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Could My Social Media Accounts Affect My Personal Injury Case?

Posted on February 23, 2021 by Donald G. Targan & Associates
Avoid social media mistakes during your personal injury case

Most people have made mistakes on social media at some point or another. Perhaps they posted an embarrassing photo or unintentionally shared something private. These mistakes sometimes cost you friends or may hurt your professional reputation. However, if you are involved in a personal injury case, these social media mistakes could cost you much more. How Do Social Media Mistakes Affect My Personal Injury Lawsuit? What you share or what others share about you could affect your ability to recover compensation for a personal injury. Attorneys working for the defense and insurance adjusters have every reason to discredit your injury claim. They may try to use your social media posts in an attempt to hurt the validity of your case. If you want to avoid making social media mistakes that could hurt your case, then you should consider utilizing the following tips. Consider leaving social media: You should consider dropping…
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What You Need to Know About Pedestrian Car Accidents

Posted on January 28, 2021 by Donald G. Targan & Associates
pedestrian after a car accident in the street

Today, pedestrian car accidents happen most often when a driver is distracted or being careless. For almost a decade, distracted driving has been the top cause of crashes in New Jersey. These crashes can result in severe injuries or fatalities. In the event of such a crash, medical care should always be the top priority. But once the injured pedestrians are in stable condition, what should they do next? Our experienced New Jersey pedestrian accident lawyer has put together some information to help. Medical Care Following an Accident In every accident, medical care is an urgent first step. Any harm caused should be attended to and documented. Waiting to receive medical care for an injury can later be used against you by insurance companies. So do not delay seeking the medical treatment you need. Also, when it comes to insurance, New Jersey is a no-fault state. This means that the driver’s…
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Safety Tips for Holiday Travel During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on December 29, 2020 by Donald G. Targan & Associates

Thanksgiving may have just ended but the holiday travel season is not over yet. Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, the New Year and other holidays are just around the corner. With the threat of COVID-19 still looming, we all need to consider our holiday travel plans. At Donald G. Targan & Associates, our New Jersey personal injury attorneys want your family’s safety to come first. So, we have assembled some tips to help keep you safe if you travel this holiday season. Safety Tips for Holiday Travel During the Pandemic Many individuals and families still plan to travel this holiday season. However, the way they travel will probably be different than most years. In a survey conducted by Toyota, 72 percent of adults said they would travel in a ground vehicle rather than fly this holiday season. This means road safety will be essential for avoiding car accidents while traveling. Inspect your…
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