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When an ankle injury is the result of a slip-and-fall accident

When slip-and-fall accidents occur, ankles can especially be at risk. An ankle injury is likely because of the way a person tends to land on the foot when trying to avoid falling after tripping or sliding. Coming down hard on the foot can turn the ankle, and the result couple be a fracture, strain or sprain, or torn ligaments or tendons.

Wrongful death suit related to fatal carjacking moves forward

On Nov. 6, a judge in New Jersey blocked an attempt by the owners of a shopping mall to prevent security footage from being publicly disclosed. The footage in question was recorded at a Short Hills mall on Dec. 15, 2013, the night that four men allegedly shot and killed a man in the mall's parking lot during a carjacking.