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New Jersey Slip and Fall Accidents Top Law Lawyers

23 Jan: Slip and Fall? 6 Important Things To Do Right Away

When the Fall season ends, the slip and falls begin.   When the snow and ice hits New Jersey, there are two areas where personal injury law firms always see a major increase in seriously injured clients; weather-related car and truck accidents and slip and fall accidents. We have discussed car and truck accidents in many recent blog posts, including this quick video from Bryan Mintz. Today we will focus on the slip and fall accidents. Every winter we see an increased rate of people suffering with broken bones and other serious injuries from these accidents. Slip and Fall accidents can result in catastrophic…

Meteor Shower Lawyers New Jersey

20 Oct: Meteor Shower Peaks Over NJ This Weekend

It’s Friday so we thought we’d mix in a quick blog post about something other than car accidents, workers’ comp and medical malpractice. Don’t worry, we’ll have more posts discussing slips and falls, accident injuries and other serious topics coming soon…but for now, who is ready to see some meteors?! The Orionid Meteor Shower 2017 The Orionid meteor shower lights up the night sky every year towards the end of October in “one of the most beautiful showers of the year,” according to NASA. This weekend, with the lack of moonlight, skies will be dark and star gazers around the Garden State will have their…

18 Aug: New Jersey Hospital Safety Grades

  A national report card on hospital safety came out this week that all New Jersey residents should see. As one of New Jersey’s top medical malpractice law firms (see recent verdicts and settlements here) this report definitely caught the attention of our medical malpractice lawyers here at Mintz & Geftic.

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18 Aug: Ranking the Top Hospitals in New Jersey

“New Jersey has nearly 100 hospitals. Twenty-four meet high U.S. News and World Report’s standards.” Here are the rankings for 2017: 24. Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, NJ It is ranked as high performing in these specialties: Nephrology It is ranked as high performing in these adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Heart Failure 13. (tie) St. Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ It is ranked as high performing in these adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Colon Cancer Surgery Heart Failure Lung Cancer Surgery 13. (tie) St. Joseph’s Healthcare System in Paterson, NJ It is ranked as high performing in these…

NEWJERSEYHEATWAVE

19 Jul: This Hazard On the Rise for Outdoor Workers

New Jersey Heat Wave When summer arrives in New Jersey and the days begin to heat up, there’s plenty of things we can count on occurring each and every year. People will be driving down the Garden State Parkway to enjoy time at the Jersey Shore. Nature lovers will be heading to some of New Jersey’s best hiking trails, while others might be tubing down the Delaware River. Concert goers will be heading to the Garden State Arts Center (while some of us will always refuse call it the PNC Bank Arts Center). And, unfortunately, several New Jersey workers will be suffering from heat-related…

4th of July

30 Jun: KABOOM! Top 10 Dangerous Facts About the Fourth of July!

Warning: The following article might be considered a buzzkill Yep, your favorite law firm is back to add a little gloom and doom to another joyous holiday. We’ve already reminded you about Santa’s injury risk during the Christmas season and about how deadly the roads are on Memorial Day. Heck, holiday or not, we’ve even made some people start looking twice at every manhole cover that they walk by. The Fourth of July in New Jersey The 4th of July weekend is here. Independence Day in New Jersey means barbecues, fun with family and friends, hitting the Jersey Shore, or maybe all of the above for…

iPhones to Block Drivers from Texting

13 Jun: iPhones to Block Drivers from Texting

  Questions for New Jersey Drivers What happens when you are driving along the roads of New Jersey and your phone dings with a notification or message? Do you resist the urge to check it? Unfortunately, many people are not resisting this temptation and the numbers of accident-related injuries and deaths from distracted driving are climbing. Do you ever see other drivers staring endlessly at their phones and wonder if they might actually be watching a whole movie as they navigate through traffic on the NJ Turnpike? Do you ever see other drivers typing like crazy on their phones and think they are trying…