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Food Poisoning Injury Lawyers

If you have ever contracted food poisoning, you know it’s 1-2 days in hell. Not only are you possibly up in your arms over your decision to eat something, but you are confined to the bed and your toilet for however long you feel symptoms. These can range from nausea, vomiting, watery or bloody diarrhea, […]

Drug Abuse During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, people have felt the impact of fear, frustration, and isolation.[1] As the pandemic waned, people were slowly able to go outside without masks and forget social distancing, thanks to vaccines. Even so, the damage has already been done. As a way of dealing with stress, people resorted to […]

Wage Slavery is the New Slavery

On April 16, 1862, Abraham Lincoln signed the Compensation Emancipation Act, which freed over 3,000 enslaved persons in the District of Columbia. This was some 8 months before enslaved persons were freed in the south through the Emancipation Proclamation. Washington D.C. was the only district in the nation to have compensated slave owners for freeing […]

Flight attendants perform a far more difficult job than people give credit for. Working in restricted spaces increases the risk for injury, more while doing so in the sky. Part of the job of a flight attendant is to make sure your experience as a passenger is safe and comfortable. Yet, passengers do not always […]

Gas station attendants and many convenience store workers in New Jersey perform an essential function: making sure that drivers can stay on the road. As of March 2022, New Jersey law dictates that fuel station employees are required to pump consumers’ gas. Without their services, our tanks would be empty. Unfortunately, gas stations and convenience […]

New Jersey Funeral Home Injury Lawyers

Funeral workers are in constant contact with death. Their work involves working among the dead, but surprisingly, this psychosocial risk is just one of many risks of working in a funeral home. Not everyone is cut out for this type of work. The ones that are have a remarkable way of adapting towards gruesome conditions […]

Caring for those who need assistance is a noble task, requiring patience as well as responsibility. In a growing industry tied to healthcare, assisted living and personal care is often tailored towards the elderly and the disabled. Those who most need the services of others do not always behave rationally, however, resulting in injury to […]

Circus performers are often kept out of the limelight when it comes to entertainment and performances. The crowd-pleasing, high-octane performances associated with the 20th century, to the amusement of parents and children alike, have dwindled. With the demand for other forms of entertainment, such as movies, musicals, and live concerts, in addition to pressure from […]

Workers’ Compensation for GERD

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is a digestive disorder that could have implications for your livelihood. For those who have it, it may have been onset by occupational exposure or exacerbated by work-related conditions. In the workers’ compensation industry, GERD is most visible among first responders such as police officers, including those who worked on […]

Perhaps you have once had a ‘broken’ heart over a breakup, or loss of a pet. Yet, broken heart syndrome is more serious than feelings of remorse. Alternatively described as stress-induced cardiomyopathy, takotsubo cardiomyopathy, or apical ballooning syndrome, it includes symptoms of chest pressure, palpitations, and weakness, like a heart attack. It is often associated […]

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