By Jan K. Seigel | Published August 30, 2017 | | |
Officials at the Monmouth County Fair acted aggressively to safeguard patrons by shutting down an amusement ride after a similar machine malfunctioned at the Ohio State Fair in Columbus, breaking apart and ejecting riders. The accident killed an 18-year-old rider and seriously injured seven more. Similar rides have been closed at fairs in California Read MoreRead More
Crashes involving large commercial trucks are notoriously dangerous, but the deadliest type of crash may be preventable, if the industry will agree to modifications to trailer designs. The type of crash targeted is a side underride collision, where a passenger car passes under the belly of the trailer, making its bumper and crumple zones useless Read MoreRead More
If you are injured in an auto accident or a slip and fall, the first step is usually to file a claim with the appropriate insurance company. After an auto accident, New Jersey’s Personal Injury Protection law may require you to file with your own insurance company; in the case of a slip and fall, Read MoreRead More
The preeminent rule for workers’ comp eligibility is that an injury must be work-related, meaning that it occurs “in the course of employment” and “arises out of employment.” Yet, many companies hold events outside the place of employment and at off hours. Suppose you’re at your company’s annual holiday party and twist your knee line-dancing. Read MoreRead More
The answer to this question, like so many others in the legal arena, is “it depends.” The simple fact that your injury occurred on your landlord’s property — or property owned by any other person, for that matter — does not automatically confer responsibility for your harm on the property owner. There must be more Read MoreRead More
Premises liability is the area of the law that makes landlords liable for injuries that occur because of dangerous conditions on their property. So, if you are injured in a mall parking lot, can you sue the company that owns it? Well, sometimes yes, and sometimes no. For a premises liability case to go forward, Read MoreRead More
If you suffer a slip and fall on the stairs or platform of a train station, you might wonder if the city where the train station is located is responsible for your injuries. For the sake of this question, let’s assume a defect in the station caused the fall, not a push from another passenger Read MoreRead More
There are two considerations to this question’s answer. The first is whether the mere fact that an injury occurred in a park is enough to make the park responsible to the victim. The second is whether the town is the responsible party for the park. As to part one, parks are places of recreation, and Read MoreRead More
If you are hurt in an accident caused by a drunk driver, you have the same rights to recover compensation as you would against any negligent driver, but there are a couple of special considerations. First, let’s recap the personal injury basics: Under New Jersey’s Personal Injury Protection (PIP) law, a party injured in an Read MoreRead More
Traumatic brain injury describes physical damage to brain tissue caused by blunt force, concussive force, severe shaking, or penetration of the cranium by a foreign object. Major causes of traumatic brain injury are auto accidents, falls, explosions, athletic injury, and criminal assaults. In our law practice, we see many TBI victims who were injured in Read MoreRead More
Recovery on behalf of the 16-year-old girl injured by electrical malfunction
Jury verdict in a catastrophic injury case
Settlement for a fractured arm in Passaic County
Settlement for a woman in Bergen County injured in a trucking accident
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