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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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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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Drunk Driving Victims – A Criminal Conviction Will Not Pay for Your Losses

Posted by Brian Wilton on July 5, 2016
Many people think about drunk driving as a criminal issue, and rightfully so. Individuals who are caught driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol face significant fines, probation, the loss of their license, and even jail time. If a drunk driver injures another person or damages property, he or she will face [...]
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4th of July – A Family Holiday that can Cause Serious Injuries

Posted by Frank Wilton on June 30, 2016
Independence Day celebrations are a tradition that millions of Americans look forward to each year. For many of us, the 4th of July means backyard barbecues with family and friends, food, drinks, and perhaps some fireworks. Unfortunately, there are many things about traditional 4th of July celebrations that can create [...]
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NJ Workers' Comp: What Kind of Benefits Can I Get?

Posted by Frank Wilton on June 2, 2016
In the state of New Jersey, workers' compensation courts have a set of complicated rules that determine exactly which types of benefits you can claim if you get hurt on the job.
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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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