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June 2014 Archives

Safety of New Jersey amusement parks are a cause for concern

Summer weather is perfect for having some fun outside, and many Newark residents are expected to flock to New Jersey's many amusement parks. A wide selection of rides and other fun-filled attractions can help a New Jersey resident beat the summer heat. However, the danger of sustaining an injury in amusement parks is real. According to research, despite being heavily regulated to maintain safety standards, amusement parks in New Jersey still have their share of accidents and injuries.

Driver charged in New Jersey Turnpike truck accident

A truck accident can occur for any number of reasons. It could happen because of drunk driving or distracted driving. It can also occur because a driver did not follow traffic laws. In those cases, a driver can easily be blamed, although a truck company can also be similarly liable. The recent truck accident that occurred on the New Jersey Turnpike which injured comedian Tracy Morgan illustrates not only the possible negligence of the truck driver, but also the possible negligence of the truck company.

New Jersey worker injured on the job, another killed

Construction work exposes an employee to daily risks. Being struck by a falling object, falling from a construction site, injuries from equipment and heavy machinery and illnesses from dangerous chemicals are possible hazards a worker can face. However, risk can be minimized, if an employer has the proper safety protocols in place, so a worker will not be injured on the job or lose a life.