No matter what your field of work, you deserve fair treatment and care as you recover, especially if the injury leaves you unable to perform the job you held previously. Unfortunately, many workers do not know what their employer's obligations are to assist them with their recoveries.
As a New Jersey motorcyclist, you are 29 times more likely to die in a vehicle crash than a passenger car occupant. This is according to the New Jersey Department of Law & Public Safety, which adds that you are also five times more likely to be injured. There is an 83 percent chance that you will be injured if you crash.
New Jersey construction workers are at substantial risk of receiving a back injury and/or developing a musculoskeletal disorder. A recent study by the Center for Construction Research and Training found that back injuries in the construction industry are more prevalent than in all other industries combined. Not surprisingly, older workers and those who have been on the job for five years or more are most at risk. Overall, back injuries account for 40 percent of all construction injuries and result in over $46 million in lost wages each year.
Recalls regularly occur for various products to protect consumers from unforeseen dangers associated with the product. It is not uncommon for a certain make or model of vehicle to be recalled within months or years of the vehicles’ purchase, due to mistakes in manufacturing causing a dangerous situation involving the vehicle. A vehicle recall has the potential to affect not only New Jersey residents, but car owners across the country.
New Jersey residents who are attacked by dogs may suffer from more than just psychological scarring. Physical scars are also unfortunately common among sufferers like you. Due to the severity of dog attacks, you may even suffer from hypertrophic or keloid scarring.