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January 2015 Archives

An on-the-job accident can occur even during daily routine

Most New Jersey companies follow safety guidelines set out by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Unfortunately, even if employees are provided with the proper training and equipment to keep safe and all machines are kept in good working order, an on-the-job accident can still occur. This makes any investigation into a work-related fatality more of a challenge because there are no glaring deficiencies.

Police officer will not face charges in accident that killed boy

On Dec. 28, 2014, a police officer here in New Jersey was on his way to a call. At the same time, three boys ranging in age from nine to 12 were crossing the same street. The officer's patrol car ended up hitting and killing one of the boys. Recently, local prosecutors announced that he would not face criminal charges in connection with the accident.

New Jersey woman fatally injured in an auto accident

New Jersey residents may have noticed the plethora of news stories from here and around the country regarding car accidents in which one vehicle veered into oncoming traffic just before the crash. Adding to those stories is one about a woman fatally injured in an auto accident reportedly caused by a vehicle careening into her lane. Two other people were injured in the same crash.