Category Archives: Personal Injury

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SEASONAL SAFETY – MOTORCYCLE SAFETY VIGILANCE

As Spring pushes away Winter’s blanket and Summer warms us with sunshine and gentle breezes, motorcycle riders pull back their tarps, dust off their bikes and hit the road.  This increase in ridership also means an increase in accidents.  In 2015, there were eighty-eight thousand injuries and 5,029 deaths from motorcycle accidents.[1]  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) previously…
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How Will Blockchain Change Civil Trial Law as We Know It?

Do you know what blockchain is? Over the past year or so, this new technology has taken the spotlight when it comes to cryptocurrencies, business and, soon, the practice of law. So, the question is not only what is blockchain, but how will it affect civil trial law as we move forward? Is Blockchain Going to Change Civil Trial Law?…
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Why Are Assistant Managers Suing Wawa in New Jersey?

Did you know that in order to be exempt from overtime pay, you must not spend a significant portion of your work time on nonmanagerial duties? This is an issue that has haunted companies like Chipotle, which was sued over denying overtime to workers participating in its store manager training program. Now, convenience store chain Wawa has found itself in…
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Why Is a Former New Jersey College Deputy Police Chief Suing?

As a campus police officer at Stevens Institute of Technology, a British immigrant managed to work his way up to the position of deputy police chief. However, after a year of conflict with his police chief, the man was terminated. But was his dismissal legal? A lawsuit, once thought settled, has reignited discrimination charges at a New Jersey college as…
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Why Is Home Depot Being Sued by Terror Attack Victims?

On October 31, 2017, a man drove a truck onto a bike trail in Manhattan, plowing into bicyclists and runners along a one mile stretch. After crashing downtown, the driver of the truck was arrested, and it was later discovered that he had terrorist connections. This created a stir as officials tried to figure out what happened and how an…
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What’s the Most Dangerous Road for Pedestrians in New Jersey?

In 1993, the Tri-State Transportation Campaign was formed to address economic and environmental issues caused by the use of automobiles in our area. Since then, the non-profit has worked to reduce car dependency in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey. Initiatives to increase investment in public transportation, bicycle and pedestrian safety have resulted in research to find danger zones, but…
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When Are Schools Responsible for Bullying?

The first day of school is supposed to be an exciting time as you get to see old friends, meet new people and get ready for the potential of a new school year. However, when one Brooklawn student arrived for her first day of fourth grade, she was targeted by bullies, and the school seemingly did nothing to intervene. Was…
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What Do You Do When Beer Burns?

Many people will tell you that a good beer should have a little bite to it, but you will be hard-pressed to find someone who thinks it should burn. Yet, when a man drank a beer at McCormick & Schmick’s at Harrah’s Casino in Atlantic City, his throat erupted in pain. What happened next forced the man into the hospital…
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How Did Urine Samples Lead to a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit?

Have you ever given a urine sample? Sometimes a new employer will request you get one such test, and when they do, they will often send you to an independent lab to have the sample taken and tested. At one such lab in Rockleigh, New Jersey, a lab technician was fired and he believes it was because he blew the…
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Should New Jersey Schools Be Held Responsible for Cyberbullying?

In the past the school bully was someone that pushed kids around or knocked books out of their hands. Today however, school bullying has taken a whole new form. Because of the evolution of smart phones and social media the common bully now harasses other students electronically. What once required face to face interaction can now be done behind a…
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