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If I’m Hit by a Drunk Tourist, Can I Sue the Bar?

By Lependorf & Silverstein on July 13, 2018

There are a few reasons our ancestors thought Prohibition was a good idea. One of them? The fact that alcohol contributes to an enormously high number of accidents each year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention puts the number at 29 people a day being killed by impaired driving. That’s about 10,585 preventable deaths a year in the U.S. alone. Read the rest »

Summer in NJ Means More Boating Accidents

By Lependorf & Silverstein on July 5, 2018

While we get into our summer adventure mode and pull out the kayaks, speedboats, and Jet Skis, it’s crucial to remember that a significant amount of injuries and fatal accidents happen in the water. Read the rest »

Posted in: Personal Injury

Why You Should See a Doctor After Your Car Crash

By Lependorf & Silverstein on June 20, 2018

For years Kendra Jackson thought she was suffering from really bad allergies. The Nebraska woman carried a handful of tissues with her everywhere she went. She described the uncomfortable feeling of experiencing “allergies” everyday: “It was like a waterfall, continuously, and then it would run to the back of my throat.” Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accident

We Couldn’t Pick Just One Scholarship Winner…

By Lependorf & Silverstein on June 13, 2018

Gabriel L. Lependorf and David E. Silverstein had quite a time debating which scholarship finalist should win. In the end, we at Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C., agreed: two young men deserve the prize.

Congratulations to Te’Zhuen Watson and Dawson Winston, both from Lumberton, NJ!! You’re getting $500 each for your college experience! Read the rest »

Posted in: Firm News

Hit-and-Runs on the Rise Across US

By Lependorf & Silverstein on June 7, 2018

New Jersey hit-and-run statistics are disturbingly high, and rising. From 2006 to 2016, there were 413 deadly hit-and-run crashes in New Jersey. As the average increases year by year, it seems like this disturbing escalation of hit-and-runs has no chance of slowing down. Read the rest »

Posted in: Car Accident

It’s May 31st, and We Have Our Scholarship Finalists!

By Lependorf & Silverstein on May 31, 2018

We had so many impressive applications for our 2017 scholarship last year, that we at Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C., were almost nervous about being overwhelmed this year! It can be hard work reading through the thoughtful, heartfelt essays that our New Jersey students submitted, and even harder work to pick just one winner.

Luckily, we still have a grace period to debate who gets the number-one spot. But in the meantime, we have narrowed it down to FIVE impressive finalists!

Congratulations… Read the rest »

Posted in: Firm News

Watch Out for Memorial Day Tourists in New Jersey!

By Lependorf & Silverstein on May 20, 2018

With Memorial Day weekend coming up and tourists flocking to New Jersey, things are about to get wild on the roads. Holidays like Memorial Weekend, Fourth of July, and New Year’s Eve are inherently dangerous. Drinking, driving on unfamiliar roads, and driving at night all provide the perfect ingredients for a car accident. Read the rest »

Posted in: Pedestrian Accident

Paramus School Bus Accident Causes Two Fatalities

By Lependorf & Silverstein on May 18, 2018

This morning, students, parents, and other sympathetic Paramus residents laid flowers on a make-shift memorial outside of East Brook Middle School. It was a somber tribute to a teacher and student who were killed when their school bus collided with a dump truck on Interstate 80 in Mount Olive. Read the rest »

Posted in: Bus Accident

Does Pedestrians After Dark = More Danger?

By Lependorf & Silverstein on May 13, 2018

Driving is dangerous. On average, motorists are operating 3,000 pounds of metal that can easily crush any unfortunate human in their way. That is a lot of responsibility for a driver, especially at night. Even though there is 60% less traffic on the roads, nighttime accidents account for more than 40% of overall car accidents. Read the rest »

Posted in: Pedestrian Accident

Celebrate Motorcycle Safety Month with Us

By Lependorf & Silverstein on May 2, 2018

There are few things more American than a biker breezing down a highway at 65 miles per hour with nothing but the wind in his hair (or preferably his helmet). And with summer just around the corner, many bikers are about to dust off those hogs and get ready to ride. Read the rest »

Posted in: Motorcycle Accident

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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