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Keefe Law Firm’s Jessica S. Allen Appointed to the NJ Supreme Court Committee on Women in the Courts

Jessica S. Allen, Counsel at Keefe Law Firm was recently appointed to the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Women in the Courts as the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association’s representative for its 2018-2020 term. The purpose of the Committee is twofold: Monitor the New Jersey Court system’s systemic gender bias and, Make recommendations to the Supreme Court on gender…
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Essex County Single Mom Awarded $1.5 Million in Auto Crash Settlement

September 17, 2018 (RED BANK, NJ)—Keefe Law Firm today announced that a plaintiff who sustained multiple injuries when the vehicle she was riding in was struck by a delivery van received a $1.5 million settlement under the Honorable Dennis F. Carey, J.S.C. In early 2017, the plaintiff—a single mother as well as a foster mother, was riding in the front…
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When Does Workplace Behavior Become a Discrimination Lawsuit?

When it comes to working in the state of New Jersey, employers have certain duties to their employees. One of those duties involves making the work environment feel safe. However, when the comments and actions of management or fellow employees crosses the line, that duty can be compromised. When this happens, a discrimination lawsuit can be filed. Here are two…
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Can Social Media Lead to Employment Discrimination?

Do you know what it takes to be a state police officer here in New Jersey? It’s no easy task; the statewide force is very particular about who may join its ranks. And if a candidate behaves improperly they could find themselves out of a job. However, does an ill-advised social media post constitute such a dismissible action? A state…
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What Is Arbitration?

Attorney John Keefe Sr. explains how arbitration is like trying a case in court. Where you normally have a judge and jury, arbitration is different. There are single arbitrators, and there are arbitration panels that consists of three arbitrators. Arbitrators are taken from retired judges, but also active lawyers who have specialized in a certain field that the arbitration is…
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Do I Need an Attorney to File an Insurance Claim?

Attorney John Gregory of the Keefe law firm stresses the importance of hiring a lawyer when it comes to filing an insurance claim. This goes as well for filing a claim against your own insurance company. Gregory explains how insurance companies are in the business of making money for themselves opposed to providing benefits for those insured by them. Find…
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What Civil Remedies Are Available for a Drunk Driving Case?

There is a difference between criminal prosecution and civil prosecution when it comes to a drunk driving case. The attorneys at the Keefe law firm represent people on the civil side of things. They pursue claims for injured clients against a drunk driver. Find out more in this video how insurance companies come into play and what can happen if…
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Do You Represent the Victims of Drunk Driving?

The attorneys at the Keefe law firm do represent victims of drunk driving accidents. This includes any injuries suffered and staying in communication with the prosecutor’s office. Gregory will let them know that he may be prosecuting the drunk driving offense due to their illegal and highly dangerous activity. He explains how he wants to make sure that the prosecutors…
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What Is Litigation?

Attorney Stephen Sullivan describes every legal case as different, with different issues that have to be considered. Cases may take between a year and two years to come to a conclusion of discovery and readiness for trial. Sullivan describes litigation as time intensive, and something he doesn’t want to rush. Certain elements of the case could be missed. Litigation should…
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What Rights Do Tenants Have Under New Jersey Law?

In a landlord tenant residential there are typically violations from the tenants perspective where the landlord is not keeping the premises in proper condition. In those circumstances the tenant can take action to enforce the landlord to either make repairs or conduct an investigation. The tenant has rights to be able to force the landlord to address these items. Find…
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