What to do if You’re Hurt in an Uber Car Accident

As convenient as rideshares like Uber might be, they encourage inexperienced people to sign on as drivers – which is why you should know what to do if you’re hurt in an Uber car accident. When companies have unskilled and underinsured drivers serving as part-time taxis, many things can go wrong. Which is why when […]

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10 Common Causes of Car Accidents

10 Common Causes of Car Accidents   Avoiding common causes of car accidents is a must for any safe driver. Nearly 1.3 million people die in road crashes each year, on average 3,287 deaths a day. Every one of those collisions was unique; they involved various people, different circumstances and different outcomes. But most car […]

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Proving Fault in a Slip and Fall Accident

Proving Fault in a Slip and Fall Accident   The way for the property owner to be at fault is if they were too careless and because of their carelessness, unwittingly caused the accident that resulted in you being hurt. For example, if the floor was wet, and you fell after seeing the “Wet Floor” […]

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$2.5 Million in Product Liability Case against Yamaha Motors

Can you imagine going for a ride on a snowmobile, checking underneath to clear any problems just like most other snowmobilers do, and suddenly having an accident, resulting in your leg being severely injured, necessitating amputation?  This was what one plaintiff, Dennis Mohr (“Mohr”) had to go through in Mohr v. Yamaha Motor Company Ltd., […]

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Heroes or Saviors in a Manufactured Emergency?

Emergency primary angioplasty was performed on two patients, resulting in good outcomes, but leaving the question of whether they should have performed the emergency angioplasty at all.   Warren Hospital (“Warren”) appealed a final agency holding of the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (“Department”) which led to sanctions being imposed on the hospital […]

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Workers Compensation Carrier and Employers Not Entitled to Reimbursement on Workers Compensation Third Party Action

In Thomas v. City of East Orange, Docket No. 1-1468-10 (App. Div. 2011), the Appellate Division panel, Judges Reisner and LeWinn, affirmed the trial court’s ruling, holding an injured employee does not have to reimburse an employer or carrier for monies paid on a workers compensation claim when the third-party tortfeasor is a public entity.. […]

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