New Jersey is a "strict liability" state when it comes to dog bites. In other words, if someone's dog bites you, he or she is financially liable for the injuries that result. It doesn't matter if the dog owner knew or didn't know the animal was likely to bite you.
Personal injury lawsuits, including motor vehicle accidents, can be resolved in a variety of ways. One option that some people opt to accept is a settlement, which can be offered as a structured settlement, a lump sum payment, or a combination of both, simply because they need money right now to cover bills and living expenses that have racked up since the debilitating crash. There are several benefits and drawbacks of a personal injury settlement that you should consider before you agree or decline the settlement.
The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) recently announced that it is aiming to reduce the deaths caused by auto accidents completely within the next thirty years.
This week marks the start of the annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's (CVSA) Brake Safety Week. During this time, enforcement agencies throughout the country will conduct inspections focusing on brake systems of commercial trucks in an effort to reduce the risk of trucking accidents on the nation's roadways.