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PROTECT YOUR GUESTS OR BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE

The time of year is approaching where events and parties become more frequent. If you are planning a gathering, it is important to understand the legal responsibilities of being a host in order to avoid unnecessary trouble. Here are some things to be aware of:
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REMAIN CAUTIOUS WHILE SHOPPING

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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BE CAREFUL OF SLIP AND FALLS AS THE WINTER APPROACHES

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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MEDICAL MALPRACTICE IN THE VA – YOU HAVE RIGHTS!

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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NURSES HAVE ONE OF THE RISKIEST JOBS

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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