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Personal Injury Overview – New Jersey Injury Victims Need Their Rights Protected

By Lependorf & Silverstein on May 4, 2021

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Accidents caused by another party’s intentional actions or negligence could result in a lifetime of hardship and distress. When the accident leads to a serious injury, the injury will likely result in expensive medical bills, a loss of income, and emotional trauma. Undoubtedly, the outcome of an accident can be devastating.

If you or a loved one was injured in an accident that was caused because another person, company, or government entity acted negligently or was intentional in his or her wrongful actions, you may be eligible for compensation. New Jersey law protects the right to seek compensation in cases where the damages were caused as a result of negligence. Discuss your case with a proficient New Jersey personal injury attorney who can evaluate your case. Read the rest »

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Maximum Compensation is Possible with the Support of a Skilled Attorney

By Lependorf & Silverstein on April 7, 2021

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New Jersey’s legal system can often be convoluted and often frustrating, but when an accident has resulted in a serious injury, it is important to file a claim to obtain necessary compensation. Personal injury cases can arise when an injury was caused as a result of another’s reckless or negligent actions. Unfortunately, filing a successful claim is no easy feat, as multiple factors must be proven to obtain fair compensation. To ensure the highest amount of compensation is obtained from the party responsible for the damages, contact a knowledgeable attorney right away. Read the rest »

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Injury Claims in New Jersey – What You Need To Know Now

By Lependorf & Silverstein on March 10, 2021

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People who have been seriously injured in an accident that was caused by another, such as in a slip and fall accident, auto accident, or even a dog bite injury case, are likely wondering how much their claim is worth. This comes as no surprise since accidents caused by negligent parties can have many serious consequences, all of which can affect victims in many areas of their lives. To identify the true  value of a claim, it is important to understand that every personal injury case is different. Consequently, the value of every case will be different. To identify the value of a case, a variety of factors will be examined. Some of these factors are explored below. Read the rest »

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Auto Accidents in New Jersey – What You Need to Know

By Lependorf & Silverstein on February 17, 2021

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Car accidents remain one of the leading causes of serious injuries in New Jersey. Based on a data report published by the New Jersey Department of Transportation, there were close to 280,000 traffic accidents reported in the state in 2019. These accidents had a variety of consequences, including life-changing injuries and death. Read the rest »

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Proficient Pedestrian Accident Attorneys in New Jersey

By Lependorf & Silverstein on February 9, 2021

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that pedestrian accidents are on an upward trend. Based on data collected in 2017, on average, a pedestrian lost his or her life every 88 minutes in traffic accidents. The rise in pedestrian accident rates is a serious issue where every year, millions of people suffer the consequences.

In the State of New Jersey, drivers have a legal duty to drive responsibly and share the road with pedestrians. Although there are a number of traffic laws that aim to prevent pedestrian accidents, these accidents continue to occur at rapid rates as a result of driver negligence. Read the rest »

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Experienced Truck Accident Attorneys in New Jersey

By Lependorf & Silverstein on February 1, 2021

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Without a doubt, every auto accident can be a traumatic experience, but when one of the vehicles involved is a large commercial truck, the accident will likely have catastrophic consequences. The sheer weight and size of large trucks are no match for regular passenger vehicles.

According to a federal report published by the Congressional Research Service, although safety improvements have been made to cars and other non-commercial vehicles, a majority of serious injuries in collisions involving large trucks will be experienced by the occupants of the smaller vehicles. When a person is injured in a truck accident, the consequences can be permanent. Read the rest »

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Skilled Bicycle Accident Attorneys Serving New Jersey

By Lependorf & Silverstein on January 23, 2021

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that bicycle accidents are on the rise across the nation. Although there are a plethora of causes for these types of traffic accidents, the top cause is reckless driving. Unfortunately, while the State of New Jersey allows injured cyclists the opportunity to recover compensation from the drivers who caused their injuries, negligent drivers and their insurance carriers will work aggressively to place blame on the cyclist.

In many respects, filing a bicycle accident claim can be a challenging process; consequently, obtaining legal counsel from a reputable attorney is necessary. If you or a loved one was injured while riding a bicycle, obtain the support of a skilled attorney who will represent your case and ensure fair compensation is secured from the liable party. Read the rest »

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Top-Rated New Jersey Auto Accident Attorneys

By Lependorf & Silverstein on January 15, 2021

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Auto accidents can happen to anyone, including the most precautious driver. According to the 2020 Traffic Safety Annual Report published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Agency, in 2018, a total of 36,560 people lost their lives in traffic accidents throughout the nation. In the same year, 2,710,000 people suffered non-fatal injuries in traffic accidents. These figures represent the dangers of the road and the consequences of a car accident.

One of the most common causes of accidents on the road is dangerous driving. Regrettably, far too many drivers make a conscious decision to drive recklessly, ultimately exposing others they share the road with at risk of serious harm. If you or a loved one was injured in a car accident in New Jersey, you may be eligible to file a Personal Injury Protection claim, also known as PIP. In some cases, you may also be eligible to file a claim against the reckless driver who caused you harm. Read the rest »

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Experienced Bike Accident Attorneys in New Jersey

By Lependorf & Silverstein on January 6, 2021

Bike riding is a rising trend for recreationists and commuters alike, even in the midst of the pandemic. According to the market research company NPR, bike sales grew by 75% in the month of April reaching $1 billion when sales have typically fallen to $550 in previous years. Thus far, adult bicycle sales have skyrocketed to more than 200% this year. With gym closures and social distancing orders, biking has become the favored exercise tool for fitness and enjoying the outdoors. Read the rest »

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Proficient Slip and Fall Accident Attorneys in New Jersey

By Lependorf & Silverstein on December 29, 2020

Slip and fall accidents can happen to anyone, regardless of age, gender, or race. When a slip and fall accident is caused by the failure to fix a hazardous condition on the property or a lack of maintenance, a premises liability case can be filed against the responsible parties.

To those who are fortunate, a slip and fall accident may not have serious consequences. For most people, however, slip and fall accidents lead to devastating injuries that affect them for a very long time. When these accidents cause financial hardship, emotional trauma, and pain and suffering, filing a premises liability claim for compensation is necessary. Read the rest »

The firm’s principals, Gabriel R. Lependorf and David E. Silverstein, have each been representing injured victims in the State of New Jersey for over twenty years.

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