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Seigel Capozzi Law Firm

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Seigel Capozzi Law Firm

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  • How to Avoid Accidents on the Shoulder of the Road

    Pedestrian deaths on interstate highways range from 9.4 percent to 12 percent of all pedestrian traffic deaths annually, according to the AAA Foundation. The reasons why these people were walking on the highway vary and in many cases are unclear, but it seems that nearly one-third are “unintended” pedestrians who had been involved in a... Read More »

  • Is it Legal to Wear Earbuds While Driving in New Jersey?

    We see many headlines about how New Jersey lawmakers are trying to combat distracted driving in the Garden State. Although most of the proposals are useful in theory, they raise questions about enforceability and how necessary and effective the measures would be. This discussion has many residents confused about the legality of behaviors they have... Read More »

  • What Happens When You’re Seriously Injured by an Uninsured Driver?

    New Jersey insurance law can be a bit confusing, because even though drivers are required to have insurance, they are not required to have liability insurance. That means drivers are required to protect themselves in the event of an accident, but not the people they harm. Drivers can opt for a low-cost, Basic Policy, which... Read More »

  • When Must Traffic Stop for a Pedestrian in New Jersey?

    It’s been several years since New Jersey changed its pedestrian safety laws, and yet pedestrian accidents continue to plague the Garden State. The problem of pedestrian fatalities is particularly urgent in New Jersey, where in 2014, 31 percent of all traffic fatalities were pedestrians, as opposed to the national average of 14 percent. Part of... Read More »

  • What Are the Requirements of the NJ Child Car Seat Law?

    One year after New Jersey implemented one of the strictest car seat laws in the country, many motorists still are unsure what the regulation entails. One problem is that parents with growing children don’t know when the rules change based on the child’s age, height, and weight. Fines for improperly transporting a child range from... Read More »

  • What NJ Drivers Do Wrong Most Often in Fatal Crashes

    One year after New Jersey implemented one of the strictest car seat laws in the country, many motorists still are unsure what the regulation entails. One problem is that parents with growing children don’t know when the rules change based on the child’s age, height, and weight. Fines for improperly transporting a child range from... Read More »

  • Can You Sue for Pain and Suffering Following a New Jersey Auto Accident?

    Because of the way insurance works in New Jersey, the best time to think about whether you want to sue is before you have your accident. Decades ago, in an effort to simplify claims, New Jersey adopted no-fault auto insurance. Under the no-fault plan, policyholders purchase person injury protection (PIP) and file claims with their... Read More »

  • How Can a Burn Victim Recover Damages After a Car Fire?

    A car fire is a harrowing enough experience; when the fire produces painful burn injuries, often with severe complications, the suffering can be long-lasting. But if there’s any good news, it’s that your burn injuries are almost always considered “permanent” under NJ Rev Stat § 39:6A-8 (2013), which means that New Jersey law does not... Read More »

  • Do You Know What to Do If Your Car Catches Fire?

    The August 2016 death of a New Jersey man traveling on a Vermont interstate should stand as a horrific warning that cars can catch fire after an accident. Alexander Romanow, of Brick, died after his 2006 Chevy Tahoe veered into a median, struck several trees, and burst into flames. Passenger Jane Romanow survived, but Alexander,... Read More »

  • What Are Future Losses in a Personal Injury Claim?

    If you have been seriously injured in a car accident, you are naturally concerned about your current medical bills and your current inability to work. But what happens after your period of convalescence? Are you going to make a 100 percent recovery? If not, you may have future losses, which are an important part of... Read More »

Seigel Capozzi Law Firm

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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  • Can I Recover for Auto Accident Injuries if I Am Partially at Fault?

    Auto accidents often have multiple contributing factors, especially today when more potential driver distractions exist than ever before. If you’ve been hurt in a vehicle crash, do not let minor fault on your part prevent you from asserting your legal rights. Unlike the residents of some states, New Jersey residents who own traditional fault-based policies... Read More »

Seigel Capozzi Law Firm

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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