Personal Injury

Personal Injury Lawyers serving Englishtown, Newark, Jersey City, Monmouth & Middlesex Counties, and nearby areas of New Jersey

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Unfortunately, fatal motor vehicle accidents continue to occur at an alarming rate. According to preliminary statistics released by the National Safety Council, 40,100 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents in 2017 and another 4.57 million people required medical attention. The number of fatalities exceeded 40,000 in 2016 as well.

In New Jersey alone, there have been approximately 371 fatalities so far this year according to public information provided by the New Jersey State Police. The fatalities by county include:

Women deserve to enjoy the rewarding journey of pregnancy and childbirth while receiving competent, reasonable medical care. Unfortunately, the negligent actions of a physician or obstetrician during a woman’s pregnancy can have devastating consequences. While these cases can be rare, negligent medical treatment may cause harm to the mother, her unborn baby, or both.

There are many situations in which family members cannot adequately provide for the needs of their aging relatives. In these instances, many people make the difficult decision to entrust an assisted living facility or nursing home with their loved one’s wellbeing. These facilities are responsible for providing compassionate and professional care. Unfortunately, this is not always the case.

We created the infographic below to provide an overview of important nursing home abuse and neglect statistics.