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Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers NY Truck Accidents, updates and commentary. Published by Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.truckaccidentlawyer24-7blog.com/
  • Apr 23

    On December 29, 2003 a worker arrived at a job site at 1955 Second Avenue

    On December 29, 2003 a worker arrived at a job site at 1955 Second Avenue
    On December 29, 2003 a worker arrived at a job site at 1955 Second Avenue, New York, New York to install a fence. The worker and his associates were all employees of a sub-contractor for a larger project. Their job was to install the fence.…
  • Mar 6

    Following the accident, the injured party filed a lawsuit against the Water Department and the Town of Hempstead.

    Following the accident, the injured party filed a lawsuit against the Water Department and the Town of Hempstead.
    In fall of 1989, an employee of the water department of the Town of Hempstead borrowed a city pick-up truck to drive it home. He had been allowed on several prior occasions to borrow the city truck to get home. He believed that it was OK for…
  • Feb 28

    Serious injury results when tailgate open

    Serious injury results when tailgate open
    On April 1, 1987, a New York City Department of Sanitation employee was injured at work. That day, he was working with another employee of the New York City Department of Sanitation who was assigned to drive the truck. The injured employee…
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New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjurylawyer24-7blog.com/
  • Apr 23

    90/180-day claim

    90/180-day claim
    In this action, plaintiff seeks to recover damages from defendants for personal injury arising from a "slip-and-fall" type accident, occurring on October 26, 2002. Plaintiff alleges that she was a passenger on a bus, and that as she was…
  • Mar 11

    Man is rear ended causing serious spinal injury

    Man is rear ended causing serious spinal injury
    The plaintiff commenced this personal injury action against the driver and owner of a New York City taxi, involved, along with the plaintiff, in a motor vehicle accident at the traffic light on the street. The plaintiff alleges that he was…
  • Mar 5

    Taxi company is held liable for accident and injurie

    Taxi company is held liable for accident and injurie
    The complainant man commenced a personal injury action against a driver, the taxi company and the medallion owner of a New York City taxi after a motor vehicle accident at the traffic light in Brooklyn. The complainant alleges that he was…
Rank this Week: 2081

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Pasco County Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Pasco County, Florida personal injury law topics. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.pascoinjuryattorney.com/
  • Apr 23

    Safety Tips Every New Motorcycle Rider Should Know

    Safety Tips Every New Motorcycle Rider Should Know
    Deaths related to auto accidents in the United States, including cars, trucks and SUVs, have reached an all-time low, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. However, while we are making progress when it comes to motor…
  • Apr 14

    Dade City Woman Killed, Three Others Injured in Traffic Crash with School Bu

    Dade City Woman Killed, Three Others Injured in Traffic Crash with School Bu
    A 65-year-old Dade City woman was killed and three others were injured in a traffic accident involving a school bus on Wednesday afternoon in Pasco County. Reports indicate that three vehicles were involved in a school bus crash that took…
  • Apr 8

    Port Richey Teen Killed, 3 Friends Injured in Minivan Crash near Lake Forest Drive

    Port Richey Teen Killed, 3 Friends Injured in Minivan Crash near Lake Forest Drive
    A 16-year-old Port Richey teen was killed and three of his friends were injured in a fiery collision Friday afternoon in Port Richey, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The teen was driving a 1996 Dodge Caravan south on Lake Forest…
Rank this Week: 1917

Burn Injury Resource Center

Burn Injury Resource Center

Covers burn injury treatment and care, as well as the legal rights of burn injury victims. By Kramer & Pollack, LLP.

http://www.burn-injury-resource-center.com/
  • Apr 23

    Nosocomial Infections and Burns (Part II)

    Nosocomial Infections and Burns (Part II)
    Nosocomial infection also known as Hospital acquired infection (HAI) is an infection that the patient acquires when he/she is admitted to a hospital or a health care facility for any reason other than that infection. The infection should have…
  • Apr 17

    Nosocomial Infections and Burns (Part I)

    Nosocomial Infections and Burns (Part I)
    Nosocomial infection also known as Hospital acquired infection (HAI) is an infection that the patient acquires when he/she is admitted to a hospital or a health care facility for any reason other than that infection. The infection should have…
  • Mar 11

    Diabetic Patients with Feet Burn

    Diabetic Patients with Feet Burn
    Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that has many complications, among which is the effect of diabetes on the blood vessels leading to damage, narrowing and may lead to blockage of the blood vessels, leading to alteration of blood…
Rank this Week: 1546

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

The Chicago Bicycle Advocate

Covers bicycle defects, accidents and laws. By Brendan H. Kevenides.

http://www.mybikeadvocate.com/
  • Apr 23

    Husband, Father Of Two Killed Riding Bicycle To Work By Driver Who May Have Disobeyed Stop Sign

    Husband, Father Of Two Killed Riding Bicycle To Work By Driver Who May Have Disobeyed Stop Sign
    Efrain Diaz-Torres with his two childrenCourtesy ABC 7 NewsWhen the weather was nice Efrain Diaz-Torres road his bicycle to work so his wife and two small children could use the car, family friend Joanie Recchia told ABC 7 News.…
  • Apr 22

    Man Riding His Bicycle Struck And Killed By Van Driver In Roselle

    Man Riding His Bicycle Struck And Killed By Van Driver In Roselle
    Courtesy ABC 7 ChicagoThe driver of a white utility van struck and killed a man in his 40s riding his bicycle in Roselle this morning. The fatal collision occurred on South Roselle Road, near the intersection with Rosemont Avenue shortly…
  • Apr 21

