Motor Vehicle Accidents
Dismissed: Motor Vehicle Accident Complaint Filed 8 Days After the Statute Of Limitations Expired
Juan Barron v. Shelley Gersten Docket No.: A-0912-20 Decided June 13, 2022 Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark In a recent published decision, the Appellate Division upheld the dismissal of Plaintiff’s complaint for being filed 8 days after the Statute of Limitations expired, even during the height of COVID-19. In…Read More
Review Of Mistrial and Partial Dismiss of an Indictment Involving a Deadly Head-On Collision
State v. Stephen Zadroga Appellate Docket No.: A-4432-19 Decided April 26, 2022 Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark In a recent published decision, the Appellate Division reviewed a judge’s order for mistrial and partial dismiss of an indictment involving a deadly head on collision after defendant’s blood sample was mixed up with…Read More
Your connected car knows you. The tussle for that data’s hitting high gear
Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark LONDON, March 14 (Reuters) – Where you go. What you pass. Where you stop. What you listen to. What you watch. Your good habits. Your bad habits. Companies in Europe and beyond are vying for control of the crown jewels of the connected car era: your…Read More
Understand the Differences Between a Survival Action and Wrongful Death Action
CHANDLER V. KASPER Docket No.: A-2143-20 Decided October 7, 2021 Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark In a recent unpublished decision, the Appellate Division of New Jersey reviewed the difference between a wrongful death action and a survival action in light of a statute of limitations issue. In Chandler, the decedent, Joseph…Read More
Your Insurer Wants to Snoop on Your Driving. Is It Worth It?
Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark Are you ready to have your car insurance priced through continuous monitoring of how far — and how well — you drive? As this technology goes mainstream, it may time to decide if the potential savings are worth the privacy tradeoffs. Interest in usage-based car…Read More
Samol v. Vanlaningham and Respondeat Superior Liability
Samol v. Vanlaningham: Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. The facts of this case are as follows: One morning in March 2016, defendant Ryan P. Vanlaningham left for work at his part-time job at Party City in Bridgewater. A high school student, Vanlaningham, was operating his mother’s vehicle. The store…Read More
COVID-19 emergency speeding tickets
After March 12, 2020, Did you take your exotic vehicle out on the road? Have you received a traffic ticket for driving more than 100 mph in the last 30 days during the COVID-19 emergency? The Law Office of Hark & Hark handles all municipal court and Superior court traffic matters, reckless driving, vehicles homicide…Read More
Green Light Law – Responsibility in Motor Vehicle Accidents
Wegner v. Derrico DOCKET NO. A-4910-17T2 Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark This case at first resembles a classic case of “who had the green light” turned into a question of what information can be brought to trial to prove the right of way. Defendant was heading south as Plaintiff…Read More
She Texted About Dinner While Driving. Then a Pedestrian Was Dead.
A New Jersey woman was found guilty of vehicular homicide by a jury that weighed whether her actions were on par with drunken driving. Submitted by Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. FREEHOLD, N.J. — One woman was out for a walk and a taste of fresh air during a break from her job as…Read More
An unavoidable car crash does not mean there was Negligence on behalf of one of the drivers…….. Experts are need to show more that an ‘accident’.
CIRILLO GONZALEZ, v. HECTOR LOPEZ, & EVERLYNIA HUDSON, NEW JERSEY APPELLATE DIVISION Decided August 30, 2019 Submitted by New Jersey Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Facts: Plaintiff Cirillo Gonzalez appeals from the trial court’s grant of summary judgment to defendant, Hector Lopez, dismissing with prejudice his automobile negligence complaint. We affirm. Facts from the record, viewed in a light most favorable…Read More