Middlesex County and New Jersey Trial Lawyers BLOG

Why Did a NJ Woman Sue Dunkin’ Donuts?

According to myCentralJersey.com, a North Plainfield woman recently settled a lawsuit with Dunkin’ Donuts after she was injured falling in a parking lot, resulting in hot coffee spilling on her face and neck. The news source reported that the case was scheduled to go to a jury trial in September, prior to the $500,000 settlement. The woman fell when she was walking out of the restaurant to her car in 2012. She reportedly tripped on a dislodged curb stop, which caused her to tumble over and spill the hot items on herself. She suffered significant injuries to her face, neck, hands and knee, which required treatment at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick and the response of the Highland Park First Aid Squad. Some of her injuries allegedly required surgery. The woman filed the lawsuit against Dunkin’ Donuts, the operators of the franchise and the owners of the…
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Are Power Morcellators Safe?

Recently, NorthJersey.com had a frightening story about power morcellators, which are devices used during surgeries to cut through tissue in a minimally invasive way, and how they have been linked to cancer. One victim, the mother of a toddler, is battling for her life in a New York hospital due to an aggressive form of cancer that she believes spread after a power morcellator was used during her hysterectomy. The woman, 43, has filed a federal lawsuit in Newark, contending that the device should not have been used in her procedure. She says that before the operation took place, the government discouraged the use of power morcellators due to the risk of spreading undetected cancer cells in patients. “My sister’s prognosis is poor, and I do not know how much longer she can continue fighting this cancer that is attacking her body so fiercely,” a family member of the woman…
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How Were Four Workers Injured at a Newark Airport?

According to NBC New York, four workers were hurt recently at the Newark Liberty International Airport when a cargo hangar collapsed. The news outlet reported that the accident occurred around 2 p.m. on September 9. The hangar was being prepared for demolition when the incident occurred. Two of the four workers were allegedly seriously injured, but are expected to survive. All four were transported to area hospitals for treatment. Nine workers were inside the hangar when it collapsed. According to NBC New York, all of the people working at the site were accounted for following the accident. The building was acquired by the state Port Authority in 2005 for storage use, although no aircraft were inside the location when the incident occurred. The collapse remains under investigation. As of last week, it was unclear what caused the incident or what company employed the injured workers. Seeking Help after a New…
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