Dogs are often referred to as man's best friend. When they are properly trained and cared for, this can certainly be true in New Jersey. Dogs are also very strong animals who can be excitable and dangerous if not properly restrained and in the control of their owners. An animal bite may result that can cause serious injury or illness.
A recent lawsuit against the Atlantic City Police Department has resulted in an out of court settlement. The claimant alleged that he was assaulted by the police and a K-9 unit as he was walking home from a casino. An internal affairs investigation of the officers found that the officers had not used excessive force and that the animal bite was warranted.
Amazon is one of the nation's largest retailers with a large number of warehouses that are used to fulfill the vast number of online orders that the retailer receives. The company claims that worker safety is a top priority in New Jersey and around the country, and yet incidents of worker injuries and deaths continue to plague the online retailer and could lead to cases of premises liability. Recent incidents include two deaths and a serious injury.
Keeping the power grid up and running in New Jersey is a critical task performed by dedicated employees. Working in an electrical power environment carries some risks. While employees may be aware of the risks, they also have a right to expect to be safe while on the job. Failure to adequately provide for safety may result in a premises liability case.
Pets can bring joy and love to a family home. However, they can also bring terror to an individual in the event of an unexpected attack. An animal bite can leave lasting impressions, physically, mentally and emotionally. Suffering from an injury caused by an animal can also cause an individual financial repercussion. One New Jersey man is still recovering physically and financially from a dog attack that disfigured his face last year.
There are few creatures in life that seem to engender mixed feelings as much as the family dog. While there are those who are devoted to these pets, those who have suffered a serious injury from an animal bite likely may have a fear of them that may last a lifetime. Victims in New Jersey see the highest treatment costs in the country.
Every year, across the country, millions of people are injured in animal attacks. Following an animal bite, infection is a big concern. New Jersey residents who have fallen victim to animal attacks, even if they first seem minor in nature, should seek medical attention if any signs of infection become present.
Bed bugs are nasty little creatures that seem impossible to get rid of after they have infested a room. Sadly, hotel bed bug infestations are pretty common in New Jersey and elsewhere. While their bites may be small, some individuals can suffer serious physical and psychological damages after coming in contact with these bugs. To anyone who finds him or herself in such a situation, premises liability claims may be filed against those believed responsible in an effort to seek compensation.
An elderly gentleman required hospitalization following a fire that left him with severe burns on his hands, head and face. The fire broke out at a New Jersey retirement home in the early evening of Nov. 26. The injured victim may be entitled to pursue premises liability and any other applicable legal claims in an effort to seek compensation for his losses.
For consumers in New Jersey and elsewhere, it is reasonable to expect that one will be safe from harm when visiting a business establishment. Unfortunately, things happen, and those injured are left to wonder: who is responsible? Recently, a woman in another state won her premises liability injury case against the giant retailer, Target. This is a case that may be interesting to others across the country who have been hurt on business property.