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Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C. to Sponsor Princeton Half Marathon

By Lependorf & Silverstein on October 17, 2017

Adolescence is a difficult time, especially in today’s complicated world. Kids are inundated with choices to be made and information that is often dubious. Sadly, a bad decision in youth can have consequences lasting far into the future. Guidance, not judgment, is what today’s youth need; and HiTOPS considers it their mission to provide that. In their own words, they are “a health education and advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring every adolescent safe passage to adulthood by providing comprehensive sexuality education and promoting healthy relationships and supportive connections.” Read the rest »

Posted in: Firm News

Have Lyft and Uber Actually Reduced Drunk Driving?

By Lependorf & Silverstein on October 13, 2017

Uber and Lyft have repeatedly stated that their ride-hailing services help reduce the number of drunk drivers on the road. It makes sense, as finding another way home after having too many beers is much safer than getting behind the wheel of a car.

But a recent study done by the American Journal of Epidemiology shows that the claim is not quite true. Read the rest »

Who’s Responsible for These Coyotes?

By Lependorf & Silverstein on October 5, 2017

A recent article highlighted the danger of coyotes around Saddle River. After a woman was surrounded by a pack of coyotes ready to attack, Mayor Al Kurpis issued a statement that the coyote overpopulation could be a serious problem for people in the area. The woman who was nearly attacked was fine after a passing vehicle scared off the animals; but this incident has left many people wondering…who is responsible for these coyotes? Read the rest »

Posted in: Dog Bites

Motorcycle Sidecars: Are They Dangerous?

By Lependorf & Silverstein on September 28, 2017

motorcycle-2719991_1920Riding a motorcycle with a sidecar can be a great way to share the experience with a friend, family member, or even a pet! But the use of a sidecar does introduce some new dangers and issues you need to know about in order to stay safe when going for a ride around New Jersey. Read the rest »

Posted in: Motorcycle Accident

Choosing a Safer Motorcycle: What to Consider When You Shop

By Lependorf & Silverstein on September 21, 2017

motorcycles-2456247_1920Whether you are picking out your first motorcycle or looking for a new model to take on the road after years of riding, safety should be one of the first things you consider. Here are some great features (some of them new) that you should look for in your motorcycle: Read the rest »

Posted in: Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle Legality (and Safety) Regarding Passengers

By Lependorf & Silverstein on September 14, 2017

motorcycle-1829461_1920Riding a motorcycle provides an exhilarating experience unlike anything else. While solo adventures promote a sense of freedom on the open road, riding with passengers allows you to share the excitement.

However, before you start inviting friends and family members to hop on the back of your bike, it’s important to make sure you understand the law regarding motorcycle passengers, as well as the safety precautions you should take when riding with others. Read the rest »

Posted in: Motorcycle Accident

Tips to Keep Children Safe When They Bike to School

By Lependorf & Silverstein on September 7, 2017

bicycle-1867232_1920There are plenty of things to think about as the new school year arrives. And if your children will be biking to school, one of the most important things on your to-do list should be creating a safety plan. While there are several advantages to riding a bike, it’s vital to recognize that many children are injured in bicycle accidents every day across the country. To minimize the risk of a tragedy involving a bike accident, consider these three tips: Read the rest »

Posted in: Bicycle Accident

Don’t Drive Drunk in New Jersey (or Anywhere)

By Lependorf & Silverstein on August 25, 2017

police_sirens_3529373Getting behind the wheel while under the influence alcohol is not only dangerous to you, but to innocent drivers on the road. If you need proof, here’s a recent tragedy straight out of the headlines. Read the rest »

Summer Road Trip Safety Tips

By Lependorf & Silverstein on August 5, 2017

road-trip-1246530_1920The warm weather and longer daylight hours make summer the perfect time to plan a road trip. Whether you’re heading out on a solo adventure or spending quality time with family or friends, there’s nothing quite like the feeling of freedom that comes from navigating the open road. However, it’s important to take the necessary steps to make your trip as safe as possible.

Before getting behind the wheel, it’s a good idea to review the safety tips our New Jersey personal injury lawyers at Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C., have provided below. Taking the right precautions can go a long way in keeping you, your passengers, and other motorists out of harm’s way while you enjoy your travels. Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accident

Motorcycle Maintenance Summer Prep

By Lependorf & Silverstein on July 31, 2017

New Jersey Motorcycle AccidentSummer is the ideal time to hit the open road on the back of a motorcycle. There’s nothing quite like feeling the sunshine on your face while indulging in the thrill and adventure. However, before you hop on and take off, it’s important to make sure your bike is properly prepared to safely navigate the streets for the duration of riding season. Motorcyclists are particularly vulnerable to suffering severe injuries, which makes it crucial that you take special care to avoid preventable incidents.

Our New Jersey personal injury lawyers at Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C., have put together some maintenance tips that every rider should follow prior to hitting the pavement this summer. Read the rest »

Posted in: Motorcycle Accident

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