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Woodbridge Boating Accident Injures 8, 2 Critical

A devastating boating accident in the Arthur Kill Channel left ten people injured, two critically, on August 13. Witnesses said they heard a loud crash and turned to see the boat crashed against rocks, with people strewn about the deck. It was a hard hit, witnesses said, leading the boat to stop instantly. Several of the victims were knocked unconscious, and one had to be taken away by medevac helicopter. All eight people were hospitalized following the incident. What Do I Do After a Boating Accident? Boating is a hobby many enjoy, but any time you go on the water, you are putting yourself at risk. Things like drowning, injuries from underwater objects, propeller injuries and more can all result when things don’t go the way they should. If you are injured on a boat, you can be eligible for damages if you can probe that someone’s negligence led to…
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Woman Hit by Flying Tire in NJ Turnpike Accident

A woman in Edison has been hospitalized after a freak NJ Turnpike accident in which she was struck by a tire. Gladys Duman was riding in the passenger seat of a car when a car on the New Jersey Turnpike lost one of its wheels. The tire bounced into Duman’s path and smashed through the windshield, causing serious injuries that left her comatose. Neither her husband nor the two boys riding in the back seat suffered injury. A family member of Duman’s spoke to reporters the following day. She said that Duman was doing much better, having come out of her coma and being upgraded to stable position. Liability When a Tire Causes Injury Rolling tire and wheel-off injuries can happen in a variety of ways. Under-inflation, for example, can cause a blowout that can lead to a tire breaking or coming loose. Treadburn mixed with friction can lead to…
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How Often Do NJ Transit Trains Crash?

In early July, a New Jersey Transit train derailed on its way into Pennsylvania Station in New York. The derailment led to more delays on NJ Transit and Amtrak tracks in a time where delays are already causing headaches for thousands of commuters daily. New Jersey Transit officials described the incident as a “slow speed derailment,” the cause of which was not immediately known. Fortunately, none of the 100 to 150 people on board were injured. But commuters overheard conductors saying that it will surely happen again. This incident occurred nearly three months after another New Jersey Transit train derailed at that station. The April 3 derailment was caused by a defect in the tracks. New Jersey Transit was aware of the defect but had underestimated how urgent it needed to be repaired. In response to that derailment, New Jersey Transit lowered the maximum speed for trains entering and leaving…
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