    A Complete Streets Posterboy

    A Complete Streets Posterboy
    A lack of complete streets requires the elderly to just make do.Photo by Jim Freemanby Jim FreemanI spent Easter weekend with my family in southern Missouri.  My sister lives in Nixa, Missouri, which is about 5 miles south of Springfield…
Rank this Week: 1576

Attorney Client Match Blog

Attorney Client Match Blog

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice news. By Robert N. Katz.

http://blog.attorneyclientmatch.com/
  • Apr 23

    Texting While Driving Ban Not Enough to Deter Car Accidents Stemming from Texting While Driving

    Texting While Driving Ban Not Enough to Deter Car Accidents Stemming from Texting While Driving
    Despite the fairly recent spate of Georgia laws banning texting while driving, as well as an accompanying push by mainstream media to educate consumers nationwide, motorists continue to regularly engage in the practice-- either because they…
  • Apr 8

    Deadly Georgia Hit-and-Run Car Accident Claims Toddler's Life

    Deadly Georgia Hit-and-Run Car Accident Claims Toddler's Life
    The hunt continues for the driver of a white, late model pickup truck in Georgia. Officials say the motorist is responsible for callously striking two young children in DeKalb County Saturday afternoon as they waited on the sidewalk, near the…
  • Mar 31

    Driving While Drowsy to Blame for Thousands of Car Accidents Every Year

    Driving While Drowsy to Blame for Thousands of Car Accidents Every Year
    In recent years, many states, including the state of Georgia, have placed an even greater emphasis on the importance of curbing instances of distracted and drunken driving. Millions of dollars have spent on ad campaigns designed to directly…
Rank this Week: 2035

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Cruise Ship Lawyer Blog

Published By Greenberg, Stone & Urbano, P.A.

http://www.cruiseshiplawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Cruises Gone Wrong: Part I of The Worst Cruise Ship Disasters of All Time

    Cruises Gone Wrong: Part I of The Worst Cruise Ship Disasters of All Time
    Cruises are one of the world's most popular vacation options. Each year, over 20,000,000 individuals board a cruise ship, searching for fun and relaxation. The cruise ship industry generates over $37.5 billion for the U.S. economy. …
  • Mar 23

    The Top 7 Hazards that You Face While on a Cruise

    The Top 7 Hazards that You Face While on a Cruise
    A cruise seems like the ideal vacation for many people. A person can settle into a room and unpack one time while visiting many different ports-of-call. There are flexible dining options so one can eat at any time without having to schedule…
  • Mar 18

    Slip/Trip and Fall Injuries are Common on Cruise Ship

    Slip/Trip and Fall Injuries are Common on Cruise Ship
    Although a cruise ship is not the first location that likely springs to mind when you think about a slip and fall injury, this is one of the most common injuries on a cruise ship. The motion of the cruise ship at sea combined with the almost…
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FL PIP Guide

FL PIP Guide

Covers Florida's PIP/No-Fault laws. By Roig, Tutan, Rosenberg & Zlotnick, P.A.

http://flpipguide.com/
  • Apr 23

    Three Chiropractors Found Guilty of Federal Fraud Charge

    Three Chiropractors Found Guilty of Federal Fraud Charge
    Three Florida chiropractors involved in a plan to fraudulently obtain money from insurance agencies have been found guilty on federal money laundering and mail fraud charges. The chiropractors—Hermann Diehl of Miami, Kenneth Karow of…
  • Apr 23

    Florida Supreme Court Refuses to Review PIP Case

    Florida Supreme Court Refuses to Review PIP Case
    The Florida Supreme Court has refused to consider a petition seeking to overturn a 2012 state law reducing PIP benefits. In an attempt to curb fraud and lower insurance rates, HB 119—Personal Injury Protection (PIP) for Auto Insurance…
  • Apr 21

    Roig Lawyers Partner, Jeff Tutan, Speaks at 2014 Medical Claims Defense Network on Topic of Use of Mobile X-ray

    Roig Lawyers Partner, Jeff Tutan, Speaks at 2014 Medical Claims Defense Network on Topic of Use of Mobile X-ray
    On April 16, 2014, Roig Lawyers Partner, and Board Certified Trial Attorney, Jeff Tutan presented at the Medical Claims Defense Network Conference in Orlando, Florida.  Jeff Tutan, head of the firm’s trial practice group, discussed…
Rank this Week: 2177

McClellan Law Firm Blog

McClellan Law Firm Blog

Covers San Diego brain injuries, car accidents and other personal injury topics.

http://www.mcclellanlaw.com/Blog.aspx
  • Apr 23

    9 Drunk Driving Arrests at Downtown San Diego DUI Checkpoint

    9 Drunk Driving Arrests at Downtown San Diego DUI Checkpoint
    San Diego police arrested 9 drivers on suspicion of drunk driving and impounded 13 vehicles during a DUI/driver's license checkpoint in Downtown San Diego Saturday night. The checkpoint was conducted at the 1400 block of G Street in…
  • Apr 21

    Taxi Driver Killed in Double Hit-and-Run Accident near Old Town San Diego

    Taxi Driver Killed in Double Hit-and-Run Accident near Old Town San Diego
    A taxi driver lost his life in a double hit-and-run accident on Interstate 5 near Old Town San Diego early Saturday. The incident occurred around 2:30am on the I-5 South between Old Town Avenue and Washington Street. First, the taxi cab…
  • Apr 18

    Distracted Driving Crackdown in Southern California

    Distracted Driving Crackdown in Southern California
    According to local news sources, law enforcement cited 52 drivers for behind-the-wheel cellphone use during a five hour distracted driving crackdown in Chula Vista, CA. The drivers now face fines. Police cited the drivers yesterday…
Rank this Week: 1899

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

By Traywick Law Offices.

