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Tragic crash kills couple

One of the most important things that residents of Morristown, NJ, can do is be careful on the roads. Those who are careful, however, should proceed with the knowledge that some others won't be, and correspondingly watch the actions of the vehicles around them. All it takes is one poor decision by the driver of one vehicle to have a crash that results in personal injury or even death.

Drinking and driving leads to death

The busy roads of Morristown, New Jersey, have a lot of vehicles traveling at high speeds seven days a week. Inevitably, this results in some accidents. When a person is hurt in one of those accidents, he or she can talk with an experienced attorney about a personal injury case that will help them to get the funds they need to cover their medical bills, loss of income, and pain and suffering. If a person dies in an accident, a personal injury case against those at fault in the accident can be started by the family members of the person who was killed.

Let your emotions fuel your legal battle after a wrongful death

We recently discussed some pointers for dealing with the death of a loved one. One thing that you need to know is that you shouldn't fly off the handle when you learn that a loved one died because of a preventable accident. We understand that you might be livid, but we need to channel that into taking productive action.

How do I deal with the wrongful death of a loved one?

Losing a loved one is never easy. It can become impossible to handle if your loved one died in a wrongful death situation, such as due to the negligence of another person or entity. So, how do you deal with the wrongful death of a loved one? There's no correct answer to dealing with grief but here are some tips to try with your family.

Tips for avoiding common motorcycle accidents

Do you love taking the bike for a ride? We know it's quite cold right now in the Northeast but we still see motorcycles on the roads of Morristown, especially in the afternoon. Riding a motorcycle doesn't have to be just a warm weather hobby. In fact, many riders enjoy their bikes throughout the year, especially when they have the right apparel to protect them.

1 killed, 1 arrested in hit-and-run in New Jersey

A hit-and-run accident in the early morning hours of Friday, Nov. 10 left one person dead. The accident occurred on Route 73 in Maple Shade in Burlington County. The victim was a pedestrian who was trying to cross the highway near the Laurel Lanes Bowling Alley. The accident resulted in the highway being shut down in both directions for more than five hours.

Actions to take if you are injured by a defective product

Defective products can be found in just about every industry or market despite the efforts of manufacturers and designers to make them as safe as possible. It's not out of the realm of possibility for you to suffer an injury from a defective product. If you happen to suffer such an injury, the following actions should be taken immediately in an effort to obtain compensation.

Is climate change causing more car accidents?

Every day Americans are faced with stories about the growing concern over climate change. Almost as ubiquitous are the rising concerns about dangerous drivers on the road. Could the two be related? A new study published in Injury Prevention suggests there is at least a correlation between climate change and car accidents.

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