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How to Prove That Public Property is Dangerous

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Dangers exist everywhere. Whether you are in your home, on a neighbor’s property, at a grocery store, or on a government road, you could get injured by a dangerous condition. When this happens, this is considered a premises liability claim. These cases can be complex when public property is involved. A public entity may… Read More »

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Garbage Truck Crashes Into Toll Plaza

By Michael P. Burakoff |

A woman who hardly ever called in sick from work did so on the morning of April 12 and while her boss may not have been happy with her decision, it literally saved her life. When the toll collector from Jersey Shore woke up that morning, she had a strange feeling that something bad… Read More »

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Man Awarded $15 Million After Falling Through Condo’s Pool Stairs

By Michael P. Burakoff |

When working, supporting a business as a client, or otherwise being on someone else’s property, people have an expectation of safety. Not many people go to a place of business or a friend’s house and expect to suffer an accident and become disabled for life. Unfortunately, a pool maintenance man suffered this fate after… Read More »

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Child Suffers Burns at Daycare; Woman Arrested

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Children are fast and can get into trouble very easily. Young children can get into accidents and seriously injure themselves, especially if they are not properly supervised. This recently happened at a daycare in New Jersey. A boy was allegedly neglected and suffered serious burns. The woman in charge of his care was arrested…. Read More »

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Family of Man Killed at Timberlane Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

By Michael P. Burakoff |

There’s no doubt that certain jobs are more dangerous than others. However, many people suffer egregious harm and death due to their employer’s negligence. Sadly, this was the case in New Jersey in 2022. A 48-year-old man was working at Timberlane Services Inc. when a tank exploded and he was blown through a roof…. Read More »

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Motorcyclist Dies in Head-on Accident

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Motorcycles can be fun to ride, but riders need to be careful. One wrong move can easily lead to a catastrophe, such as a major injury or death. Sadly, this was recently the case in Fairfield Township. A motorcycle crossed the centerline and hit a minivan head on. The motorcycle rider died from his… Read More »

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Woman Seriously Injured in Train Accident

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Trains and subways transport millions of people on a daily basis. These modes of transportation are a godsend for those who do not drive or have a vehicle. However, you need to keep in mind that like any mode of transportation, trains and subways can be involved in serious accidents. Unfortunately, a woman was… Read More »

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Primary Home Insurer Ordered to Cover Dog Bite at Insured’s Second Home

By Michael P. Burakoff |

The topic of insurance and coverage can become a complicated issue, especially when an incident occurs at a person’s second home. But even if a homeowner has full coverage at both homes, insurance companies will still try to deny claims, resulting in lengthy and costly court battles. A lower court ordered a primary home… Read More »

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Bicyclist Killed in Crash With State Trooper

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Bicycles can be a great source of exercise, as long as they don’t crash. A collision with any object can cause serious injuries or even death. This is especially true if the cyclist is hit by a car. A man was killed after his bike was hit by a state trooper. The fatal accident… Read More »

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Workplace Fatalities Reach Near-Record High in New Jersey

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Many people claim that work is killing them. While you may dismiss this claim, accusing the person of exaggerating, you should really hear them out. That’s because their job could actually be the death of them, especially if they live in New Jersey. The Garden State is seeing an uptick in workplace fatalities. In… Read More »

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