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What Evidence Do I Need to Collect After a Car Crash?

Posted on October 25, 2019 by Targan Pender & Strickland, P.C.
Atlantic City car accident attorney

Being involved in a car crash can be a devastating experience. In some cases, those involved are fortunate enough to avoid personal injury, but it may be a different story for the car. In extreme cases, damages to your vehicle might be accompanied by injuries to your person. Either way, car accidents are unfortunate occurrences, and we all try to avoid them as best we can. But, however much we wish it were otherwise, car crashes happen every day. For those of us who have recently experienced one, legal recourse may be available. To seek compensation for damages or an injury, you’ll need to build a strong case. To do so requires that you collect as much evidence about the accident as you can.   Proof of Fault In order to prove that you were not at fault, you must collect evidence which places fault upon the other driver. This…
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How Do Companies Fight Truck Accident Lawsuits?

Posted on September 25, 2019 by Targan Pender & Strickland, P.C.

Truck accidents often leave the worst injuries and damages for the victim of accidents on the road. It is not uncommon for defense attorneys in truck accident cases to try to blame victims for their injuries. Why do companies do this? This is done in an attempt to reduce potential damages that could go to victims, by placing responsibility in their hands. Therefore it is important to speak to our Atlantic City injury attorneys if you have been involved in a truck crash. Sadly, this occurred recently when Wal-Mart filed documents in a federal court in response to a lawsuit brought on by actor Tracy Morgan. Morgan was involved in a truck accident in Newark in 2014, when Kevin Roper struck the limousine he was riding in. Roper, who was working for Wal-Mart, was charged with death by auto and assault by auto charges in a state court. He reportedly…
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Should I Call an Atlantic City Slip and Fall Lawyer?

Posted on July 16, 2019 by Targan Pender & Strickland, P.C.
atlantic city slip and fall lawyer

Slipping and sustaining an injury can happen at work, at school, on the sidewalk, or in a hotel. Slip and fall injuries can range from minor to extremely serious. These serious injuries can lead to life-long debilitating problems to your head, back or neck. In New Jersey, slip and fall accidents are one of the most common reasons for personal injury lawsuits. According to the National Safety Council, 34,673 people died from slip and fall accidents at home and work during 2016. Workplace hazards were one of the main causes of fatal slip and fall accidents during that year, with a majority of the deaths occurring in the construction and manufacturing industries. An employee doesn’t have to fall from a tall height to suffer a fatal injury. In fact, the National Safety Council found that same-level falls killed 134 workers in 2016. Since slip and fall injuries are more common…
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