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The road to recovery for victims of traumatic brain injury can be long and arduous, rife with obstacles and uncertainty. The need for treatment and rehabilitation can create difficulties at home and in the workplace. But despite the long process of bouncing back from a traumatic brain injury, those with TBI should not lose hope. Here is the story of a New Jersey man who was struck by a truck and suffered serious injuries, but was able to come back a year later to pursue his passions as an athlete. The Story of David Musicant David Musicant is a New Jersey man with a serious love of sports. He has completed several marathons and Ironman competitions all over the world. Have you ever woken up at 3:30am to bike 80 miles and then spent a full day at work? David has, many times – it’s one of his training regimens….
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One man was killed and six other people were injured in a four-vehicle accident in Galloway Township on November 4 involving a tractor-trailer. According to authorities, the accident occurred around 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of Route 30 and Pomona Road when a tractor-trailer ran a red light and collided with two vehicles. The tractor-trailer then veered into the Route 30 eastbound lane and drove over another vehicle, which caused it to overturn and become wedged underneath the truck. The driver of the vehicle that became pinned was pronounced dead shortly after the accident at a local hospital. Six other people were injured in the four-car pileup and taken to local area hospitals. The intersection was closed for five hours while officials cleaned up the accident and conducted an investigation. At the time of this report, no charges have been filed and the accident remains under investigation. New Jersey highways…
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Teenagers get in more car accidents than any other age group, and this certainly not news. New Jersey took a step towards protecting all motorists on August 6, when the state legislature passed Kyleigh’s Law, which is part of a package proposed in 2009 that requires teen drivers to affix a small red decal on their license plates, identifying them as teenagers. The state Supreme Court upheld the law as constitutional by a 6-0 decision amidst controversy that the measure violates the federal Driver’s Privacy Protection Act. The law was named after a Morris County teenager who died in a 2006 crash. “Kyleigh’s Law helps protect teen drivers by ensuring that the rules of New Jersey’s graduated driver’s license are followed,” said New Jersey Assemblyman John Wisniewski (D-Middlesex). Car accidents involving teenagers are three times as likely to be fatal as accidents with older drivers. Drivers aged 16-19 are, per…
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