Atlantic City & Cape May Personal Injury Law Firm Newsletters

What if I Was Assaulted in a Casino?

Injury Lawyers Help Atlantic City Residents and Tourists Find Answers Recently, Ray Rice, a halfback for the National Football League’s (NFL) Baltimore Ravens, was accused of assaulting his fiancée in the Revel Casino in Atlantic City. Reportedly, Rice knocked his fiancée unconscious by striking her with his hand, and cameras recorded him dragging her out of an elevator in the casino. Rice faces potential punishment from both the NFL and the Atlantic City Police Department. Rice’s fiancée has not taken any known legal action against him. Casinos can be dangerous if proper security measures are not taken, and casino negligence allows visitors to become victims of assault, particularly when excessive drinking is involved. When assaults happen, people should know they can hold the responsible parties accountable for the incident. If you have been injured or assaulted in a casino in New Jersey, speak to us about your legal rights. We…
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Keeping Safe on New Jersey’s Boardwalk Rides

Our Atlantic City Injury Lawyer Wants to Help Prevent Injuries New Jersey’s boardwalks are excellent tourist destinations and offer great places for local friends as well as families to get out and enjoy our beautiful beaches. Just like any other enjoyable destination, though, the boardwalk can become dangerous when individuals do not follow the appropriate safety regulations and guidelines. In many situations, ride operators and other boardwalk staff make mistakes that can cause serious injuries to visitors. Recently, a ride operator working at an Ocean City boardwalk was fired after committing an operator error that caused a four-year-old girl to suffer injuries on a ride. Although many accidents like this one can be the fault of another person’s negligence, boardwalk visitors may be able to take certain measures to minimize their risk of suffering injuries. How Can I Be Safe on the Boardwalk? The following tips can allow you to…
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Preventing Workplace Injuries: Tips from Atlantic City Injury Lawyers

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics recorded 2,986,500 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in the private sector in 2011. In the construction industry alone, there were 184,700 injuries. It is important for employers to take all necessary steps to create a safe work environment, including providing regular safety training to employees. When an employee sustains an injury on the job, he or she may be entitled to workers’ comp and possibly damages from the employer if negligence was involved. If you or a loved one has suffered injuries at work, an experienced Atlantic City injury attorney can protect your legal rights and fight for the compensation you need and deserve. Fall-Related Injuries According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 225,550 workplace injuries in 2011 involved falls, slips or trips. Below are some tips for preventing fall-related injuries in the workplace: Immediately clean up spills Keep walkways clear of debris…
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Keeping Child Passengers Safe

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for children ages one to 12. The best way to protect children in the car is to utilize age-appropriate child safety seats. Safe Kids USA reports that a correctly used child safety seat can reduce a child’s risk of death by as much as 71 percent. In fact, according to Safe Kids USA, nearly half of all children ages 14 and under who die in car accidents are completely unrestrained. Choosing the Right Car Seat When selecting a car seat, parents should consider their child’s age and size as well as the size of their vehicle. According to the NHTSA: Children under age one should ride in a rear-facing car seat Children ages one to three should remain in a rear-facing car seat until they reach the height or weight limit established by…
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