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January 2019 Archives

Are self-driving features really safe?

Anyone in New Jersey who has ever been in a vehicle accident, even a minor fender bender, is likely to be very concerned about safety features when shopping for a new car. Today's vehicle technology is advancing at a rapid rate and many new features are being added to vehicles that provide automated assistance to drivers. It is said that improving safety is the reason for these technologies, but one might wonder just how safe they really are.

Beware: Nursing homes often chemically restrain their patients

If you are one of the numerous New Jersey residents who had to make the painful decision to place your parent in a nursing home, you likely worry that (s)he may not be getting the care (s)he needs and deserves. Unfortunately, you may have more reason to worry than you are aware of.

How to choose a trustee or executor

More and more, people in New Jersey are starting to realize that a will or a trust are not just things that their parents or grandparents need to have in place. Estate planning really is important for all adults including those who are single and have no children. A good estate plan is not just about distributing assets when a person dies but may also include provisions for making health care decisions for a person and for managing their finances if they are not able to.

Understanding post-concussion syndrome

It may easy for those in Ocean County who have experienced head trauma and escaped only with a concussion to feel as though they dodged a bullet. In a certain context they have, considering that a concussion is considered to be only a mild traumatic brain injury from which recovery is entirely possible. Yet even something as seemingly mundane as a concussion can cause long-term deleterious effects. The amount of time it may take one to adequately deal with their concussion-related issues could be a determining factor in whether or not they seek compensation to help cover the costs associated with recovery. 

Universal Studios sued for not displaying warnings in Spanish

Wrongful death lawsuits filed in Ocean County typically cite the reckless actions of others as the reasons justifying litigation. Yet what about cases where inaction is viewed as negligence. Failing to help someone who is struggling may be an obvious example of inactions, yet many others are much more indirect. Cautionary elements like warnings signs that omit certain information may fall under this category, yet such a scenario prompts questions as to how far a property owner or attraction operator must go in managing the actions of its guests. 

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