After a car accident, it is always advisable to seek out a full medical examination from a doctor as soon as you can, even if the accident did not seem that serious. Car accidents are almost always more violent than we realize, and may leave you with injuries you do not feel at first, some of which are quite dangerous. Without receiving professional medical care soon after an accident, you may suffer great pain or may even die from a serious enough injury.
If you drive regularly, you probably take steps to reduce the risk of a crash whenever you get behind the wheel. You could choose to avoid your cellphone when driving, stay off the roads when you're feeling tired or just practice great care when operating a vehicle. Sometimes, however, there's nothing you can do to prevent a crash. Sometimes that's because of another's drivers bad decisions, but other times, it could be due to inclement weather.
No one expects to have a car accident, even though most of us drive or ride inside vehicles each and every day. Unfortunately, car accidents happen all the time, often causing more harm than victims realize.
After a car accident, the appropriate thing to do is to make sure everyone involved gets any medical treatment they need in the moment, gather whatever information you can about the accident, and file a claim with the relevant insurance provider or providers.
Car accidents happen all the time, and often we walk away from them believing that nothing more than a bumper or two suffered serious harm. However, in many cases, individuals who experience car accidents suffer delayed onset injuries that take days or weeks to cause pain or disorientation.
Imagine driving on the New Jersey Turnpike when a car suddenly appears in your lane, coming straight for you. This is exactly what happened to drivers on March 19. At approximately 9:30 p.m., officers made their way to the northbound lanes of the turnpike near Elizabeth to locate a driver that was driving in the wrong direction.
Imagine entering a crosswalk while with the right-of-way, but the car coming toward you fails to stop. The damages of such a collision can be severe depending on the speed of the car. Simply because the car is larger, does not mean the driver can ignore your rights as a pedestrian. Whether you are walking on the sidewalk or crossing the street, as long as you are obeying a reasonable duty of care, you have the right to be there.
On Friday, February 3, 2017, a school bus driver in Warren rear-ended a passenger vehicle. The driver, a 48-year-old woman, was driving her route for Watchung Hills Regional School District at 4:44 p.m. when the crash occurred. She struck the rear of the car driven by a Martinsville man, 44.
Who pays when an Uber, Lyft or other commercial ridesharing driver has an accident in New Jersey? This an important question now that these independent taxi apps have become the primary choice for many in need of a ride. If you are involved with an accident with a rideshare vehicle, who pays for the damages?
A New Jersey driver that was reportedly high on heroin has been blamed for a three vehicle crash. Though this driver received only minor injuries as a result of the motor vehicle accident, another woman involved in the collision suffered broken legs, broken arms, a broken hip and spinal cord injuries that eventually led to her death.