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Playgrounds - Is Your Child at Risk of Injury?

Posted by Brian Wilton on August 9, 2016
Playing on a playground is an enjoyable activity for many children throughout the United States and many visit playgrounds on almost a daily basis. Playgrounds are not only good for recreation and entertainment but also for physical activity and socialization. Unfortunately, playgrounds also pose the risks of injuries [...]
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2 Signs that Your Slip and Fall was Caused by Negligence

Posted by Frank Wilton on August 4, 2016
Slip and falls accidents are among the most common cause of accidental injury in the United States, resulting in some 8.9 million emergency department visits each year. Like other preventable accidents in New Jersey, if you can establish that your slip and fall accident was caused by the negligence of a property owner [...]
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When Should You Call an Attorney after an Accident?

Posted by Brian Wilton on August 2, 2016
The days and weeks after a serious accident can be confusing and difficult to manage. If you are seriously hurt, you may be hospitalized, exhausted, in pain, anxious, and confused. As your condition improves and you start to consider the future, you may wonder whether or not you should call an attorney, and if so, [...]
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Can yo​u Sue after an Accident Caused by Poor Road Maintenance?

Posted by Frank Wilton on July 28, 2016
When you are involved in a car accident, it is natural to immediately assume that one of the drivers involved was to blame. However, some accidents occur through no fault of a driver. A driver can suddenly lose control of a vehicle due to outside forces, and one common cause is a dangerous condition on the roadway. [...]
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Beyond Cuts and Bruises: Dog Bites and Serious Infections

Posted by Brian Wilton on July 26, 2016
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that an estimated 4.5 people experience dog bites on an annual basis in the U.S. In many cases, dog bites can result in bruising, cuts, or other seemingly minor injuries. However, even dog bites that seem relatively minor can have serious complications that [...]
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Can I Afford a Personal Injury Attorney

Posted by Frank Wilton on July 21, 2016
After the initial shock of an accident begins to wear off, many people begin to worry about how they will be able to pay for the associated expenses. Accidents can cause a variety of financial losses – you may be looking at thousands of dollars in medical expenses, property damage, and may lose months of income. With [...]
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TBI: Common Result of Construction Site Accidents

Posted by Brian Wilton on July 19, 2016
Construction sites are often highly dangerous locations. These sites are inherently unstable as there are structures in various stages of development and completion. Construction sites often involve trenches, scaffolding, heavy machinery, and other dangerous circumstances that can result in injury to both construction [...]
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Cell Phone Use Puts Pedestrians at Risk

Posted by Frank Wilton on July 14, 2016
We have all heard of the risks of texting and driving, however, have you ever thought about the dangers of texting and walking? Many pedestrians these days ignore the possible risks of distracted walking and are constantly looking down at their phones to text, engage in social media, watch videos, play music, and many [...]
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Recognizing Negligence in a Semi-Truck Accident

Posted by Brian Wilton on July 12, 2016
According to statistics published by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), an estimated 110,000 people sustained injuries in commercial truck accidents in 2014 alone in the United States. In addition, just over 3,900 people tragically died in accidents involving large trucks or buses that same year. [...]
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Rear-End Accidents: Is the Rear Driver Always at Fault?

Posted by Frank Wilton on July 7, 2016
You may have heard that the driver of the rear vehicle in a rear-end accident is always at fault. While it is true that the rear driver is at fault in the vast majority of rear-end accidents, it certainly not the case that they are always at fault. In New Jersey, if you are seeking to recover compensation from a front [...]
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Playgrounds - Is Your Child at Risk of Injury?

Playing on a playground is an enjoyable activity for many children throughout the United States and many visit playgrounds on almost a daily basis. Playgrounds are not only good for recreation and entertainment but also for physical activity and socialization. Unfortunately, playgrounds also pose the risks of injuries... Read More »

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