Category Archives: Car Accident

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

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…
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Safety Tips for Holiday Travel During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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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When are New Jersey Businesses Liable for Drunk Driving Accidents?

Drunk drivers kill an average of 10,000 or more people in the US each year. Some of these fatal car accidents occur because businesses overserve patrons who are already intoxicated. Like many other states, New Jersey has what are called “dram shop laws.” These are laws that can make a business liable for continuing to serve patrons who are intoxicated. New Jersey businesses may be liable for drunk driving accidents if: The individual who was served alcohol was visibly intoxicated. The business knew or should have known the person they were serving alcohol was under 21 years old. We recently obtained an $875,000 settlement against a New Jersey business in a classic dram shop case. In this instance, we conducted a thorough investigation to determine the drunk driver’s impairment before he injured our client. You can read more about this case by continuing to explore our website. What About Social…
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