http://www.charlestonscinjurylawyers.com/Personal-Injury-Blog.aspx
  • Apr 22

    David and Benjamin Traywick Named to 2014 List of Super Lawyers®

    David and Benjamin Traywick Named to 2014 List of Super Lawyers®
    Traywick & Traywick is pleased to announce that both of our founding Partners – David Traywick and Benjamin Traywick – have recently been named to the 2014 list of South Carolina Super Lawyers®. Selection to the list…
  • Apr 7

    Insurance Companies: Still Not on Your Side

    Insurance Companies: Still Not on Your Side
    We wrote recently about the absurdity of insurance companies' friendly sales slogans: "On Your Side" ("Nationwide), "A Good Neighbor" (State Farm), and of their chipper little mascots: AFLAC's cutesy duck, GEICO's insufferable lizard. We…
  • Nov 13

    Scary Revelations About Trucking Industry Safety Regulation

    Scary Revelations About Trucking Industry Safety Regulation
    With 25 dead and 83 injured as a result of just four accidents, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has called for an audit which will ask: is the federal governement's designated trucking industry watchdog doing its job? These…
Rank this Week: 2227

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Florida Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida auto accidents, auto insurance, and personal injury claims. By Flaxman Law Group.

http://www.floridacaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1594

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Nemeroff Law Offices Blog

Covers personal injury news.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawyer.pro/category/blog/
  • Apr 22

    Helpful tips to Avoid Swimming Accident

    Helpful tips to Avoid Swimming Accident
    If you live in the Chicago land area, you are finally experiencing the warmth of the sun—a lovely sensation that most of us forgot after this cold, long winter. Now that the suns out, it’s time to enjoy the warm weather with your…
  • Apr 1

    Man Injures Pedestrian in DUI Hit and Run

    Man Injures Pedestrian in DUI Hit and Run
    It’s not a rare news story in Chicago – injured pedestrians due to drivers (either sober or driving under the influence) are all too common. Living in such a populous city as Chicago, pedestrian accidents happen regularly. This…
  • Mar 13

    Willis Tower Entrance Closed for Falling Ice

    Willis Tower Entrance Closed for Falling Ice
    One of the main entrances for the Willis Tower was cordoned off for about an hour this morning due to falling ice. Barricades were placed around the Franklin Street side of the building between Jackson Boulevard and Adams Street due to the…
Rank this Week: 2038

Maine Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Maine Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents, nursing home abuse, and medical malpractice in Maine. By Briggs & Wholey LLC.

http://www.mainepersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Risk of Exploding Gas Cans in Maine

    Risk of Exploding Gas Cans in Maine
    A large percentage of Americans have red polyethylene gas cans in their garages. They are used to refuel chainsaws or lawnmowers or other equipment. Injuries resulting from exploding plastic gas cans (video) are surprisingly common. These…
  • Apr 15

    The Hidden Danger of Stethoscopes in Maine

    The Hidden Danger of Stethoscopes in Maine
    Most Maine residents go to the doctor in hopes of taking care of their health. They don't anticipate that a visit to the doctor will get them sick. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found that every day an estimated 1…
  • Apr 8

    Unnecessary Surgery in Maine?

    Unnecessary Surgery in Maine?
    A USA Today investigation uncovered thousands of unnecessary surgeries around America last year. USA Today looked through government records and medical databases and concluded that 10-20% of surgeries are performed unnecessarily in certain…
Rank this Week: 2043

New Mexico Injury Attorney Blog

New Mexico Injury Attorney Blog

Covers auto accidents and damages. By Collins & Collins, P.C.

http://www.collinsattorneys.com/injuryblawg/
Rank this Week: 1814

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers…

Florida Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and road safety. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1638

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury and wrongful death news. By The Persons Firm, LLC.

http://www.mariettainjurylawyer.com/
  • Apr 21

    Will General Motors Be Held Accountable for Selling Defective Vehicles?

    Will General Motors Be Held Accountable for Selling Defective Vehicles?
    General Motors recently issued a sweeping recall for a more than 2.5 million vehicles sold between 2005 and 2011. The recall includes the Chevrolet Cobalt, Pontiac G5, Saturn Ion, Chevrolet HHR, Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky models.…
  • Apr 14

    Georgia Appeals Court Chides Trial Judge for Siding with Physician in Malpractice Case

    Georgia Appeals Court Chides Trial Judge for Siding with Physician in Malpractice Case
    Medical malpractice occurs when a physician fails to observe a commonly accepted "standard of care" and that failure is the "proximate cause" of a subsequent injury sustained by the patient. The question of causation is normally decided by a…
  • Apr 4

    Georgia Appeals Court Absolves Hotel Chain of Liability in Bathtub Accident

    Georgia Appeals Court Absolves Hotel Chain of Liability in Bathtub Accident
    Most hotels and motels are affiliated with a national brand such as Hilton or Marriott. This means that individual hotels are owned and operated locally but comply with certain standards imposed by the national brand. Recently, the Georgia…
Rank this Week: 1782

Maryland Injury Attorneys Blog

Maryland Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Maryland medical malpractice, product liability, and personal injury law. By Brassel, Alexander & Rice, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Florida Supreme Court Decision Strikes Down Tort Reform Legislation

    Florida Supreme Court Decision Strikes Down Tort Reform Legislation
    Last month the Florida Supreme Court issued a landmark decision that brought the issue of tort reform, specifically legislative "caps" on recoverable damages, back into the national spotlight. In Estate of Michelle McCall v. United States…
  • Apr 8

    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Program To Curtail Trucking Safety Violations Under Fire

    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Program To Curtail Trucking Safety Violations Under Fire
    Recently, this blog commented on a study done by the U.S. Department of Transportation ("USDOT") to determine the effectiveness of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's ("FMCSA") new hours-of-service regulations designed to reduce…
  • Mar 25

