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Food Contamination: Who Is Minding Our Food Providers?

Monthly Archives: January 2014

Food Contamination: Who Is Minding Our Food Providers?

One of the alarming aspects of the recent government shutdown was the feeling that no one was watching our food supply. Even with oversight in place, foodborne illnesses, also known as food poisoning, sicken one out of every six Americans each year, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Outbreaks and… Read More »

Alcohol at Sports Venues Can Spell Liability for Vendors

As any New Jersey personal injury attorney can tell you, spectators at sporting events assume an element of risk. If you attend a pro baseball game, for instance, you generally assume the inherent risk of being smacked with a foul ball. It probably says so right on the back of your ticket. But the recent… Read More »

Aftermath of Chemical Spill Continues in Paulsboro

Sometimes, personal injury affects one individual, and sometimes it can ravage an entire community. Federal Judge Robert Kugler recently ruled that residents and business owners in Paulsboro can proceed with civil liability suits against Conrail, Norfolk Southern and CSX Transportation regarding a derailment and toxic chemical spill last November. The complaints allege that on the… Read More »

Is Your Child’s School Prepared to Deal with Food Allergies?

Roughly 6 million American children have at least one food allergy. It’s a phenomenon that’s increasing at an alarming rate, showing a 50 percent rise between 1997 and 2011 and a three-fold increase between 1997 and 2008 in peanut allergies alone, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Childhood allergies can… Read More »

Sharing the Road with Motorcycles Requires Extra Precautions

As any motorcyclist can tell you, there’s nothing like the feeling of exhilaration and freedom as you zip along the road, not to mention the satisfaction of getting better gas mileage. And as any New Jersey personal injury lawyer can tell you, all that fun has a potentially disastrous flip side. Motorcycles are much more… Read More »