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Multiple deaths linked to weight loss treatment

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Many people are drawn to surgical procedures and medical devices that promise to help people lose dramatic amounts of weight that they can’t otherwise seem to drop. One type of obesity treatment, balloons filled with saline and inserted in the stomach, has been linked to at least five deaths since last year. The treatment… Read More »

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Second inmate dies this summer in New Jersey jail

By Michael P. Burakoff |

A second inmate of a Hudson County jail has died in just over a month. The most recent victim was a 48-year-old woman who was serving a six-month DWI sentence. That’s the mandatory sentence for anyone convicted of a third DWI. The woman reportedly suffered a head injury in a fall from her bunk…. Read More »

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Side underride guards on trucks can decrease fatalities

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Crashes that involve cars and trucks generally end far worse for those in the smaller vehicle. Unfortunately, despite more stringent safety regulations, fatal crashes that involve large trucks are increasing rather than decreasing. One of the most dangerous scenarios is when a car ends up underneath a large tractor-trailer. Federal law mandates that large… Read More »

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What do you need to file a wrongful death suit?

By Michael P. Burakoff |

A person dying is a tragedy for his or her own sake and the sake of those who loved this individual. Depending upon the the circumstances of their deaths, there may be cause for legal action. If you have lost someone you care about, you may be considering filing a wrongful death suit. Before… Read More »

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What to do after losing a loved one in an accident

By Michael P. Burakoff |

If your loved one was killed in an accident, the loss can leave you so bereft and mired in grief that you don’t even know how to take the necessary steps to resolve urgent financial matters. Below are some tips for survivors in the days and weeks following their loved one’s death. Organize the… Read More »

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How big of a danger is workplace violence?

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Losing a loved one to workplace violence is horrific. Family members and loved ones will be thrust into a nightmare they can’t escape as they try to make sense of a senseless act that took the life of someone they held dear. Due to its negative impact on America’s workforce, some industries now recognize… Read More »

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Breed is rarely a factor in dog-related fatalities

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Suffering a dog bite that results in a fatality is certainly rare, but such instances do still occur. Conventional wisdom often accuses certain breeds of canines of being much more likely to attack and injure humans, but according to a recent study in the December 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Veterinary… Read More »

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Over 40 years of experience in wrongful death litigation

By Michael P. Burakoff |

At the Law Offices of Michael P. Burakoff, PA, we have been in the business of representing families in wrongful death lawsuits for over 40 years. We have handled so many cases and so many different legal scenarios, you would think that we have seen every kind of factual circumstance under the sun. Nevertheless,… Read More »

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Wrongful death: What is a pecuniary loss?

By Michael P. Burakoff |

In a successfully navigated wrongful death case, pecuniary injuries often make up part of the award. Pecuniary injuries refer to the difficult-to-value losses associated with loss of support, lost future inheritance, lost funeral expenses and lost medical costs. In most cases, the law provides that close family members can hold the party responsible for… Read More »

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Wrongful death crane trial begins anew

By Michael P. Burakoff |

Construction sites have all kinds of potential for accidents. There are heavy materials, sharp objects, workers high above the ground and areas where slipping could occur. Because of that, it is incumbent on those involved with a construction site to take every precaution possible. If they allegedly did not do so, and a workplace… Read More »

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