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|Municipality Found Not Liable for Fall on Boardwalk Based Upon Snow Removal Immunity|
Betsy G. Ramos; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
May 26, 2016, previously published on March 31, 2016Plaintiff Kimberly Walter was attending a fireworks display on New Year’s Eve when she slipped and fell on the Ocean City boardwalk. Although it had not snowed that day, it had snowed between 5 to 10 inches a few days earlier. City employees cleared a pathway on the boardwalk for the...
|How Your Social Media Presence Can Impact Your Personal Injury Claim|
Alanna Mar; Perley-Robertson Hill McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
May 12, 2016, previously published on April 19, 2016Almost 1.6 billion people are active every month on Facebook. Instagram has more than 400 million monthly active users. While many social media users may consider their activity inconsequential, social media posts can cause serious damage to your personal injury claim.
|Update: Exploding E-Cigarette Lawsuits|
Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos A Professional Corporation;
April 18, 2016, previously published on February 2, 2016A Florida man is suing the manufacturer of an e-cigarette, after an explosion caused by the product resulted in severe burns to his face, throat and lungs
|Accidents Happen When You Least Expect Them|
Suisman Shapiro Attorneys-at-Law;
March 24, 2016An unexpected injury can be frightening and disorienting, whether from an automobile accident, slip-and-fall, or a “freak” accident. It is helpful to know your rights, and consider in advance the important steps you should take in these situations.
|Are You Protected Against Underinsured Drivers?|
John A. Collins; Suisman Shapiro Attorneys-at-Law;
March 23, 2016, previously published on May 26, 2015In our personal injury practice we frequently deal with clients injured in automobile accidents. Frequently (and sadly), we often have to explain to severely injured people that their insurance may be inadequate to compensate them for their injuries. Thus, part of our initial client consultation is...
|Plaintiff's Case is a Few Berries Short of a Pie: Court Rejects Expansion of New Jersey's 'Mode-of-Operation' Rule|
Thomas R. Maeglin; Abrams, Gorelick, Friedman & Jacobson, LLP;
March 21, 2016, previously published on February 29, 2016A customer of a clothing store in a mall slips on a berry and falls. The store does not sell berries, there is no fruit in the area, and no one is seen eating in the vicinity. There is no evidence that the store had actual or constructive notice of the berry. Why should the store be liable for her...
|Tapping Into What Matters|
Anthony J. Murgatroyd; Murgatroyd Law Group;
March 16, 2016, previously published by New Jersey Association for Justices' In Brief publication on February 2016New Jersey Association for Justices' In Brief publication, Tapping Into What Matters
|Is My Case a Personal Injury or Worker’s Compensation Claim?|
Robert B. Keville; Suisman Shapiro Attorneys-at-Law;
March 15, 2016, previously published on March 2, 2016As an attorney who practices both Worker's Compensation and Personal Injury Law, I find that many people are confused as to if and where these systems overlap. Although there are many similarities between these two areas of law, there are a number of significant differences that make the...
|U.S. Traffic Fatalities Experience Surge in 2015|
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
February 22, 2016, previously published on February 19, 2016The National Safety Council (NSC), an organization that tracks traffic deaths in the United States, recently released statistics showing a surge in traffic deaths last year. The NSC’s data indicates 2015 experienced the largest percentage increase in highway fatalities in the last 50 years....
|5 Mistakes Even Good Drivers Make|
Wilshire Law Firm;
February 15, 2016, previously published by Wilshire Law Firm on February 15, 2016According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), car accidents happen in any part of the world every minute of the day. In the United States, each year approximately 43,000 people die due to traffic accidents and around 2.9 million people suffer minor to critical injuries.