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What is the difference between an infraction, a misdemeanor, and a felony?

April 26, 2021
What is the difference between an infraction, a misdemeanor, and a felony?

Skilled Attorneys Providing Representation in Asbury Park, Belmar, Colts Neck, Middletown, Eatontown, Freehold, Hazlet, Holmdel, Howell, Lake Como, and across Monmouth County Area When one is charged with a crime, varying degrees of offense are associated with that charge, depending on the severity of the crime. In New Jersey, one can be charged with an […]

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The Real Estate Deposit: The Six Most Common Misconceptions

April 18, 2021
The Real Estate Deposit: The Six Most Common Misconceptions

Real Estate Attorneys Providing Representation in Asbury Park, Belmar, Colts Neck, Middletown, Eatontown, Freehold, Hazlet, Holmdel, Howell, Lake Como, and across Monmouth County Area Your offer has been accepted, the real estate contract has been signed, and your contract has successfully made it out of attorney review. Now the buyer must provide the seller with […]

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COVID-19, OSHA, & Workers Compensation Whistleblower and Retaliation Claims on the Rise (Part I)

April 10, 2021
Whistleblower and Retaliation Claims: COVID-19, OSHA & Workers Compensation on the Rise

Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Serving Clients in Shrewsbury, Tinton Falls, Long Branch, Spring Lake, and Monmouth County According to a recent study, New Jersey has more COVID-19 virus-related workplace lawsuits per capita than any other state, the highest percentage of which are retaliation/whistleblower related. OSHA whistleblower or workers’ compensation retaliation is an issue that is prevalent […]

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COVID-19, OSHA, & Workers Compensation Whistleblower and Retaliation Claims on the Rise (Part II)

April 7, 2021
COVID-19, OSHA, & Workers Compensation Whistleblower and Retaliation Claims on the Rise (Part II)

Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Serving Clients in Shrewsbury, Tinton Falls, Long Branch, Spring Lake, and Monmouth County New Jersey law prohibits employers from retaliating against employees who seek workers’ compensation benefits or file worker’s compensation claims. Worker’s compensation retaliation can occur because your employer is upset that your (personal injury) claim could increase company insurance rates […]

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Impairment vs. Disability in Determining Workers’ Compensation Payouts

March 31, 2021
Impairment vs. Disability in Determining Workers’ Compensation Payouts

Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Serving Clients in Long Branch, Shrewsbury, Spring Lake, Tinton Falls, and across Monmouth County When filing or defending one’s company from a workers’ compensation claim, there are many nuanced subtleties of New Jersey law that must be taken into consideration. One of the most important distinguishing factors of workers’ compensation law that […]

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Crime Rates Down Amid Covid-19 Pandemic in New Jersey

March 19, 2021
Crime Rates Down Amid Covid-19 Pandemic in New Jersey

Criminal Attorneys Serving Clients in Long Branch, Shrewsbury, Belmar, Tinton Falls and across Monmouth County. The Covid-19 pandemic has been a force that has wrought havoc on many of the systems in place in the world, from healthcare to judicial to education. The collective shift to a new normal has thrust most individuals into reflection […]

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New Jersey Covid-19 Inmate Time Credits Bill Becomes Law

March 11, 2021
New Jersey Covid-19 Inmate Time Credits Bill Becomes Law

New Jersey took another step toward becoming one of the leading states in progressive justice reform. In October, with Governor Phil Murphy’s signing of several bills that release from incarceration terminally ill inmates; establishing a fund to support released inmates in their process of rehabilitation into society; making a youth’s age a determining factor in […]

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Are Personal Injury Settlements Public Record in New Jersey?

March 3, 2021
Are Personal Injury Settlements Public Record in New Jersey?

According to government statistics and a Cornell University Law School study, over 90% of civil lawsuits never see a courtroom and most cases are settled out of court. Even a New York Times article cites a study of civil lawsuits and found that most plaintiffs who decided to pass up a settlement offer and went […]

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Recent Changes In Essential Employees Due to COVID

February 17, 2021
Recent Changes In Essential Employees Due to COVID

How Can the Recent Changes In Essential Employees Worker’s Compensation and COVID Affect Me? NJ Governor Phil Murphy recently signed legislation enacting sweeping measures to provide workers’ compensation benefits to essential workers who contract coronavirus [COVID-19] and provides dependency benefits to their survivors. The legislation eases the burden of proof by establishing a rebuttable presumption […]

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