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  • Why You Should Alert Your Child’s School About Your Divorce

    Posted on: August 22, 2018

    Whether you and your spouse are going through a divorce or have already been divorced for years, you may think your marital status is a personal thing, and that there’s no need to share it with outsiders, including your child’s school community. Unfortunately, failing to inform your child’s teacher of…

  • The Best Apps to Prevent Drinking and Driving

    Posted on: August 10, 2018

    Drinking and driving is widely acknowledged as a societal evil, but it’s also an incredibly easy mistake to make. Whether you’re visiting with friends and have a drink or two too many, are at a company celebration or wedding, or even had just one glass of wine on an empty…

  • Can You Sue a Sunscreen Company for your Burn?

    Posted on: July 20, 2018

    Most people think of sunburn as an uncomfortable mistake and a minor problem, but it can be a significant personal injury. People have required hospitalization as a result of 2nd and 3rd-degree burns, and it’s well known that sun exposure leads to aging of the skin and to skin cancer….

  • What Fireworks are Legal in Pennsylvania?

    Posted on: July 06, 2018

    If you live in the state of Pennsylvania, you may have noticed a big shift in the number of fireworks you heard being set off in your neighborhood. If so, you can thank Governor Tom Wolf and members of the state’s legislature, which passed a new state law in October…

  • Who Is At Fault When Sun Glare Causes an Auto Accident?

    Posted on: June 21, 2018

    Summer, winter, spring or fall, one road hazard that can impact drivers all year long is sun glare. When you’re driving towards the rising sun in the morning or the setting sun in the afternoon, sun glare can suddenly blind a driver, and lead to an accident. Since sun glare…

  • Can You Really Get A Ticket For Having an Air Freshener In Your Car?

    Posted on: June 07, 2018

    Maybe you’ve never had a pair of fuzzy dice hanging from the rearview mirror in your car, but if you have that, other types of paraphernalia or décor, or even a device stuck onto your windshield, you could be courting a traffic violation in the state of New Jersey. That’s…

  • New Jersey Drivers Need to Be Aware of Cell Phone Laws

    Posted on: May 23, 2018

    There are few people who aren’t completely tied to their cell phones: we rely on these devices for communicating with loved ones and finding our way to unfamiliar places, for convenient shopping and for an efficient way to get work done. But as cell phones have put increased abilities in…

  • Is a Missed Diagnosis Medical Malpractice?

    Posted on: May 09, 2018

    Medical malpractice can take many different forms, each of which can cause unimaginable pain and loss. Some types of medical malpractice get more attention than others, and we’ve all heard stories about physicians operating on the wrong patient or leaving surgical instruments inside patients’ bodies, but one of the most…

  • What Happens If You’re Hurt in Someone Else’s Home?

    Posted on: April 18, 2018

    When you’re in somebody else’s home, the last thing you think about is getting hurt. Whether you’re invited for dinner, are a contractor doing a home repair, or even if your child has wandered into a neighbor’s back yard uninvited, injury is not on your mind. Unfortunately, accidents do happen,…

  • What to Do If You’ve Been in An Accident with a Commercial Truck

    Posted on: April 04, 2018

    We’ve all been there at one time or another. You’re driving down the highway and see a big rig truck looming in your rear view mirror, or may you’ve found yourself driving at 60 miles per hour next to an 18-wheeler. These big trucks tower above our cars and SUVs,…