Spinal cord injuries (SCIs) can cause temporary or permanent paralysis, and often require intensive physical therapy in people who are able to recover and regain normal movement. And car accidents account for 47 percent of spinal cord injuries, which are defined as injuries that damage the spinal cord tissue and nerves in that area.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) stems from head injuries. Not all head injuries result in traumatic brain injury, but all traumatic brain injuries stem from head injuries. Traumatic brain injuries can happen as a result of a blow to the head, or a sudden severe movement of the head during an accident.
While no one can predict the specific outcome in any given case, in general, personal injury cases move through the system in a predicable way. First, of course, there is the injury. A person may suffer injuries in a car accident, on a construction site, a trip and fall injury, a slip and fall injury, due to medical malpractice, or even because of a defective product, whether or not it was subject to a product recall. Regardless of why, first, there must be an injury.
Big trucks aren’t just like other vehicles on the road. Unlike car drivers, truck drivers are professionals, trained specifically in the art of driving a big rig. To avoid truck accidents, truckers receive special training authorized by the United States Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Truckers want you to know these common training tips, to help avoid truck accidents.
If your personal injury case is scheduled for trial, you may find yourself wondering what you can do to prepare yourself. In many, if not most cases, a personal injury trial is someone’s first experience with a trial beyond what they have seen on television. While you can’t possibly prepare for every possibility, and some things are beyond your control, there are certain things you can do to prepare for your New Jersey personal injury trial, to reduce stress and anxiety.
If you are in a truck accident, there are a number of things New Jersey truck accident attorneys recommend you do. These things are listed as what you should do under optimal circumstances. Your health and safety, and the health and safety of those around you, is of utmost importance, and takes precedence over all other things.
If you have been injured in an accident, you already know that healing isn’t necessarily a linear process. Instead, sometimes you make slow and steady progress day by day. Other times, you experience setbacks. Healing is often painful. There are a whole host of things you used to be able to do that you can no longer do – or no longer do as long or as well as you once did.
In this day and age, cell phone use is common. However, in the state of New Jersey, there are limits on when drivers can use a cell phone. New Jersey Statute 39: 4-97.3 is New Jersey’s cell phone and driving law. It states cell phone use is illegal unless the phone is “a hands-free wireless telephone or the electronic communication device is used hands free.” Additionally, the placement of the phone or device cannot interfere with safety equipment. Further, users are required by law to exercise “a high degree of caution in the operation of the motor vehicle.”
“Personal Injury” is a blanket term that covers all sorts of different types of injury, which may lead to law suits. There are some common misconceptions the public has about personal injury cases. Below are five facts you should know about New Jersey personal injury laws.
The Purpose of New Jersey Personal Injury Laws
Personal injury laws are not designed to make people rich. Personal injury laws are designed to make people whole. Sometimes, someone does something they weren’t supposed to do. Other times, they didn’t do something they were supposed to do. In both cases, this can result in innocent people being injured – or even killed. Of course, the injured party should not have to bear the brunt of someone else’s carelessness, negligence, or deliberate wrongful acts. New Jersey personal injury laws protect innocent people from unfair financial consequences.
Driving in snow can be challenging for even the most experienced driver. The American Automobile Association offers winter driving tips. Even if you are an old hat at snow driving, a refresher course won’t hurt – and might help in severe weather.
Snow Driving Means Slow Driving
When you are driving in snow, slow down! Understand and plan for the fact everything takes longer in snow than it does in dry conditions.
Get a Free Consultation
Recent ArticlesOur Latest News Blog
Types of Spinal Cord Injuries Caused by Car Accidents
Spinal cord injuries (SCIs) can cause temporary or permanent paralysis,…Read More[+]
Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) stems from head injuries. Not all…Read More[+]
What are the Stages of a Personal Injury Case in New Jersey?
While no one can predict the specific outcome in any…Read More[+]
Understanding Precautions Truckers Take to Prevent Truck Accidents
Big trucks aren’t just like other vehicles on the road. Unlike car…Read More[+]
Preparing for your New Jersey Personal Injury Trial
If your personal injury case is scheduled for trial, you…Read More[+]