Category Archives: Car Accident

Our Atlantic city personal injury attorneys assist victims of car accidents.

Why Do Cars Leave the Roadway?

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…
Read More »

Posted in Car Accident | Tagged | Leave a comment

If I Am a Passenger in a Car Accident, Can I Recover Compensation?

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…
Read More »

Posted in Car Accident | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

What You Need to Know About Pedestrian Car Accidents

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…
Read More »

Posted in Car Accident | Tagged , , | Leave a comment