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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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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of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a Declaration revitalizing the PREP Act, which was originally enacted in 2005.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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Child Injury Claims Due To Third Party Negligence

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Child Injury Attorneys Morris County and Sussex County NJ Personal Injury Attorney Serving North Jersey Clients with Offices in Morristown and Newton NJ As parents, we do everything within our power to keep our children safe. Understanding that a child’s mind is dominated by curiosity and a hunger for adventure, every good parent will… Read More »

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Burn Injury may be serious whether suffered inside or outside the workplace

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Types and Treatment for Burn Injuries in Morris County, NJ Personal Injury Attorney Serving North Jersey Clients with Offices in Morristown and Newton NJ Burn injuries have many different causes and can occur at work or just in everyday life. One thing for sure is that they can be painful and very serious and… Read More »

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What Qualifies an Injury Lawsuit for a Large Punitive Award?

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Punitive Award Attorney Morris and Sussex County NJ Personal Injury Attorney Representing Clients across Denville, Newton, Parsippany, Dover, Rockaway, Hopatcong, Mt. Olive, Netcong, Morris County, and Sussex County In any personal injury case in New Jersey or across the United States punitive damages and whether should be awarded is always hotly debated. Cases with… Read More »

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Recognizing a Traumatic Brain Injury

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Untreated Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyers Morristown NJ Morris and Sussex County Personal Injury Lawyer serving clients suffering from TBI’s with offices in Morristown and Newton, NJ Despite all of our modern advances in medicine, the brain remains  mysterious and often a misunderstood organ. The effects of damage to this vital and delicate organ can… Read More »

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Why is my Employer Contesting my Workers’ Compensation Claim?

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Morris County Employer Contests Workers’ Compensation Claim If you have been involved in a work-related accident in the state of New Jersey, it is probable that you are aware of the process of workers’ compensation. Workers’ compensation is a kind of insurance taken out by employers in order to protect the business from financial… Read More »

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Outdoor Workers Increased Risk of Heatstroke

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Heatstroke for Morris and Sussex County Workers Due to Lack of Safety Precaution Workers’ Compensation and personal injury claims cost employers the loss of countless dollars, man hours and productivity. Hot days put outdoor workers at elevated risk of heat related problems like extreme sunburns and especially heatstroke. Without proper precautions and safety measures, people… Read More »

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