As a New Jersey driver, you know that you face an ever-present risk of being involved in an auto accident. As FindLaw explains, should this risk turn into an actuality, there are several things you should do immediately after your accident.
If you are a New Jersey resident who was bitten by a dog, you undoubtedly are concerned about the possibility of the animal being rabid. If it was, you will need to undergo painful anti-rabies treatment.
Most New Jersey residents have had the experience of getting on a large tour bus and going somewhere with a group of people. Maybe you went on a trip like this when you were a child on a school field trip. Maybe you joined your church group for an outing. Or, maybe you simply enjoyed a tourist trip while you were on vacation.
If you are a New Jersey parent who has teenaged children, you should think twice before letting them have a party in your home where alcohol will be available. FindLaw explains that New Jersey has a social host liability law that holds you responsible if any of your teenager’s guests becomes drunk at the party and then causes an accident on his or her drive home.
Asbestos is a naturally-occurring mineral found in numerous products and materials with which New Jersey construction workers come into contact on a daily basis. As FindLaw explains, asbestos is known for its excellent insulating ability and resistance to fire and was extensively used in building projects through the 1970s. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that 1 million commercial and public buildings contain significant amounts of asbestos.
If you have a job in New Jersey, odds are, the job poses at least some degree of risk. While certain jobs, such as those held by, say, firefighters or construction workers, have clear, overt risks involved, others, such as those held by office workers, have risks that are less apparent. Today’s single-most prevalent work-related injury, however, is hearing loss, and it can affect workers across multiple industries. At Lieberman, Ryan & Forrest, L.L.C., we understand the many ways in which work-related hearing loss can impact your life, and we have helped many clients who suffered this type of injury seek recourse.