The holiday season is synonymous with great sales as retailers try to entice shoppers to their stores. However, crowded malls and box stores also create safety risk, especially on Black Friday. In the event that you or a loved one is injured while shopping, it is important to understand that the retailer may be liable for the unfortunate event.
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Winter is approaching, which means cold temperatures, snow, sleet, ice, and an unfortunate increase in the number of slip and fall accidents. According to New Jersey premise liability laws, a property owner and manager have an obligation to maintain and keep the property safe in order to reduce the risk of slip and fall accidents. This may lead to multiple parties being responsible for any injuries that occur on or near the property.
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USA TODAY recently reported that the Veterans Affairs health system (VA) engaged in concealing dangerous medical errors and misconduct by its healthcare professionals and failed to report this information to the National Practitioner Databank (NPD), placing both Veterans and the public at risk of injury. In light of this report, it is important to be aware of your legal rights and remedies, if you or a loved one suffered injuries as a result of being treated at a VA hospital.
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), health care workers have the highest rate of non-fatal workplace injuries. A recent report has revealed that nurses have one of the most dangerous jobs because they face serious risks of injury. These risks include workplace violence from patients and a patient’s family members, injuries from maneuvering patients, and injuries sustained while drawing blood or administering injections.
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