Personal Injury

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School children running to bus stop in their neighborhoodWe put our children on school buses trusting their safety is prioritized above all else – above taking a wrong turn or running late. Unfortunately, our state learned in the cruelest way possible last spring that safety is not guaranteed.

RR crossing freight trainBound for New York, Amtrak No. 188 had nearly 240 passengers aboard when it derailed in Philadelphia, sending 200 to the hospital and killing 8 passengers. Survivors emerged from the scene bloodied and in shock, having been hurtled against walls, flying objects and each other as all seven cars flew off the tracks.

fallen treeTragedy struck last week when the life of 46-year-old Stacey Weathers was claimed in a freak accident.  The Tinton Falls woman was driving southbound on Route 34 in Colts Neck during a powerful nor’easter when a tree fell on her Mustang convertible, killing her.

young woman assisting elderly woman

A major change is coming to the way nursing homes and their residents negotiate contracts. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that all long-term care facilities that receive any compensation from Medicaid and/or Medicare will be barred from imposing mandatory, pre-dispute, binding arbitration clauses in residency contracts.

older man walkingFalls are the leading cause of injury and death among the elderly in the United States, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The report finds that an older American falls every second of every day, leading to thousands of injuries, emergency room visits and deaths every year.

elder woman with nurseA New Jersey nursing home is facing legal action after allegations that staff tied a patient to a wheelchair in an effort to restrain her.

The staff member that reported the incident has since been fired from the center and has now filed a claim against the nursing home and its parent company. A lawsuit may also be filed by members of the patient’s family.

personal injury In what has been described on one website as “one of the dirtiest plays you will ever see,” a Linden, New Jersey high school football player ripped the helmet off the head of a fallen opposing player from Immaculata and swung it at his forehead, hitting him.

ermergencyInjuries related to trampoline parks have increased dramatically, according to a new study from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

The results of the study, published in the August 2016 issue of Pediatric, shows a 10-fold increase in trampoline injuries between 2010 and 2014.

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