The second largest county in New Jersey, Essex is the home of Newark, New Jersey’s densest city. Essex County gained national notoriety as the home of television mobster Tony Soprano, with several scenes of every episode being filmed in the area.
In the News: The Essex County was recently named in a wrongful death lawsuit. The bane of almost all car drivers, potholes are also dangerous to bicyclists. A local man is suing Essex County for the death of his wife. She suffered major head injuries and died after running over an Essex County pothole and being thrown from her bike. The suit alleges that Essex County knew of the pothole and was negligent in failing to repair it. A New Jersey appeals court recently reinstated the lawsuit, which was originally thrown out.
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