatic brain injuries can seriously impact a person’s life

Car accidents are a regular occurrence on New Jersey roads. Many of these collisions are minor and result only in a small amount of property damage. More serious accidents, however, can involve severe physical harm and fatalities. Some of the worst injuries that can arise out of a car crash are traumatic brain injuries.

Avoiding drunk driving accidents

It may seem to many in Monmouth that it’s difficult to turn on the news anymore without hearing about another accident related to drunk driving. Yet despite the many stories people hear, most never believe that they will be involved in drunk driving accidents. Statistics, however, seem to strongly indicate that no one is immune from the dangers posed by drunk drivers. Information collected for the book Drunk Driving and shared by the website shows that 30 percent of all Americans will be involved in a drunk driving accident at some point in their lifetimes.

“At-fault” vs. “no-fault” states

When clients come to see us here at the offices of Escandon, Fernicola, Anderson, and Covelli following a car accident in Jersey City, they’re often surprised that when they sought medical attention after their accidents, they were asked to provide their auto insurance information. Most may assume that auto covers the repairs to one’s vehicle, while health covers his or her medical expenses. However, this is not always the case. In this post, we’ll examine how medical coverage is determined following a car accident.

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