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

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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Is There an Increased Risk for Car Accidents During the Holiday Season?

Posted on December 14, 2018 by Targan Pender & Strickland, P.C.
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Your chances of getting into a car accident increase during certain periods of time during the day, the week, and the year. Driving during periods of heavy road congestion (rush hour), inclement weather, or late-night hours can result in a serious car accident. Drunk driving adds to these risks during the holidays. In fact, the holiday season is one of the most dangerous times of the year to drive. Why Do Car Accidents Increase During the Holiday Period? There are more people on the road traveling to visit family and friends for holiday celebrations. Holiday parties and gatherings also result in a sharp increase in drunk drivers. Fatalities resulting from accidents with alcohol-impaired drivers have become extremely predictable between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. More than 40 percent of the car accident fatalities on Christmas and New Year’s involved alcohol, according to the U.S. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and…
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