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Pedestrian Accidents

When you are acting as a pedestrian, it is incredibly important to be as safe as possible. Failing to exercise caution while walking could result in a devastating car-pedestrian accident. Unfortunately, that is exactly what is happening to people throughout New Jersey as the result of “distracted walking.” Dubbed “petextrians,” pedestrians…

Thousands of Americans are injured or killed every year as pedestrians struck by car drivers. For those living in New Jersey and New York, the roads can be an especially dangerous course to navigate. Alcohol is a common factor in these accidents. In fact, one of our attorneys, Steven Benvenisti, narrowly survived…

Another year has passed for New Jersey personal injury attorney Steven Benvenisti, marking the 26th anniversary of his near death experience after being struck as a pedestrian by a drunk driver while in college. Steven celebrates this anniversary every year by donating thousands of dollars to charity, representing $1 in the honor…

As summer quickly approaches, more pedestrians and bicyclists are taking to the roads. The combination of good weather and children on summer break occurs at the same time of year people do the most driving. This leads to an increase in accidents. In fact, more fatal accidents occurred on New…

CBS 2’s Jessica Schneider interviewed partner Steven Benvenisti, Esq. to help spread his important message for Spring Break students and parents. Twenty-five years ago, Benvenisti was struck by a drunk driver as a pedestrian while on Spring Break in Daytona Beach, Florida. After experiencing a full recovery from catastrophic brain…

By Renee Rivas A garbage truck driving south on North Washington Avenue in Bergenfield, New Jersey, struck and killed an elderly woman on Friday morning. The Interstate Waste Services vehicle was in the process of turning left onto East Church Street when it hit the 74-year-old woman who was crossing…

A 43-year-old man is dead after he was hit by a black minivan while working. The pedestrian was a package deliverer for FedEx and was unloading something from the back of his delivery van when the accident occurred. According to CBS New York, the accident happened in Woodbridge. The FedEx…

If you have received your car insurance renewal form – and a bill that is higher than last year’s – you may be tempted to save money by shopping for a new insurance company or reducing your benefits. The New York and New Jersey personal injury attorneys of Davis, Saperstein…