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11 Injured in Multi-Vehicle Accident

By Michael P. Burakoff |

While many car accidents involve just one vehicle, many involve several or more vehicles. Multi-vehicle crashes are often more severe due to the various forces involved. A recent accident in New Jersey involved four vehicles and caused 11 people to be injured. Fortunately, there were no fatalities. The crash happened on the afternoon of… Read More »

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Understanding Rollover Crashes

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Car accidents are a common occurrence in New Jersey. In some areas, they happen every day. While many are minor and result in little damage, some are more serious, totaling the vehicle and causing significant injuries. Some types of car accidents are more serious than others. One type of serious crash is called a… Read More »

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Liability in Parking Lot Accidents in New Jersey

By Michael P. Burakoff |

A recent $1.7 million settlement is the latest reminder of the dangers of parking lot accidents. As reported by Law.com, a Morris County court settled a lawsuit for $1.7 million following a motorcycle crash in which a motorcyclist was struck by a car pulling out of a parking lot. The accident happened on June… Read More »

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Car Accidents Caused by Crossing Over the Double Yellow Lines in New Jersey: Legal or Illegal?

By Michael P. Burakoff |

While many motorists in New Jersey believe that no passing or crossing is permitted over the double yellow lines, determining liability in auto accidents caused by crossing over the double yellow lines can be tricky. Traffic laws exist for a reason. Those who obey traffic laws can substantially minimize the risk of preventable car… Read More »

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Liability for Injuries Caused by Police Chases in New Jersey

By Michael P. Burakoff |

While it can be captivating to watch police chases on TV, being in close proximity to hot pursuits is a frightening experience that can lead to car accidents. Often, bystanders and other drivers get injured when police vehicles and pursued suspects are running red lights, speeding, and violating all possible traffic rules. But when… Read More »

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Why You Need a New Jersey Lawyer After a Wrong-Way Driving Accident

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Compared to other types of car crashes in New Jersey, wrong-way accidents are more likely to cause catastrophic injuries and fatalities. Each year, wrong-way driving kills up to 400 Americans. While it may seem that the wrong-way driver is clearly at fault, victims may still need a car accident attorney to help them determine… Read More »

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New Jersey Saw Fewer Car Accident Fatalities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Michael P. Burakoff |

While the coronavirus crisis and the resulting business closures and stay-at-home orders across the country have had a plethora of negative effects on the economy and society, there is one undeniably positive side to the pandemic: There have been fewer car crashes and fatalities on our roads. According to New Jersey’s State Police fatality… Read More »

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Traumatic Brain Injuries Caused by Car Accidents

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Traumatic Brain Injuries From Car Accidents Attorney Morris County NJ Auto Accident and Brain Injury Attorney Serving Clients Across Morris and Sussex County with Offices in Morristown and Newton NJ According to Science Daily and a CDC report, traumatic brain injuries (TBI) account for roughly 30 percent of all injury deaths in the United… Read More »

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How To Handle Insurance Claims After Auto Accidents

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Morris County Car Accident Lawyer Pursues Fair Compensation for Your Injuries Personal Injury Attorney providing counsel Across Morris and Sussex County with Offices in Morristown and Newton NJ Automobile insurance in New Jersey is known as “no-fault insurance” because no matter who or what causes your car accident, this insurance ensures that every driver… Read More »

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What do I do if I’ve been injured in a hit-and-run accident?

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Morristown Hit and Run Accident Injury Attorney Serving Injured patients in North Jersey Clients with Offices in Morristown and Newton NJ A car accident is a scary experience, but more startling is ahit-and-run when the car that struck you leaves the scene of the accident. AAA defines a hit-and-run accident as one in which… Read More »

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