Being charged with a criminal offense is a traumatic experience, including for the extended family of the accused. A conviction means they may lose their freedom, job, and the companionship of family and friends. Convictions normally stay on record forever unless they can be expunged. To help your loved one and to help mitigate the … Continue reading My Loved One’s Been Arrested in NJ What Do I Do Now?
When you are driving, one moment’s lapse in judgment can cause a car to crash, a truck to spill, or a motorcycle to fall. Even a low-speed crash can cause catastrophic injuries or death. While many accidents are the result of other people’s reckless actions, you can control your behavior behind the wheel. Take into … Continue reading Safe Driving Tips for New Jersey Drivers
According to New Jersey News 12, a person was killed in late November 2017 while walking in the parking lot of Woodbridge Hills adult community located off Route 1. The accident occurred near Hampton Lane. How Many Pedestrians Die Each Year? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), pedestrian deaths increased by 9.5 … Continue reading Person Hit & Killed By Car in Woodbridge, NJ
Have you ever ended up in a car accident as the result of a drunk driver? Unfortunately, many people have been in the wrong place at the wrong time when an intoxicated person decided to make the dreadful decision to drive drunk. You may be wondering, “What now?” or even “Can I sue the drunk … Continue reading I Got Hit by a Drunk Driver… Now What?
Photo Credit: NOAA/NASA A Hurricane Sandy cleanup worker who was electrocuted on the job was paid a $1.9 million settlement on Nov. 14 in his Ocean County suit, Diem v. AshBritt Inc. In December 2012, Bradley Diem was working on the 300 block of West 14th Street in Ship Bottom, as part of a boom truck … Continue reading Electrocuted Sandy Cleanup Worker Gets $1.9M Settlement in Ocean County – New Jersey Law Journal
Driving on the revoked list in New Jersey is a serious charge, and depending on the reasons for the revocation will determine the severity of the consequences. For example, a driver’s license revocation as a result of an unpaid parking ticket is not nearly as serious as a driver’s license revocation as a result of … Continue reading Driving While Your License Is Revoked
New Jersey may have new driving under the influence (DUI) laws coming into effect soon. State Senators Nicholas Scutari and Jim Whelan and Assemblywoman Linda Stender introduced new NJ DUI legislation, S 385/A 1368, to have convicted drunk drivers prove their sobriety via an ignition interlock device before operating a car. Currently, NJ law requires … Continue reading Possible New NJ DUI Laws
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?
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?