Enacted on July 2, 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Under the Civil Rights Act, voter registration requirements were relaxed, and racial segregation of schools, public facilities, and the workplace was ended. The effects of this act have far-reaching implications to this day. … Continue reading What is Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
Many people face today’s tough economic times and are, thus, reluctant to pay for legal services. Ironically, however, these people are more than willing to spend money on other things, such as, photographers, catering, accounting services, realtors, and even expensive restaurant dinners. When it comes to legal services, it seems like everyone knows a lawyer … Continue reading Nobody Ever Wants to Pay Their Lawyer – Guest Post
In legal terms, negligence can be defined as a failure to behave with the level of care that someone of ordinary caution would have exercised under the same circumstances. Proving liability for negligence in a court of law can require through investigation and preparation. Contacting a New Jersey negligence liability lawyer is very important if … Continue reading What Factors Are Used to Determine Negligence in a Negligence Liability Case?
It is first important to understand what we mean when we discuss “premises liability.” When you suffer an accident either on public or private property that might have been caused by its owner’s failure to keep it in proper condition, this is a premises liability situation. You have a reasonable expectation not to be injured … Continue reading What are Typical Premises Liability Claims?
The Law Firm of Aiello Harris congratulates attorney Timothy Broking on being named Top 40 Under 40 Attorneys by the National Trial Lawyers Association for the second year in a row. Mr. Broking was recently named partner in June 2014 and has been with the firm since 2006. In the first half of calendar year 2015, Mr. … Continue reading Timothy Broking Named Top 40 Under 40 Attorneys by the National Trial Lawyers Association
Our health care system requires us to place our faith in doctors and nurses, often during the most challenging times in our lives. Their training and experience guide hundreds of decisions every day. While many of those help us, some mistakes happen. When they do, hiring a medical malpractice lawyer might be an option to … Continue reading What are Common Hospital Medical Malpractice Errors?
Steering clear of potholes in New Jersey after this past winter is like dodging land mines on a battlefield – and with potentially the same risk of injury or death. In fact, driving on deficient roads costs New Jersey motorists nearly $12 billion annually. But the biggest cost by far is the potential for injuries … Continue reading What Types of Injuries Are Common For Accidents Due To Improperly Maintained Roads
When the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and Rutgers University merged, Rutgers inherited the legal problems that faced the medical school. Last month, Rutgers settled the last of two high-profile cases that highlighted the rights of whistleblowers. Both of these lawsuits charged UMDNJ with wrongful termination following accusations of fraud and illegal … Continue reading Rutgers Quietly Settles Two Whistleblower Cases
1099 Contractors versus W2 Employees The 1099 form and the W2 are two types of tax forms. The form you should fill out depends on the type of employee you are – contract or full time. A New Jersey employment law attorney can help you understand which form is right for your specific circumstance. The … Continue reading Misclassification of Employees
Dealing with the government is almost never easy, even under ideal circumstances. It is also a chore that becomes infinitely more difficult when you have been injured and are trying to file a claim against the government to recover compensation. The fact is that there are significant differences in liability between public and private entities, … Continue reading Filing A Claim Against The Government