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    • Citations For Cell Phone Use While Driving Reach 225K

      Citations For Cell Phone Use While Driving Reach 225K

      New Jersey police officers have racked up nearly 225,000 citations for violating a cell phone ban that prohibits talking or texting while driving. The law has been in effect for 23 months.
      While…

    • Six Sent To Hospital After Greyhound Collides With Tractor-Trailer

      Six Sent To Hospital After Greyhound Collides With Tractor-Trailer

      Eight people were taken to area hospitals yesterday after a morning crash between a Greyhound bus and tractor-trailer carrying shampoo.
      The driver of the bus was taken to the hospital via…

    • New Jersey Workers Compensation Bar

      New Jersey Workers Compensation Bar

      I am a certified New Jersey Workers Compensation Law Attorney which is a long way of saying I specialize in this area of law. I have been a member of this Bar for my entire legal career. It gives me…

    • Social Security Disability Impacts New Jersey Workers Compensation

      Social Security Disability Impacts New Jersey Workers Compensation

      An extended leave as a result of a significant injury occurring in the course of the workers employment can result in a worker needing to apply for Social Security Disability. Be mindful! If a…

    • Back to Basics

      Back to Basics

      I work in New Jersey and I have been injured while working. What are my rights?
      In the state of New Jersey a worker injured while in the course of employment is entitled to three very specific…

    • Injured Worker Receives Less Being Totally Disabled

      Injured Worker Receives Less Being Totally Disabled

      One of the toughest conversations I have had with a client recently occurred. Congratulations! I had said to my client we were successful in getting for you lifetime benefits, however, since the insurance carrier has been paying you an offer in advance and since you and your children receive Social Security Disability you get less per month then you have been receiving and, oh by the way, you…

    • Former Nurse Pleads Not Guilty to New Patient Abuse Charges

      Former Nurse Pleads Not Guilty to New Patient Abuse Charges

      A former nurse, employed at an Ohio nursing home – accused of nursing home abuse – has pleaded not guilty to new charges brought against him.He is being charged with rape, sexual battery and patient abuse.The man, 49, entered a not guilty plea during arraignment, Wednesday, while participating in court sessions via closed circuit television although he remained at Erie County Jail.Earlier this…

    • Dog Bite Lawsuit Settled for $1 Million

      Dog Bite Lawsuit Settled for $1 Million

      A woman settled a dog bite lawsuit for $1 million for severe facial injuries she suffered when she was attacked by an American bulldog.The settlement terms state she will receive $900,000 and her two children and husband will receive $33,000 each, according to her attorney.The dog attack occurred on April 6, 2006, when the American bulldog bit her face as she was walking her own dog to pick up…

    • One Killed, Two Seriously Injured in Car Wreck

      One Killed, Two Seriously Injured in Car Wreck

      A fatal car accident involving a car and sport utility vehicle claimed one life and seriously injured two others, on Tuesday.The accident occurred at 4:30 p.m. at the 800 block of Prospect Street near Pennington Avenue. Detectives from the city police department and Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office were at the scene to investigate the cause of the crash.The car’s passenger, a young unidentified…

    • N.J. Gov. Vetoes Wrongful Death Bill

      N.J. Gov. Vetoes Wrongful Death Bill

      On Tuesday, Governor Jon S. Corzine, used his pocket veto to stop a controversial bill that would have extended New Jersey’s wrongful death law to allow families to sue for emotional pain, mental anguish and suffering.A pocket veto is a way of indirectly rejecting a bill by not signing a legislatively passed measure into law within a certain time frame. It’s called that because a governor can…