    New Maryland Legislation Does Away With Dog Breed Distinction

    New Maryland Legislation Does Away With Dog Breed Distinction
    Early last year, this blog discussed a decision by the Maryland Court of Appeals in Tracey v. Solesky, which modified Maryland's "one bite rule" to specifically exclude pit bulls from its protections. The one bite rule is a negligence…
Rank this Week: 2346

Boston Personal Injury Attorney…

Boston Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers car accidents, work injuries and nursing home neglect. By Jeffrey S. Glassman.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Boston Marathon Injuries Advance Prosthetics Technology

    Boston Marathon Injuries Advance Prosthetics Technology
    The one-year anniversary of the tragic Boston Marathon has inspired many victims and their loved ones to reflect on a year of recovery. In addition to the support that victims may have felt from their closest family and friends, their…
  • Apr 19

    Brain Injury Impacts Emotional Response: Uncontrollable Laughter to Tear

    Brain Injury Impacts Emotional Response: Uncontrollable Laughter to Tear
    The consequences of a brain injury vary among patients and may not be fully detected for weeks or months after impact. Researchers have found that victims of traumatic brain injury may suffer from personality disorders, irritability mood…
  • Apr 15

    4,000 Annual ER Visits from Bike-Related Kidney & Genital Injurie

    4,000 Annual ER Visits from Bike-Related Kidney & Genital Injurie
    Bike riding can be dangerous when drivers cause collisions or when bikers are otherwise involved in accidents. While most people are concerned about head injuries after a bicycle accident, a new report indicates that there is also another…
Rank this Week: 2343

STEIN on Medical Malpractice

STEIN on Medical Malpractice

Discusses new court decisions, legislation, and other cutting-edge developments in medical malpractice laws across the United States. By Alex Stein, Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

http://steinmedicalmalpractice.com
  • Apr 20

    Medical Malpractice or General Negligence? A Redux

    Medical Malpractice or General Negligence? A Redux
     April 20, 2014Dawkins v. Union Hospital District, --- S.E.2d ----, 2014 WL 1386880 (S.C. 2014)Whether a tort action sounds in “medical malpractice,” as opposed to “general negligence,” or vice versa, is often…
  • Apr 18

    Mental Therapist’s Duty to Prevent Patient’s Crime

    Mental Therapist’s Duty to Prevent Patient’s Crime
    April 18, 2014Connecticut Supreme Court in Greenwald v. Van Handel, --- A.3d ----, 2014 WL 1388181 (Conn. 2014)A clinical social worker hears from his patient about the patient’s interest in child pornography, but does nothing to solve…
  • Apr 6

    Implications of the NAF Fiasco for Nursing Home Agreement

    Implications of the NAF Fiasco for Nursing Home Agreement
     April 6, 2014Until recently, the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) was a designated arbitrator in thousands of nursing home agreements. When a nursing home resident complained about medical malpractice or other mistreatment, her…
Rank this Week: 2106

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers auto accidents and consumer product recalls. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Beauty Salon Lawsuits in Broward Require Thorough Investigation

    Beauty Salon Lawsuits in Broward Require Thorough Investigation
    In the last several decades, the variety of beauty treatment providers has exploded. No longer are care regiments limited to the local hair salon down the street. Consumers have their choice of hot wax and lasers and injections and white-hot…
  • Apr 17

    Palm Beach Bicycle Accident Attorneys Explore Psychology of Bicycle Rage

    Palm Beach Bicycle Accident Attorneys Explore Psychology of Bicycle Rage
    Not long ago, a video surfaced that quickly went viral. It depicted a motorcycle rider in Southern California plowing into a group of bicyclists along Mulholland Drive, sending the cyclists flying. As frightening as the video is, our Palm…
  • Apr 10

    Dorsey v. Reider - Florida Supreme Court Weighs Bar Fight Liability

    Dorsey v. Reider - Florida Supreme Court Weighs Bar Fight Liability
    On the surface, the issue of liability in a bar room brawl would seemingly be limited to those involved. However, the Florida Supreme Court in Dorsey v. Reider ruled that third parties can be held liable where the plaintiff can show those…
Rank this Week: 1778

Scott J. Kreppein, Esq.

Scott J. Kreppein, Esq.

Focuses on contract, employment and personal injury litigation.

http://www.kreplaw.com/
  • Apr 19

    Long Island Attorney

    Long Island Attorney
    Need an attorney?  Call me for a free consultation.  I am an experienced civil litigator, currently in my eigth year of practice, who regularly obtained favorable results for his clients, has tried numerous cases, and has argued…
  • Jan 28

    Municipal Litigation Attorney

    Municipal Litigation Attorney
    Municipal litigation is a growing area of my practice.  I have substantial experience in the area, ranging from administrative hearings, to State court litigation, to Federal trials and appeals.In addition to numerous run of the mill…
  • Jan 14

    Fisher Price Seahorse lawsuit?

