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November 2015 Archives

New Jersey premises liability: Who's responsible for explosion?

Authorities in New Jersey are investigating the cause of a house explosion that occurred on Nov. 11. It has been reported that one person was killed and over a dozen people were injured in the incident. Investigators are now trying to determine who is responsible. Legal actions, such as premises liability and other claims, may be filed by the victims or surviving family members in an effort to seek compensation for their losses.

Lawsuits following a car accident can take time

After being involved in a car crash, a victim may wonder how long it will take before he or she will be able to achieve compensation for his or her losses. As these financial damages may be many, this is not an unreasonable thought. While, according to the laws of New Jersey, a car accident victim may be entitled to relief, there is not really a guarantee of payment or a set time-frame for how long it can take to receive compensation.

New Jersey truck accident: Unsecured cargo a public safety threat

Commercial haulers of all sizes are frequently seen on roads across New Jersey. The demand for consumer goods is relatively high right now -- thanks to improvements in the economy -- which has positively impacted the trucking industry as a whole. Unfortunately, with an increase in semis and other commercial vehicles comes concerns about public safety. A truck accident can occur for a number of reasons, one being that cargo has not been properly secured.