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WRONGFUL DEATH CLAIMS--AN OVERVIEW

If your loved one has died because of the carelessness or negligence of another person, you have a right to pursue compensation for your losses. A lawsuit can't bring your loved one back, but it can minimize the financial hardship you suffer as a result.

Millville, New Jersey - Child Drowns at Daycare

Authorities are investigating the drowning death of a 15 month old child at Sunshine Daycare center Tuesday. Millville Police were dispatched shortly before 11 a.m. after the child fell into a goldfish pond - with water measuring less than one foot in depth.

Millville, New Jersey - Child Drowns at Daycare

Monmouth County Wrongful Death Attorneys

Authorities are investigating the drowning death of a 15 month old child at Sunshine Daycare center Tuesday. Millville Police were dispatched shortly before 11 a.m. after the child fell into a goldfish pond - with water measuring less than one foot in depth.

WHAT IS A STRUCTURED PERSONAL INJURY SETTLEMENT?

In the context of a personal injury claim or lawsuit, a structured settlement is an agreement whereby the responsible party-usually an insurance company-agrees to pay a specific amount to settle a claim and agrees to make regular payments over an agreed-upon period of time. Structured settlements are most common in personal injury cases with a lot of money at stake, such as catastrophic injury or wrongful death cases.

NJ Court Reinstates Bristol - Myers Wrongful Death Suits

Two-dozen wrongful death suits against Bristol-Myers Squibb Company were recently revived after a New Jersey federal judge ruled that a more lenient federal statute of limitations law should be applied to the cases. The plaintiffs filed a lawsuit against the pharmaceutical giant, alleging the company failed to warn its neighbors about contaminated air and soil. However, the cases were dismissed in February  2013 after U.S. District Judge Freda L. Wolfson said the state law applied and under New Jersey's Wrongful Death Act the lawsuits must be filed within two years after the death occurs. In September, 2013, U.S. Magistrate Judge Douglas E. Alpert ruled that federal law preempts a state law and the lawsuits have been reinstated. The lawsuits are filed in the in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey under Dyshelle Harris v. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. et al., case number 3:11-cv-06004.

INJURIES COVERED BY WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAWS

WHAT TYPES OF INJURIES ARE COVERED BY WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAWS?

When you have been hurt on the job, one of the first questions you want answered is whether your injury is one that is covered by the state's workers' compensation laws, so that you can secure benefits for lost wages, medical expenses, and rehabilitation or physical therapy.

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