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December 2015 Archives

New Jersey work comp: 3 injured in auto accident

In New Jersey, two police officers and one truck driver were injured when their vehicles collided. This accident occurred just days before Christmas in Mendham. Authorities are still trying to determine what caused the crashed. As all three victims were on duty at the time of the collision, each may be entitled to work comp benefits which could certainly prove helpful during their recoveries.

Truck accident caused by medical-related issue

There are always those stories in the news, in New Jersey and elsewhere, about auto accidents caused by drivers who suffered medical-related issues. These problems can happen to anyone at anytime. As such, as a safety measure, those who drive for a living are generally required to have medical exams performed on a regular basis. A truck driver, for example, has to have one of these exams at least every two years. This is done in order to help avoid a truck accident.

Single-vehicle car crash leaves 1 dead and 2 injured

A single-vehicle accident on the Palisades Interstate Parkway caused the death of one individual and led to two others being injured. Authorities in New Jersey say that this car crash was the result of the driver losing control of the vehicle. The current conditions of those who survived are unknown.

1 injured after 18 wheeler hit minivan in New Jersey

One individual was transported to a medical facility after his car was hit by a truck. For reasons unknown, near the end of November, an 18 wheeler hit the back end of a van while traveling on the New Jersey Turnpike. A fire broke out shortly after the wreck. Thankfully both drivers were able to free themselves from their vehicles.

Joint damage is a very common work injury

In every field of employment, employees in New Jersey or elsewhere have the possibility of suffering work-related injuries. A work injury can be relatively minor in nature, but it can also be on the more extreme end, causing disability or even death. While there are many different types of injuries that can happen while on-the-job, damage to joints is considered to be one of the most common types of work injury.