Winter Weather Injuries

 Winter brings to mind snow-blanketed lawns, fireplaces blazing, snowball fights, and hot cocoa. But, for some people, it summons up the image of dangerously snowy roads and icy sidewalks. Unfortunately, a slip and fall in winter weather can cause serious injury.  Common Winter Weather Injuries The cold, snow, and ice make staying healthy and safe […]

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Wrongful Death

Wikipedia defines wrongful death as “a claim against a person who can be held liable for a death.” This claim is brought in a civil action, usually by close relatives, as enumerated by statute.  The death of a loved one is a difficult time, especially if it’s the result of someone else’s negligence. An unexpected […]

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Workplace Accidents

In the United States, workplace accidents are all too common. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in 2020 reported that private industry employers experienced  2.7 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses. Additionally, OSHA tracks fatalities that occur regularly in the workforce. In March of 2022, for example, Elias Avila-Romero (37) of Illinois was fatally […]

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Recovering Compensation After a Snow or Ice Accident in New Jersey

Snow or ice accidents, though oftentimes unpredictable and unpreventable, also frequently happen at the hands of negligent property owners. When they fail to shovel, salt, and remove all storm-related debris, accidents can occur. Additionally, when people leave icicles hanging to fall on an unsuspecting individual, or fail to ensure their railings are not covered in […]

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How to Recover Compensation After a New Jersey Restaurant Accident

Restaurants are hubs for good times with friends and family. However, restaurant employees spend long days continuously working, rarely even sitting. This is why they deserve their employer’s utmost respect. However, sometimes, employers fail to ensure their restaurant is in a safe condition for all, which, rather unsurprisingly, can cause serious accidents. If you are […]

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What is Premises Liability?

What Is Premises Liability? Premises liability refers to a legal precept that states property owners (and possibly others) can be liable for the accidents and injuries that occur on their property. Generally, this pertains to any incidents caused by a property owner’s failure to maintain the property or failure to warn visitors about known dangers […]

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  Dram Shop Laws

  [caption id="attachment_2461" align="alignleft" width="309"]  [/caption] The dictionary defines a dram shop as any establishment that serves alcoholic beverages. Traditionally, a dram is an 18th century measurement of a small unit of liquid. In New Jersey, Dram Shop Laws were enacted making it unlawful to sell alcohol to people “actually…

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  A Guide to the Trial Process

Criminal offenses, including federal, state, and misdemeanors, are subject to a high burden of proof. The burden of proof rests with the prosecutor, who must establish the defendant's guilt "beyond a reasonable doubt." This is an extremely high standard, but because it is so high, the defendant frequently has a…

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  Winter Weather Injuries

 Winter brings to mind snow-blanketed lawns, fireplaces blazing, snowball fights, and hot cocoa. But, for some people, it summons up the image of dangerously snowy roads and icy sidewalks. Unfortunately, a slip and fall in winter weather can cause serious injury.  Common Winter Weather Injuries The cold, snow, and ice…

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