Morristown, NJ – Man Hit in Head by Dumpster on Farmhouse LnNY/NJ Legal News
Morristown, NJ (October 10, 2022) – A man was admitted to Morristown Medical Center after being hit in the head by a dumpster on Friday, October 7th.
The 57-year-old man was operating a sanitation truck when he was struck by the dumpster as it was being hauled by a winch on Farmhouse Lane near the B Buildings in Morristown.
Initial reports were received at about 8:00 a.m. about the worker being struck. Upon their arrival, Morristown fire and police departments found the victim injured, but conscious and alert. He was transported to the Emergency Department at Morristown Medical Center.
No additional details were released.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Brain Injuries in New Jersey
Brain injuries are divided into a wide variety of categories. Some of the most common types of brain injuries that follow a severe head injury include:
- Traumatic brain injury (TBI): Penetrating wounds, skull fractures, and open head injuries
- Mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI): Closed head injuries with minimal impact
- Post-concussion syndrome (PCS): Blunt force impact and moderate impact injuries
Any of these injuries could have long-lasting consequences with which you and your family will require assistance. A New Jersey traumatic brain injury lawyer will be able to walk you through the legal process of pursuing compensation for your injuries.
An elaborately designed home to more than a hundred trillion synaptic connections, injuries to the human brain can vary from extremely mild to critically severe. Symptoms of a brain injury can sometimes be deferred until years after the injury and include anything from a nominal but recurring headache to a total loss of motor function.
An experienced personal injury lawyer will be able to help you and your family find the treatment and care you need to recover a higher quality of life following a traumatic accident.
The New Jersey brain injury attorneys at Metro Law work diligently to ensure victims have their legal rights protected so they can move forward from their unexpected and undeserved injuries. Contact our New Jersey personal injury attorneys by calling (800) 469-6476 to see how we can help you.
The advocacy and representation for the financial compensation you are entitled to can only be provided by a skilled brain injury lawyer.
Notes: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified. If you have identified any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us immediately, and we will correct the information or remove the post.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Metro Law strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident. The photos depicted in this post are not from the actual accident scene.