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As our area braces for the first cold snap of winter – and the first snow of the season – driving becomes more dangerous. The current forecasts for our area may be predicting only little accumulation. But the reality is that even a dusting of snow can be dangerous. In light snow, many drivers won’t practice additional safety measures like driving more slowly or leaving extra space between cars. Light snow also means that schools and other organizations and businesses…

South Jersey Magazine awarded Richard Console, Richard Hollawell, and Michael Ellery coveted spots on its 2016 Awesome Attorneys list. Here at the law firm of Console & Hollawell, we’re pleased to announce that our lawyers have earned recognition as “Awesome Attorneys” from local publication South Jersey Magazine. Managing partner Richard P. Console, Jr., partner Richard J. Hollawell, and associate attorney Michael E. Ellery were each honored with the publication’s Awesome Attorneys award in the category of Personal Injury Law. The…

The increase in traffic around Christmas can be deadly – but our top 7 safety tips can help you survive the dangers. If it seems like your commute has become more congested, it’s not your imagination. The bustle of the holiday traffic increase is real. And so is the risk increase that results from this phenomenon. Holiday Traffic Statistics It’s a holiday tradition no one wants to observe – the one that claims hundreds of lives in a matter of…

In honor of what’s left of Black Friday and the retail employees forced to work this Thanksgiving, we’re rounding up the best and worst retailers. Consider it your list of the most ethical places to shop for the holiday season – and the stores that might not really deserve your business. Black Friday is creeping ever earlier, and to many would-be shoppers, it’s a sign that retailers’ behavior is getting out of hand. Gone are the days of waking up…

Our thoughts today are with the victims of this morning’s Hoboken, NJ, train accident. Already, three fatalities and more than 75 injuries have been confirmed, NBC News reported. We’re hoping and praying that there aren’t even more injuries or deaths yet to be confirmed. Update: Later Thursday morning, NBC News revised its report, stating that Governor Chris Christie’s office had confirmed just one death that resulted from the train accident. New reports suggest more than 100 people suffered injuries. The investigation into why…

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer and has used talc powder in the past, then this will be the most important and shocking information you’ll ever read. For decades, scientists have asked whether talc power contributes to ovarian cancer. But despite their suspicions – and the dozens of studies that suggest there’s a link – nothing was done. Manufacturers of baby powders and body powders denied that their products could cause ovarian cancer. They refused even to warn consumers of the possibility….

If you’ve ever slipped on ice before, you know that the danger is serious. Broken arms, broken hips, and head and back injuries are a few of the most common injuries people suffer then they fall on ice – and, unfortunately, they’re also some of the most life-altering. The good news is that even in icy conditions, you can protect yourself from a painful slip and fall injury. The easiest way is to know what to avoid. The first rule…

A slip and fall on ice is no minor accident – it can lead to broken bones, permanent back injuries, and mountains of medical bills. You don’t have much control over the weather or the way someone else removes (or fails to remove) snow and ice from their property. One thing you can control is whether you’re wearing the right footwear to keep yourself from sliding. For a walk in icy conditions, choose your shoes carefully. They could make you…

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  • AVVO Partner Award
  • Better Business Bureau Award
  • Best Attorney Award
  • Best of New Jersey Award
  • Million Dollar Award
  • No Fee Award
  • Super Laweyers Award
  • Top 100 Lawyers Award

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