Jury Orders NJ Company to Pay $700,000 to Injured State Trooper

Nov 23, 2015 | Personal Injury

After a four-day trial, a Philadelphia jury recently awarded $700,000 to a Pennsylvania State trooper who was injured when her vehicle was rear-ended by a van operated by a New Jersey company. Joanne Dragotta was...

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Hybrids and Electric Vehicles to be Noisier

Nov 20, 2015 | Personal Injury

One of the cool things about electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrids such as the Toyota Prius that have gas engines that shut off when not needed is how eerily quiet they are. The National Highway...

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Stores Not Individually Responsible for Communal Parking Lot

Nov 19, 2015 | Personal Injury

If you slip and fall in the parking lot of a shopping center, who is responsible? Just the landlord? Or do the individual stores have some responsibility? This question was recently reviewed by the New...

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Deer Season Dangerous For Drivers

Nov 18, 2015 | Personal Injury

The fall hunting season is clearly a dangerous time of year for deer, as hunters go after them with bows and rifles. It turns out, however, that drivers are as great a danger to deer...

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New Jersey Court Disallows Emotional Distress Damages for Seeing Pet Killed

Nov 16, 2015 | Personal Injury

Most dog owners would certainly feel a tremendous amount of “emotional distress” if they watched their dog suffer a horrible death, being mauled by another dog. The New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled that no...

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