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If you text and drive, do not — it is against the law. If you text someone you know is driving, do not — you just may be held responsible if an accident occurs because the driver is distracted by your text. ...more
Locals were stunned when a New Jersey Appeals Court held “that a person sending text messages has a duty not to text someone who is driving if the texter knows, or has special reason to know, the recipient will view the text...more
A recent decision issued by the Superior Court, Appellate Division, Kubert v. Best, has garnered a fair degree of attention because of its clear impact on civil automobile accident litigation....more
Last year, we wrote about the corporation’s responsibility to put a stop to the employee’s dangerous and potentially fatal habit of texting while driving. Several developments have occurred in this quickly changing area of...more
Many accidents involve only two parties — a driver whose negligence caused the accident and an individual who suffered injuries because of the negligence. However, many accidents may involve liability on the part of multiple...more
A New Jersey accident involving a pickup truck and two motorcyclists helped establish an important rule on liability when phone texting is the cause of the mishap. ...more
In 2012, more than 590 people died in traffic accidents in New Jersey. That was 32 fewer than the previous year— a 5% decrease....more
Distracted drivers endanger not only themselves, but also occupants of other vehicles on the road and pedestrians on the sidewalk. With the rising popularity of smartphones, the problem only continues to get worse....more
Often there is a push for the promotion of safe driving habits among teenagers in Alabama and the rest of the nation. In recent years, there has been a very significant focus on texting while driving among teenagers. However,...more
Everyone, it seems, is plugged into a cell phone or tablet, texting, talking and surfing the web. But when misused, the convenience of ubiquitous communication can quickly become a menace, particularly if a driver decides to...more
Distracted driving is an ever-growing and ever-evolving issue as new technology is developed to prevent drivers in Alabama from focusing on just driving. First, cellphones came along, and with them new distractions like...more
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