Vegetables Recall in New Jersey StoresApril 25, 2016

Some brands of frozen vegetables have been recalled from stores in New Jersey and elsewhere because of a serious, sometimes fatal contamination risk. According to the Food & Drug Administration (FDA), CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington is voluntarily recalling 15 frozen vegetable items that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism …

$18.85 Million for Fatal Construction Accident InjuryApril 1, 2016

Fatal Construction Accident Injury: A Morris County suit on behalf of a worker who died from injuries in a construction-site accident settled for $18.85 million. The plaintiff, then 23 was standing next to a forklift at a construction site, when a nearby backhoe reversed and its cab pivoted, crushing him between the two machines. He …

Open Heart Surgery Patient Dies From Rare InfectionNovember 12, 2015

“Another patient has died after contracting a fatal infection that has been identified at two Pennsylvania hospitals. PennLive.com reports a fifth person at WellSpan York Hospital has died after contracting nontuberculous mycobacterium, or NTM, after open heart surgery at the hospital. The infection is now linked to least seven deaths in the state. Two hospitals …

Cheerios Recall: General Mills recalls 1.8 million boxesOctober 8, 2015

The Food Safety News reports that the Food and Drug Administration has received “at least 125 complaints from people who say they developed gastrointestinal problems from September on after eating what they thought were gluten-free Cheerios.” The reports come amid General Mills Inc.’s recall of 1.8 million boxes of purportedly gluten-free cereal that contained wheat. Jim …

Judge rules against NFL in DeflategateSeptember 3, 2015

U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman wiped out New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension Thursday for the “Deflategate” controversy that the NFL claimed threatened football’s integrity. Tom Brady will be eligble to play in next Thursday’s home opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Berman’s ruling will not end the dispute as commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL have already …

Medical Malpractice in InfantsAugust 24, 2015

There is no greater tragedy than an infant who suffers because of medical malpractice. Injuries to young children are often more serious, and the future ramifications of negligence are harder to realize when a doctor or nurse fails to appreciate signs and symptoms a baby is having, be it an intestinal malrotation, neurological symptoms, effects …

Pain Relievers Heart Attack WarningJuly 14, 2015

FDA issues heart attack, stroke warning over pain relievers. The CBS Evening News reported on July 10, 2015, that the FDA issued a “warning about common pain relievers” like Advil, Motrin and Aleve. Officials claim that the drug, when “taken at least three times a week for more than three months, increased 41 percent” the …

Leading NJ Cases Involving PIP CoverageApril 23, 2015

Personal Injury Protection (PIP) benefits are contained in every motor vehicle liability insurance policy which pay for medical bills and related compensation. Every motor vehicle liability insurance policy issued in New Jersey is required to include PIP coverage to its insureds regardless of fault for the accident. Since the coverage is mandatory regardless of fault, …

Personal Injury Protection (PIP) in New JerseyApril 17, 2015

Personal Injury Protection (PIP) benefits are contained in every motor vehicle liability insurance policy which pay for medical bills and related compensation. Every motor vehicle liability insurance policy issued in New Jersey is required to include PIP coverage to its insureds regardless of fault for the accident. Since the coverage is mandatory regardless of fault, …