Recent news suggests a wrongful death claim may be filed by the daughter of late comedian Joan Rivers. Melissa Rivers has hired a law firm to investigate the clinic where her mother went into cardiac arrest.
The New Jersey truck accident lawyers at Breslin and Breslin are in full support of advocates seeking stronger New Jersey trucking fatigue rules.
It certainly wouldn't be inappropriate for executives at Toyota's world headquarters in Japan to affix a plaque with this statement at the main corporate entrance: The best of times, the worst of times.
Many readers undoubtedly remember all too well the fatal air crash of Colgan Air Flight 3407 in early February 2009, a flight departing from New Jersey and destined for Buffalo, New York.
We informed readers in a prior blog post (please see our October 23 entry) that we would keep them fully apprised of material developments unfolding regarding the nation's tragic meningitis outbreak that first surfaced last month.
For obvious and compelling reasons, national attention has focused acutely in recent weeks on the tragic meningitis outbreak across the country, which -- as of the date this post entry was written -- has taken the lives of 19 people and materially sickened about 250 others. Estimates are that as many as 14,000 patients in nearly half of all the states have been potentially exposed to fungal meningitis attributed to a contaminated steroid that was administered for back or neck pain through epidural injection.
It is the type of story that fills many families with concerns when they contemplate an upcoming move by an elderly family member to an assisted living facility, or as they think about a loved one who is already living in a nursing home or residential care unit.
The mother of a New Jersey boy who took his own life after enduring bullying and threats from schoolmates is reportedly suing his school district for wrongful death, claiming that district officials did not do enough to stop the bullying and protect her son.
The wife of a New Jersey construction worker who was killed when he was struck by lightning on the job has reportedly filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the construction companies that employed her husband. In her suit, the wife alleges that the companies' on-site safety personnel had failed to sufficiently monitor the weather conditions that ultimately caused her husband's death.