Injury Law Blog

  • Vaping Deaths Rise as Trump Administration Weighs Banning Flavors
    One day after the news that a Kansas woman became the sixth person in the United States to die from a severe pulmonary disease linked to vaping, the Trump Administration is considering banning all non-tobacco flavored vaping products from the market.  President Trump met with Health and Human
  • What is Wrongful Death?
    It is an unfortunate tragedy when bad decisions or poorly manufactured products cost someone their life. But what legal actions can be taken after someone dies as the result of someone else’s inaction? Wrongful death is defined as an unintended fatality caused by someone else’s negligence or
  • What To Look For When Hiring An Auto Product Defect Lawyer
    When you get into your vehicle, you don’t expect an auto defect to cause an accident. Often, these types of accidents are so severe that lead to lifelong injuries or fatalities. In the United States, there are thousands of individuals who sustain injuries caused by defective auto parts each year.
  • The Correlation Between Labor Day Weekend And Fatal Car Crashes
    The first Monday in September is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. During this holiday weekend, we honor the American Labor movement and pay tribute to workers in America. Many see this three-day weekend as the last chance to enjoy warm weather fun before the
  • Back to school for many parents and guardians means back to bumper to bumper annoyance in the school drop off and pick up line. School handbooks don’t typically come with the dos and don’ts for the school pick up line, but they may have a designated Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer Being a pedestrian on a busy city street a few years ago was dangerous enough, but now, with so much technology at everyone’s fingertips, walking on a roadway while using your phone or trying to cross a street with Read More
  • PrEP is meant to stop HIV from taking hold and spreading throughout your body. Truvada was officially the first drug for use in preventing HIV-negative people from getting HIV to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2012. Truvada is Read More
  • A recent study has identified significant risks for pregnant women using Ritalin or Concerta to manage attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). If you are pregnant and are using a methylphenidate-based drug to manage the disorder, you are Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer Childbirth is usually a joyous experience, one that brings lifetime memories for parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, and uncles, but sometimes childbirth goes terribly wrong. While some childbirth complications and Read More
  • For years, researchers have been studying a possible link between breast implants and the development of Breast-Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). While estimates of the risk have varied widely, in recent months, textured Read More
  • By Sandra Dalton, Staff Writer Implanon (etonogestrel implant) is a non-oral contraceptive that is implanted in the upper arm. While it is a convenient form of birth control that lasts three years without the need to take a daily pill or get Read More
  • By Lynn Fugaro, Staff Writer Good news for drivers in the Garden State: Two pieces of legislation to help injured motorists recover damages following car accidents were signed into law on August 15 by New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy. NJ Senator Read More
  • Children all over the country are heading back to school. Some students will be walking to school, others will catch a ride from mom, dad or grandma. But nearly 25 million U.S. students will take the bus to school. Luckily, school buses are one of Read More
  • By Sandra Dalton, Staff Writer Uloric (febuxostat) is used to treat gout. In February 2019, after reviewing the results of a safety study, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety announcement warning that Uloric increase the risk Read More
  • By Sandra Dalton, Staff Wrier A study by the Center for Environmental Health tested 12 families for glyphosate, the active ingredient in the popular weed killer Roundup. 11 of the 12 families tested positive. In 10 of the families tested, children Read More
  • As young children, we’re taught to respect our elders. So, when the car ahead of you is driving too slow in the fast lane, you might be tempted to throw an angry glance their way. That is until you realize it’s someone who looks like they could be Read More
  • It started with a morning cup of coffee and ended with a powerful corporation controlling the narrative. It’s the case that gave rise to attacks on personal injury attorneys. Further, it helped push a false narrative about frivolous lawsuits in Read More
  • Your morning commute is taking longer than usual. You’ve finished your first cup of joe while waiting in bumper to bumper traffic, but your highway exit is finally within sight. You put your blinker on to switch lanes, but suddenly a motorcycle zips Read More
  • A new study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has found significant links between sexual trauma and ongoing health problems in women. The study found that mid-life women who experienced sexual assault or harassment Read More