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Dangerous driving led to fatal auto accident spike in 2020
In 2020 in New Jersey and throughout the United States, people dealt with major changes because of the ongoing health crisis. Those changes went beyond altered work templates, children attending school from home, the need to adjust vacation plans and taking personal safety precautions. The roads were ...read more
Why are older people at higher risk for falls?
Property owners bear the responsibility for keeping a store, a workplace or even a home safe from hazards that can cause a person to fall. This is important because many older people have a greater likelihood of slipping and falling than younger individuals. In addition, older adults ...read more
2021 sees new traffic safety initiatives and proposed legislation
Car accidents are all-too-common in East Orange and across the nation. According to one report, annually over 35,000 people in the U.S. lose their lives in car crashes, and an additional three million are injured. And while traffic deaths may have declined nationwide in 2% in 2019 ...read more
What protections must landlords provide tenants?
You recently heard of a string of crimes taking place in your New Jersey neighborhood, and you worry about your security. What obligations must your landlord uphold regarding your safety? SFGATE breaks down measures that landlords owe their residents to keep them safe. Determine if your property owner ...read more
Steps to take after getting bitten by a dog
New Jersey ranks ninth in the country for the number of claims for dog bites. It has 699 claims annually, each costing about $48000. Dogs may be man’s best friends, which is why they account for 63% of the 67% of household pets in the country. Unfortunately, ...read more