New Jersey Personal Injury Attorneys

The Everyday Danger of Head Trauma

By Lependorf & Silverstein on March 9, 2018

Each year, it is estimated that a staggering 646,000 people die from falls globally. In addition, another 37.3 million falls cause injuries severe enough to require medical attention. To put that into perspective, more people are injured and killed in falls every year than the total population of Canada! Read the rest »

Don’t Fall Prey to the Perils of Parking Lot Accidents

By Lependorf & Silverstein on February 28, 2018

You’ve finally reached your destination after overcoming heavy traffic, poor weather conditions, and an emergency road repair. As you pull into the parking lot, you take a deep breath of relief, unaware you are now embarking on one of the riskier parts of your trip—getting from the parking lot to the building. Read the rest »

Posted in: Pedestrian Accident

To Walk or Not to Walk: Why Are Pedestrian Accidents on the Rise?

By Lependorf & Silverstein on February 9, 2018

More Americans are incorporating walking into their daily routines, whether it’s tracking steps on a Fitbit or walking to the train rather than driving. Generally, this leads to healthier bodies and a healthier environment. At the same time, however, it’s putting us at risk of being hit by a car or other vehicle. And in the United States, that particular problem is getting worse. Read the rest »

Posted in: Pedestrian Accident

What Happens When You Fall in a Public Place?

By Lependorf & Silverstein on January 31, 2018

Many of us probably think the answer to that question is…nothing? If you slip and fall, you write it off as a bad day and move on. The truth is, however, that (1) people can be seriously injured from slip and falls, and (2) public entities have a responsibility to maintain their property to prevent such accidents. Slip and falls can occur at universities, schools, public transit stations, and other locations. When they do, someone else may owe you for your broken wrist… Read the rest »

Are Passenger Train Speeds Endangering Travelers?

By Lependorf & Silverstein on January 26, 2018

In mid-December 2017, an Amtrak train derailed, careening off a bridge outside Tacoma, Washington, killing three passengers and injuring one hundred more. According to NBC News, the train was traveling at 80 mph on a 30-mph stretch of track, and was not using positive train control, a technology feature that can prevent train derailments caused by excessive speed. The derailment occurred on a newly established Amtrak route that was supposed to provide better service in the area. Experts know that the train was going too fast, and questions surfaced as to why the train was speeding and who was to blame. For train riders throughout the United States, this incident has also raised larger questions about train speed and safety. Read the rest »

Posted in: Personal Injury

Snow Safety: Surviving the New Jersey Winter

By Lependorf & Silverstein on January 16, 2018

Wintertime in New Jersey is a flurry of activity. You may be busy shopping for the holidays, getting out and enjoying the season with friends, or driving long distances to see family. All of these activities are made a little more beautiful, but also a little more difficult, by a heavy snowfall. Read the rest »

I Thought It Was a Puddle: Black Ice Driving Danger

By Lependorf & Silverstein on January 8, 2018

New Jersey winters are unforgiving. It is a hassle, but we must take additional precautions in our daily lives just to make sure we stay warm and safe. One of these involves being extra-cautious while driving. Getting behind the wheel is already the most dangerous thing most Americans do each day, and adding dangerous winter factors like black ice, snow, and even regular ice can make it that much worse. You may think that crashes involving icy roads are only caused by careless drivers, but everyday drivers who think they are driving cautiously can be surprised by black ice and lose control of their vehicles, too. Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accident

Looking for an Escape from the New Jersey Winter? Try a Bicycle Tour

By Lependorf & Silverstein on December 15, 2017

Let’s face it; New Jersey winters are brutal. By the beginning of December, you’re starting to wear three layers and the electric blanket is a fixture of your bedroom. So for your next winter vacation, consider planning a warm-weather trip. Even better, plan a trip where you can get outside and truly enjoy a warm climate. Bicycling tours are one of the popular ways to do just that. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cyclist, there is a cycling tour out there for you. Read the rest »

Posted in: Bicycle Accident

Sledding Accidents: How a Timeless Winter Tradition Can Go Wrong

By Lependorf & Silverstein on December 10, 2017

If you’re from New Jersey, or anywhere in the northern United States for that matter, sledding is an important annual tradition—and a rite of passage for children. Well, it is that time of year again.

Fun is important, but so is staying safe. Sledding can be dangerous, and we want to remind you of that fact. Read the rest »

Posted in: Child Injuries

The Unexpected Ways Your Cell Phone Could Harm You

By Lependorf & Silverstein on December 1, 2017

You know that you are more likely to be injured if you use your phone while driving or walking. In fact, the level of danger is probably worse than you think. Read the rest »

Posted in: Product Liability

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