    Fisher Price Seahorse lawsuit?
    I was just reading that the Fisher Price Ocean Wonders Soothe and Glow Seahorse has a risk of catching fire, but is still being sold.  Fortunately, no-one in the story I heard was heard, but if someone were injured, I would be interested…
Rank this Week: 1614

Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers…

Massachusetts Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

http://www.druginjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    Certain Spinal Implants May be Linked to Paralysi

    Certain Spinal Implants May be Linked to Paralysi
    According to an analysis by the Wall Street Journal, over 100 patients have developed partial or permanent paralysis in recent years after receiving spinal-cord stimulator implants in their backs. A number of defective medical devices have…
  • Apr 15

    Lawsuit Claims Bayer Failed to Warn Patients of Yaz/Yasmin Blot Clot Risk

    Lawsuit Claims Bayer Failed to Warn Patients of Yaz/Yasmin Blot Clot Risk
    A California woman claims to have suffered a painful blood clot after taking Yaz/Yazmin oral contraceptive. She is suing the drug manufacturer, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for allegedly ignoring the warning signals raised by…
  • Apr 10

    Multibillion-Dollar Lawsuits Adding up for Takeda Pharmaceutical

    Multibillion-Dollar Lawsuits Adding up for Takeda Pharmaceutical
    A multibillion-dollar trial involving the drug Actos, manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceuticals, resumes today in a Las Vegas court. Actos is a single-ingredient drug used in conjunction with diet and exercise to help manage blood sugar levels…
Rank this Week: 2049

Child Safety Blog

Child Safety Blog

Covers building safety, cars, health insurance, legislation, medical malpractice, mental health, product liability, and vaccines. By Patrick Malone.

http://www.childprotectionblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    Cholesterol Report Reinforces Screening Schedule for Kid

    Cholesterol Report Reinforces Screening Schedule for Kid
    Most people don’t associate heart disease with children, and although it’s relatively rare, certain risk factors in childhood can increase a kid’s chances of developing heart and blood vessel problems as they get older. Some…
  • Apr 11

    The Cost of a Car Seat Defect Was a Child’s Life

    The Cost of a Car Seat Defect Was a Child’s Life
    More than two years after a horrendous accident in which an infant lost her life because of a defective car seat, federal authorities are still diddling around in their investigation and the car seat manufacturer, Graco, continues to blame…
  • Apr 4

    C. Diff Infections in Kids Linked to Overuse of Antibiotic

    C. Diff Infections in Kids Linked to Overuse of Antibiotic
    Antibiotics can be lifesavers. And they can be life-threatening. The dangers of overprescribing and overusing antibiotics are well known (see our blog, “CDC Report on Antibiotic Resistance Sounds Ominous Note.”), and now there…
Rank this Week: 1612

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accident, injury, and medical malpractice legal issues. By Hannon & Boyers.

http://www.florida-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 18

    National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    April is National Highway Safety Administration’s National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This year’s sponsor is FocusDriven. FocusDriven is a place for victims and their families to come together to honor those who have been…
  • Apr 11

    GM Under Fire for Delayed Recall

    GM Under Fire for Delayed Recall
    Unfortunately in our country delayed recalls or forced recalls is not a new concept. Auto accidents happen every day where drivers and passengers are needlessly injured or killed. In addition to this, some auto manufactures knowingly endanger…
  • Apr 4

    Florida Supreme Court Ruling on Medical Malpractice Cap

    Florida Supreme Court Ruling on Medical Malpractice Cap
    The Florida Supreme Court recently reversed a 2003 law limiting damages in wrongful death medical malpractice lawsuits. Florida has now joined Georgia, Illinois and other states in finding caps on damages in medical malpractice cases to be…
Rank this Week: 1738

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers brain injuries from bicycle accidents, car accidents, medical malpractice an defective products. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.chicagobraininjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    Brain Scan Could Lessen Misdiagnosis Among Comatose Patient

    Brain Scan Could Lessen Misdiagnosis Among Comatose Patient
    A recent study by European doctors may heighten the level of care that physicians must provide patients who are comatose due to a brain injury. According to an article by the London National Health Service, a four year hospital trial found…
  • Apr 7

    New Study Suggests Link Between Brain Injuries and Socialization in Children

    New Study Suggests Link Between Brain Injuries and Socialization in Children
    A recent study by a group of Brigham Young University researchers suggests that traumatic brain injuries in children may lead to decreased social skills. The findings, which were published in the April 10 issue of Journal of Head Trauma…
  • Apr 5

    MMA Fighters at Risk of Brain Injurie

    MMA Fighters at Risk of Brain Injurie
    A recent recent study by a group of University of Toronto researchers asserts that mixed martial arts (MMA) is potentially more hazardous to the brain than boxing. Mixed martial arts combines numerous fighting styles into one match.…
Rank this Week: 1704

South Carolina Lawyer Blog

South Carolina Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation By Louthian Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.southcarolinalawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    Care For Your Car

    Care For Your Car
    April is National Car Care Month. Why does a personal injury attorney care about car care? Because poor maintenance is one of the causes of vehicle accidents. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration says about one out every…
  • Apr 18

    Can You Dig It?

    Can You Dig It?
    I mean that literally . . . can you dig it? Like a big hole in the back yard for a swimming pool. Or a little hole in the front yard for a new mailbox post. Or a medium-sized hole in the side yard for a nice shade tree. Even if the ground is…
  • Apr 18

    Nhtsa Still Has Work To Do On Bus Safety

    Nhtsa Still Has Work To Do On Bus Safety
    Motorcoaches are a popular way to travel. The Greyhound slogan was “Leave the driving to us,” and many thousands of people do leave the driving to Greyhound and other motorcoach operators every year. In 2010, U.S. motorcoach…
Rank this Week: 1825

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers brain and other catastrophic injuries . By Leesfield & Partners.

http://www.floridainjurylawyer-blawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2195

wvaccidentlawyer

wvaccidentlawyer

Features personal injury, wrongful death, workplace accident, and safety articles. West Virginia By Jeffery L. Robinette.

http://wvaccidentlawyer.org/
  • Apr 17

    Did you know… There’s “gold” in the Hills of West Virginia?

