Losing a loved one suddenly is an extremely harrowing experience. If you are still reeling from a tragic death that was caused by an accident, there are a few things that you need to think about. Each of these is important enough on its own, but putting them together can help you to move forward with your life after such a derailing blow.
Wrongful death lawsuits are always a great burden and frustration for those who pursue them. It's baked into the premise of the situation -- someone you care about died because of the actions or negligence of another person or organization. You now face the task of fighting for "fair compensation" for the loss of the one you love.
The train nearly obliterated the station. One quick look at the video and it is obvious there is severe structural damage. With our close proximity to New York, we New Jerseyans have had our share of tragedy and disaster. But now Hoboken has been hit hard. Very hard.
If a loved one has been killed because of a negligent act, aside from a deep sense of grief, the sudden loss may leave you with sudden and severe changes to your financial status. As a result, you may have questions about whether there is any legal recourse that would address your losses. Fortunately, in New Jersey, you can potentially recoup many of your financial losses in a wrongful death lawsuit.
Injection of steroids has been making national news as of late because of a fungal meningitis outbreak. It is now believed that as many as five deaths have been tied to steroids that were all prepared by a single pharmacy.
A New Jersey Transit worker died while working with track equipment. The 44-year old man described as a track worker was reportedly from Bayonne, and he had worked with the New Jersey Transit Authority for 11 years.
A New Jersey utility worker was recently electrocuted while on the job when he came into contact with a downed power line that turned out to be live. The accident occurred in Monmouth County, and the worker in question was 20-years old.
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.
New Jersey employees must be protected from suffering a work accident involving injury or death while on the job. This is true even for those workers who are employed in dangerous industries such as construction.
Bayer AG, a drug manufacturer that sells its products in New Jersey and throughout the rest of the world, has now settled a series of products liability lawsuits concerning its birth control bills in the United States for more than $142 million. This averages out to something like $218,000 per case.