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Are You Eligible to File a Zantac Product Liability Lawsuit?

By Michael P. Burakoff |

The Food and Drug Administered required all prescription and over-the-counter ranitidine medications, including Zantac, to be withdrawn from the market over cancer concerns. The recall was enacted on April 1, 2020. If you have taken Zantac or other ranitidine drugs and was diagnosed with cancer, you may be eligible to file a product liability… Read More »

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Truck Accidents Are More Likely During the COVID-19 Pandemic Due to the Suspension of HOS Regulations

By Michael P. Burakoff |

As personal protective equipment, disinfectants, sanitizers, other medical products are flying off the shelves, and Americans are stocking up on food and supplies amid the coronavirus pandemic, the trucking industry has been facing a demand surge. As demand for some kinds of freight has spiked, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration temporarily suspended its… Read More »

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New Jersey Saw Fewer Car Accident Fatalities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Michael P. Burakoff |

While the coronavirus crisis and the resulting business closures and stay-at-home orders across the country have had a plethora of negative effects on the economy and society, there is one undeniably positive side to the pandemic: There have been fewer car crashes and fatalities on our roads. According to New Jersey’s State Police fatality… Read More »

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New Jersey State Officials Investigating COVID-19 Deaths at Nursing Homes

By Michael P. Burakoff |

More than half of New Jersey’s COVID-19 deaths are linked to nursing homes and long-term care facilities, which prompted state officials to investigate how these facilities handled the coronavirus outbreak. Coronavirus Fatalities at New Jersey’s Nursing Homes According to the Philly Voice, more than 500 facilities across New Jersey have come under scrutiny after… Read More »

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Can You Sue for Medical Malpractice Related to COVID-19 in New Jersey?

By Michael P. Burakoff |

With New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy declaring the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic “one of the greatest tragedies in our state’s history,” an increasing number of New Jerseyans are wondering about medical liability (medical malpractice) in cases related to COVID-19. While most doctors are doing everything they can to save lives and prevent the spread of… Read More »

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Your Guide to Unemployment Benefits in New Jersey During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Michael P. Burakoff |

A March 26 report by NorthJersey showed that a record number of people filed for unemployment insurance in New Jersey in the week that the government ordered “non-essential” businesses to close, and employers cut work hours for their workers to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease. If you are a New Jerseyan who… Read More »

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How the COVID-19 Pandemic Might Impact Your Personal Injury Case in New Jersey

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Most businesses, organizations, and institutions have closed or altered their working hours as a response to help curb the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Courts across New Jersey have closed or limited to essential functions and emergency operations. As a result of the “coronavirus shutdown” in New Jersey, many injured victims are wondering what… Read More »

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The PREP Act Provides Liability Immunity for Injuries Caused by Medical ‘Countermeasures’ Against COVID-19

By Michael P. Burakoff |

A few days after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency to combat the coronavirus pandemic, the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a Declaration revitalizing the PREP Act, which was originally enacted in 2005. What is the PREP Act? PREP stands for Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness. The… Read More »

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How Do New Jersey Courts Calculate Pain and Suffering Damages?

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Being injured in any accident – for instance, a truck crash, construction accident, or car collision – can cause pain and suffering. In fact, even minor injuries can lead to a great deal of emotional distress and mental anguish on top of physical pain. But how are pain and suffering damages calculated in New… Read More »

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How is Liability Determined in Morristown Pedestrian Accidents in New Jersey?

By Michael P. Burakoff |

New Jersey is officially the most densely populated state in the nation. Unsurprisingly, this fact alone contributes to the high number of pedestrian accidents and fatalities in New Jersey. Each year, more than 160 pedestrians die in vehicle crashes across the state, accounting for nearly 30% of all traffic deaths in New Jersey. Accidents… Read More »

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