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07 Nov: New iPhones can detect car accidents

We are an experienced personal injury law firm in New Jersey representing the seriously injured victims of motor vehicle accidents. Our accident injury lawyers work in one of the most densely populated areas in the country , so it is not a surprise that we have become the go-to attorneys for those injured in major car and truck accidents. We don’t often get too concerned with technology news when it comes to our blog, but a recent announcement from Apple caught our attention. With people lining up for blocks every time they release a new iPhone, we’re pretty sure Apple doesn’t need us to…

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26 Oct: The Top 5 Halloween Lawsuits

Fall is in the air. Pumpkin spice is everywhere. Tombstones and skeletons are sprawled across the front lawns in your neighborhood. Huge spiderwebs are covering front porches. It must be time for Halloween.  Otherwise, time to strongly consider moving.

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04 Aug: New Jersey Workers – Know Your Rights in Extreme Heat

New Jersey Heat Wave The Summer of 2022 was finally going to be the time for us to enjoy a somewhat normal summer again. While many of us across New Jersey are doing just that, it still has brought its share of challenges. We thought that awful rock band Covid-19 had finally broken up, only to see them reunite and go on tour under the name Omicron. Their latest album, variant BA.5, has been disappointing to say the least. The spotted lanternflies are starting to drive beach goers a little crazy. Newark, NJ just suffered their driest July EVER and most of the state…

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01 Jul: FOURTH OF JULY WEEKEND WILL SET HIGHWAY TRAVEL RECORD

  Fourth of July weekend is here! It looks like the New Jersey highways will be packed with travelers according to AAA’s estimates. As New Jersey’s top Personal Injury Law Firm, the lawyers at Mintz & Geftic know that holiday weekends tend to bring about some of the most hazardous conditions for drivers. With record traffic expected, this weekend will certainly be no exception. The Independence Day celebration always includes some potentially dangerous activities, including lighting fireworks, drinking, grilling, swimming, and more. Driving over the Fourth of July weekend is certainly no exception. Whether it’s car accidents, truck accidents, bus accidents, motorcycle accidents or…

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28 Jun: A Fourth of July Top 10 – Fireworks, Traffic,Ketchup & More

The Fourth of July in New Jersey Fourth of July fireworks—what type causes the most injuries? What is the leading cause of injuries on the Fourth of July? Which gender suffers the most injuries on the 4th of July?  Some of these answers may surprise you (see #1 below)…and some of these may not (see #3 below).  Let’s get right to the list: Fourth of July Dangers – Top 10 Most Interesting Facts The type of Fourth of July fireworks that cause the most injuries on Fourth of July are sparklers. According to the National Fire Protection Association, sparklers alone account for more than…

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06 Apr: ALARMING REPORTS ON TRUCK ACCIDENTS – A CLOSER LOOK

Mintz and Geftic – The Truck Accident Law Firm We are an experienced personal injury law firm in New Jersey representing the seriously injured victims of motor vehicle accidents. Our accident injury law firm is only a few miles from both Newark Airport and the Elizabeth seaport, so it is not a surprise that we have become the go-to attorneys for people injured in accidents involving trucks. Our main office in Elizabeth is located minutes from the New Jersey Turnpike, Route 1, Route 9 and the Garden State Parkway. We are close to some of the most congested roadways anywhere, so unfortunately, serious crashes…

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16 Feb: The New Jersey Insurance Fair Conduct Act (IFCA) Explained

******ATTN: Drivers****** You can click here to jump down the page and get right to the bottom-line of what this new law means for you.   The New Jersey Insurance Fair Conduct Act (IFCA) The state legislature has passed a bill that will reshape insurance bad faith litigation in New Jersey going forward. Governor Murphy officially signed senate bill 1559 into law recently, which is titled The New Jersey Insurance Fair Conduct Act (IFCA).  The Act establishes a private cause of action for claimants who are injured in a motor vehicle accident for insurance bad faith in the handling and payment of claims for…