Car crashes can result in a wide variety of injuries. The impact of a collision can cause severe trauma to the bodies of motorists involved. Often, seat belts and airbags are not enough to prevent such trauma and car accident victims can suffer major and catastrophic injuries. The following are on three examples of the … Continue reading Major Injury from a Car Accident?
Juveniles can face many different consequences if they are accused of a criminal offense. One consequence, if they are adjudicated guilty, can be time spent in a New Jersey juvenile detention facility. In addition, some juveniles who have been arrested may be held in a detention facility while they wait for their case to be … Continue reading Juvenile Defense: What it’s like on the Inside
Tens of thousands of people throughout the state of New Jersey are arrested on suspicion of drug possession on an annual basis. Many of these arrests result in charges of possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS), which can bring with it potentially serious penalties. To minimize these penalties, it is critical for anyone facing … Continue reading New Jersey Drug Possession Laws
The workers compensation system in New Jersey is supposed to be in place to protect the rights of workers who are injured while they are on the job. However, the system does not always work as it is supposed to, and companies and workers compensation insurers can be greedy to the extreme detriment of injured … Continue reading A Workers Compensation Nightmare
When you need to bring a personal injury claim in New Jersey, the process usually follows a fairly predictable course. Both your attorney and the insurance company involved will investigate the accident separately. They’ll both examine the facts of the case, and they’ll both accumulate the necessary evidence to uphold their claims. it’s then time … Continue reading Personal Injury and Arbitration
If you’ve been injured at work, you know how stressful and disorienting it can be. Deciding whether you should accept workers compensation or attempt to sue for more equitable compensation only serves to further complicate the issue. Workers compensation refers to the insurance that most employers are required to provide for employees who become injured … Continue reading Workers Compensation Claim vs. Lawsuit
Everyone makes mistakes. Sometimes, those mistakes include the commission of a crime. A criminal record can cause problems for individuals applying for jobs, applying for financial aid, or even to rent an apartment, among other things. Criminal records can be permanent and haunting, even for those relatively minor crimes. Fortunately, offenders in New Jersey have … Continue reading Things to know about Expungement and Background Checks
Under the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law, people in New Jersey have the option to choose between two main types of auto insurance – one that limits your ability to file a lawsuit if you are injured by another driver (called “Verbal Threshold” insurance) and one with no limitations on your right to … Continue reading What Decides a Serious Injury in New Jersey?
There are multiple aims of the criminal justice system – punishing offenders, protecting order, deterring crime, and rehabilitating offenders are all legitimate goals that are concurrently pursued by it. As public attitudes towards crime shift so does the way the criminal justice system deals with offenders. Here are some of the ways in which the … Continue reading Criminal Justice: Drug Court, PTI, and Bail Reform
If your child gets in trouble with law enforcement, you may expect police to simply turn them back over to you to handle the discipline. After all, you are the parents and how bad could a juvenile offense be? Too many parents do not take proceedings in juvenile court seriously enough because they believe they … Continue reading Long-term Consequences for Juvenile Delinquency