Recent Posts in Distracted Driving Accidents Category

  • Are Hands-Free Devices "Safer" While Driving?

    Posted By Brandon J. Broderick, Attorney at Law

    25 May. 2017

    Approximately 80% of drivers in the United States believe that hands-free devices are safer than using a handheld one, according to a public opinion poll by the National Safety Council. But the evidence suggests otherwise. Over 30 studies show hands-free devices are no safer than handheld as the brain remain distracted. The prevailing issue is that drivers who elect to use hands-free devices are ...
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  • Fundamentals of a Personal Injury Claim in NJ

    Posted By Brandon J. Broderick, Attorney at Law

    22 Mar. 2017

    Were you recently injured in an accident that was not your fault in Hackensack, or anywhere else in New Jersey? If so, you may have grounds to file a personal injury claim for compensation. Personal injury claims are based on the theory of “ negligence,” which simply refers to careless or reckless behavior. When an individual or entity, such as a business, fails to exercise the ...
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  • Hit By a Distracted Driver? Here's What You Should Do Next

    Posted By Brandon J. Broderick, Attorney at Law

    22 Feb. 2017

    The dangers of distracted driving may be well known, but rarely a day goes by when you can look at other drivers on the roadway and not see someone who is distracted or engaged in a task that is something other than operating a motor vehicle. Because distracted driving remains a problem that injures and kills thousands of Americans each year, it is important to know what to do when you have been ...
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  • What is the FMCSA?

    Posted By Brandon J. Broderick, Attorney at Law

    25 Oct. 2016

    As you are likely well-aware, there are millions of motor vehicle accidents in the United States each year. While trucking accidents are less common than standard car accidents, negligent truck drivers place innocent drivers and passengers in harm’s way each and every day, and this danger cannot be ignored. If you’ve had your driver’s license for some time, think, have you ever ...
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  • These New Jersey Counties Have the Most Fatal Car Crashes This Year

    Posted By Brandon J. Broderick, Attorney at Law

    7 Jun. 2016

    The first five months of this year have seen a 9.5 percent increase in traffic fatalities over the same period last year, according to New Jersey police. Here’s the breakdown of the top five counties with the most traffic fatalities: Middlesex County: 19 fatalities Monmouth County: 18 fatalities Essex County: 18 fatalities Ocean County: 15 fatalities Gloucester County: 15 fatalities What is ...
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  • Distracted Driving: A Deadly Epidemic

    Posted By Brandon J. Broderick, Attorney at Law

    16 Feb. 2015

    Since the invention of the automobile, people have found many ways to multitask while driving. While in the beginning distracted driving had more to do with eating, drinking, talking with passengers, or reading maps, today's distracted driving has become significantly worse thanks to advances in modern technology. What is distracted driving ? While it still includes the above mentioned ...
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  • Is Daydreaming More Dangerous than Texting While Driving?

    Posted By Brandon J. Broderick, Attorney at Law

    17 Apr. 2013

    As you may already know, distracted driving is a prevalent problem throughout the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 3,300 people are killed annually in motor vehicle collisions that can be attributed to distracted driving practices—and this does not even account for the 387,000 others who are seriously injured. At this rate, nearly ...
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