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Types of Nursing Home Abuse

By Michael P. Burakoff |

People often send their loved ones to nursing homes when they can no longer care for themselves and family members cannot care for them either. Nursing homes are supposed to provide good care for their patients, but ironically, many provide substandard care. Many abuse and neglect patients, causing serious injuries and even death. Nursing… Read More »

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New Jersey’s Distracted Driving Laws

By Michael P. Burakoff |

With smartphones being so ubiquitous nowadays, people use them all the time—even while they’re driving. You probably see drivers on their phones on a daily basis. While texting, emailing and searching the internet isn’t so dangerous when a person is sitting at home, it can have deadly results when done while driving. Phone use… Read More »

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Understanding Spinal Cord Injuries

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Catastrophic injuries can happen at any moment. A car crash, fall, sports injury or an assault can cause serious harm such as spinal cord injuries. Every year, approximately 11,000 people suffer from a spinal cord injury. Most spinal cord injuries occur among young people between the ages of 16 and 30 years old. Most… Read More »

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New Jersey Electrician Suing for $10 Million for Workplace Injuries

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Injuries in the workplace can range from minor to severe. If a person survives, they may experience lifelong injuries, such as burns, amputations and other disabilities. This was the case for a New Jersey man. The 34-year-old man was severely injured in a workplace accident in May 2019, causing severe burns and amputations. He… Read More »

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Family of NJ Principal Awarded $5.5 Million in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Many people are kind and want to help others. Some people even risk their own lives. Unfortunately, their selfless acts often cause them to suffer serious injuries or even death. Sadly, this was the case for a New Jersey principal who died in April 2019 while donating bone marrow to a teenager in France… Read More »

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Mushrooms Cause Salmonella Outbreak in 12 States

By Michael P. Burakoff |

As consumers, we tend to automatically assume that the food we buy in stores is safe for human consumption. While this is true for the most part, sometimes food can carry bacteria, which can cause serious illnesses in humans. A mushroom is causing panic in 12 states, making 55 people ill so far and… Read More »

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NJ Construction Worker Killed in Jobsite Accident

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Unfortunately, accidents in the workplace can lead to serious injuries and even death. One of the most serious types of accidents are construction accidents. There are many elements involved in construction sites and they can be deadly. This was the case in New Jersey, when a worker died after getting hit by a beam…. Read More »

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Man Killed in Hit and Run Crash

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Many people use bicycles as their main form of transportation. While bicycles can be fun to ride and offer exercise, they can be dangerous. Many motorists do not look out for bicycles while driving on the roadways. They often hit them, causing serious injuries and even death. A bicycle accident can be even more… Read More »

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I Don’t Like My Cosmetic Surgery. Can I Sue for Medical Malpractice

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Many people are unhappy with their body, and the statistics back this up. In 2018, more than 1.8 million cosmetic surgical procedures were performed in the United States. The most common procedures were breast augmentation and liposuction. However, many people are not happy with the outcome of their cosmetic surgery. They may not think… Read More »

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Common Causes of School Bus Accidents

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Once COVID-19 deaths decrease, the schools in America will likely open back up. This can be exciting for many parents. However, some may worry about whether or not their children are getting to and from school safely. You can rest assured, though, that school buses are very sturdy and are actually the safest mode… Read More »

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