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Why Do Cars Leave the Roadway?

Posted on July 16, 2021 by Donald G. Targan & Associates

Have you ever read reports in the news about cars leaving the roadway or traveling into oncoming traffic? Have you ever wondered why this occurs? You are not alone. Recently, Forbes reported that wrong way driving accidents are on the rise in our country. To figure out why, the publication turned to the AAA Foundation (AAA) and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). Both organizations stepped up to try to answer the question of why wrong way driving accidents happen. Here is some of what they found. What Causes Wrong Way Accidents? In the past, there has been very little evidence to help us determine what causes vehicles to leave the road and slam into other vehicles. However, with this type of accident increasing, experts are trying to learn more. The AAA foundations new study points to three major factors to wrong way accidents: Driving alone Older age Alcohol-impairment How…
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If I Am a Passenger in a Car Accident, Can I Recover Compensation?

Posted on June 28, 2021 by Donald G. Targan & Associates
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There are thousands of injury-related car accidents in New Jersey every year. In 2019, there were 59,850 according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation. Many of the people hurt in these accidents were passengers who were just along for the ride. They did not contribute to the crash but may have suffered severe injuries and damages due to the accident. If the passenger in a car accident does not take the right steps, it may prove difficult to recover compensation for these losses. In this situation, the Atlantic City car accident attorney at Donald G. Targan & Associates has helped the injured across New Jersey. Since 1969, our firm has fought for those injured by the negligence of others. Passengers who sustained an injury in an auto accident have options to help recover fair compensation for their injuries. What Should a Passenger in a Car Accident Do? This type of…
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What You Need to Know About Medical Malpractice During Childbirth

Posted on June 22, 2021 by Donald G. Targan & Associates
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  Medical malpractice during childbirth can result in severe injuries to a baby. Sometimes these injuries require expensive care for the child’s lifetime. Understanding what these situations look like can help you determine if you have been a victim. When Birth Injury Leads to Cerebral Palsy A common birth injury to the brain that affects the infant is cerebral palsy. Unfortunately, cerebral palsy is often the result of negligent behavior. For example, if a doctor or nurse fails to watch the fetal monitor appropriately. They may not see when that the baby is in distress and is receiving little to no oxygen. In this situation, the doctor or nurse did not prevent something they could have. This mistake, which can cause cerebral palsy, would be malpractice during childbirth. What Counts as Medical Malpractice? Doctors and nurses are human and are therefore prone to mistakes. This common understanding is why not…
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