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Accidents Caused By Inadequate Training

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Many people start new jobs without adequate training. They get thrown into new positions without a solid knowledge of what they should be doing. This leads to low production and unhappy employees. Many employees don’t get sufficient safety training as well. This is a serious issue when workers get put into dangerous situations and… Read More »

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Flying Car Crashes Into Wendy’s

By Michael P. Burakoff |

When a person is eating outside of a fast food restaurant, they don’t usually expect to get hit by flying cars. However, this was recently the case in New Jersey, when a car accident occurred outside a Wendy’s in South Brunswick On the afternoon of August 16, a Toyota Corolla exited Route 130, near… Read More »

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Transit Bus Crash Kills 1, Injures 8

By Michael P. Burakoff |

We see buses every day in New Jersey. They can especially be found in city areas and on highways. We often take these buses for granted, but the truth is that they carry the same risks as other vehicles. They can also get into fatal bus crashes. Sadly, this was recently the case in… Read More »

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2 Fatal Car Accidents On Route 571

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Head-on car accidents are often deadly, as was recently the case in New Jersey. Two separate car accidents on Route 571 in Jackson have killed two people and a dog. The crashes occurred on the week of August 9. On the morning of August 9, 52-year-old Claudine Silvestri was heading west on Route 571,… Read More »

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Police Shoot Dog After It Attacks Woman

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Dog bites seem to be on the rise. Women and children are getting attacked by “man’s best friend” at high rates. It is not uncommon for people to get bitten while walking down the street and even in their own backyard. Police officers and animal control officials are taking note and doing what they… Read More »

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Seton Hall Basketball Player Sues For Failure To Diagnose

By Michael P. Burakoff |

When New Jersey residents think of failure to diagnose, they may think of a serious illness. However, these medical malpractice cases may also involve injuries that can threaten a person’s career and even the rest of their life. In July, Myles Powell, a former basketball star at Seton Hall University, sued the college for… Read More »

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Father Sues Son For Slip And Fall, Gets $1.5 Million Settlement

By Michael P. Burakoff |

If you suffered injuries after slipping and falling at your adult child’s house, would you sue them? A New Jersey father did, and it worked out well for him, as he received a settlement of $1.5 million. However, the most amazing part of this story is that the father’s accident was captured on video… Read More »

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2 Killed, 3 Injured In Multi-Vehicle Crash

By Michael P. Burakoff |

A car accident can cause a lot of damage, especially if multiple vehicles are involved. A multi-vehicle crash can cause serious injuries and even death. Sadly, this was recently the case in Linden. Three vehicles collided on Routes 1 and 9, killing two people and seriously injuring three others. The fatal accident occurred on… Read More »

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Characteristics Linked To Distracted Driving

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Safety should be a priority while driving, yet many drivers don’t always focus when behind the wheel. They are engaging in activities that take their hands, eyes, and focus off the act of driving. Distracted driving is a serious situation that kills more than 3,000 people every year. While any action not related to… Read More »

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Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation For Tennis Elbow?

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Working a 40-hour week can not only be stressful and tiring but also harmful to your health. The workplace is full of dangers, causing many injuries and medical conditions. Some of them develop over time, such as carpal tunnel syndrome and tennis elbow. You may not be as familiar with tennis elbow, but it’s… Read More »

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