Blog Posts in 2019

  • Bicycle Accident Injuries and Fatalities Have Increased in New York

    Posted By Brandon J. Broderick, Attorney at Law

    1 Aug. 2019

    In New York, more and more people have taken to riding bikes around the city, as bus and subway delays have led to commuter frustration. Additionally, bike-sharing programs, such as Citi Bike, have made these two-wheeled forms of transportation accessible to many more individuals. Every day, nearly 460,000 people ride their bikes around the city, nearly 300,000 more than in 2006. The increase in ...
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  • Filing an Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Claim in New Jersey

    Posted By Brandon J. Broderick, Attorney at Law

    10 Jul. 2019

    When you purchase automobile insurance, the insurance agent will bring up Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist coverage. What are these coverages and why are they necessary? Uninsured Motorist coverage is utilized when the other vehicle has no coverage at all. Underinsured Motorist coverage is used when the other vehicle has automobile insurance, but the other person’s insurance policy limit ...
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  • 3 Major Causes of Truck Accidents

    Posted By Brandon J. Broderick, Attorney at Law

    2 Jul. 2019

    On average, a standard passenger vehicle weighs around 4,000 pounds. In contrast, a fully loaded tractor-trailer combination can weigh anywhere from 40,000 pounds to 80,000 pounds, even though the 40K range is more common. Needless to say, semi-trucks, whether they’re fully loaded or not, are road giants and when a car collides with a tractor-trailer, the semi-truck almost always wins. ...
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  • Am I Required to Call the Police After a Car Accident in New Jersey?

    Posted By Brandon J. Broderick, Attorney at Law

    27 May. 2019

    When you’re involved in a car accident, do you report it to the police or not? Do you call 911 to report the accident so a cop can be dispatched to the scene? Or, do you exchange information with the other driver and handle the repairs and everything else all by yourself? Most drivers ask these questions at some point in their lives, and if you have too, you have plenty of company. Under the ...
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  • Workers' Compensation Claims in New Jersey

    Posted By Brandon J. Broderick, Attorney at Law

    16 May. 2019

    Before workers’ compensation laws were enacted, injured workers had little protections or rights if they were injured in a workplace accident or suffered from an occupational disease. If a worker was hurt; for example, if a machine cut off their finger or their arm, or if they fell through an attic, or if they inhaled dirt when a trench collapsed on them, it would be the worker against their ...
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