• New Jersey Bans Non-Disclosure Provisions For Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Claims In Employment Contracts And Settlement Agreements

    Non Disclosure in Employment Agreements
    The force and rippling effect of the #MeToo Movement have shown no sign of slowing down.  The recent trend is for employers to write non-disclosure provisions into employment contracts and settlement agreements as a means to silence the details about discrimination and harassment legal claims. …
    Categories: Employment Law
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  • Neglect and Abuse in Nursing Homes: The Warning Signs

    Nursing Home Neglect Abuse Lawyer NJ
    In March of this year the federal government fined New Jersey’s Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation $600,000 after a virus outbreak in the facility caused the deaths of 11 children. Nursing home neglect is more prevalent than many Americans think, and with 1.6 million Americans in 18,000 …
    Categories: Nursing Home Litigation
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  • Consumer Alert: Alzheimer’s Cures

    Alzheimers Cure Fraud
    Alzheimer’s disease is devastating. For those worried about the future of themselves and their family, promises of miracle cures for this form of dementia can be tempting — but they’re always too good to be true. Sadly, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s. Period. Preying on the Hopeful Dishonest …
    Categories: Consumer Fraud
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  • It’s Bicycle Season

    Bicycle Accident Lawyer NJ
    Hit the road and stay safe! Spring is here and hopefully we’re all dusting off and tuning up our bikes!  What’s better than feeling that warm fresh air on a spring bike ride after a long winter of riding the couch and pedaling through Netflix.  Whether you’re pulling the comfy-seated …
    Categories: Bicycle Accidents, Personal Injury
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  • Another Defective Knee Replacement

    Defective Aesculap Knee Implant
    A second lawsuit has been filed against medical device company B. Braun regarding its Aesculap ceramic-coated knee replacement system. The suit was filed in Philadelphia County Court and represents 30 plaintiffs. Allegedly, B. Braun knew that the glue meant to adhere the implant to the patient’s …
    Categories: Defective Medical Devices
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  • NJ Lawmakers Expand Employee Rights and Benefits

    NJ Family Leave Act
    On the paid leave front in New Jersey, Governor Murphy signed into law Bill A-3975 on February 19, 2019, which significantly expands benefits for employees under the existing New Jersey’s paid family leave laws, including the New Jersey Family Leave Act (FLA) and New Jersey Family Leave Insurance …
    Categories: Employment Law
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  • Beep Beep, Hello: Robocalls and How to Stop Them

    Robocalls and How to Stop Them
    If you have a phone, you’ve likely received a robocall. Pre-recorded and automated, robocalls range from the genuinely helpful to the annoying and outright illegal. Billions of robocalls are placed every year, and 2018 saw more robocalls than ever before with a 41% increase in the number of calls …
    Categories: Consumer Fraud
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  • The New Jersey Marijuana Legalization Act

    NJ Marijuana Legalization
    Marijuana use has been approved for certain medical conditions in New Jersey since 2010 pursuant the Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act (“CUMMA”).  The enactment of CUMMA recognized the medical efficacy of marijuana for a limited class of persons suffering serious illness. The 2010 law, …
    Categories: Criminal Defense
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