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Building Owner Settles Personal Injury Lawsuit for $825K Settlement to a PSE&G Worker Who Fell Through a Building’s Basement Steps


In 2013, Charles McGruder an employee of Public Service Enterprise Group (PSE&G) was reading a meter located below a convenience store in Elizabeth, New Jersey. After reading the meter, he climbed a set of the building’s wooden steps to leave. The steps crumbled, and he tumbled several feet. He suffered several injuries from the fall […]

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New Jersey Man Awarded $725,000 for Workplace Injury Caused by Cement Block


Keith Zabielski was working on a construction crew in the Philadelphia suburb Willow Grove in 2017 when he was seriously injured by an improperly restrained concrete block. He sued the general contractor, Just Right Construction, and its employee, Martin Russell for damages in excess of $2.1 million for medical expenses, lost earnings and pain and […]

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Snowy Weather Contributes to Workplace Injuries


The tri-state area was hit with the season’s first major winter storm with December’s unofficially named Winter Storm Gail. The Nor’easter dumped several inches of snow over South Jersey with some places in the northern part of the state receiving as much as a foot, ending the area’s snow drought. Snow and ice are inconvenient […]