Category Archives: Wrongful Death

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Are Public Pools Responsible for Swimmer Safety?

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Pool safety is usually only a concern in the summer season, when people commonly take to the water to beat the summer heat. However, in Princeton, New Jersey this issue has lingered into the fall as a lawsuit filed by the family of a drowning victim draws to a close…. Read More »

Are NJ Transit Employees Exceeding Safe Work Hours?

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An ongoing investigation of NJ Transit may have uncovered more safety violations. According to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), the inspection found instances of work-hour violations. The alleged violations involve engineers and various on-board crew. Specifically, inspectors discovered altered duty logs showing NJ Transit employees were violating hours-of-service rules…. Read More »

Hoboken Train Accident has Regulators Worried About Sleep Apnea

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A federal investigation has discovered sleep apnea may have played a role in the Hoboken train accident. According to findings from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the train’s engineer was diagnosed with sleep apnea after the fatal September crash…. Read More »

Does NJ Transit Have a History of Safety Issues?

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New Jersey lawmakers, press outlets and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) are investigating what caused the Hoboken train crash two months ago. These hearings and investigations suggest NJ Transit might have a poor history of following safety regulations.
An FRA investigation found employees used phones,… Read More »

This Technology May Have Prevented the NJ Transit Train Crash

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New information strongly suggests the NJ Transit train crash in Hoboken two weeks ago was preventable. It is not yet known what caused this crash, but some safety officials and lawmakers are suggesting a positive train control (PTC) system could have prevented the accident…. Read More »

How to Check on Family and Friends Near the Hoboken Train Crash

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You have likely heard by now that a major crash in Hoboken, New Jersey has injured 75 people after a transit train slammed through a station during rush-hour. One person has died and others were taken to nearby hospitals with critical injuries…. Read More »

New Jersey Man Dies of Mesothelioma, Ending Life of Activism

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Lynn Miles, 72, originally from New Jersey, has lost his tragic battle with mesothelioma after many months of battling the disease. A dedicated human rights activist focused on helping to introduce democracy in Taiwan, Miles was in Taipei, Taiwan at the time of his death,… Read More »

Keefe Law Firm Settles Wrongful Death Case for $10,000,000

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Red Bank, N.J. – October 28, 2011. John E. Keefe, Jr. and Stephen T. Sullivan, Jr. of Keefe Law Firm announced that they have settled a wrongful death action against New Jersey Transit Corporation and New Jersey Transit Rail Operations after a sixteen hour mediation with the Honorable L…. Read More »

Wrongful Death Cases, Settlements, and Verdicts

Burlington Girl Drowns While Lifeguard Is on Duty, Family Sues for Wrongful Death
The body of the 14 year old decedent was found in June of 1999, at the bottom of the pool at the defendant’s apartment complex in Edgewater Park,… Read More »