    Did you know… There’s “gold” in the Hills of West Virginia?
    Potential of Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) for Oil Extraction in West Virginia Black gold, Texas tea, bubbling crude – since the 1700’s the Appalachian Basin has been a known source of crude oil trapped deep in layers of…
  • Apr 10

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed in WV after a Mining Fatality

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed in WV after a Mining Fatality
    A West Virginia woman is suing the mining company, the mining supervisor in charge of mining safety services, and the manufacturer and distributor of the machinery after her husband was killed on the job in an underground mine. She is also…
  • Apr 4

    Livestock Truck Causes Multi-vehicle Accident on I-79

    Livestock Truck Causes Multi-vehicle Accident on I-79
    A livestock truck caused a three car collision on I-79 near Fairmont WV on Friday April 4th 2014. The southbound lane of I-79 was closed during the cleanup, and around noon the slow lane was reopened to traffic. More information as it becomes…
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Illinois Truck Accident Lawyer…

Illinois Truck Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers truck accident injuries and wrongful death in Illinois. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.illinoistruckaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Hit and Run Truck Accident Leaves 12-Year-Old Boy Dead

    Hit and Run Truck Accident Leaves 12-Year-Old Boy Dead
    Accidents happen every day in and around the City of Chicago. However, our lawyers are always saddened to read about motor vehicle accidents that impact the lives of young people by inhibiting their future potential through permanent and…
  • Apr 10

    Tour Bus Crash Kills Nine

    Tour Bus Crash Kills Nine
    Highways collisions between large vehicles, such as trucks or buses, can lead to serious injuries and fatalities because of their size and momentum when travelling at high speeds. Unfortunately these factors played a role in a recent accident…
  • Apr 9

    Pedestrian Killed in West Side Chicago Accident

    Pedestrian Killed in West Side Chicago Accident
    As we have emphasized before, accidents involving trucks can cause life-altering injuries to those involved. However, the risks for serious injury or death increase when trucks and other large vehicles collide with pedestrians. The Chicago…
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Maritime Injury Attorney Blog

Maritime Injury Attorney Blog

By Rivkind & Margulies, P.A.

http://www.maritimeinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Important Florida State Appellate Court Decision Strikes Down Applicability of Florida Offer of Judgment Statute In Maritime Case

    Important Florida State Appellate Court Decision Strikes Down Applicability of Florida Offer of Judgment Statute In Maritime Case
    Many years ago, I handled the case of Royal Caribbean Corporation v. Modesto, 614 So. 2d 517 (Fla. 3rd D.C.A 1992). I argued the case before our Intermediate State Appellate Court, the Third District Court of Appeal, where the issue was…
  • Mar 31

    Senator Rockefeller Continues to Speak Out About Cruise Ship Safety

    Senator Rockefeller Continues to Speak Out About Cruise Ship Safety
    This is an interesting press release that came out on, March 2, 2014, from Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV, discussing a statement that he submitted to the national transportation and safety board, which is currently holding hearings…
  • Sep 17

    Costa Concordia to Finally Be Taken Away

    Costa Concordia to Finally Be Taken Away
    Delayed by three hours because of strong thunderstorms, the unprecedented operation of salvaging the massive Costa Concordia cruise liner began today, September 16, 2013 in the Giglio Island. With a process known as par buckling, crews are…
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The Nelson Law Firm Blog

The Nelson Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury, tort reform, and civil litigationin Texas.

http://sinelson.typepad.com/nelson_law_firm/
  • Apr 17

    When ‘Liking’ a Brand Online Voids the Right to Sue

    When ‘Liking’ a Brand Online Voids the Right to Sue
    NY Times by Stephanie Strom General Mills, the maker of cereals like Cheerios and Chex as well as brands like Bisquick and Betty Crocker, has quietly added language to its website to alert consumers that they give up their right to sue the…
  • Apr 16

    Attorney John Raley to speak on the Michael Morton case at Atticus Finch Day in Brazos County

    Attorney John Raley to speak on the Michael Morton case at Atticus Finch Day in Brazos County
    THE 6th ANNUAL ATTICUS FINCH DAY Featuring guest speaker - Attorney John Raley Friday, May 2nd 2014 - 11:30am Social, 12:00pm Program "The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.” Atticus Finch, To…
  • Apr 14

    Road to the courthouse could prove challenging for West resident

    Road to the courthouse could prove challenging for West resident
    The Waco Tribune-Herald by Tommy Witherspoon About 200 plaintiffs, including the city of West, various businesses and homeowners, have filed lawsuits in the wake of the explosion. Because West Fertilizer Co. owners Donald and Wanda Adair…
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Shrager, Spivey & Sachs Legal…

Shrager, Spivey & Sachs Legal Blog

Covers complex personal injuries.

http://shragerlaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 17

    Truck Accident Tally – 2014 Nos. 12 & 13

    Truck Accident Tally – 2014 Nos. 12 & 13
    Truck roll-over and a truck intersectional collision
  • Apr 16

    Truck Accident Tally – 2014 Nos. 8, 9, 10, & 11

    Truck Accident Tally – 2014 Nos. 8, 9, 10, & 11
    I need to catch up the "Truck Accident Tally" portion of this blog. Unfortunately, there was a lot of activity while I was gone.
  • Apr 7

    Truck Accident Tally – 2014 No. 6

    Truck Accident Tally – 2014 No. 6
    We have already fought the fight with SEPTA to obtain this vital video. In our last case, we asked for it, and had to file a series of motions before SEPTA turned the video over to us. In the end, the video told the whole story, our client…
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Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse…

Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse Attorney Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and neglect in Pennsylvania. By Rosenbaum and Associates.

http://www.pennsylvanianursinghomeabuseattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 16

    Nursing Home Quality of Care Addressed in Latest OIG Report

    Nursing Home Quality of Care Addressed in Latest OIG Report
    The Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Inspector General ("OIG") released the March 2014 edition of Compendium of Priority Recommendations, ("Compendium") which for the first time addressed the need for reform in nursing…
  • Apr 1

