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19November

Failed Oversight Causes 25 Deaths in Recent Bus/Truck Accidents

Related: Auto Negligence, Personal injury practice. The National Transportation and Safety Board has opened a string of investigations after a series of trucking accidents, including 4 recent crashes that resulted in the deaths of 25 people and at least 86 additional people injured. Apparently, investigators had not noticed certain safety deficiencies until after the crashes,
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14October

Deaths of children in car seats decline, but about 3 of 4 seats installed improperly

Related: Auto Negligence, Personal injury practice. Car accidents remain the leading cause of death for children under the age of 13, and a large number of these cases involve children strapped into car seats. Thankfully, deaths of children in car seats has declined significantly over the years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,
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12August

Texting while driving causes over 100,000 accidents per year

Werner Herzog, a Hollywood director who has to his credit movies like “Grizzly Man,” and had a bit part in “Jack Reacher”, produced a new documentary that we recommend everyone view. The documentary, called “From One Second to the Next,” explores the consequences of texting while driving, which the film says leads to 100,000 or
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14May

Kinnelon motorcyclist killed in tragic collision

As New Jersey personal injury attorneys, we see far too often the tragic injuries that occur when people negligently operate their vehicles. The Bergen Record reported that on Sunday, May 13, a Kinnelon, New Jersey man was driving his motorcycle on a Meadowlands Sports Complex service road, on his way to work. At that same
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26March

Motorcycle Season Spring 2012

Motorcycle season has come a little earlier this year to us in the New Jersey / New York area thanks to Mother Nature and a lack of snow and salt on the roads.  All of us who ride understand the risk inherent in motorcycle riding, but in the early parts of the season, we often
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13February

Community Caretaking Exception to Warrant Requirement is Clarified

In the recent appellate division case of State v. Witczak, 421 N.J. Super. 180 (App. Div. 2011), the court clarified what is known as the “community caretaking” exception to the requirement that police obtain a warrant before searching a person’s home.  Here are the facts from the case: On May 9, 2009, at approximately 9:43
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01December

Welcome to Our New Website

Thank you for visiting the new Raff & Raff, LLP website. I hope you enjoy the new features. This is our brand new legal blog, and please come and visit our blog page regularly for our postings about all kinds of legal information. But please note, nothing on the blog or anywhere else on the
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