Are Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Protected Classes in California?

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While gender discrimination is unlawful under federal law, California has even greater protections for its workers. In addition to outlawing sex discrimination, California law makes it clear that sexual orientation discrimination and gender identity discrimination are also illegal in the state. Watch our video to learn more about these types of illegal workplace discrimination practices, […]

How Does Mediation Work in New Jersey?

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Are you considering mediation to resolve a legal dispute or divorce and are unsure what to expect? In this video, a New Jersey attorney explains how the mediation process works, so you know how to prepare for your session. Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution (also known as ADR), and it can be […]

Do I Need a Will in New Jersey?

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Do you need a will in New Jersey, or can you just go without? Passing away without a will results in state law determining who your heirs are and what amount of property they will receive. By consulting with an attorney and creating a testimonial will (which may include advanced medical directives, which spell out […]

Are Bedsores a Sign of Nursing Home Neglect?

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Bedsores, the medical term for which is decubitus ulcers, is a clear sign of nursing home neglect. Patients that are bed-ridden completely or who spend significant times in bed must be turned on a regular basis and have a medical check up for first signs of these ulcers. If they are allowed to fester, they could […]

What Should You Tell Police At the Scene of an Accident?

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After being involved in an accident, you should always call 911 to have emergency services come right away for medical assistance available and to file a police report. Once police are at the scene, drivers and anyone who witnessed the accident should be open and honest with the officers, of course. But what, exactly should […]

Experiencing Sexual Harassment at Work?

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Sexual harassment at work, or other types of abusive workplace behavior, is illegal and more people are standing up against this type of behavior. Everyone, both men and women, are entitled to a work environment that is safe and free from harassment and abuse. If you have been experiencing sexual harassment at work or discrimination, […]

Can Employment Law Cases be Class Action Lawsuits?

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Although most employment law cases about discrimination or wage and hour issues are individual lawsuits, in some cases, they may proceed as class actions. When can employment law cases be class action lawsuits? This typically happens when a larger corporation has systematically treated workers unfairly and against the law as a group of people. If […]

What is Gender Discrimination in Employment Law?

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What is gender discrimination in employment law, also knows as sex discrimination, and what can a person do about it? Although most cases of gender discrimination are about women, the law is gender-neutral, and men can be affected as well. Gender discrimination is when people are treated differently in employment, pay, benefits, promotion or termination […]

Does My Employer Owe Me Overtime Pay in California?

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All non-exempt workers, which is most hourly employees, are entitled to overtime pay in California and under federal law. However, some employers look to cut corners by holding back legal overtime pay, or they fail to pay this wage due to a misunderstanding of the law. Watch our video to learn more about California overtime […]

Does Asbestos Exposure Continue to Cause Mesothelioma?

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Even though it has been mostly outlawed for decades, how does asbestos exposure continue to cause mesothelioma? The fibers in asbestos, once inhaled or ingested, may not begin to show symptoms for many years later in the workers and individuals affected. In many cases, the original employer may not even be in business. However, this […]

Do You Need a Will in New Jersey?

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Does a person need to have a will in New Jersey? If you do not have a will when you pass away, your assets will be distributed to your heirs according to state probate laws, and there may be tax consequences that could have been avoided with planning. Whether you need a comprehensive estate planning […]

Do I Need a Lawyer to Sell a Home in New Jersey?

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Do you need a lawyer to sell a home in New Jersey? In this video, an experienced real estate lawyer explains the law and what a person should look for in an attorney when they are selling home. Although most residential sales seem like they would be straightforward, it is always a good idea to […]

What are New Jersey Wage and Hour Laws?

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What are New Jersey wage and hour laws, and how can employees and workers know that they are being treated fairly? In this video, an employment lawyer explains some basic points of wage and hour law, and discusses how non-exempt employees are entitled to overtime pay. Workers who are not paid in accordance with the […]

Can a Child File an Injury Lawsuit or Make an Insurance Claim?

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When a child is harmed in a car accident or an incident on property, can he or she make an insurance claim? The short answer is yes, like any individual, they are entitled to receive money for medical bills and other damages. How does a child file an injury lawsuit? Watch our video to learn […]

What Happens When a Child is Killed in an Accident?

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No parent should ever have to face a tragedy such as when a child is killed in an accident, such as a car crash or other cause. There will never be anything that anyone can do to right such a wrong. Our attorneys assist parents and families in dealing with the aftermath of such an […]

Do Drug Companies Place Profits Over People?

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Does the pharmaceutical industry disregard safety in order to boost their own profits? Do they perform sufficient research to ensure people’s safety? What happens when a person is injured due to a drug or medical device injury? Watch this video to find out more on the subject whether drug companies place profits over people by […]

Does a Workers Comp Case Need a Medical Care Analysis?

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In certain workers’ comp claims and cases, a medical care analysis may be necessary. If you have been hurt in a workplace accident, even if you expect to receive workers’ comp, speak to a qualified attorney to make sure all your bases are covered. There may be additional avenues of relief that you are unaware […]

What Does an Attorney Do After a Truck Accident?

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After a truck accident, injured motorists should call a lawyer as soon as they are able. The trucking company will be on the scene of the accident almost immediately to gain control of the evidence and try to place the blame for the crash on the passenger vehicle. Fight back by reaching out to a […]