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Loss of consortium: Your spouse's injuries can hurt you, too

Imagine your spouse suffered a debilitating injury after getting into a serious car accident. She's now unable to walk, and she'll be paralyzed for the rest of her life. In addition to the great compassion you feel for what she has to go through, you also need to think about yourself.

It's not at all selfish to consider the way your spouse's disability will also hurt you. New Jersey civil law courts will recognize that you have also been injured indirectly as a result of your spouse's injuries. Courts refer to this kind of injury generally as a "loss of consortium."

Popular Hummus Brand Sold Widely Recalled

The Bergen County product liability attorneys at Breslin and Breslin are reporting that brands of hummus sold at popular grocery stores and retailers, including Walmart, Giant Eagle and Stop & Shop, are being recalled for possible listeria.

Ava's Brand Recalls Cashews Over Listeria Concern

The North Jersey product liability attorneys at Breslin and Breslin are reporting that Hampton Farms is voluntarily recalling Ava's brand Organic Cashews Roasted & Salted 8 oz. tubs distributed in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut.

Golden Platter Foods Issues Recall Over Meat Containing Milk

The New Jersey product liability attorneys at Breslin and Breslin are reporting that a New Jersey company is recalling nearly 32,000 pounds of precooked meat products that might contain milk, which is not listed on the product labels.

Trader Joe's Recalls Ice Cream For Second Month In A Row

The New Jersey personal injury attorneys at Breslin and Breslin are reporting that, for the second month in a row, Trader Joe's has recalled a brand of its ice cream -- this time out of concerns that it may be contaminated with small pieces of metal. Again, if you or a loved one has been injured or made ill by a Trader Joe's product, you may be entitled to compensation. For more information, contact our trusted Bergen County lawyers at 201-342-4014 today.

Conagara Brands Recall Over 700K Pounds of Chef Boyardee

Chef Boyardee recallThe Bergen County product liability attorneys at Breslin and Breslin are reporting that Chef Boyardee's Mini Pasta Shells & Meatballs are among the products being recalled. If you or a loved one has become sick from a Chef Boyardee product, contact our trusted North Jersey lawyers at 201-342-4014 today.

Owner liability for dog bites in New Jersey

When it comes to dog attacks, getting bitten can come with serious health consequences. Dogs have been known to cause severe injuries -- even deadly injuries -- to children, adults and the elderly in the state of New Jersey.

It's due to the dangers associated with dog attacks that the state of New Jersey has enacted strict laws to protect its citizens from getting hurt by dogs. These laws apply to animal owners.

How can I avoid getting bitten by a dog?

Do you go on a run every morning and worry about getting bitten by a dog? New Jersey runners and bicyclists are especially at risk of dog attacks. Dogs love a moving target and if they think you're in their space, they could attack.

Although the owners of attacking dogs will likely be financially liable to pay for your medical care and other damages caused by their dogs, it's much preferable to avoid such an accident in the first place.

Once Again, Donald A. Caminiti Is Named To The Top 10 List

Breslin & Breslin, P.A., is proud to announce that for the sixth year in a row, attorney Donald A. Caminiti has been selected for inclusion in the New Jersey Super Lawyers' "Top 10" list. This is also the thirteenth year in a row that he has been named to the "Top 100" list.