Law Offices of Robert Olkowitz, P.C.

Food Contamination: Who Is Minding Our Food Providers?

One of the alarming aspects of the recent government shutdown was the feeling that no one was watching our food supply. Even with oversight in place, foodborne illnesses, also known as food poisoning, sicken one out of every six…more

| Consumer Protection, Personal Injury

Alcohol At Sports Venues Can Spell Liability For Vendors

As any New Jersey personal injury attorney can tell you, spectators at sporting events assume an element of risk. If you attend a pro baseball game, for instance, you generally assume the inherent risk of being smacked with a…more

| Personal Injury

Aftermath Of Chemical Spill Continues In Paulsboro

Sometimes, personal injury affects one individual, and sometimes it can ravage an entire community. Federal Judge Robert Kugler recently ruled that residents and business owners in Paulsboro can proceed with civil liability…more

| Personal Injury

Do Not Text A Driver In New Jersey

If you text and drive, do not — it is against the law. If you text someone you know is driving, do not — you just may be held responsible if an accident occurs because the driver is distracted by your text…more

| Personal Injury

What Is Workers’ Compensation Fraud?

Workers’ compensation is a state-mandated program intended to provide speedy medical benefits and other benefits to workers injured on the job. Benefits are obtained through insurance policies paid for by employers in exchange…more

| Business Torts, Worker’s Compensation

What Is The Difference Between SSDI And SSI?

The program names look the same, but there is a great deal of difference between Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Our attorneys work hard to ensure clients receive the…more

| Administrative Law

Dangerous Dogs In New Jersey: How Do You Know?

In August, an 82-year-old Passaic woman walked into her backyard to fill her birdfeeders. An approximately 80-lb. pit bull-type dog owned by a neighbor scaled a 6-foot fence dividing the properties and attacked the woman…more

| Personal Injury

NJ Auto Insurance Policyholders Can Expect Rate Hikes

Touted as having the highest auto insurance rates in the nation, New Jersey policyholders will not be pleased when they receive another premium increase. Surprisingly, the upcoming hike does not include relatively minor…more

| Personal Injury, Health, Insurance

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