    Newly Formed Long-Term Care Commission Holds First Meeting

    Newly Formed Long-Term Care Commission Holds First Meeting
    On Thursday March 7, 2014 the members of the newly formed Pennsylvania Long-Term Care Commission, along with the Secretary of Public Welfare and the Secretary of Aging, met for the first time to begin developing long-term fiscally responsible…
  • Mar 19

    Oklahoma Legislature Tackles Nursing Home Reform

    Oklahoma Legislature Tackles Nursing Home Reform
    Earlier last week, nursing home advocates took to the Oklahoma governor's office in hopes of initiating desperately needed nursing home reform talks. Of particular importance a meaty Oklahoma nursing home reform Bill, which sought to address…
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Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Covers various injury and accident law topics. By Christopher Simon.

http://www.atlanta-injury-attorney-blog.com/
  • Apr 16

    Hospital Bills after a Car Accident Argument

    Hospital Bills after a Car Accident Argument
    Our Firm sponsored a legal writing contest on the topic of the disparity in medical bills for the uninsured vs. the insured. Here is the winning entry following the question. Question: Your client is a 25 year old female waitress without…
  • Mar 18

    Uber Car Accident Insurance

    Uber Car Accident Insurance
    A few weeks ago I wrote an article on the legal exposure that companies like Uber and Lyft might face for car accidents. One of the grey areas was when is an Uber X driver "under dispatch" and therefore when does the commercial policy apply…
  • Mar 15

    Causation and the Butterfly Effect; How Far Will the Law Stretch?

    Causation and the Butterfly Effect; How Far Will the Law Stretch?
    I had a friend ask the other day about a tragic case involving a person who was badly hurt in a car accident. The plaintiff some months later overdosed on their medication that had been prescribed for the injury. The lawyer wanted to know if…
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Krebs Law Firm Blog

Krebs Law Firm Blog

Provides information to injury victims in Southwest Missouri. By Jason Krebs.

http://www.krebslawoffice.com/blog/
  • Apr 16

    Improve my Missouri Disability case chance

    Improve my Missouri Disability case chance
    Some common questions from claimants are about “what can I  do to improve my Missouri disability case chances ?” As I have written previously medical evidence is the number one thing you can do to improve your Missouri…
  • Apr 16

    Missouri Workers Compensation retaliatory discharge

    Missouri Workers Compensation retaliatory discharge
    An important decision came down from the Missouri Supreme Court yesterday that vastly improved the rights of injured workers to make a Missouri Workers Compensation retaliatory discharge claim. An injured worker no longer has to show…
  • Apr 10

    Who will try your Springfield Missouri Disability case?

    Who will try your Springfield Missouri Disability case?
    Twice this week at the Springfield Missouri Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) I have seen people who do not know who will try their Springfield Missouri Disability case.  Ive seen some of the mega firm lawyers call the…
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Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By Breakstone, White & Gluck.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.com/
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Boston Personal Injury Lawyers…

Boston Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers Massachusetts personal injury law on animal attacks, car accidents, premises liability and slip and fall accidents. By Parker Scheer LLP.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
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New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

New Jersey Injury Attorney Blog

Covers auto accidents, dog bites and workers compensation. By Lependorf & Silverstein.

http://www.newjerseyinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Construction Workers Injured in New Jersey Parking Structure Collapse

    Construction Workers Injured in New Jersey Parking Structure Collapse
    Two construction workers were hospitalized after being injured by the partial collapse of a parking garage. According to a news report in The Republic, the construction accident occurred at New Jersey's William Paterson University in Wayne.…
  • Mar 26

    Gearing Up for Springtime in New Jersey

    Gearing Up for Springtime in New Jersey
    The calendar may say that the spring season has officially arrived, but the winter weather continues to hold out in New Jersey as snowstorms continue to pass overhead. Despite the chilly temperatures and seemingly inescapable snowfall, at…
  • Mar 20

    Five Tips to Avoid a Motorcycle Accident

    Five Tips to Avoid a Motorcycle Accident
    Riding a motorcycle in New Jersey can be risky due to dangerous roadway conditions and negligent drivers who may not pay attention to motorcyclists. It is important for all riders to protect themselves by practicing safe riding habits. For…
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Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers wrongful death, insurance, and accidents. By P. Charles Scholle, P.C.

http://www.atlantainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Distracted Driving Caused Cobb County Fatality

    Distracted Driving Caused Cobb County Fatality
    There is no doubt that distracted driving has become a dangerous practice among drivers throughout the country and within Georgia and the metro Atlanta area. Perhaps it is human nature to believe that we are above any tragedy that could occur…
  • Apr 11

    Teens Students' College Trip Ends in Bus Crash Tragedy

    Teens Students' College Trip Ends in Bus Crash Tragedy
    The Atlanta area has experienced its share of tragic accidents and their impact, including the heartbreaking accident that occurred two years ago in Florida in which several members of one Fulton County family were killed or injured. The loss…
  • Apr 6

    Dangerous Lane Changes Cause Tractor-Trailer to Roll

    Dangerous Lane Changes Cause Tractor-Trailer to Roll
    Late last month, a major accident occurred in Gwinnett County during the morning commute. As it happens, I was traveling nearby at the time and ended up behind the back-up and closures that resulted from this crash. This crash involved a…
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Orange County Injury Attorney Blog

Orange County Injury Attorney Blog

Covers car accidents, car safety tips and travel safety information. By Cohn & Swartzon, P.C.

http://www.orangecountyinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    The Perils of Semi-Truck Accidents: How To Determine Fault?

