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Negligent driver charged in crash that resulted in man's death

Driving in New Jersey requires a person's full concentration to follow the rules of the road and recognize potential hazards before it is too late. However, it can be easy for people to become distracted, justify speeding in an attempt to get somewhere faster, try to eat or read a text while driving, and ultimately put the lives of everyone around them at risk. 

Why pedestrian accidents are so deadly, and how to prevent them

People who live in walkable areas of New Jersey enjoy the benefits of exercise and lower vehicle expenses that come with going places on foot. However, they are also more vulnerable to serious injuries and fatalities in a traffic accident. 

Losing a loved one in a car accident increases your risk of PTSD

When you were hit by the driver who was texting, the worst part was not the damage to yourself but the loss of your loved one in the passenger seat. Our legal team at Escandon, Fernicola, Anderson & Covelli in New Jersey understands that this trauma can cause mental and emotional harm that magnify the pain and suffering of the collision.

Deadly New Jersey crashes are up in 2017

The New Jersey State Police keep running tallies of the crash statistics in the state. Fatal motor vehicle accident reports come from the Fatal Accident Investigation Unit, and although they are provided as of the current date, they are preliminary numbers and subject to change as more data come in. 

Monmouth among NJ counties with most deadly summer crashes

Monmouth County has a lot to offer residents and visitors alike, especially if you are looking to have fun during the hot summer months. Unfortunately, an influx of more people and cars can also lead to an increase in the number of deadly crashes. At Escandon, Fernicola, Anderson & Covelli, we help those who have lost a loved one in a fatal accident pursue compensation for their losses.

Truck driver causes fatal accident in Perth Amboy

When a loved one dies in a fatal accident, it can be extremely hard for Monmouth County families to recover. Accidents happen for many different reasons but when a family member is killed in a car crash due to someone else's negligence, it can be especially devastating.

Study finds speeding a major factor in number of traffic deaths

Driving is a part of everyday life for most people in Monmouth County. It is how people get to work, to school and to practically every other destination where their busy lives take them. However, driving is not without its risks and unfortunately, accidents can and do occur. At Escandon, Fernicola, Anderson & Covelli, we know how devastating the loss of a loved one to a car crash can be.

Improper seat belt use a major factor in child crash fatalities

When someone is killed in an accident Monmouth County, his or her loved ones are often left struggling. When that person is a child, it can be especially difficult. While preventing each and every motor vehicle accident that occurs may be impossible, there are certain steps that people can take to help reduce injuries and deaths.

Fight for fair treatment from insurance after an accident

New Jersey drivers must usually carry Personal Injury Protection policies, which often create as many problems as they solve. Under a PIP policy, the insurer is covering only your personal medical issues that arise from an accident, without extending that coverage to any property damage or medical expenses of others who suffer in an accident.

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