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July 2014 Archives

Explosion at New Jersey pharmaceutical plant injures worker

Workers' compensation is a state-mandated initiative, which consists of payments made in accordance with the law to employees who have been injured or disabled while at work. Workers' compensation is not a federally funded program but rather is run by the individual states. Even so, each state does have workers' compensation laws, which are designed to protect the workers in that particular state.

Car claims life of New Jersey man then driver leaves the scene

Wrongful death is defined by any act of negligence which causes the death of a victim. The family members of such victims are entitled to claim compensation for wrongful death which has a lower standard of proof as compared to criminal proceedings for the same set of evidence. Recently, a 28-year-old New Jersey man met with an accident that proved to be fatal. The accident investigation for the fatal motor vehicle accident is still underway but the driver responsible for the injury left the scene of the crime, making this a case of hit and run.

Medical malpractice costs doctor fines and medical license

Medical malpractice or medical negligence by definition is any act or omission of the act by a medical practitioner digressing from the usual practice thereby resulting in any damages or injury to the patient. Medical malpractice lawsuits can be very complex, though, due to the need for medical expertise and the differences in laws between states. Laws relating to medical negligence have grown more stringent over time in many states, including New Jersey.

Driver charged in car accident that injured New Jersey policeman

Car accidents are one of the leading causes of road fatalities in the United States and one of the major causes of car accidents is distracted driving. Distracted driving may be due to texting and driving or drunk driving, which is popularly known as driving under the influence or driving while intoxicated. Most states in the country, including New Jersey, have imposed stringent rules regarding such cases.