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Blog Posts in April, 2016

  • “Never Events” in Medical Malpractice

    Women have gone in for hysterectomies and come out with holes in the bladder. Men have gone in for cyst removal and come out with a missing testicle. Patients of all ages are coming out of surgery with instruments like scalpels and needles still inside of them. Events like these are the scourge of the healthcare industry, and they are occurring at an alarming rate. Patients across the United ...
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  • Teen Crashes After Allegedly Playing with Snapchat Filter

    While social media popularity rises, so do the potential risks for drivers being distracted on the road. This may have been the case in the most recent accident when a teen was allegedly playing with the “speed” filter on Snapchat before a collision. According to reports, the teen girl and three of her friends were driving when the driver opened the Snapchat app. She was allegedly snapping photos ...
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  • Warmer Weather Signals Rise in Motorcycle Accidents

    With the arrival of spring, more New Jersey citizens are venturing outdoors. This includes more motorcyclists. April offers ideal weather to ride a motorbike. Unfortunately, because more motorcyclists are on the road, they are at a greater risk for accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asserts motorcyclists are 26 times more likely than car passengers to die in a motor ...
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  • Distracted Driving Statistics

    Distracted driving occurs when the driver takes their eyes off the road for any reason. Inattention to the road and the environment places the vehicle’s occupants, other drivers, and pedestrians at risk for serious injuries. Common types of distraction include texting, using an electronic device, eating, grooming, talking to passengers, adjusting radio, or talking to the passenger. In their recent ...
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  • 60 Minutes Reveals Many Insurance Companies Failed to Pay Benefits

    Major life insurance companies allegedly failed to pay death benefits to beneficiaries. Recent investigations led to 25 major companies agreeing to pay over $7.5 billion. A recent segment on 60 Minutes revealed that many insurance companies failed to pay beneficiaries the life insurance they were owed. According to reports, the insurers allegedly knew of their policyholder’s death, but failed to ...
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  • Attorney Todd Wachtel Participates in "Every 15 Minutes" Program

    On April 14, 2016, Todd Wachtel, Esq. , a partner of our Hillsborough office participated in the “Every 15 Minutes” program through the Hillsborough High School. This program is designed to educate high school seniors about the devastating effects of drunk driving, and reenacted all stages of a horrible accident caused by a drunk driver. The students, with help from the local community, reenacted ...
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  • Filing a Workers' Compensation Claim in New Jersey

    New Jersey law requires employers to obtain workers’ compensation insurance or obtain approval to be a self-insured provider. An employee must report any work-related injury to their employer, who must in turn, report it to their insurance company. A claim for Worker’s Compensation benefits must be filed within two years of the last date of authorized treatment (of it treatment was not provided by ...
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  • Dos and Don’ts After a Car Accident in New Jersey

    Car accidents can be traumatizing events. What you do in the minutes, hours, and days after the incident can affect the outcome of your case. Often, we see injured individuals accidentally sabotage their personal injury case. To help prevent you from doing the same, we have listed common dos and don’ts after an auto accident. Things to Do After a Car Accident The moments after a car accident can ...
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  • Dangerous Roadways to Avoid in New Jersey

    New Jersey’s beauty and appeal are undeniable, causing many tourists to travel to the small state. However, whether you are new to town or have lived here for decades, there are certain highways that you should drive on with caution. The New Jersey Department of Transportation estimates that, on average, there are 290,212 car accidents and 521 fatalities in a year. Many of these serious accidents ...
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