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November 2016 Archives

When negligent maintenance is the cause of your accident

If you suffered injuries in a slip-and-fall accident, you may assume your pain and suffering is due to your own clumsiness or inattentiveness. However, in many cases, these types of accidents are not the result of personal error, but rather the result of another party's negligence.

Were you hurt in a pedestrian versus car accident?

New Jersey motorists pose a serious and fatal threat to all pedestrians, but it wasn't always like this. If we went back a hundred years ago, the threat of being struck by a car would never have existed at all. Because cars are heavy and threatening to the safety of pedestrians, and because pedestrians are far more vulnerable to getting hurt than motorists in a car crash, vehicle drivers are charged with the legal responsibility of avoiding pedestrians and giving them the right of way.

3 tips for avoiding a motorcycle crash

At Goldstein & Goldstein, we have handled numerous motorcycle accident cases on behalf of injured motorcycle enthusiasts, and each time we handle a case like this we grow to have more respect for motorcyclists. Indeed, the "biker community" tends to be extremely knowledgeable about safety and how to avoid crashes, and many motorcyclists have taken extensive safety classes to ensure that their safe riding skills are as polished as possible.

Keeping customers safe during the Black Friday extravaganza

On the day after Thanksgiving, huge crowds will line up outside of storefronts in order to find the best deals they can for the holiday season. The situation can get especially dangerous when crowd conditions are not properly managed. In fact, there have been incidents where customers have died in Black Friday stampedes.