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October 2013 Archives

NJ ice rink could face premises liability claim after gas leak

In New Jersey, an ice rink in Hamilton had to evacuate their premises on Saturday, Oct. 26. A premises liability claim could be brought against the owners of the ice rink. Officials reported that high levels of carbon monoxide leaked into the skating rink, causing the evacuation. Firefighters were called to the ice rink at 10:30 a.m., after several children appeared to become ill.

Personal injury by Conair: blow dryers recalled

Being injured, or having property damaged by a product you use -- manufactured by a company you trust -- is something that no New Jersey resident wants to go through. However, people often suffer a personal injury due to defective products. Although recalls occur daily, it does not make suffering an injury due to negligence any easier. A Conair hair dryer is up for recent speculation and recalls, after serious injuries and property damage have been claimed by consumers.

Harley-Davidson to see personal injury claims after bike recall?

Being injured by a product that should have been perfectly safe can be upsetting for any New Jersey resident. Personal injury caused by defective products happens all-too-often to unsuspecting individuals and can lead to medical and other expenses families can little afford. This is one reason that New Jersey law provides the opportunity for such victims to file personal injury claims in a civil court of law after being injured by such a dangerous product.

New Jersey premises liability case result of excessive force?

Premises liability cases can cover a variety of different types of accidents or situations. A recent case involving a young man and the local police has made New Jersey headlines and has many asking if the situation was handled properly. What started as a routine arrest has now turned into a potential lawsuit involving issues of premises liability and even police brutality.