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- Safety Tips for Thanksgiving Travel
In 2015 alone, close to 42 million Americans packed up their cars and hit the road to visit family and friends for the Thanksgiving holiday.
- New Jersey’s No-Fault Insurance Laws for Car Accidents
New Jersey partially uses a no-fault insurance system. People who are involved in a car accident in New Jersey cannot always bring a personal injury lawsuit against an at-fault party. However, there are certain times when victims can still pursue a personal injury lawsuit.
- When Am I Responsible if My Dog Bites Someone in New Jersey?
Dog owners may be held liable for the injuries that their dog causes in a personal injury lawsuit. If a pet harms someone else, the pet owner may face significant consequences. Different New Jersey laws apply in different circumstances, so it is important for pet owners to understand these rules.
- Why Does Status Matter in a New Jersey Premises Liability Case?
New Jersey has a traditional common law approach to premises liability cases. The status of the person on the property has a significant impact on the case and dictates what legal duty the property owner owes him or her.
- A Deadly Bus Crash Can Prove Catastrophic
Because of the way bus seating is designed, passengers on buses have far less chance of being injured or killed than drivers and passengers in other vehicles involved. A research study by the National Transportation Safety Board revealed that in 2009 (last available data) about 5.7 people in other vehicles died in a bus accident for every bus passenger.
- Why Inadequate Trucking Regulations Fail Us All
There are two basic theories concerning regulation in business. The first one suggests that too much regulation kills business –that without the freedom to operate in the most pragmatic way, businesses cannot compete effectively in a free-market society. The alternate theory is that unregulated industries lead to uncontrollable economies, less worker safety and, ultimately, chaos.
- Malpractice suits alleging “improper bonuses” settled
Incentives are a great way to motivate individuals and push them to reach new heights and get better at a given task. Rewarding people for their efforts is a common practice that usually yields a positive result but that was not the case in two recent medical malpractice lawsuits against UPMC [University of Pittsburgh Medical Center].
- What To Do If You Have No Car Insurance and You Get Into an Accident in New York
If you don’t have required car insurance, you face possible legal penalties in an accident—even if it wasn’t your fault. Driving without required car insurance in New York is a criminal offense.
- Inadequate Road Signage Contributed to Accident – Can I Sue the City or State?
Road construction and deterioration often affects drivers to the point that a car crash occurs, and the damage may be significant or include bodily harm which requires medical treatment. When there is inadequate warning or signs to explain the construction or other road problems, the individual may have a case against local government agencies or companies tasked with resolving the matter.
- OSHA Cites Aluminum Manufacturer for History of Safety Violations
The New Jersey aluminum manufacturing company has been cited for over 50 safety violations since 2011.