A self-professed, drunk 50-year-old Princeton resident is alleged to have struck and killed a motorcyclists and severely injured a motorist on Sunday, July 23. He will remain jailed until his next court date on Sept. 11 after surveillance video was turned over to prosecutors showing the man purchasing a bottle of vodka just one hour prior to his fatal collision, a bottle which police found partially consumed in his car.
Are you considering a wrongful death claim? There may be many reasons for this, such as if a loved one was killed in a motor vehicle accident. While you never want to find yourself in this position, if you do it's imperative to understand the law and where you fit in.
A school superintendent from New Jersey was taking his dog out on a run when he was hit and killed by a vehicle. A teenager was behind the wheel. At the very end of November, that teen driver decided to plead guilty.
A New Jersey family filed wrongful death litigation against two corporate defendants after the death of a family member in an industrial accident last year.
In 2014, two people were killed in a trench collapse accident on the job. While it's been a couple of years since the accident, the family of one of the victims has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Bednar Landscape Services, their employer.
If your spouse, child or other close relative dies because of another person's misconduct or negligence, it may be possible to file wrongful death litigation even if there are no criminal charges stemming from the fatal accident or incident.
All people who drive motor vehicles, regardless of the driver's age, must be certain to obey all traffic laws and ensure that they are driving in a manner that keeps those around them safe. When a driver shirks on those duties, people can be killed or injured. A very sad case out of Robbinsville Township shows how devastating it can be when a driver strikes a pedestrian.
You've probably heard people say that they were "scared to death" and known that they were simply exaggerating their level of fright. However, a lawsuit recently filed in New Jersey claims that a cab driver literally did scare one grandmother to death. She was 68 years old at the time of her passing.
The horrific crane accident that claimed the lives of two New Jersey workers was tragic to say the least. Now, that tragedy may be multiplied if it turns out that negligence was a factor. Taking a look at the history of four companies involved with the project, it turns out that negligence could indeed be a factor.
In a recent post about fatal motor vehicle accidents, we shared that there is good and bad news regarding accident trends in New Jersey. The prior blog post focused mainly on the fact that there was an increase in the number of people who died in bicycle accidents last year.