New Jersey Personal Injury Attorneys

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

Fatal Accidents More Likely to Involve Alcohol

By Lependorf & Silverstein on November 25, 2017

It’s sad, but it’s true: impaired driving accounts for nearly one-third of all traffic-related deaths in the United States. Every day, 28 people are killed. That’s one death every 51 minutes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

This statistic only gets worse during the holidays.
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Crashes, Large Trucks, and Liability, Oh My!

By Lependorf & Silverstein on November 22, 2017

“I was crossing the street to get to my apartment on my way home from a friend’s comedy show when it happened. I had the right of way. The driver ran a red light. I saw him coming before it was too late to get out of the way….I turned my body at an angle at the last possible second, and felt about 23,000 pounds smash into me at 25 miles an hour. My body was flung out of the way of the wheels, and I landed on my back, hard. My shoes popped off like a cartoon character.” Read the rest »

Posted in: Truck Accident

What to Do If a Dog or Cat Bites You

By Lependorf & Silverstein on November 17, 2017

A dog or cat bite can be more serious than you think. It’s for this reason that New Jersey has a very strict procedure in place for bites and even scratches that seem minor. Read the rest »

Posted in: Dog Bites

Charity Begins…at Your Local Library

By Lependorf & Silverstein on November 15, 2017

‘Tis the season when we Princetonians draw closer to the heater, and spend time indoors with a good book and a cup of tea. Or a glass of wine.

Or, if you’re one of hundreds of literary-loving residents, you brave a chilly November evening to benefit Princeton Public Library. And that’s exactly what Gabriel Lependorf and David Silverstein, partner attorneys of the personal injury law firm Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C., did. Read the rest »

Posted in: Firm News

Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C. Celebrates a Successful Half Marathon!

By Lependorf & Silverstein on November 13, 2017

We are proud to say that the Princeton Half Marathon on November 5 was a big success! As usual, the event sold out, and the maximum 1,750 runners ran, cheered on by hundreds of supporters. Gabriel Lependorf and David Silverstein, partner attorneys of Princeton personal injury law firm Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C., sponsored the event and manned a “hydration station” along with their families and staff. Read the rest »

Posted in: Firm News

Who’s Responsible for the Woman Hit by a Flying Tire?

By Lependorf & Silverstein on November 12, 2017

This summer, a car was hit by a flying tire while traveling southbound near Exit 10 on the New Jersey Turnpike. The car’s passenger sustained injuries for which she was taken to Robert Wood Johnson in New Brunswick.

The cause of this “flying tire” wasn’t immediately made clear, but this accident has left many people wondering if tires are going to start flying at their own heads. Read the rest »

What Are the Laws Regarding a Slip-and-Fall on an Icy Sidewalk?

By Lependorf & Silverstein on November 8, 2017

It won’t be long before the sidewalks of New Jersey are covered in the ice and snow that winter brings. Walking on these sidewalks can be treacherous, and it makes sense that if you slip and fall from the ice and snow, the person or company responsible for maintaining it would be held accountable. But in New Jersey, that’s not always the case. It largely depends on the type of property, and the town that the property is located in. Read the rest »

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