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  • Do I Need an Attorney to Fight A Traffic Ticket?

    Posted on: March 24, 2017

     Driving is one of those skills that we do almost automatically once we’ve mastered it. We spend very little time thinking about the process of driving, and even less time considering how much we rely on being able to drive whenever and wherever we want – right up to the…

  • Can a Doctor Be Sued for Failing to Recognize Prescription Drug Abuse in a Patient?

    Posted on: February 28, 2017

     The nation is suffering through an epidemic of opiate abuse. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics, there were over 38,000 prescription medication overdoses in 2010, a number that has more than tripled since 1990. There are many reasons why this is happening,…

  • What is the Standard for Obtaining a Restraining Order in New Jersey?

    Posted on: February 20, 2017

     A restraining order is a powerful legal tool for those who fear another person doing them harm, or who wish to put a stop to harassment. In the state of New Jersey, restraining orders are issued by both the criminal courts and the civil courts. This is in large part…

  • What Meets the Notification Requirement

    Posted on: February 09, 2017

     You have probably heard of people filing personal injury lawsuits against businesses, drivers, physicians, or companies that are responsible for having caused injury to an innocent shopper, driver, patient, or consumer. These lawsuits seek compensation for the medical expenses that result from injury, as well as for any lost wages,…

  • A Thorough Home Safety Assessment Can Prevent Slip and Fall Accidents

    Posted on: February 01, 2017

     You may think of slip and fall lawsuits as being something that only happens to businesses, and that you do not have to take precautions in your own home to guard against them. But take a minute to think about how many people are on your property every day, whether…

  • Truck Accidents Are More Common in Winter Weather

    Posted on: January 25, 2017

     Anybody who lives in the Northeast knows that winter driving brings extra risks. Driving is always a task that requires attention, but when there is snow, slush or ice on the ground things are even more challenging, and can be downright dangerous. The statistics about winter weather accidents in the…

  • What if a Recall Isn’t Enough to Solve your Problems with a Defective Product?

    Posted on: January 19, 2017

     Recalls of products have become a part of our daily lives. We receive notifications in the mail about products that we’ve purchased, or see news reports about items ranging from frozen spinach to washing machines. Recalls are actions that are taken either by a manufacturer of a product or by…

  • What to Do When You’re Pulled Over by Police in South Jersey

    Posted on: January 12, 2017

     There’s nothing quite like the feeling that you get when you see flashing red and blue lights behind you in your rear view mirror and you realize that you’re being pulled over by the police. In some cases you know exactly why you’re being stopped – you were speeding, or…

  • Do Domestic Violence Incidents Really Spike During the Holidays?

    Posted on: December 28, 2016

     People have a lot of different beliefs about domestic violence and what triggers it: some of them are based in truth and some are not. Some people believe that domestic violence gets worse when the abuser’s sports team loses, or that domestic violence incidents spike during the holidays. Whether these…

  • Rethink That Next Drink! You May Already Be Impaired

    Posted on: December 21, 2016

     As the holidays approach, the invitations to family and work celebrations arrive, and many of these parties include alcoholic beverages. Whether your event is held at somebody’s home where the host is pouring freely or at a commercial establishment where an open bar is being paid for by the company,…