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
Joy, excitement, and elation are emotions you should feel when you or your partner gives birth. You should not have to fear for your child’s health or well-being. When a doctor, midwife, or nurse makes an error, a serious birth injury might incur. One seemingly minor injury could lead to a lifetime of health complications. … Continue reading What Types of Birth Injuries are Most Common?
Unfortunately, many people in New Jersey have become injured as a result of a mass transit accident. Some of the common accidents that can occur on mass transit include: Slipping and falling on train platform Being a passenger on a bus involved in a motor vehicle accident Getting injured due to a bus or train … Continue reading Steps to Take After a Mass Transit Accident
New Jersey’s multitude of turnpikes, highways and streets present a host of dangers to motorists. Drunk, distracted or reckless drivers create a constant need for defensive driving and good sense. Blind intersections, perilous curves, poorly maintained road surfaces, inadequate signage and markings, bad weather — all of these conditions pose challenges to even the most … Continue reading The Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 2010
Were you the victim of a terrifying dog attack? While most domesticated dogs are docile and fairly harmless, when a vicious dog bites, the results can be catastrophic. But how exactly does New Jersey define a “domestic “animal? If you were seriously injured by a dog bite and you want to pursue legal action, it’s … Continue reading What is the Definition of a Domestic Dog?
As common carriers, charter bus companies are legally obligated to employ necessary safety precautions to protect passengers. What happens when your charter bus fails to keep you and the other passengers free from harm? What happens when your bus is not serviced properly and causes an accident? Our NJ bus accidents lawyer assist bus crash … Continue reading How Do Our Attorneys Collect Evidence of Improperly Maintained Charter Buses?
Long hours on the open road. Pressure to meet deadlines. Extreme loneliness. Commercial tractor-trailer operators must endure harsh conditions which often lead to unsafe exhaustion. Studies show that fatigued driving could be as dangerous as drunk driving. A combination of fatigue plus a thousand pounds of metal equals a deadly mix for other drivers on … Continue reading Common Reasons for Fatigue of Commercial Truck Drivers