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.
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.
In what might be a parent's worst nightmare, including New Jersey parents, a 3-year-old girl died after being administered sedation for oral surgery at a dentist's office on Oahu, Hawaii. The dentist whose office performed the sedation has been closed by that state.
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.
A southern New Jersey medical office claims to practice "rejuvenative" medicine, including cellulite reduction, skin tightening and plastic surgery, to name a few available treatments. Website photos of the center's owner, a physician, show him lifting weights. As picture perfect as it all seems, this beauty-enhancing center has an ugly steroid problem.
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 Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a New Jersey nursing home for violations after an investigation showed the home's laundry department was hiding its own "dirty laundry."
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.