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  • Bergen County grand jury indicts 2 drivers for bike fatality

    April 16, 2014

    You’ve heard it said or perhaps said it during a frustrating moment while driving in New Jersey: “That driver acts like he owns the road.” What you’re referring to is a motor vehicle operator who speeds or weaves through traffic without consideration for the safety of others. Callous driver attitudes become criminal and civil offenses […]

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  • New Jersey passenger dies after motorcycle crash into bus door

    February 05, 2014

    Even momentary carelessness in traffic can lead to a crash. Defendants in accident liability cases often claim they never meant to hurt anyone, but harmful intent and negligence are not the same. Negligence is as much what a Bergen County driver does as what he or she doesn’t do. In both cases, an injury or […]

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  • Police still looking for clues in hit-and-run motorcycle crash

    September 23, 2013

    While many motorcyclists wear the necessary safety gear while out riding their motorcycles — helmets (mandated by New Jersey law), gloves, boots, protective jacket and pants, etc. — they are still extremely vulnerable to serious and even fatal personal injuries in the event of a high-speed motor vehicle accident. That’s because they simply don’t have […]

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  • Weekend motorcycle crash proves fatal for New Jersey rider

    September 16, 2013

    At this time of the year, many people are out enjoying their favorite warm weather activities before hunkering down for another long winter. One such activity enjoyed by thousands of people across the state of New Jersey is cruising on their motorcycles, which gives them the freedom of the open road and the chance to […]

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  • Motorcycle season is upon us, left-turn collisions common

    July 03, 2013

    Tear away those canvas covers, change the oil, dust off the helmet and get ready to ride; it’s motorcycle season. Of course, hundreds of people across the state of New Jersey have already completed these tasks and are out on the roads already as summer gets into full swing. As more and more cyclists hit […]

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  • New Jersey ruling still ‘out’ on remote text-sending liability

    May 09, 2013

    On Sept. 21, 2009 two motorcycle riders were injured in an accident involving a distracted teenage driver using his cellphone while behind the wheel. The motorcycle accident caused extensive damage for the two riders, both of which who lost a leg as a result of the collision. The two injured riders have already settled their […]

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  • April motorcycle fatality month in New Jersey? Not this month

    May 01, 2013

    No, “motorcycle fatality month” does not reference an awareness campaign in New Jersey. The actual meaning behind the mention is a warning. April is actually the month in which the number of motorcycle fatalities begins to rise in New Jersey. Over the past few years, there have been an unexpectedly high number of motorcycle accidents […]

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  • Mannington Township officials worked late after motorcycle crash

    March 27, 2013

    The sad truth is that most of us have driven past at least one serious accident in our lives, some many more. We may travel past the scene of a serious collision and gawk at the debris scattered across the road. We may notice a tire that has been detached from a vehicle or a […]

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  • Behavior is measured in degrees, motorcycle case based on negligence

    January 21, 2013

    Not all behaviors are the same. There are different degrees of thought behind every single action that we take. When we open our mouths and breathe in the air that travels to our lungs, it is most often not something that we think about, but an involuntary action. When our hands touch a hot stove, […]

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  • Motorcycle benefit ride raises funds for New Jersey relief effort

    November 28, 2012

    Superstorm Sandy ravaged the shores of New Jersey with its strong winds and heavy rain. Even though a storm can bring damage and destruction, the silver lining is that some communities band together in a way that they never had before. New Jersey residents have showed their strength and generosity in the face of adversity. […]

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