When you are faced with the unexpected death of a loved one in New Jersey, it can be overwhelming to begin sorting through emotions and planning a funeral. Because coordinating a funeral involves several important factors, chances are you want to spend time preparing so you can give your loved one the memorial he or she deserves. At Escandon, Fernicola, Anderson & Covelli, we have helped many grieving families as they navigate their way through the legalities following the death of their family member.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There are many hazards on the roads of New Jersey, from traffic jams to slick streets. However, accidents involving impaired drivers may be particularly deadly. Three basic types of impairment are responsible for thousands of fatal injuries every year.
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.
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.
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.
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.