November 2017 - Targan Pender & Strickland, P.C.

How Do Companies Fight Truck Accident Lawsuits?

Posted on September 25, 2019 by Targan Pender & Strickland, P.C.

Truck accidents often leave the worst injuries and damages for the victim of accidents on the road. It is not uncommon for defense attorneys in truck accident cases to try to blame victims for their injuries. Why do companies do this? This is done in an attempt to reduce potential damages that could go to victims, by placing responsibility in their hands. Therefore it is important to speak to our Atlantic City injury attorneys if you have been involved in a truck crash. Sadly, this occurred recently when Wal-Mart filed documents in a federal court in response to a lawsuit brought on by actor Tracy Morgan. Morgan was involved in a truck accident in Newark in 2014, when Kevin Roper struck the limousine he was riding in. Roper, who was working for Wal-Mart, was charged with death by auto and assault by auto charges in a state court. He reportedly…
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Should I Call an Atlantic City Slip and Fall Lawyer?

Posted on July 16, 2019 by Targan Pender & Strickland, P.C.
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Slipping and sustaining an injury can happen at work, at school, on the sidewalk, or in a hotel. Slip and fall injuries can range from minor to extremely serious. These serious injuries can lead to life-long debilitating problems to your head, back or neck. In New Jersey, slip and fall accidents are one of the most common reasons for personal injury lawsuits. According to the National Safety Council, 34,673 people died from slip and fall accidents at home and work during 2016. Workplace hazards were one of the main causes of fatal slip and fall accidents during that year, with a majority of the deaths occurring in the construction and manufacturing industries. An employee doesn’t have to fall from a tall height to suffer a fatal injury. In fact, the National Safety Council found that same-level falls killed 134 workers in 2016. Since slip and fall injuries are more common…
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Can I File a Lawsuit for a Slip and Fall Accident in New Jersey?

Posted on June 27, 2019 by Targan Pender & Strickland, P.C.
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Slip and fall accidents can leave survivors with catastrophic injuries. Brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and broken bones can seriously impact a person’s quality of life. Catastrophic injuries also keep accident survivors from being able to work, often permanently. In the worst-case scenario, a slip and fall accident victim can lose his or her life.  If you or a loved one suffered serious harm in a slip and fall accident, then you should know that it may be possible to seek compensation for your damages. New Jersey allows victims of negligence to file lawsuits to recover compensation. Depending on the circumstances, you may be able to file a premises liability lawsuit. Premises Liability in New Jersey Slip and fall claims fall under New Jersey premises liability law. This is where you file a lawsuit against a business or property owner for failing to remove or issue warnings about hazards. Businesses,…
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