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Should I Call an Atlantic City Slip and Fall Lawyer?

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?

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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What Are the Most Common Injuries to Children During the Summer?

Summertime is full of pool parties, cookouts with family and friends, road trips and camping. As families and kids relax during these hot months, doctors and safety experts warn parents to be on high alert. Child injuries increase exponentially during the summer because of an increase in outdoor activities, some of which may be unsupervised. One in three pediatric deaths worldwide are caused by unintentional accidents. In order to avoid a deadly accident, parents should be aware of the five most common injury risks for children this summer. 5 Summer Injuries for Children Drowning. Thirty percent of all accidental deaths for children one to four years old are drownings, most in home swimming pools. Never leave your children unsupervised near open water, even if it’s your own pool. You could also install a fence around large pools to prevent unsupervised access, and you could also ensure that your children are…
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