The herbicide Roundup is commonly used on lawns and on farms in Burlington County and nationwide to kill weeds. However, not all are convinced that the weedkiller is safe. In an August 2019 lawsuit, a groundskeeper who was exposed to Roundup and subsequently suffered from cancer was awarded approximately $300 million in damages from Monsanto, the company that manufactures Roundup. And, in a more recent federal lawsuit, a jury determined that Roundup played a substantial role in the cancer of a 70-year-old man who had used the product for many years.
The largest auto recall in history has expanded yet again. In the latest development, Honda has recalled 1 million autos due to a defective part that was used in replacing faulty air bags.
Multi-tasking may be great in the workplace or at home but trying to multi-task while behind the wheel is a recipe for disaster. Motorists in Burlington County may think they can text while driving, eat or groom themselves while driving, or even converse with other passengers in the vehicle without compromising the safety of themselves and others. However, any of these actions can distract a driver, causing the driver to cause a car accident.
You may know that you are covered by workers’ compensation if you are injured on the job. But do you understand what benefits you are entitled to?
Throughout New Jersey and the United States in general, we are driving more SUVs than ever before. The cheap cost of gas, supposed safety features and roomy interiors have driven many to trade in cars for bigger sport utility vehicles.
A Mount Laurel woman is facing serious charges after a fatal crash. According to the Burlington County Times, Tameka Lawson was charged with first-degree vehicular homicide after a Nov. 12 crash.
Chicken is often touted as a healthy source of lean protein. In fact, 96 percent of Americans reportedly consume chicken, and over 50 percent of these people consume chicken several times weekly. However, many people in Burlington County may have noted that there have been numerous incidents as of late of chicken products being recalled. In fact, the Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) reports that there have been eight incidents in the first six weeks of 2019 in which a company voluntarily recalled their chicken products.