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Preventing slips, trips and falls: It's in everybody's interest

Business owners have a legal obligation to keep their premises safe. This means that businesses, their managers and employees need to keep an eye out for slip-and-fall hazards at all times.

The moment a business owner or employee identifies a slipping or tripping risk, they must take care of the problem immediately. Alternatively, they must immediately place a hazard warning sign to alert property visitors to the danger so they can avoid it.

iPhone Cases Recalled After Reports of Burns

The New Jersey product liability attorneys at Breslin and Breslin are reporting that a brand of liquid glitter iPhone cases is being recalled after at least two dozen people were injured.

Volkswagen Recalls Nearly 300K Cars Over Stalling Issue

The Bergen County car accident attorneys at Breslin and Breslin are reporting that Volkswagen is recalling almost 281,000 CC and Passat sedans and wagons in the U.S. because the fuel pumps can fail and cause the cars to suddenly stall.

32000 Pounds of Mislabeled Sausage Recalled

The New Jersey product liability attorneys at Breslin and Breslin are reporting that a meat manufacturer has recalled 16 tons of fully-cooked chicken sausage, which was sold in New Jersey grocery stores and several other states, because of misbranding and undeclared allergens.

Anxiety Medication, Lorazepam Oral Concentrate, Recalled

The New Jersey product liability attorneys at Breslin and Breslin are reporting that a Bridgewater-based pharmaceutical company is voluntarily recalling anxiety medicine available to wholesalers nationwide.

Dog bite treatment advice

New Jersey parents have to be Jacks of all trades. In the evenings you become a math, English and science tutor. You're also a cook, a chauffeur, a fashion coordinator, a makeup artist, a psychologist and a best friend. There are also times when you need to be a doctor, like in the case of an injury or accident.

Let's take dog bites for instance. These injuries are rare, but when affected by a serious dog attack, you need to act fast to ensure your child is going to be okay.

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.