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What to expect when approved for workers' compensation benefits

You went to work at a New Jersey construction site just like any other day, but you certainly didn't go home the same way. You fell about three stories to the ground from a scaffold, and you were lucky to survive. You broke your leg, got a head injury and now you're recovering at home. The doctor says you won't be able to work for at least two months.

3 common slip-and-fall accident scenarios

If you're walking to work, shopping or visiting a neighbor's house, you could fall prey to a tragic slip-and-fall event. If the owner of the property failed to make the property reasonably safe for visitors, you might have a viable claim to pursue financial damages in court.

Motorcycle accident avoidance: Prevent left-turn crashes

The most common motorcycle accident happens like this: You're riding down the road on your bike and you have the right of way. However, a vehicle heading in the opposite direction doesn't see you. It makes a left turn across traffic and drives directly into your path.

Recent amusement park accident highlights dangers

Have you ever ridden a roller coaster ride and felt like the seat wasn't properly made, there was a problem with the seatbelt or a part may be malfunctioning? Many people have experienced this kind of situation. In most cases, riders escape unharmed, but this doesn't mean accidents don't happen.

Proving a slip-and-fall accident case isn't always easy

The modern world is full of hard surfaces, cement sidewalks, hard-tiled grocery store floors, metal and concrete staircases and more. When these surfaces get slippery, or when they're littered with something that could trip us, accidents are bound to happen.

Wrongful death: When a drunk driver injures or kills a family member

Imagine a drunk driver hits and kills your husband who was riding his motorcycle. You will be devastated to lose your beloved so suddenly, but the knowledge that the loss could have been avoided will be the worst pain of all.

Following a fatal pedestrian crash, police efforts are crucial

If your loved one was killed by a motorist while he or she was out walking, you would no doubt be in a state of extreme shock and emotional turmoil. Dealing with an unexpected death of a loved one is probably the hardest thing that anyone will ever have to do. On top of that, so many questions will remain after the pedestrian crash, as to who was at fault and how the incident took place.

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