You have discovered that your employer is not living up to its legal obligation to carry workers’ compensation insurance. Can you report them? Are there penalties they will face? Can you report your company anonymously?…more
New Jersey has classified most drug possession as a fourth or third degree crime, often resulting in prison sentences for the offenders. In July 2012, Governor Chris Christie signed a bill with bipartisan support giving…more
On December 7, the town of Hackettstown began a formal Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign, setting up checkpoints and patrols to curb drunk driving during the holiday season. While Hackettstown has made the news for its…more
If you are a New Jersey employee, you may wonder whether your employer has to carry a workers’ compensation insurance policy. The answer is almost certainly yes…more
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that dogs bite almost 4.5 million people per year. Nearly half of those attacks are from dogs that belong to neighbors, friends, or even family. This was the case with a service dog…more
“Kick ‘em while they’re down” may have been the motto of some New Jersey residents who were involved in looting during and after Superstorm Sandy. Reports vary from numerous isolated incidents of break-ins, trespassing, and…more
Ronald Bayer fell off an iron beam while working on the construction site of an Illinois warehouse in 2007 and landed head first on the concrete 20 feet below. He sustained severe injuries: paralysis from the chest down and…more
Drinking and driving causes almost a third of all traffic-related deaths in the United States, with more than 30 Americans killed each day in alcohol-related accidents. Drinking alcohol impairs judgment, hampers balance and…more
Rudolph Laidlow worked for Hariton Machinery Corp., feeding heated metal bars into a mill. The machine came with a safety guard to prevent workers’ hands from being caught and shredded. The employer removed the guard whenever…more
Instead of taking 15 minutes to save 15%, take 15 minutes to make sure you have the coverage you need to protect you and your family.
The majority of motorists that I have met over my 25 years of practicing law…more
If it becomes necessary for your spouse to enter a nursing home for his or her long term care, the unknowns can be overwhelming. There may be many people ready to tell you what they have “heard” about Medicaid, such as, “They…more
Until 1979, New Jersey used the old system of case-based common law that the United States inherited from England. Crimes were defined through case law over centuries, and became part of the law. In 1979, New Jersey abolished…more
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