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April 2017 Archives

Man dies after being hit by New Jersey train

A man suffered fatal injuries when he was struck by a light rail train on April 21. The victim, who was struck while walking along an isolated section of the tracks in Jersey City, was likely trespassing at the time of the incident. Official reports have not yet revealed the man's age or identity.

Do you have a claim to compensation after a sidewalk accident?

A trip-and-fall accident is not only embarrassing, it can also cause serious and debilitating injuries. Unfortunately, many sidewalk accident victims never explore their legal options because they are unsure of what caused the incident or who may be liable for their injuries.

Man claims premises liability fall at store left him injured

Grocery stores can prove perilous if their floors are not properly cleaned or the premises properly maintained. Victims in New Jersey and other states can suffer serious injury, leading to premises liability suits, simply because they slip and fall on a wet floor in a store. One Midwestern man is seeking financial compensation from Save-A-Lot Food Stores, a popular nationwide retailer, because of just such a wet floor.

Dog bites not the only way animals cause personal injury

Do you think area dog owners should have increased liability when it comes to dog bite injuries? Some personal injury victims' advocates say that those who have suffered from dog bites deserve better protection in New Jersey's neighboring state of New York. So, what happens when man's best friend turns out to be a big nightmare? Let's find out.

Slip-and-fall work accident victims deserve compensation

What types of injuries do you typically associate with the manufacturing industry in New Jersey? Workers' compensation claims probably come down the pipeline for machine-related wounds - but the fact is that slips, trips and falls are also much more common than you might think. Employers are responsible for keeping their workers safe from the permanent disability that can result from a slip-and-fall accident - here is how they can make the workplace safer for their valued employees.