A wrongful death lawsuit filed in connection with a 2011 accident in Burlington, New Jersey, has led to $2.55 million being awarded to the estate of a man who was fatally injured. According to court documents filed in the lawsuit and judgment, the car accident occurred on August 23, 2011, when the driver of an Infinity G37 lost control of the vehicle, ran off the road, overcorrected and then collided with a tractor-trailer driving in the opposing lane on Route 206 in Southampton in Burlington County.
Three people were injured when the driver of a luxury car became ill behind the wheel and plowed into a busy supermarket shortly before 2 p.m. one recent afternoon. The car accident took place at the front entrance of a Pathway supermarket in Irvington, about 20 miles west of Manhattan.
Hospital workers in Burlington, New Jersey, can be depended on to treat patients with injuries or illnesses, including those who suffered injuries at work. However, hospital employees are no different from any other average worker, because they also experience many serious workplace hazards.
The loss of a loved one is a difficult event to cope with, and is often a reality that many do not want to accept. This is especially true for those taken away too soon sue to a tragic accident.
As the holidays near, New Jersey residents are expected to take part in a number of celebrations. And these parties often involve the cheerful consumption of alcohol. However, the East Brunswick Police is advising residents to refrain from drinking if they have any plans to get behind the wheel.
The New Jersey Assembly is considering a new bill that would require drivers involved in a fatal motor vehicle accident to give a blood sample. If passed, police will be able to do away with establishing probable cause before asking a driver for a blood test.
In the blink of an eye, a car accident can occur in New Jersey that injures or kills innocent people. These situations are made all the more tragic when it is a child who dies.
A report released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has found that more people died in U.S. highway accidents in 2012 than in 2011. The NHTSA also found fatal alcohol-related accidents increased five percent, with most involving drivers with blood-alcohol content levels more than twice the legal limit. Additionally, the study found motorcyclist and semi-truck driver deaths also increased. While many of these numbers have risen since 2011, the data shows accident deaths are still the lowest they have been since 1950. Also, the study found New Jersey had the largest decline in alcohol-related fatal accidents.
Everyday throughout New Jersey, workers risk their own well-being to carry out their job requirements. Construction workers often find themselves at close proximity to moving vehicles, extreme heights, and heavy machinery. Safety precautions and regulations are often put in place to protect these workers, but sometimes lapses in maintaining a safe work environment lead to serious injuries. When this happens, an injured worker rightly expects to be taken care of, but he may need a lawyer to obtain the compensation he is entitled to receive.
No matter how safely a motorist drives, he or she can never be sure that other drivers are taking the same preventative precautions. Unfortunately, this means that motorists are often blindsided by a careless driver, and they are often seriously injured as a result. Because of this, car accident victims should be aware of the legal options available to help them regain their normal life.