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June 2016 Archives

Despite safety standards, dangerous toys still slip through

With much attention being paid to the chemicals used in our day to day lives, many parents have wondered about the substances used in their children's toys. Toy safety overall is something that is featured in the news when there is a product recall or a report about potentially dangerous toys that could be in any parent's home or on the shelves of any store. For parents who believe their child may have been adversely affected by dangerous toys, it may be time to speak with a products liability attorney.

Relatives of NJ man shot by police settle wrongful death suit

A person's sudden death is always shocking and tragic. However, when such a loss is caused by the wrongdoing of another person, the tragedy of the entire situation is often compounded. When people in New Jersey think of wrongful death lawsuits, usually the following come to mind: fatal motor vehicle accidents, fatal medical errors, nursing home deaths and medical malpractice incidents. However, a wrongful death can also be caused by a person intending to seriously wound another, and the wound turns out to be fatal.

Are drowsy drivers really that dangerous?

Summertime means many things to many people, but for plenty of New Jersey residents it may mean it's time for a road trip. With the season's longer daylight hours drivers can avoid driving after sundown in many instances. Still, whether one is driving in broad daylight or in the middle of the night, drowsy drivers can pose a serious danger to everyone else on the road.

Media report highlights increasing product recalls

With today's technology, individuals in Camden County might expect that consumer products are safer than ever. While countless products are indeed much safer than they were in the past, product recalls show no signs of slowing down. A recent media report indicates that product recalls are actually rising across most product categories. An experienced products liability legal team may be able to help a consumer adversely affected by defective products.

A solid resource for Jersey and Philadelphia accident victims

Most people would probably agree that their employers generally follow the law and balance the interests of profit with the well-being of workers. However, for workers whose employers are the exceptions to the rule, a work-related illness or accident can be a life-altering experience. A skilled and experienced workers' compensation attorney can help a New Jersey work accident victim get back on their feet with the least amount of upheaval.

What if a New Jersey accident victim dies of unrelated causes?

The unexpected death of a family member in New Jersey might be caused by fatal medical errors, fatal motor vehicle accidents, fatal workplace accidents and so on. In any event, the death is likely to be quite shocking due to the accidental nature of the loss.