New Jersey is a no-fault insurance state. What that means is that the standard automobile insurance policy automatically provides $250,000 of insurance coverage for medical bills (commonly called PIP coverage) incurred as a result of a car accident regardless of whose fault caused the car accident. In the event of a lawsuit, the first $250,000…… Read More
Experts estimate that around 15 million Americans will attend at least one professional sporting event each year. Spectator injuries are a statistical rarity considering the large amount of people who attend such events, but they do still occur at times. When a spectator is injured during a sporting game, they may mistakenly believe that the…… Read More
As we begin to age, we start losing the ability to physically and mentally complete tasks that seemed so simple at a younger age. Driving is an extremely complex activity that many older adults struggle with. Statistics consistently reveal that motor vehicle accidents involving older adults over the age of 65 are often just as…… Read More
Fatal Motorcycle Injury Attorneys in New Jersey
Along with the feeling of freedom and independence that comes with motorcycling is the unfortunate fact that accidents that involve motorcycles usually result in catastrophic, if not fatal, injuries. The National Highway Transportation Safety Authority (NHTSA) says motorcyclists are 26 times more likely to die in a collision that the drivers and passengers of the car or truck that hit them. Fatality statistics from motorcycle accidents in New Jersey vary. However, in 2013, about 70 people died in biker accidents and another 2,000 suffered serious injuries.
If someone you love has been the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash, we are so very sorry for your loss. We understand you have many questions about what happened and you surely want justice for your family. Contact Team Law right away for a free consultation about your loved one’s motorcycle accident. Rest assured, we will fight for maximum compensation for your family and will work tirelessly to hold the negligent parties responsible for their part in the accident.
What Are the Main Causes of Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Clark, Westfield and New Brunswick, NJ?
The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) released a report, Motorcyclist Traffic Fatalities by State, which analyzed motorcycle fatalities in throughout the United States year over year from 2013 through 2014 (January through September of each year). The report showed a number of sobering statistics.
About one-third (31 percent) of all fatal motorcycle crashes in 2013 were caused by DWI.
Speeding accounts for another one-third (36 percent) of fatalities that year.
Driver inattention or distraction, such as texting while driving, talking on a handheld cell phone while driving, eating, drinking, etc., caused 22 percent of fatalities.
On the positive side, the number of fatal motorcycle accidents in the United States actually decreased, very slightly, about 2 percent, between 2013 and 2014. Now for the sobering news: fatal motorcycle accidents have doubled in the past 25 years since 1990. Further, the number of motorcycle crashes that end in fatalities are rising in New Jersey.
Why You Need the Attorneys at Team Law to Fight for Maximum Compensation for Your Family in Union, Hudson, Essex and Middlesex Counties
Your family is undoubtedly devastated by the loss of your loved one. It’s important that you focus on your family and not the business of a lawsuit. Leave your wrongful death lawsuit to the compassionate, experienced motorcycle fatal accident lawyers at Team Law. We have helped countless families, like yours, who have been deeply impacted by a catastrophic motorcycle accident. We’ve won millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for personal injury victims in West New York, Edison, Newark, Orange, and throughout New Jersey. We will leave no stone unturned as we fight to get your family the maximum compensation possible.
There are many things that contribute to a settlement dollar amount. That’s why we investigate accidents with the help of reconstruction specialists and safety engineers. We review all witness statements and conduct interviews of our own. We will get to the bottom of what happened and negotiate skillfully with the insurance company to collect money for all or some of the following:
Loss of future wages
Loss of marital privileges (companionship)
Pain and suffering for the family
Any other out of pocket costs associated with the accident and wrongful death
Property damage costs
Team Law never backs down from a fight with insurance carriers. If they are unwilling to agree to a fair settlement amount for your case, our lawyer will take the matter to a full trial in court.
Contact Team Law Today for a Free Consultation about Your Wrongful Death Case
At Team Law, we understand a lawsuit may be the very last thing on your mind. It’s important for you to focus on your family at this time. However, it’s important to contact a good personal injury lawyer as soon as possible after an accident, especially a wrongful death case. Evidence gets misplaced. Witnesses move or change phone numbers. Security camera footage gets taped over. Besides, there is usually a two-year statute of limitations to file a lawsuit in New Jersey following motorcycle crash in Jersey City, Irvington, Rahway and across NJ, but sometimes less time than that.
When you call Team Law for a free consultation, we will take on the burden of fighting for your rights. We will deal with the insurance companies. We will keep you informed every step of the way. You will be able to focus on your family; Team Law will focus on getting you the compensation and justice you want, need and deserve. We have many conveniently located offices throughout North Jersey including Jersey City, Summit, and Westfield. Don’t delay in contacting Team Law; preserve your right to justice.
"I would absolutely recommend Roy Konray and his colleagues at Team Law. Roy took his time to get to know me and my medical malpractice case. In addition to being friendly and very easy to get along with, Roy did his homework. He is very knowledgeable about medical information and came to trial prepared to fight for my rights. He kept me informed throughout the process and was on my side every step of the way. I'm sincerely grateful to have been represented by him and even more grateful for the verdict he won for me." [read more]