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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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2 Injured In Six Flags Great Adventure Accident

By Michael P. Burakoff |

What was supposed to be a fun day at a New Jersey amusement park led to hospitalization for two people. A water ride accident at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson recently injured two riders. The incident occurred on the evening of June 13 on the Saw Mill Log Flume ride. One of the… Read More »

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Beware The July Effect: Medical Malpractice On The Rise

By Michael P. Burakoff |

July brings about Independence Day, long summer days, pool parties, barbecues, and medical malpractice. Yes, that’s right—medical errors tend to increase in July. It’s called the July Effect and it’s the time when doctors graduate from medical school and start their new residencies. On top of that, junior residents and interns move on. They… Read More »

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Pickup Truck Fatally Hits Bicyclist In Franklin Township

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Bicycles are a great form of transportation for getting exercise, but they’re not always safe. They’re smaller than other vehicles, and not all drivers know how to act around bicycles. Some are aggressive toward them, while others hit them for other reasons. Unfortunately, many bicycle accidents result in fatality. Sadly, this was recently the… Read More »

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Man’s Leg Amputated In Construction Accident

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Some workplaces, like construction sites, can be very dangerous—even deadly. Those who survive a construction accident often suffer from catastrophic injuries. This was the case for a New Jersey man who lost a leg in a workplace accident. The man was cleaning a cement truck when he fell inside and his leg got crushed…. Read More »

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