Crashes involving large trucks can be some of the most dangerous seen on the nation’s roadways, and the causes behind them can range from driver behavior and manufacturing defects to weather and road conditions. Often, an accident is complex and involves more than one factor. After studying the reasons for crashes involving trucks, The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and National..
According to a study of data compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Federal Highway Administration on the safety of highways in the U.S., in New Jersey, highway deaths increased in 2016 from 2015, a statistic that experts blamed on there being more traffic on the road. Surprisingly, the deadliest highways in 2016 were not the busiest highways in the state, nor..
It was not that long ago when, in December of 2016, two guests at a New Hampshire wedding were injured from a drone when it was flying through the air and crashed into them. The case made national headlines and it had many questioning the safety of drones, and whether more laws were needed to help prevent injury. In answer to those questions, many states have instated their own laws regarding..
At a press conference today held by lawyers from personal injury firm Grungo Colarulo, as well as other attorneys representing four-year-old drowning victim Cami Grinnell, Cami’s mother Yvonne Grinnell spoke publicly for the first time about the tragedy of her daughter’s death at Lake Absegami (Bass River State Park). “You can’t imagine what it’s like to see your baby full of life in..
On Wednesday, May 24 at 10:30 a.m., lawyers from personal injury firm Grungo Colarulo, as well as other attorneys representing four-year-old New Jersey State Park drowning victim Cami Grinnell, will hold a press conference updating the public on the latest developments with the case to hold those responsible for Cami’s death accountable for this tragedy. Participants in the discussion will..
The Grungo Colarulo Law Firm is pleased to announce all of our personal injury attorneys have been named to the Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2017. Super Lawyers, the Thomson Reuters lawyer rating service, annually recognizes the most outstanding lawyers across the country who have attained a high-degree of professional achievement and peer recognition. The process of selection..
Amid concerns over the safety, lack of insurance, and liability of popular ridesharing services, last Friday, Governor Chris Christie signed the Transportation Network Company Safety and Regulatory Act into law. The new law brings with it regulations and standards for ridesharing companies, such as Uber and Lyft, to the state of New Jersey, making it the 36th state in the country to do..
Though most of us would like to have faith in the notion that the quality of care provided in hospitals across the city, state, and country is essentially equal, a recently-published study has revealed that this simply is not the case. The research, presented in renowned academic journal PLOS One indicates that there are often startling differences in patient outcomes, both by facility and by..
It is virtually impossible to go out to dinner and not see an entire family sitting around messing with their phones. The lack of connection has become a noticeable problem that is only increasing as technology becomes more advanced. Our dependence on these devices has started affecting our young children and toddlers as well and can have potentially damaging effects on their minds and..
The issue of doctor-assisted suicide is talked about by both ordinary citizens and the politicians who represent them. Whether for it or against it, both sides argue passionately about the topic and the implications of passed legislation. The state of New Jersey has taken this issue a step further than closed-door conversations by introducing legislation that would give terminally ill patients..