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Intersections a Common Site for Traffic Accidents

By Andrew R. Jacobs |

Intersections can be chaotic and, when things go wrong, hold the potential for serious accidents. It should come as no surprise that intersections are disproportionately likely to serve as the location of traffic accidents. Read on to learn more about the causes of crashes in traffic intersections, and ways to prevent these accidents. Intersections… Read More »

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Study Finds that Children’s Brains Lack Ability to Gauge Traffic when Crossing

By Andrew R. Jacobs |

As a responsible parent, you’ve likely spent time training your child in how to safely and responsibly cross the street, both out of an interest in their safety as well as in preventing them from stepping in front of the car of an unwary driver. You might feel confident, after spending time teaching good… Read More »

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Ride-Sharing Accidents Lead New Jersey Legislature to Act

By Andrew R. Jacobs |

Ride-sharing apps such as Uber and Lyft have become increasingly popular as a way to get around town. Maybe you’re among the 15% of adults across the US who have used a ride-sharing app, and you find them to be a convenient and cost-effective means of transportation. However, do you know what you’d do… Read More »

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Dash Cams Provide Potential Source of Evidence after an Accident

By Andrew R. Jacobs |

While once a tool used only by police officers, dashboard cameras (commonly known as “dash cams”) have sprung up in popularity among average drivers. Learn more below about how a dash cam might be a worthwhile addition to your family car or truck. Dash cams have been around for years, but only recently has… Read More »

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Research Shows Importance of Proper Restraints for Child Car Passengers

By Andrew R. Jacobs |

Most parents know the struggle to find the right car seat for their children and to ensure that the seat is properly installed into their vehicle. Most parents have also had days where their children refused to sit in their car seat without a drawn-out battle, tempting the parent to let them ride in… Read More »

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Recall Notice Issued for Graco Car Seat

By Andrew R. Jacobs |

If you’re a parent, your child’s safety is one of your most serious concerns. You need to trust that the products you purchase to keep your children safe have been thoroughly tested in both clinical and natural settings prior to going on the market. You may even pay a premium for a product with… Read More »

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Which Five Types of Personal Injury Lawsuits are the Most Common?

By Andrew R. Jacobs |

When discussing varieties of legal claims, “personal injury” is a broad term for the category of lawsuits involving claims for money damages based on physical or emotional injury to an individual or group of people. Personal injury lawsuits can arise from incidents on the road, in a hospital, in a retail environment, or even… Read More »

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Restrictions on Teen Drinking and Driving Save Lives

By Andrew R. Jacobs |

One of the top causes of death among teenagers is drunk driving accidents. In fact, alcohol is a factor in one in four motor vehicle accidents which results in a child, teen, or young adult being fatally injured. In a study looking at how laws affect the rates of teen fatalities in alcohol-influenced car… Read More »

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New Jersey Motorcyclists: Five Facts You Need to Know

By Andrew R. Jacobs |

As a motorcyclist, you have concerns about safety that are unique from those of other drivers. Statistically, motorcyclists are the most vulnerable motor vehicle operators on New Jersey roads. In order to stay safe on the road, it is important to understand the risks you face, and the ways to best protect yourself against… Read More »

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Head-On Collisions Hold Potential for Serious Injury

By Andrew R. Jacobs |

While one of the less-common forms of motor vehicle accident, head-on collisions are one of the deadliest. A recent accident in Middlesex County is an example of the destructive power of head-on collisions. Uncommon but deadly collisions According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, frontal crashes are the type of motor vehicle accident… Read More »

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