Monthly Archives: July 2017

What You Need to Know About Pedestrian Car Accidents

Today, pedestrian car accidents happen most often when a driver is distracted or being careless. These crashes can result in severe injuries or fatalities. Medical care is always the top priority. Once the victim is in a stable condition, an experienced lawyer can help you find who’s at fault. Medical Care Following an Accident In every accident, medical care is an urgent first step. Any harm caused should be attended to and documented. Waiting to receive medical care for an injury can later be used against you by insurance companies. When it comes to insurance, New Jersey is a no-fault state. This means that the driver’s insurance will pay some or all of the pedestrian’s medical bills. So, regardless of insurance and payment concerns, all victims should seek medical help. Who is at Fault in a Pedestrian Accident? In most pedestrian accident cases, the driver is at fault and will…
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Is Carpal Tunnel Covered by Workers Comp?

In the state of New Jersey, all businesses, regardless of size, are required to have workers compensation coverage. Carpal tunnel syndrome, if caused by a work task, is no different from any other work-related injury—meaning it should be covered by workers comp. A number of things can lead to an employee having a repetitive stress injury (RSI) like carpal tunnel. RSI’s can be sustained at work while engaging in the same task repeatedly, over a long period of time. Some common tasks are typing, slicing and using cash registers, but it could be caused by any long-term repetitive motion that is required for work. What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? The carpal tunnel is a thin channel in the wrist where the median nerve passes. This nerve is responsible for most of the sensation and movement in a hand. When the median nerve is crushed or pinched, a person’s hand can…
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Are Your Children Receiving Adequate Supervision While You’re at Work?

Now that summer is here, it is important to make sure your children have adequate supervision while you’re away. Most parents still work full days during the summer. So, sometimes children will be left with a babysitter for up to eight hours. It will be comforting to know your child is safe and receiving the level of care they deserve. What Does Adequate Supervision Look Like? There are four main parts involved in determining adequate child supervision. Going over these with a new babysitter will help them be aware of how to best care for your children. If both you and the babysitter are on the same page as to what is required there will be fewer mistakes and confusion. Age: Most people will understand that a child in the first grade will need more assistance than a child in the sixth grade. However, reiterating this to someone with little…
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