Illegally parked truck on Turnpike involved in fatal accident

An illegally parked tractor-trailer on the New Jersey Turnpike became a serious road hazard for two people early Thursday morning. A 50-year-old man was driving a Lincoln Town car with a 41-year-old woman sleeping in the back seat just before 6:30a.m. in Camden County. Neither of the occupants in the town Car were New Jersey […]

Feds look to reduce medical errors in hospitals

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius last week announced a new federal initiative aimed at preventing medical errors and hospital acquired infections. Experts say that preventable medical errors result in 200,000 deaths each year across America and many more injuries. The Early Show on CBS recently recounted the tragic story of a family that […]

Safety issues arise surrounding keyless ignition in cars

According to Edmunds.com, an automotive information site launched in 1995, more than 150 2010 model year vehicles offer keyless ignition. Along with the growing trend in keyless ignition, cars are becoming quieter with smoother running engines as technology improves. The combination of quiet engines and keyless ignition is the potential for injury arising from the […]

Doctors Operate On Wrong Location Three Times In Two Months

Many medical malpractice cases arise from such mistakes as wrong site or wrong patient errors. The medical professional and hospitals have instituted certain procedures in an effort to curtail the instances of medical mistakes all across the country as well as in New Jersey. Surgical errors, however, continue to occur despite measures to reduce the […]

Sussex County Worker Injured At Construction Site

A 41-year-old Sussex County man suffered critical injuries on Wednesday during the delivery of lumber to a construction site at a senior citizen residential facility in Hackettstown. The construction accident occurred just before 11 in the morning. The injured worker was placing lumber under a pallet to allow a forklift to reach the delivery truck […]

Car Slams Into Popular New Jersey Nightspot, 1 Dead, 2 Injured

A 21-year-old Somers Point man reportedly was carrying too much speed through a narrow stretch of Route 9 last Thursday. The driver lost control of his car and crashed into multiple objects along the road before slamming into a popular Jersey Shore bar minutes before 1 a.m. The New Jersey car accident claimed the life […]

Wall Collapses During Construction, Kills One Injures Three

A wall collapsed at a Queens construction site Monday morning killing one worker and injuring three others. The New York construction accident occurred around 9:30 a.m. Workers were building a 65-foot-wide wall when it suddenly collapsed. A 26-year-old worker went into cardiac arrest after the wall caved in. The worker was pronounced dead while en […]

Worker Killed Clearing Snow At New Jersey Towing Company

A 47-year-old Brunswick man died last week while clearing snow from trucks at a New Jersey towing company. The worker died as a result of injuries sustained in an accident that occurred around 7 o’clock in the morning. The worker reportedly was crushed between a flatbed truck and a large toolbox in the tragic New […]

Distracted Driving: LaHood To Seek Help From Car Companies

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood remains very outspoken when it comes to distracted driving. The head of the transportation department has called on individual states and citizens alike in his efforts to increase awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. Secretary LaHood is now going to the car manufacturers to plead his case. New Jersey car […]