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When Is a Dog Owner Responsible for Dog Bite Injuries?

When Is a Dog Owner Responsible for Dog Bite Injuries?

The old saying claims that dogs are man’s best friend, but many have justified concerns when they are near dogs they don’t know. Even dogs that are well-treated can be intensely loyal and protective toward others they deem part of their pack. This means they could respond aggressively to strangers. In situations when a dog has been poorly trained or mistreated, aggressive responses in dogs are often caused by fear. This can be triggered by anxiety that their food [...]

When Pursuing an Injury Claim, Be Careful What You Post to Facebook

When Pursuing an Injury Claim, Be Careful What You Post to Facebook

These days, the internet has effectively worked its way into nearly every aspect of our lives, most notably our social lives. People use social media in order to stay up to date with important events in the lives of their friends and loved ones, to share their thoughts and feelings, and for support during hard times. In the moments after an accident resulting in severe injury, may people will reach for their phone to post an update to their [...]

Talcum Powder Products can Lead to Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits

Talcum Powder Products can Lead to Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits

There has been a connection found between the use of talcum powder products on a women’s genital area and an increased risk of ovarian cancer. In the United States, there have been thousands of lawsuits filed against Johnson & Johnson. Plaintiffs are claiming that the defendants were aware of the increased risk of ovarian cancer resulting from talc-based products but still continued to promote and sell these products without providing adequate warning to consumers. If consumers would have known [...]

Can I Pursue a Hernia Mesh Injury Lawsuit?

Can I Pursue a Hernia Mesh Injury Lawsuit?

Each year, there are more than 100,000 hernia surgeries performed in the United States, and around 80% of these surgeries now include the implantation of hernia mesh. In a majority of cases, hernia repair surgery is relatively uneventful, with most patients making a complete recovery after their procedures, but in other cases, the hernia is repaired using polypropylene mesh, which can potentially lead to severe health complications, like adhesions, small bowel obstructions, infections, erosion, or mesh rejection. When these [...]

Important Information on New Jersey Malpractice Laws You Need to Know

Important Information on New Jersey Malpractice Laws You Need to Know

If a doctor, hospital, or another medical professional provided treatment that resulted in injury, you could be able to recover lost compensation for your losses by filing a medical malpractice claim. However, the medical malpractice laws in New Jersey are fairly complex and can be hard to understand for those unfamiliar with the law. The requirements for holding a medical provider liable for malpractice can seem overwhelming, and a medical malpractice lawyer in New Jersey can offer guidance, support, [...]

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Negligent Prenatal Care in New Jersey

The rewarding journey of pregnancy and childbirth is a tremendous joy that all women have a right to while receiving competent and reasonable medical care. Sadly, the negligent actions of a doctor or obstetrician during a woman’s pregnancy can lead to devastating consequences. While these cases are not the norm, negligent health care treatment may result in injury to the mother, her unborn baby, or both.  What Is Negligent Prenatal Care? Birth injuries resulting from medical malpractice usually happens during labor [...]

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Common Causes of New Jersey Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle crashes are some of the most devastating vehicular collisions that take place on American roadways. Motorcycles are not just smaller than passenger vehicles, but they lack the protective passenger cabins of motor vehicles. Without the metal casing between the rider and the road — not to mention the other vehicle — the only buffer from injury a rider has is the helmet or protective gear he or she wears. Helmets are known to save lives, but it’s no [...]

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Who’s Liable After a New Jersey Semi-Truck Accident?

When pursuing an injury claim after any kind of car crash, the question of who is at fault is usually the most important. Your lawyer can help you prove that another party was negligent in some way, resulting in you suffering injuries. Fault and liability become much more complex when you were injured in a crash involving a semi-truck. Many different parties and companies are involved in the operation, loading, maintenance, and management of these large vehicles. The more [...]

What Happens to Uber Passengers Who Need Medical Treatment?

What Happens to Uber Passengers Who Need Medical Treatment?

Uber provides a convenient service to many people, throughout New Jersey and the entire country. As an Uber passenger, you may wonder what happens if the driver is involved in a crash that requires you to seek medical treatment. Who would be liable for your medical costs? In crashes involving Uber, determining liability can be complicated, but the damages you suffered are very real and apparent. Here’s what you need to know.  Typical Causes of Uber Accidents in New Jersey Like [...]

South Brunswick, NJ - Woman Injured in Trucking Accident on US-1

Leading Causes of New Jersey Semi-Truck Collisions

In the aftermath of any severe car crash, one of the first things that will likely cross the minds of those involved in the accident is, “How did this happen?” This is even more relevant following a crash involving a commercial semi-truck, due to the severity of the injuries and the massive lawsuits that often come with it. The reasons for wanting this answer may very. Perhaps, the injured party and his or her lawyer wants to know whose [...]