What Is The Whistleblower Protection Act?

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It is always important for employees to know that they can report and seek help regarding misconduct or illegal activities that happen in their workplace. This is called whistleblowing, and employees often report these kinds of actions to protect themselves and other employees from their employers’ negative or damaging behavior. Unfortunately, some companies choose to […]

What Kind of Offenses Are Handled in Municipal Court?

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For the average person without legal experience, it can be tricky to figure out what offenses are specifically handled in municipal court. It may help to know that a municipality is any city or town with its own local government and corporate status, so it follows that municipal courts handle matters which occur within that […]

Witnessed Healthcare Fraud? Report it Before it’s Too Late

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Attorney Jason Brown | 888-981-0016 | Schedule Your Consult Today Healthcare entities commit billions of dollars worth of fraud every year. Claims are misclassified, details are fudged, and bills are charged for services never rendered. If you’ve witnessed healthcare fraud and not reported it, the federal government may decide that you are part of the […]

What to Say When The Insurance Company Calls After a Car Accident?

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Attorney Kathleen M. Reilly | 888-981-0027 | Free Consult Car accidents are stressful situations even before the other driver’s insurance company calls you. When this happens, do you know what to say? While it would be nice to assume the other driver’s insurance company has the best interest of both parties at heart, this is […]

What To Do After a Pedestrian Accident in New Jersey

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Kathleen M. Reilly | 888-981-0027 | Free Consult “New Jersey is a no-fault state when it comes to pedestrian accidents. And what that means is no matter who is at fault for a pedestrian accident, whether you are in a car or a pedestrian, the medical bills portion of a claim is the responsibility of […]

New Jersey’s New Sick Leave Laws: Happier, Healthier, Better Workers

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On May 2, 2018, Governor Phil Murphy and the New Jersey State Senate made New Jersey the tenth state in America to establish paid sick leave legislation, and the truth is that it really seems to have heart. The other states that have done this so far include California, Washington, Washington, DC, and other New […]

Medical Malpractice: The Third Leading Cause of Death in America

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Unfortunately, when hospitals and doctors make poor and negligent decisions, patients are left with no choice but to endure the consequences. Ana Pereira is a woman who endured medical malpractice seven years ago when she went to Monmouth Medical Center in New Jersey, a hospital that currently has three out of five stars on Yelp. […]

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New Jersey Drunk Droning Added to Current Regulations

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Bring the drone, leave the beer, and don’t even think about droning over that national park or high school football game. Droning regulation is growing and the 41st state to join in the strengthening of Unmanned Aircraft State Laws, New Jersey, is now the first state to also ban drunk droning. Perhaps this isn’t such […]

OSHA Cites Five Businesses After Employee Dies

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Temporary workers can be placed in a variety of jobs, including dangerous ones. It is every employer’s job to make sure that temporary workers are properly trained on all equipment and in proper safety procedures. A temporary worker was caught in a conveyor and crushed at an Amazon fulfillment center in Avenel, NJ. When the […]

Tractor Trailer Strikes Pedestrian in Bordentown

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A 19-year-old man was killed after being hit by a tractor trailer as he walked along the highway in Bordentown, New Jersey. The young man was walking down Highway 206 when the truck struck him, and the driver immediately pulled into the Petro truck stop on Rising Sun Road and called the police. The authorities […]

Who Is Responsible For Student Loan Debt Following a Divorce?

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The Wall Street Journal reported recently that college students and alumni are now more in debt than ever because of student loans, with students who earned bachelor’s degrees in 2012 having an outstanding loan balance of $29,400. Those with advanced degrees have even more. This leaves some people facing an interesting question: Who is responsible […]

6,000 Gallons of Milk Spilt in Truck Accident

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A tractor-trailer carrying 6,000 gallons of milk through Mahwah, New Jersey spilt its contents onto Route 287 on Monday, April 7, after the driver lost control of the vehicle. The truck accident occurred around 3:30 a.m., which leads some to consider the role fatigue may have had in the accident. Federal law mandates that truckers […]

Drunk Truck Driver Nearly Engulfed In Flames

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Most tractor-trailer accidents are caused by driver error. Furthermore, driver error is usually rooted in intoxication and fatigue. Quite recently, an intoxicated truck driver lost control of his vehicle in Bethlehem, New Jersey. His truck flipped and burst into flames. Due to the driver’s size and extreme intoxication, it took three police officers to extricate […]

Former Olympian Johnny Weir Involved in Bitter Divorce Battle

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Former Olympic figure skater and color commentator Johnny Weir and his husband are involved in a tumultuous divorce battle. According to NJ.com, the couple, who have reportedly vacated their Lyndhurst, N.J. home, have filed pleadings before the court disputing ownership of assets, personal property and custody of their pets. It has also been reported that […]

Who Is Liable For A Truck Accident?

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If you have been injured in a trucking accident, the truck driver is not the only party responsible for the damages. According to NBC 10, a car-carrier truck collided with a box truck on the New Jersey Turnpike in Mount Laurel on Monday, March 10 in the early evening. Potential negligent parties in this accident […]

Black Ice Causes Tractor-Trailer Jackknifing Accident

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Black ice is the thin transparent layer of ice above a road that looks like normal gravel from afar, but, in fact, is just as slippery as regular ice. As such, truck drivers often maintain normal speeds on black ice and subsequently lose control and jackknife when they try to turn or change lanes. Recently, […]