Retailers make a tremendous amount of revenue each year during "Black Friday" when holiday shoppers come out in full. However, with the crowds of people showing up at shopping centers, the chances of an injury on or about the store premises greatly increase.
There were more than 50 people injured when the floor of an apartment building collapsed. Fortunately, no one was killed during the accident, but many individuals did suffer broken bones or sprains.
Recently, during a New Jersey apartment building fire, a 39-year old woman and her five children were forced to jump from the third floor to escape. The children were 6, 8, 9, 14 and 17-years old respectfully. Fortunately, a number of other individuals were down below to help catch the children as they leaped, and it appeared that the worst injuries to any family member involved broken toes for one of the teenage girls.
A woman from down south recently won a $13 million verdict concerning a series of mishaps that occurred while the woman was riding down in an elevator. Apparently, the woman experienced a series of falls in an elevator ride from the 23rd floor down to the basement.
A New Jersey apartment building is again the subject for a fire. Though no one was injured in this particular fire, firefighters had to do all they can to protect the residents safety and belongings.
Residents of two apartment buildings were forced to evacuate their premises after nearby building construction apparently compromised the structure of each of these buildings. Large cracks from top-to-bottom of the building were sufficient for the fire department to order everyone out.
A New Jersey apartment house fire took the lives of five people, including three children. It is believed that the fire began in a vacant building next to the apartment. The fire escalated very quickly, and it was also responsible for damage caused to four other buildings as well.
With another heat wave about to strike, New Jersey residents will be fleeing to swimming pools to escape the rising temperatures. Unfortunately, this often results in an increased chance of drowning occurring - especially for young children.
The New Jersey attorney general's office is investigating a demolition crew concerning the unlawful removal of asbestos from a closed hospital. The business was charged with a number of violations including the release and/or abandonment of toxic pollutants, and violation of the Asbestos Control and Licensing Act.
People in Rochelle Park would not expect a hospital to be a place where they could get hurt. However, a hospital in a nearby state proved to have unsafe conditions for hospital visitors.