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April 2014 Archives

New Jersey car accident leaves 1 dead in a 5 car pileup

Road accidents happen almost every day in New Jersey, but they are never a matter to be taken lightly. A simple mistake on the part of one driver can have severe repercussions, and the busier the road, the higher the toll can be. Sometimes accidents are hard to avoid, if weather conditions are bad, the road is improperly maintained, or a distracted driver strays into your path. It is important to stay alert at all times when driving to have the best chance of staying safe and keeping others safe.

Catastrophic California accident a reminder of dangers of commercial carriers

New Jersey readers may have heard about the catastrophic accident out in California last week which resulted in the death of 10 people and the injury of others. The accident occurred when a FedEx truck, for unknown reasons, crossed over a median and crashed into a coach bus carrying numerous high school students who were set to visit a local university.

Post TitleLoud noise at work can lead to hearing loss, injury

A recent study at the National Public Health Institute of Quebec confirmed what many of us would assume to be the case: exposure to loud noise at work can be hazardous to workers. The study, which compared thousands of workplace injuries over a 20-year time period found that regular exposure to noise levels of 100 decibels at least doubled the possibility of injury in the workplace when compared to other workers.

County employee denied workers compensation over car accident

Earlier this week, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled against a woman who pressed for her right to receive workers compensation in connection with an accident in Morristown. The accident allegedly occurred while she was walking from a private parking garage to her office in the Morris County administration building. The car that hit her had run a red light and caused her serious injury.