Category: Personal Injury

    What makes a road dangerous for pedestrians?

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    Pedestrian accidents in New Jersey are unfortunate combinations of very dangerous factors. They often lead to severe injuries and tragic results. Law enforcement and community safety agencies focus constantly on…

    Ford faces sudden acceleration lawsuit

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    A lawsuit recently filed in a West Virginia federal court could have lasting implications on past auto accidents in New Jersey. The suit alleges that Ford Motor Company essentially put…

    Task force established to deal with elder abuse cases

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    Nursing home abuse is a constant problem that appears to be worsening as more baby boomers turn 65 every year. With a growing number of for-profit elder care facilities in…

    Newark children injured after being hit by car

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    Parents always take a deep breath and try not to worry about their kids when they go off to school. They do so whether they admit it or not. This…

    Pursuit of profits may lead to abuse and fraud

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    The proliferation of for-profit nursing homes in New Jersey may offer residents a safe and stable living environment. However, there is a dark side to these homes. Unfortunately, the very…

    Changes coming to nursing home accreditation standards

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    As competition between nursing homes intensifies, it is common for facilities look for ways to differentiate themselves. A new accreditation program may help New Jersey nursing homes achieve their goals…

    Nursing homes struggle after Hurricane Sandy

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    The destruction that came about due to Hurricane Sandy has been well-chronicled, but not much has been reported about the hospitals and long-term care facilities that serve as home to…

    Toys to avoid during the holiday season

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    The Black Friday shopping frenzy started earlier than usual this year, with many shoppers leaving the dinner table on Thanksgiving to seek deals on the latest gadgets and toys. In…

    How to avoid power tool injuries in post-Sandy clean up

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    As New Jersey residents continue to clean up in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, many see chainsaws, wood splitters and wood chippers as helpful tools. They can help in cutting…

    Deadliest Day for Teen Drivers

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    The American Automobile Association (AAA) recently released a report that states July 4th is the most dangerous day for teens to die in car accidents. With kids out of school,…