What Are the Common Causes of Bus Accidents?

Each day, thousands of New Jersey residents rely on bus transportation. In doing so, they transfer their safety into the care of bus drivers and bus company owners.  Bus owners and operators have a duty of care to protect the safety and well-being of their passengers. Sometimes, however, circumstances lead to...
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Who is Liable in Metro Train Accidents in New Jersey?

Metro trains can cause traumatic injuries and fatalities when they derail or collide with another train, vehicles, or train stations. Victims of metro train accidents often sustain substantial financial losses because of the physical injuries from a metro train accident. Victims also suffer great emotional and mental anguish because of the...
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Seven Common Causes of Mass Transit Accidents

Accidents involving mass transit are not as common as accidents involving motor vehicles, but they do happen. When a mass transit accident occurs, many people may be injured or die because of the negligence or carelessness of an individual or entity. Government entities and common carriers owe a duty of care to passengers. When...
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School Bus Injuries – Who Is Liable?

Schools have a duty to care for the safety and health of students who are under their protection. This duty is not only operational whenever a child is in the classroom. It also applies whenever a child is in the school fields, in the school bus or even on a school trip. Therefore,...

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Teen Hit by NJ Transit Train in Bloomfield

Is a property owner responsible for injuries sustained by trespassers?

Being struck by a moving train is an event that usually ends in death. On rare occasions someone survives this catastrophe. On those occasions, is the railroad responsible for that person’s injuries? That depends on the person’s status. If the person was a...

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