Am I entitled to a trial? Do i have to plead guilty in Municipal Court? I do not want to plea bargain; can I go to trial?

State v. Colvell   New Jersey Appellate Division Decision December 21, 2018   MERCER COUNTY, TRENTON, LAWRENCE, PRINCETON, HIGHTSTOWN, PEMBERTON, FLORENCE Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. This is a great case for every person to review!  Plea bargaining, paying fines and getting out of municipal court! […] Read more »

Don’t let Jersey drivers make other states’ roads more dangerous

Submitted by Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Getty Images Gov. Murphy has been working on getting five states and Puerto Rico to share crime gun information.  Meanwhile,  a pair of New Jersey legislators want to hide information about another deadly weapon, the motor vehicle. That’s both ironic and misguided. State Sens. Nicholas Scutari […] Read more »

Brian J. Rice v. Christina M. Miller and Richard H. Miller

Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark On February 8, 2012 around 8:00pm, Brain Rice (plaintiff) was at a pub located on Route 70 in Cherry Hill. Plaintiff randomly decided to go purchase a “Powerball” lottery ticket across the street at the gas station. Plaintiff did not […] Read more »

Amtrak workers and engineer killed in crash had all used drugs, including opioids and cocaine

Submitted by New Jersey Transit Crash Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark Two Amtrak maintenance workers were using opioids or cocaine when they were struck and killed south of Philadelphia last year by a passenger train whose engineer had marijuana in his system, according to federal officials. The revelation and the nationwide opioid […] Read more »

NJ Transit didn’t screen engineer for sleep apnea before Hoboken crash, records show

Submitted by New Jersey Transit Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark Medical records indicate the NJ Transit engineer involved in last September’s fatal train crash at Hoboken Terminal was not evaluated for obstructive sleep apnea during an examination two months before the accident, as the commuter agency’s own guidelines required. The 48-year-old engineer, Thomas Gallagher, […] Read more »

Man Fatally Struck by NJ Transit Train, 2nd Train Death in 2 Days

Submitted by New Jersey Transit Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark Authorities say a man has died after being hit by a New Jersey Transit train in Bergen County. The agency says the accident occurred shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday in Carlstadt, just west of the train station in Rutherford. But it’s not […] Read more »

Booker, Menendez question Trump decision on rule for drivers

Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. WASHINGTON — The engineer of a New Jersey Transit train traveling at more than twice the speed limit when it smashed into Hoboken Terminal last September was diagnosed last with sleep apnea. After the accident, the U.S. Transportation Department drafted a rule requiring […] Read more »

Victim of I-287 crash in Edison ID’d as Toms River man

More than 150 people from around Central Jersey converged on the grounds of the Clarence Dillon library here for one of the many vigils being conducted Sunday. Paul Grzella | Staff Video Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. EDISON – The motorcyclist who died Monday in a […] Read more »

Major Traffic Delays In NJ: 3-Car Parkway Crash With Injuries

Major delays were reported throughout the state as the beach weekend ends. Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. Major delays were reported throughout New Jersey on Sunday. A Garden State Parkway crash that involved injuries was also causing major traffic volume, police said. The accident happened […] Read more »

Wild photo shows car dangling from I-278 overpass after crash

Submitted by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Crash Lawyer, Jeffrey Hark. ELIZABETH — A driver who lost control on an entrance ramp for I-278 nearly plunged from an overpass, but was saved by a fence, according to authorities. Elizabeth and Linden police arrived at the crash Saturday morning to find the […] Read more »