    The Perils of Semi-Truck Accidents: How To Determine Fault?
    While it may be hard to believe, around 170,000 individuals are injured every year in trucking accidents. Further, one eighth of all auto-related deaths involve large commercial freighters. So why don't you hear more about these commonplace…
  • Apr 9

    Pedestrian Saved by Placentia Good Samaritan

    Pedestrian Saved by Placentia Good Samaritan
    In a case of miraculous tragedy, a Good Samaritan saved a pedestrian from sure death late Saturday evening in Placentia. The pedestrian was clipped by a car at the intersection of Melrose and La Jolla streets and lay unconscious in the road…
  • Apr 7

    Another Hit-And-Run Bicycle Accident in Huntington Beach

    Another Hit-And-Run Bicycle Accident in Huntington Beach
    Orange County residents had to endue yet another horrific hit-and-run bicycle accident over the weekend. It seems there is no end in sight for such an alarming trend that is taking the lives of many innocent, unsuspecting individuals. The…
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South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida car accidents, premises liability, negligence and wrongful death law. By Alexis Izquierdo.

http://www.southflorida-injurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Crash Kills Two on Sawgrass Expressway

    Crash Kills Two on Sawgrass Expressway
    video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Kayla Mendoza crashed into another car while driving the wrong direction on the Sawgrass Expressway. Before the accident, Mendoza was at a bar and restaurant where she drank tequila…
  • Apr 14

    Child Killed Due to Car Crashing into Day Care Wall

    Child Killed Due to Car Crashing into Day Care Wall
    Last Wednesday, a girl was killed and 14 others were injured after a car smashed into a day care located in Orlando. The majority of the injured were children. The accident took place after a Toyota Solara convertible went out of control…
  • Mar 25

    Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act Signed Into Law

    Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act Signed Into Law
    Hurricane Isaac left its mark throughout the state of Florida causing damage to commercial and residential property. The damage, which includes flooding and physical destruction has resulted in a need for repairing, replacing, and restoring…
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Texas Injury Lawyer Blog

Texas Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas personal injury and wrongful death law. By Earl Drott, P.C.

http://www.texasinjurylawyer-blog.com/
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Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation law in Georgia. By Nathaniel F. Hansford, LLC.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Motel Worker Claims Retaliatory Termination After Filing Workers' Compensation

    Motel Worker Claims Retaliatory Termination After Filing Workers' Compensation
    In Charleston, West Virginia, a motel worker claims he was fired in retaliation for filing for workers' compensation after being injured at work. The worker was assaulted at the motel by another employee. He filed a lawsuit after being…
  • Apr 1

    Workers Injured at Natural Gas Processing Plant

    Workers Injured at Natural Gas Processing Plant
    Five workers were injured on March 31 when an explosion shook a natural gas processing plant in the state of Washington. This blast "sparked a fire and punctured one of the facility's two giant storage tanks for liquefied natural gas." …
  • Mar 18

    Workers Injured In Chemical Accident

    Workers Injured In Chemical Accident
    At a Ford parts facility in Brownstown Township in Michigan, an accident involving chemicals injured two workers. This happened "when chemicals were added to the waste water treatment of the e-coat process and was contained to a small area.…
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Tennessee Trial Lawyers Blog

Tennessee Trial Lawyers Blog

Covers trials and litigation and criminal, family and injury law. By Freeman & Fuson.

http://www.tennesseetriallawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Anchor Down: Tennessee Laws On Boating Under the Influence

    Anchor Down: Tennessee Laws On Boating Under the Influence
    With Summer right around the corner there's no doubt many of you will be looking to hit the waterways. With that in mind, it may be a good time to remind everyone of the drinking and boating laws in Tennessee. Boating under the Influence is…
  • Apr 9

    BOLO: Be On the Look Out: Tennessee Highway Patrol Kicks Off Campaign to Enforce Texting While Driving Law

    BOLO: Be On the Look Out: Tennessee Highway Patrol Kicks Off Campaign to Enforce Texting While Driving Law
    On April 3rd the Tennessee Highway Patrol announced a campaign that will take aim at distracted drivers. We have all seen these drivers, and we maybe ones ourselves. This campaign includes placing troopers and local law enforcement in SUVs…
  • Apr 8

    Being Convicted Of Domestic Assault In Tennessee Will Keep You From Owning A Gun

    Being Convicted Of Domestic Assault In Tennessee Will Keep You From Owning A Gun
    Did you know that if you plead guilty even to a misdemeanor domestic assault in Tennessee you will be prohibited from not only owning a gun or other firearm but you cannot be involved in the sale of guns, firearms, and even ammunition? …
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New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

New Jersey Injury Lawyers Blog

By The Rotolo Law Firm.

http://www.newjerseyinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 13

    Judge Denies Motion for Yet another Trial in Case of Carpenter Injured in Falling Elevator

    Judge Denies Motion for Yet another Trial in Case of Carpenter Injured in Falling Elevator
    A New Jersey Superior Court judge earlier this month denied a motion for yet another trial in the case of a Sussex County carpenter who was injured in a 2005 elevator mishap as he was leaving work for the day. (1) This would have been the…
  • Mar 31

    Dangers of Distracted Driving Highlighted Throughout April

    Dangers of Distracted Driving Highlighted Throughout April
    Tomorrow begins National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and law enforcement officials in Somerset County as well as other communities will step up efforts to ensure motorists keep their eyes on the road. (1) Distracted driving is defined…
  • Mar 17

    Two Recent Blasts Serve as Reminders to Take Precautions to Avoid Gas Explosion

    Two Recent Blasts Serve as Reminders to Take Precautions to Avoid Gas Explosion
    In the past two weeks, two major explosions occurred in New Jersey and neighboring New York City, resulting in lost lives, numerous injuries and devastating property damage. Both explosions are suspected to be the result of natural gas…
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