Newark, NJ – Firefighter Injured in Fire on Frelinghuysen AveNew Jersey Legal News
Newark, NJ (July 8, 2020) – A fire was reported at Giordano Recycling in Newark on Monday, July 6. The blaze broke out on Frelinghuysen Avenue sometime around 6:45 p.m. All three floors the facility were reportedly on fire.
Firefighters were called to the scene, two of whom fell from the loading dock. Both of the firefighters were reportedly injured in the fall. One of the victims was transported to University Hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
New Jersey Fall Injuries
Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of non-fatal injuries requiring emergency medical treatment. Each year, an estimated 2.8 million fall injuries are treated in emergency departments across the United States. These accidents contribute to an average of 27,000 deaths annually.
Even in non-fatal accidents, the resulting injuries can be life-changing, causing victims to be saddled with expensive medical bills while being unable to return to work to cover the costs. Making sure you get the compensation that you need to make a full recovery after being injured in a New Jersey accident is critical.
Since 1965, Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC has provided reliable, result-driven legal services to New Jersey residents. New Jersey Personal injury law is broad, involving an array of different accidents, and each comes with its own unique rules and limitations. Contact our offices today at (201) 997- 0030 to discuss your case with a New Jersey personal injury lawyer.
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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts is to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.