Do all commercial trucks have black boxes?
November 2, 2020
Nowadays, commercial trucks come equipped with black boxes, but did you know that wasn’t always the case? Up until 2014, commercial vehicles weren’t mandated to have black boxes installed in their vehicles, meaning that anyone who was injured in a truck accident and looking to file a claim had a much more difficult time doing so than exists today. Continue reading to find out what exactly a black box is and how it can be useful in a personal injury case. Read more: Liability Issues In Nj Trucking Accidents What is a Black Box? A black… read more
What should i do after a car accident?
October 22, 2020
Car accidents are an all-too-frequent occurrence in New Jersey. If you’ve never been through a car crash before (or even if you have), you should familiarize yourself with how car accidents occur, what to do following your accident, and the law governing car accident claims in New Jersey. Most Frequent Causes of Car Accidents The most common contributing factor to car accidents is motorist negligence. Drivers can be negligent behind the wheel in any number of ways, including: SpeedingDistracted driving, especially texting and drivingDriving under the influence of alcohol or drugsDriving while drowsy or fatiguedReckless or… read more
Will i have to pay a surcharge after a dui?
October 12, 2020
A conviction for a DUI in New Jersey can result in a wide variety of penalties, including potential jail time, fines, and suspension of your driver’s license. In addition, a conviction for A DUI will also lead to the imposition of a surcharge by the Motor Vehicle Commission. A surcharge is a penalty that must be paid in addition to any fines and penalties ordered by the court as part of your sentence. If you are facing a DUI conviction in New Jersey (especially if you have had prior DUI or DWI convictions), you need to understand how surcharges… read more
What crimes can be expunged in new jersey?
September 22, 2020
New Jersey gives certain individuals who have been arrested and convicted of a crime the ability to wipe their record clean after serving their sentence and proving that they are a productive member of society. This process, called expungement in New Jersey, is particularly helpful for offenders committed to a law-abiding life, as a criminal record can follow a person for the rest of his or her life and adversely impact his or her ability to seek education, employment, or housing. What Is Expungement? Expungement is a legal process that results in the court issuing an “order of expungement,”… read more
Child custody laws in new jersey
September 10, 2020
New Jersey’s child custody laws govern how parents can seek custody, set rules for visitation, and establish guidelines for courts to follow in determining a custody arrangement between parents. In addition, New Jersey’s child custody laws also permit grandparents to seek a court order entitling them to visitation rights, under certain circumstances. If you are separated from your child’s other parent, it is critical that you understand the child custody laws in New Jersey. The Two Types of Custody Child custody under New Jersey law is divided into one of two types: Physical custody, which is where the… read more
What is the divorce process in nj?
August 28, 2020
When one or both spouses make the decision to seek a divorce, they may not initially realize that they are getting themselves into a potentially long and complex process, especially if the divorce ends up at trial when the spouses cannot come to an agreement on the issues in their divorce. If you are considering a divorce in New Jersey, you should familiarize yourself with the process of divorce in New Jersey courts. Filing a Divorce Complaint Divorce proceedings begin when one spouse files the divorce complaint with the court; that spouse will be designated the plaintiff, while the… read more
What to expect after a first time dui in new jersey
August 8, 2020
Being arrested for DUI for the first time can be a scary experience for any person. You may have thought that you were okay to drive, or you may recognize that you made a mistake in getting behind the wheel after consuming alcohol. You may understandably be worried about the consequences that being charged and convicted for a DUI will have on your personal and professional life; you may not know what you can do to help yourself. Fortunately, a single mistake does not have to negatively impact the rest of your life. You should know what to expect… read more
Are pedestrian accidents increasing despite less vehicular and pedestrian traffic due to covid?
July 31, 2020
Pedestrian accidents in New Jersey are, tragically, nothing new. Back in 2019, the Garden State was actually named the worst state in the country for pedestrian accidents. The report showed that pedestrian fatalities had tragically increased by 35 percent when compared to recent years. Law enforcement are currently investigating a recent accident that occurred on Tuesday, July 28th in Evesham Township where a pedestrian was struck around 3:00am while crossing Route 73. The victim is currently in critical condition. Experts have attributed these types of accidents to various actions such as distracted driving and crossing a road where it’s… read more
Experts provide warning of popular summertime activity
July 10, 2020
It goes without saying that the Coronavirus pandemic has forced summer vacations to look a little bit different this year. With many families still working remotely and new travel restrictions put in place, more and more New Jersey residents are clicking pause on their annual vacations until it’s safe to travel. As a result, the pool industry has boomed. According to the NPD Group, pool sales have increased by 160% this year. However, this surge has caused several industry experts to speak up against the dangers that swimming pools and the current pandemic have presented. Surge in Child Drowning Incidents… read more
My workers’ compensation claim was denied. what should i do?
June 27, 2020
No one files a Workers’ Compensation claim for the fun of it. You’re filing a claim because it’s necessary to continue supporting you and your family while you’re unable to work. Life doesn’t pause after you’ve been injured at work; the mortgage still needs to be paid, bills are still coming in, as are any costs associated with your injury such as medical bills and copays. When you’re unable to work and collect a paycheck, filing a Workers’ Compensation claim is one of the most important steps you can take to find financial relief. But what if your claim was… read more
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