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27 Jan: Driving in Snow and Ice – Facts vs. Fiction

New Jersey is bracing for a major snowstorm. At this point it seems forecasters have narrowed the potential snowfall down to somewhere between flurries and two feet of snow. In addition to the wind and snow, apparently this storm could also develop into a (cue the Jaws music) ………BOMB CYCLONE!!! Did some news editor decide that the term nor’easter wasn’t getting them enough clicks anymore and just replace it with the coolest word they could think of? If so, great job by that guy (or girl)! While we’ve had some snowy days around the state this winter, this storm is going to be the…

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14 Dec: How Much is My Personal Injury Case Worth? – Accident Injury Blog

If you have been seriously injured in an accident and would like to discuss your potential case with an attorney, call or text us today at 908-352-2323. Consultations with our personal injury attorneys are always free. “How much is my case worth?” Clients that we meet with are dealing with serious accident injuries like broken bones, nerve damage, burns, severe back pain, or traumatic brain injury. They may have been involved in a serious car or truck accident. They may have taken a bad fall, possibly slipping on ice or snow. They may have been injured on the job in a work accident or…

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07 Sep: Portable Generators – Benefits, Dangers & Lawsuits

  The effects of Hurricane Ida were major! From its first landfall along the Gulf coast to its arrival here in New Jersey, Ida’s path was destructive. Several families have endured catastrophic damage and some have even lost loved ones as a result of Ida. While Ida may not have been considered a major hurricane (or even a hurricane) by the time it worked its way to our area, the effects on the people of New Jersey were clearly major to say the least. Our hearts go out to all of the families affected by these recent events.   There were millions of customers without…

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01 Jul: A Fourth of July Top 10 – Fireworks, Traffic,Ketchup & More

The Fourth of July in New Jersey What is the leading cause of injuries on the Fourth of July? What type of firework causes the most injuries on the Fourth of July? Which gender suffers the most injuries on the 4th of July?  Some of these answers may surprise you (see #1 below)…and some of these may not (see #3 below).  Let’s get right to the list: Fourth of July Dangers – Top 10 Most Interesting Facts The type of firework device causing the most injuries on Fourth of July are sparklers. According to the National Fire Protection Association, sparklers alone account for more…

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29 Jun: New Jersey Workers – Know Your Rights in Extreme Heat

New Jersey Heat Wave When the summer arrives in New Jersey and the first heat wave rolls in, there’s plenty of things we can count on. People will be driving down the Garden State Parkway to enjoy time at the Jersey Shore. Some might decide to go tubing down the Delaware River. And, unfortunately, several New Jersey workers will be suffering from heat-related illness. New Jersey Workers – Occupational Heat Exposure – Deadly Risks A heat wave brings about deadly risks. Every year, thousands of workers become sick from occupational heat exposure, and some even die. In 2015, nationwide 2,830 workers suffered from heat illness and 37 workers…

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14 Jun: New Jersey County’s Construction Deaths Draw Attention From OSHA

  As a New Jersey law firm that specializes in work-related injuries, we understand just how dangerous construction sites can be. We have over thirty years of experience representing seriously injured victims of construction accidents throughout New Jersey.  While there are several hazards for workers on any job site, the leading cause of construction fatalities has remained the same for decades, that is falls from dangerous heights. Sadly, this statistic has hit home recently in Essex County with two workers losing their lives and others suffering from severe injuries. As reported by Patch , these deaths have gotten the attention of the U.S. Department…