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October 11, 2016

What Will It Take for People to Stop Drinking and Driving?

What Will It Take for People to Stop Drinking and Driving?

Another fatal accident was reported over the weekend involving a drunk driver striking and killing a 21-year old man who was walking back to his college following a Saturday night out. According to a report by CBS New York, the driver was found to be at twice the legal limit following the fatal incident. The..

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October 6, 2016

Three Fatal New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accidents Overnight

Three Fatal New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accidents Overnight

New Jersey experienced three fatal motor vehicle accidents last night in separate incidents reported on their roadways. The details of each accident remain under investigation, but a report in the Brick, NJ Patch confirms that tow of the fatal accident occurred on the Garden State Parkway, while the other occurred on I-295. The Garden State..

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October 6, 2016

Clown Threats Raise Issues Concerning the Security of Premises

Clown Threats Raise Issues Concerning the Security of Premises

It has been widely reported that people dressing up as clowns have been seen in increasing numbers across the United States. Some of these clowns are now behaving in threatening manners which can and will force owners of public places to be vigilant and could result in them being found negligent for improper security should..

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October 5, 2016

NTSB Believes NJ Transit Train Was Speeding When It Crashed into Hoboken Terminal

NTSB Believes NJ Transit Train Was Speeding When It Crashed into Hoboken Terminal

In direct contradiction to the train engineer who believed the train was traveling at 10mph at the time of the crash, investigators from the National Transportation Safety Bureau(NTSB) believe the train was traveling 20-30mph, which is well in excess of the posted 10mph speed limit. In a report by the Gothamist, The engineer’s claim will..

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September 30, 2016

Answers Coming in New Jersey Transit Train Crash as Event Data Recorder Is Recovered

Answers Coming in New Jersey Transit Train Crash as Event Data Recorder Is Recovered

An Event Data Recorder is a device used in various vehicles which is designed to record information related to crashes and accidents. They are automatically triggered through electronic sensors when a problem is detected such as a sudden deceleration. Analysis of an Event Date Recorder is useful as they often provide critical information about what..

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September 19, 2016

Codeine in Cough Syrup Presents Risk of Death and Should Not Be Prescribed to Children

Codeine in Cough Syrup Presents Risk of Death and Should Not Be Prescribed to Children

Codeine has long been included as a cough suppressant in cough syrup. Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics has urged doctors to stop prescribing medications which contain codeine to children under the age of 18. Codeine is converted into morphine by the liver and has resulted in life-threatening or fatal breathing reactions. The AAP report,..

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September 16, 2016

Architect Killed in Fall from Mid-Town Manhattan Skyscraper Under Construction

Architect Killed in Fall from Mid-Town Manhattan Skyscraper Under Construction

A tragedy occurred on Thursday afternoon when a 52-year old architect from New Jersey fell to his death from a skyscraper under construction in Mid-town Manhattan. According to a report by the New York Daily News, the victim, fell to the ground from the 42nd floor of the 46-floor skyscraper near W. 53rd St. and..

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September 16, 2016

14 Social Media Do’s and Don’ts: A Guide for Personal Injury Plaintiffs

14 Social Media Do's and Don'ts: A Guide for Personal Injury Plaintiffs

14 Social Media Do’s and Don’ts: A Guide for Personal Injury Plaintiffs If you have recently become a plaintiff in a personal injury case please print these words out and read them everyday: “ANYTHING you say online can and WILL be used against you.” As the popularity of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media channels..

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September 14, 2016

Department of Labor Finds Crane Operator to Blame in Deadly TriBeCa Crane Collapse

Department of Labor Finds Crane Operator to Blame in Deadly TriBeCa Crane Collapse

The deadly TriBeCa crane collapse which occurred in February was initially blamed on high winds. However, in a report by ABC Eyewitness News, it has been revealed that the United States Department of Labor (OSHA) has determined that it was operator error which caused this terrible incident. Specifically, the crane operator, in a rush to..

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September 8, 2016

Fatal Car Accident in Suffern Results in the Death of 17-Year Old Yeshiva Student

Fatal Car Accident in Suffern Results in the Death of 17-Year Old Yeshiva Student

A group of Yeshiva students were standing outside their dormitory last night when on off-duty police officer plowed into them after side-swiping another vehicle. In a report by CBS New York, a vehicle was turning into a driveway when the off-duty officer attempted to pass. Contact was made between the vehicles and the passing vehicle..

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