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  • Developing a Safety Plan Using a Restraining Order

    Posted on: August 24, 2017

    In some cases, simply ending an abusive relationship isn’t enough to end the full scope of abuse. When a former partner or another person with whom you have a relationship tries to retaliate after you have left or is threatening you to make you stay in the relationship, there are…

  • Wrongful Disclosure of HIV Status Falls Under Two-Year Limitation

    Posted on: August 10, 2017

    In New Jersey, it has been ruled that wrongful disclosure of HIV status to a third party falls under the two-year statute of limitations in the state. The HIV-positive patient has alleged that one of his doctors disclosed his medical status to another party without his consent. A New Jersey…

  • Traffic-Related Deaths Tripled this Fourth of July Weekend

    Posted on: July 28, 2017

    According to state troopers in Pennsylvania, this year’s Fourth of July weekend saw a tripling of people killed. On roads patrolled by state police in Pennsylvania, there were 13 deaths and 259 injuries during the four-day driving period. The numbers compared to last year’s three-day weekend were significantly higher, though…

  • Pennsylvania Experiencing Another Push to Make DUI Law Stricter

    Posted on: July 13, 2017

    It has been about a year since Pennsylvania changed the drunk driving laws in the state for the first time in a decade yet the laws may be made even more strict due to advocates in Lancaster pushing for stricter law. Advocates argue that there need to be adequate penalties…

  • License Plate Holders Could Incur Fines in New Jersey

    Posted on: June 29, 2017

    New Jersey residents may be surprised to find their license plate holder could cost them up to $200 in most cases, and even more in other cases. In fact, there are times the offending plate holder could have been placed there by a dealership with their marketing brand prominently displayed….

  • Important Protections from Domestic Abuse in Philadelphia County

    Posted on: June 22, 2017

    If you are being abused in your home, there are protections in Philadelphia County that can help keep you safe and out of harm’s way. The law offers Protection From Abuse Orders (PFA) to ensure the safety of residents. What is Abuse? Abuse can be defined in many ways but…

  • What Happens if I Refuse a Breathalyzer Test in New Jersey?

    Posted on: June 15, 2017

    When you get pulled over and you have been drinking, it can be a moment of terror. Maybe you are seriously over the limit, or maybe you are concerned the second beer was consumed too short a time prior. In any case, you now are unsure of what to do…

  • What to Do After a Semi-Truck Accident

    Posted on: June 08, 2017

    Vehicle accidents can be scary no matter how severe. When a semi-truck or other very large vehicle is involved, it can be even more intimidating. In most cases, these accidents come as the result of negligence on the part of the semi-truck driver, or on the part of someone who…

  • How to Prepare for Your Personal Injury Case Trial

    Posted on: May 24, 2017

    If you have been injured and have decided to pursue compensation, an approaching trial can be daunting. However, it doesn’t need to be. Even after a legal strategy has been created and your ducks are in a row, there are other preparations you can make to ensure you are ready…

  • Accutane Ruling Could Open Product Liability Limitations Door in New Jersey

    Posted on: May 11, 2017

    A new ruling on a products liability case could have big implications for future product liability lawsuits regarding New Jersey’s statute of limitations. The New Jersey Supreme Court has reinstated a $25 million jury award in favor of an Alabama man against Accutane, a prescription medication for acne. Accutane The…