New Jersey Personal Injury Attorneys
Last year, Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C., had a blast putting on a scholarship. We read almost 500 essays, and really love the guys we chose as our winners. In fact, we still keep in touch with them—see our update below!
Well, it’s our fourth year offering a $500 prize to one outstanding student from New Jersey. The 2019 Riding Into The Future Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who have a 3.0 GPA and intend to “stay in school.” Read the rest »
After a car accident, you may be upset, in pain, and maybe even a little disoriented. An impact can cause mild to severe head trauma, which can leave victims confused and shaky. But in some cases, these feelings are masking serious internal injuries the victim has suffered from his or her seatbelt—also known as “seatbelt syndrome.” Read the rest »
According to the National Safety Council, falls are the number two cause of fatalities in the workplace, second only to vehicle crashes. And there are several reasons why a stairway fall is worse than a fall on a flat surface. Read the rest »
Caregiving is a tough job. There are two types of caregivers: the informal caregiver, who is typically a family member and does not get paid for assisting a patient; and the formal caregiver, who is a paid professional in a facility or in-home setting. Read the rest »
Falling down doesn’t seem that serious; after all, people trip every day and proceed to get up, dust off, and continue living their life. However, not every slip-and-fall accident is injury-free. Some falls can end up with a broken bone, a shattered hip, or a traumatic brain injury that could result in lifelong damage. Read the rest »
While a lot of what we go through during winter is a hassle, there are a few perks. Only a nice New Jersey snowfall (or an extreme Nor’easter) can provide certain recreational activities, like skiing, sledding, and snowmobiling.
But they come with dangers. Read the rest »
Most people don’t realize that millions of products sold in the United States are recalled nearly every month. As the holidays come and go and we’re out purchasing and exchanging gifts, it’s important to be aware of which toys, tools, and other items can cause harm to their recipient. Read the rest »
If you’re a New Jersey resident, you remember the weather we had at the start of 2018. How could anyone forget? Early January saw wind gusts of more than 70 miles per hour and more than a foot of snow. Many New Jersey schools opened two hours later than normal during the worst of the storm. These harsh conditions were caused by a rapid plunge in barometric pressure, called a bombogenesis or “bomb cyclone” by weather forecasters. Read the rest »
What was supposed to be a fun day of tradition and good-natured rivalry almost took a tragic turn last weekend. A busload of Princeton students were en route to the annual football game against their arch-rival, Yale, when an accident occurred. Read the rest »
Getting car insurance in New Jersey may feel like a daunting task, as we mentioned in part one of this blog series. There are different factors to consider, like which insurance company to choose and what coverage is best for your situation. It can feel like a lot of information to process at first, but it boils down to purchasing enough coverage to keep you secure in the event of a car accident. Read the rest »
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