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Truck Accident Shuts Down NJ Turnpike

Authorities shut down the New Jersey Turnpike on January 12 after a truck accident, according to ABC News. The accident occurred just after 9:00 a.m. when a semi-truck lost control and overturned near mile-marker 9 in Woolwich Township, according to the New Jersey State Police. The cab and trailer separated after the truck overturned. Police shut down both the northbound and southbound lanes as they worked to clean up the accident. No major injuries were reported in the accident. Traffic was flowing smoothly again by about 10:30 a.m. The accident remains under investigation. The cause is unknown and no other vehicles were involved. Potential New Jersey tort reform may place a cap on the amount of punitive damages that courts can give to truck accident victims. Trucking companies and insurance companies need a financial incentive to keep them in check and to be sure they are navigating the roadways as…
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Ronald Spevack and Gregg Williams Receive $2.735 Million Verdict for Injured Client

An Essex County Superior Court jury, after over two weeks of trial, rendered a verdict for Plaintiff in the gross amount of $4.5 million, net amount $2,735,455.08. Plaintiff was represented by Gregg A. Williams, Esq. and Ronald W. Spevack, Esq. of Spevack Law Offices. The motor vehicle accident which was the basis for this suit happened on August 30, 2007. Plaintiff was operating a vehicle in Fairfield, New Jersey, on Route 46 East at 4:40 A.M. when the front left of her vehicle struck the right rear corner of a garbage truck operated by defendant. The jury found Defendant 55 percent negligent and Plaintiff 45 percent negligent. The jury found a gross damage award of $4.5 million, which was reduced by the court by 45%. Proof showed that the garbage truck’s lower rear lights were covered with crud which greatly limited their illumination. The Defendant alleges that the upper lights…
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