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New Jersey Resident Dies in Military Training Accident – Can His Family Sue?

By Andrew R. Jacobs |

A tragic accident recently befell a young New Jersey resident during his training at West Point.  We generally accept that military service comes with inherent risks, but what if an injury or death is caused by the negligence of a government official outside of an active military setting?  Can the government be held liable? … Read More »

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OSHA’s Top Fines of 2019 include New Jersey Contractor

By Andrew R. Jacobs |

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has recently increased its enforcement efforts, as well as the fines it issues for violations of important safety regulations. The industry website Construction Dive recently reported on the largest fines issued by OSHA in the first quarter of 2019, and one repeated violator that made its way… Read More »

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Multi-Vehicle Pileup on Garden State Parkway Injures Multiple Adults & Children

By Andrew R. Jacobs |

At least nine people were hurt recently in a multiple-vehicle crash on the Garden State Parkway near Aberdeen Township.  Several of those hurt in the crash were children, and at least one man was in critical condition following the accident.  Continue reading for details about the crash, and contact a seasoned personal injury lawyer… Read More »

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Thousands of Non-Collision Fires Lead to Product Safety Probe of Kia and Hyundai

By Andrew R. Jacobs |

Traffic safety is a dangerous enough problem with a properly working car.  There are thousands of car accidents every day, many of which lead to serious injury or death, simply due to driver negligence or other hazards such as unsafe weather.  When automobile manufacturers release unsafe vehicles onto the public, they make matters even… Read More »

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Man Injured in Worksite Fall Wins $7.68 Million in Jury Award

By Andrew R. Jacobs |

A New Jersey construction worker who was hurt in an on-the-job fall has recently been awarded $7.68 million in damages by a jury. Learn about the man’s claim below, and speak with a seasoned New Jersey workplace injury lawyer if you’ve been hurt on the job. Worker suffers major injuries in fall The case,… Read More »

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Additional Risks to Construction Workers Posed by Winter Weather

By Andrew R. Jacobs |

Construction workers have one of the highest annual fatality rates among all workers in the US, and the risks that construction workers face on the job become even greater during winter months. Learn more below about the dangers that New Jersey construction workers face due to wintertime weather, and contact an experienced New Jersey… Read More »

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Local New Jersey Driver Seriously Injured by Construction Debris

By Andrew R. Jacobs |

A young man driving past a work site in Holland Township suffered a serious injury when a piece of metal flew through his vehicle’s window while he drove. Learn about the accident below, and contact an experienced personal injury lawyer if you’ve been hurt in a construction zone accident in New Jersey. Metal object… Read More »

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Crash Takes the Life of a Local Young Reporter

By Andrew R. Jacobs |

An early-morning accident along Route 10 in Randolph has resulted in the death of a 26-year-old woman who had recently begun working as a journalist for a local newspaper. Read about the crash and the dangerous stretch of highway where the crash occurred, below. Speak with an experienced New Jersey personal injury attorney if… Read More »

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New Jersey Woman Receives $10.6 Million Settlement after Accident Caused by Truck Tire

By Andrew R. Jacobs |

Accidents caused by roadway debris can be violent and devastating. When those hauling cargo or driving large trucks are careless or negligent in allowing debris to be left in the roadway, they can be held financially responsible for the medical expenses, lost wages, and property damage suffered by victims of the accident the debris… Read More »

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Backover Injuries a Common Source of Construction Site Injury

By Andrew R. Jacobs |

Construction sites come with many potential sources of injury. As with the general population, however, one of the biggest causes of fatal accidents among construction workers is motor vehicle accidents. Backover or backup injuries are among the most common types of accident on hectic job sites, but these accidents can often be prevented by… Read More »

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