Getting Hit in a New Jersey Traffic Circle

To assist with the flow of traffic, many road planners incorporate the use of roundabouts – those notorious multi-entry intersections so many of us know as “traffic circles.” Roundabouts help regulate the flow of traffic by having drivers travel in a counterclockwise direction before exiting the circle. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) reports that one…

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What’s Killing New Jersey? Poison

Every year, the New Jersey State Health Assessment Data System (NJSHAD) compiles and collates information about public health. You can review information about which diseases affect which communities, what our birth rates are, how often injured workers go to the hospital, and so much more. It’s a useful tool. One such data set includes the…

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Mothers Speak Out About the Trauma of Childbirth

Having a baby is supposed to be a joyous occasion. When something goes wrong, however, it can have lifelong repercussions on a family. Even when the baby is perfectly healthy, mothers can suffer severe birth trauma. What is birth trauma? The Birth Trauma Association provides a wealth of information about birth trauma, explaining that it’s…

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Work Zone Truck Accidents in New Jersey

It is a common practice for all motorists to practice extra precaution while traveling through work zone areas. However, fatal work zone accidents are still happening in each and every state. In New Jersey in 2019, there were 4,423 work zone collisions on roads that are monitored and maintained by the state’s Division of Highway…

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